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The United States is Pledging to Help African Wildlife

Maria Abaca discusses the United States government’s pledge to assist the nation of Tanzania with its efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. President Obama declared that the United States government will help support efforts to end the devastation of Africa’s wildlife by poachers and traffickers. During his state visit to Tanzania, the president pledged $10 […]

Connection Between Obesity and Hearing Loss in Children

Maria Abaca discusses the new Columbia University research that suggests that obesity might be related to incidences of hearing loss in adolescents. While we should all already be aware of the dangers of obesity, we might not even have scratched the surface of the medical catastrophes that could possibly befall overweight and obese children. Childhood […]

Washington University Ends Cat Intubation

Maria Abaca, RN discusses how Washington University has ended its use of cat intubation to train medical students. As both a registered nurse and animal advocate, I believe that it is unnecessary and in fact cruel for medical students to still be trained on intubation devices using live cats. It is indeed a victory for […]

BP Oil Spill Stil Having Effects on Marine Life

The marine life in the Gulf of Mexico is still suffering from the British Petroleum oil spill of 2010. Maria Abaca discusses the effects of the spill nearly three years later. Even though the oil spill off of the Gulf of Mexico was nearly three years ago, the marine ecosystem hasn’t recovered, nor has it […]

Benefits and Liabilities of Coffee and Caffeine

Maria Abaca discusses the divergent studies regarding coffee and caffeine consumption. Maria Abaca is a registered nurse and co-founder of the charity Animal Support. Many of us are hopelessly addicted to caffeine; we need it to jump-start our day and compensate for those nights when we might not have gotten sufficient sleep. We may even […]

The United States is Pledging to Help African Wildlife

18 July 2013

Maria Abaca discusses the United States government’s pledge to assist the nation of Tanzania with its efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. President Obama declared that the United States government will help support efforts to end the devastation of Africa’s wildlife by poachers and traffickers. During his state visit to Tanzania, the president pledged $10 […]

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Connection Between Obesity and Hearing Loss in Children

24 June 2013

Maria Abaca discusses the new Columbia University research that suggests that obesity might be related to incidences of hearing loss in adolescents. While we should all already be aware of the dangers of obesity, we might not even have scratched the surface of the medical catastrophes that could possibly befall overweight and obese children. Childhood […]

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Washington University Ends Cat Intubation

05 June 2013

Maria Abaca, RN discusses how Washington University has ended its use of cat intubation to train medical students. As both a registered nurse and animal advocate, I believe that it is unnecessary and in fact cruel for medical students to still be trained on intubation devices using live cats. It is indeed a victory for […]

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BP Oil Spill Stil Having Effects on Marine Life

29 April 2013

The marine life in the Gulf of Mexico is still suffering from the British Petroleum oil spill of 2010. Maria Abaca discusses the effects of the spill nearly three years later. Even though the oil spill off of the Gulf of Mexico was nearly three years ago, the marine ecosystem hasn’t recovered, nor has it […]

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Benefits and Liabilities of Coffee and Caffeine

27 March 2013

Maria Abaca discusses the divergent studies regarding coffee and caffeine consumption. Maria Abaca is a registered nurse and co-founder of the charity Animal Support. Many of us are hopelessly addicted to caffeine; we need it to jump-start our day and compensate for those nights when we might not have gotten sufficient sleep. We may even […]

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Maria Abaca Explains Her Medical Mission to the Philippines

12 March 2013

Maria Abaca was part of a surgical mission to the Philippines to provide much needed medical support. Maria Abaca talks about her trip and what was accomplished there.  On December 10th, 2012 I arrived at the Calumpit District Hospital in the Bulacan Province of the Philippines just North of Manila. I was there as part […]

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Better Sleep Could Come from Working Out Before Bed

05 March 2013

Maria Abaca looks at new evidence that suggests exercising before bed may improve sleep not detract from it as previous studies have reported.  Recently the National Sleep Foundation completed it’s 2013 Sleep in America poll, which examined the sleep patterns of many groups of Americans. What the study showed time and time again was that […]

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DNA may be related to your ability to fight the common cold

20 February 2013

Shortened telomere may be related to one’s ability to fight the common cold   According to research conducted by Carnegie Mellon University, shortened telomeres may be related to one’s ability to fight the common cold; but what are telomeres and why are shortened telomeres associated with health? Telomeres and what they do Think of telomeres […]

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Maria Abaca, RN


Maria Abaca is a RN (Registered Nurse) and founder of the Animal Support non-profit organization, which assists in the promotion of animal advocacy campaigns and builds awareness for animal well-being.

Maria Abaca, RN graduated from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing. Maria is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing, focusing on Nursing Administration.

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