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Vitamin D deficiency and poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with steroids

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston. “In our study of 1,024 children with mild to moderate persistent asthma, … Continue reading

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Is this child abuse? The courts think so

Adrian Lowe The Age VICTORIAN welfare authorities have begun using extreme obesity as a reason to support children being separated from their parents – and experts predict more cases as the population gets fatter. The Department of Human Services has … Continue reading

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Climate Change Bureaucrats Jetsetting The World In Luxury At Our Expense

Tim Andrews taxpayers.org.au In just two weeks Aussie families will be slugged with a carbon tax to pay for a ‘green utopia’. But where is this money really going? And are our carbon tax bureaucrats practicing what they preach? We … Continue reading

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Researchers discover molecule in immune system that could help treat dangerous skin cancer

Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg EurekAlert BOSTON, MA—Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have made a groundbreaking discovery that will shape the future of melanoma therapy. The team, led by Thomas S. Kupper, MD, chair of the BWH Department of Dermatology, and … Continue reading

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Monbiot: wrong again – ‘Peak Oil’ this time

James Delingpole The Telegraph Until recently George “Reverse-Cassandra” Monbiot was very, very worried about Peak Oil. Here’s what he wrote in 2007: The disasters invoked by the peaking of global oil supplies can be avoided only with a “crash progamme” … Continue reading

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Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

Source: WSJ Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping mum, but in a statement yesterday Gibson’s chairman and … Continue reading

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Female student, 60, sues college professor after sexuality course required them to ‘masturbate, document sexual abuse, fetishes and promiscuity to pass’

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail A woman taking a human sexuality course has filed a lawsuit claiming she was required to masturbate, keep detailed sex journals, reveal her fetishes and if she had been sexually abused – or she would … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador

Reuters & Associated Press msnbc.com Updated at 4:17 p.m. ET: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in the Ecuador Embassy in London and has asked for political asylum, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. “Ecuador is studying and analyzing the … Continue reading

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Study: Healthy Eating Can Cost Less

Sam Hananel The Ledger WASHINGTON | Is it really more expensive to eat healthy? An Agriculture Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt. That … Continue reading

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How Corporations Like Monsanto Have Hijacked Higher Education

Jill Richardson AlterNet When I approached professors to discuss research projects addressing organic agriculture in farmer’s markets, the first one told me that ‘no one cares about people selling food in parking lots on the other side of the train … Continue reading

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