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Merit-Ptah: First Female Physician or Myth?

Nearly 5,000 years ago in Ancient Egypt, around 2700 BCE1, Merit-Ptah lived as the first woman doctor. Female leaders are found throughout Egyptian history; deities such as Hathor, Ma’at, and Sekhmet and political leaders like Cleopatra. Unlike in Greece and Rome, women in Egypt had equal rights. According to Massive Science, “they [women] could own …

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3 Ways To Protect The Amazon Rainforest From the Leather Fashion Industry

The once lush, green landscape of the Amazon rainforest is in trouble and dwindling more and more as the years pass. The main contributor to this disastrous conclusion is the fashion industry, specifically leather production. Dense woodland landscapes and trees are torn down to make room for cattle farms and tanneries while accommodating the high …

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