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Common school program reduces signs of bullying

Kerry Grens Reuters A widely implemented school program aimed at improving kids’ behavior helps to slow the increase in bullying during the elementary grades, according to a new study. Researchers found that teachers at schools with the behavior program reported … Continue reading

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$36m ad blitz fails to mention carbon tax

Andrew Tillett The West Australian The $36 million PR blitz to spruik the carbon tax compensation package for household leaves out one important thing: any mention of the carbon tax. The first TV advertisements hit the airwaves on Sunday night, … Continue reading

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Dental X-rays Linked to Twofold Increase in Brain Cancer

Mike Barrett Natural Society How often does your dentist insist on you giving you a dental X-ray just to make sure all is well? While a dental x-ray may be justifiable if there is some serious risk, research is pointing … Continue reading

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Kidney cancers: Major rise ‘linked to obesity’

BBC News Obesity is fuelling a major increase in the number of cases of kidney cancers diagnosed in Britain, experts say. Cancer Research UK has published figures showing there were just over 9,000 cases in 2009, compared with just under … Continue reading

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Could swine flu vaccine cause narcolepsy? Scientists probe link between drug and increase in cases

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail Swine flu vaccine may have been responsible for a sudden increase in cases of narcolepsy among schoolchildren in Finland, a study has found. The sleep disorder is characterised by periods of extreme drowsiness, sudden naps, … Continue reading

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Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2011

ISAAA Introduction This Executive Summary focuses on the 2011 biotech crop highlights, which are presented and discussed in detail in ISAAA Brief 43, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2011. Biotech crops reached 160 million hectares, up 12 million hectares … Continue reading

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‘CO2 in the atmosphere is making us all fatter’: Researcher says we are increasing in size as gas levels go up

Eddie Wrenn Daily Mail Could CO2 emissions be making us fat? The startling theory has been put forward by a Danish researchers, who say that the increase in obese people in Denmark is roughly equivalent to the increase of carbon … Continue reading

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Spaniards worry about the increasing air pollution levels

Press TV Reporter Press TV Spanish environmentalists have released a report to voice their concerns over the increasing air pollution levels in the capital city of Madrid in recent months, Press TV reports. The pro-environmental activists and groups have warned … Continue reading

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‘US Army suicides jumped by 80% following Iraq invasion’

Press TV American military doctors say the number of suicides in the US Army jumped by 80 percent after the Iraq invasion. Before 2003, the percentage of Army suicides was below civilian rates, but it started to climb in 2004, … Continue reading

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Thyroid cancer, fracking and nuclear power

Source: Activist Post Thyroid cancer cases have more than doubled since 1997 in the United States, while deadly industrial practices that contaminate groundwater with radiation and other carcinogens are also rising. New information released by the U.S. National Cancer Institute … Continue reading

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