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Obese Kids as Bright as Thinner Peers

Science Daily Obesity is not to blame for poor educational performance, according to early findings from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). In a study that combines statistical methods with genetic information, researchers dispel the false … Continue reading

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Marine park zoning could devastate industry

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Brian Jeffries of the Commonwealth Fisheries Association. Listen to the podcast

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Highly Contagious Honey Bee Virus Transmitted by Mites

Science Daily Researchers at the University of Sheffield have discovered a parasitic mite has caused the deformed wing virus to proliferate in honey bee colonies. This association is now thought to contribute to the world-wide spread and probable death of … Continue reading

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Bioethics: real life or an “esoteric puzzle”?

Micheal Cook BioEdge Corruption is not a chapter heading in most bioethics textbooks. But a passionate article in a recent issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine suggests that it is fundamental. “If bioethicists are now the … Continue reading

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Protester calls Blair ‘war criminal’

UPI LONDON, May 28 (UPI) — An anti-war protester interrupted a British inquiry into press ethics as former Prime Minister Tony Blair was testifying Monday, calling Blair a “war criminal.” The protester accused Blair of being on the payroll of … Continue reading

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You are what you eat: Why do male consumers avoid vegetarian options?

Mary-Ann Twist EurekAlert Why are men generally more reluctant to try vegetarian products? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are influenced by a strong association of meat with masculinity. “We examined whether people in … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion about GMO Labeling

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Internationally renowned natural health physician and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola together with Pam Larry, Northern California Director of LabelGMOs.org, Dave Murphy, founder of Food Democracy Now and Ronnie Cummins, Director, Organic Consumers Association, discuss about labeling … Continue reading

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Researchers determine vitamin D blood level for reducing major medical risks in older adults

Leila Gray EurekAlert Association of low blood concentrations with major disease events, like heart attacks, varies with seasons In testing older patients’ blood vitamin D levels, there’s uncertainty about where the dividing line falls between enough and not enough. The … Continue reading

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TV alcohol advertising may play role in underage drinking

Debbie Jacobson EurekAlert Study shows that minors who recognize ads for beer and spirits are more likely to drink. BOSTON – Minors who were familiar with television alcohol advertisements were more likely to have tried alcoholic beverages and binge drink … Continue reading

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