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Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over “Monsanto Tax”

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. … Continue reading

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The Consequences Of The Unthinkable: Here Is What Happens When The Euro Breaks Up

Tyler Durden Zero Hedge     As the following image from Spiegel summarizes, three things will happen simultaneously when the unthinkable finally occurs: i) economic output plummets, ii) unemployment rate soars, and iii) consumer prices explode. Of course, this is … Continue reading

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Violent crimes committed by teenage girls have surged in NSW

Source: Daily Mail VIOLENT crimes committed by teenage girls have surged in NSW, with a 36 per cent increase in the past decade. Packs of girls, with members as young as 13, are mirroring the territorial behaviour of teenage boys … Continue reading

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Chemical cosh drugs ‘given to children aged three’ as prescriptions to treat hyperactivity soar

Laura Clark Daily Mail Prescriptions for ‘chemical cosh’ drugs to treat hyperactivity have soared four-fold in a decade amid evidence that children as young as three are taking the medication. The number of prescriptions for Ritalin leapt from 158,000 in … Continue reading

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Green loans to flow before next federal poll

Sid Maher & Annabel Hepworth Australian JULIA Gillard’s $10 billion green bank will begin writing the first loans for renewable energy and emissions reductions projects as early as July 1 next year – just weeks before a federal election will … Continue reading

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Womb cancer deaths ‘are rising’

BBC News The number of women dying from cancer of the womb – known as uterine cancer – has increased by nearly 18% in the past decade, according to the charity Cancer Research UK. Data showed that more cases are … Continue reading

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One Drug to Shrink All Tumors

Sarah C. P. Williams Science Mag A single drug can shrink or cure human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver, and prostate tumors that have been transplanted into mice, researchers have found. The treatment, an antibody that blocks a “do … Continue reading

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Why Being Less of a Control Freak May Make You Happier

Kristin van Ogtrop Time A survey finds that many women won’t even delegate their most hated chore: housecleaning. And yet doing so could guarantee some measure of happiness. On my last birthday one of my sons wrote a poem for … Continue reading

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TUC says more older staff working unpaid

BBC News A quarter of a million more people aged in their late 50s and early 60s are now working unpaid overtime than were a decade ago, a report says. The TUC said the rise was out of line with … Continue reading

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