Brian Ortega rediscovered love for MMA after shedding rock star lifestyle: ‘I found my butterflies again’

Brian Ortega has always taken his time in his fights, a sharp contrast from his rapid ascent to stardom. We’re 20 months removed now from Ortega’s most recent outing at UFC 231, which served as the culmination of a four-year rise up the UFC’s featherweight rankings. During that time, Ortega established himself as not just […]

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One Way To Help Endangered Chimpanzees? Uganda is Planting 3 Million Trees

Over the next few years, three million local trees–from fig to mahogany–will be planted in Uganda, benefitting people, the planet, and our closest wildlife relatives, chimpanzees. Earlier this year, the reforestation non-profit One Tree Planted and the Jane Goodall Institute announced they’re working together on a “Wildlife Habitat & Corridor Restoration Project” in Uganda. As […]

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Nate Diaz accuses Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier of ‘play fighting,’ Khamzat Chimaev issues challenge

Nate Diaz is kicking the hornet’s nest once again. The UFC star took to Twitter on Tuesday to take a shot at former lightweight titleholders Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, accusing the two of “play fighting” in reference to McGregor and Poirier publicly discussing a charity bout in recent weeks. “Let’s don’t get it twisted […]

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Lack of diversity among cardiovascular health-care professionals continues

Despite working for more than two decades to address underrepresentation of women in cardiology, disparities among cardiovascular professionals continue to exist. Profound inequities also exist for individuals underrepresented in medicine, such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans, who constitute 32 percent of the U.S. population but only eight percent of practicing cardiologists. “The […]

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