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Tobacco companies profit from loophole, market small cigars

Liz Szabo USA Today After decades of progress toward their goal of preventing smoking-related illness and death, public health officials said Thursday that they’re seeing a worrisome new trend: Smokers who switch from high-priced cigarettes to cheaper, but equally dangerous, … Continue reading

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Brain study finds what eases pain of financial loss

Kate Kelland Reuters Financial market traders and keen gamblers take note. Scientists have found that a chemical in the region of the brain involved in sensory and reward systems is crucial to whether people simply brush off the pain of … Continue reading

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The ecology of natural gas

Nadine Lymn EurekAlert Scientists examine process chain of natural gas, from rural extraction to urban distribution. “Fracking” stories about shale gas extraction hit the news daily, fueling a growing conflagration between environmental protectionism and economic interests. Otherwise known as hydraulic … Continue reading

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NZ Steel secures 500000 free carbon credits worth NZD 10 million

Source: SteelGuru New Zealand Steel was given nearly 500,000 free carbon credits in 2010, worth nearly NZD 10 million, to cushion it from the impact of a price on carbon, According to the country’s specialist carbon market intelligence service Carbon … Continue reading

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Giants in the market: Coles and Woolworths

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones is joined by former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett to discuss supermarkets. Listen to the podcast

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European crisis boosts illegal trade in body parts

Jared Yee BioEdge The financial crisis in Europe has sparked an increase in the trade of human body parts, as families and individuals scramble to put food on the table. Experts say that the black market for human organs — … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Dr. Mercola mercola.com If you’re looking for a way to help fight rheumatoid arthritis (RA) without drugs, then you need look no further than the spice shelf at your local market. New research published in the spring of 2012 showed … Continue reading

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Property tricks and traps

Lynda Kinkade Today Tonight With a flat real estate market agents are finding it harder to make a sale and collect their commissions, leading them to use sneaky and illegal tactics. Watch the video

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Organ trading, donation make headlines

Jared Yee BioEdge A worldwide illegal trade in kidneys is sharply expanding, according to the World Health Organisation. According to WHO, the illegal trade in kidneys has risen to an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs– one … Continue reading

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Sell the farm to buy a future as China’s food bowl

Lauren Quaintance Sydney Morning Herald PLANS to seek billions of dollars in Chinese investment to transform vast tracts of undeveloped land in northern Australia for farming would come at the expense of giving Australians access to affordable, good quality food, … Continue reading

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