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1976 Swine Flu & "60 Minutes" (VIDEO)

September 25, 09 at 03:50 AM

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1976 Swine Flu & "60 Minutes" (VIDEO)

Come this fall, many governments will have a great deal of swine flu vaccine stocked and ready to go.There's big money to be made selling vaccines (just ask major Swine Flu vaccine shareholder, Donald Rumsfeld) . The government and media...

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How to Win An Argument With a Meat-Eater

Diet for a New America | John Robbins | September 21, 09 at 10:54 PM

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How to Win An Argument With a Meat-Eater

The Hunger Argument The Environmental Argument The Cancer Argument The Cholesterol Argument The Natural Resources Argument The Antibiotic Argument The Pesticide Argument The Ethical Argument The Survival Argument "Outsmart him. Outrun him. Outlive him." -- Dave Scott The Hunger...

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Fructose-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Heart Risks

New York Times | NICHOLAS BAKALAR | September 12, 09 at 10:18 PM

Read More: cola, heart disease, high fructose corn syrup, soda

Fructose-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Heart Risks

Some research has suggested that consumption of high-fructose corn syrup, used as a sweetener in a wide variety of foods, may increase the risk of obesity and heart disease. Now, a controlled and randomized study has found that drinks sweetened...

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John Robbins: Is It Wrong to Eat Animals? (VIDEO)

John Robbins | September 11, 09 at 11:21 PM

Read More: animal rights, John Robbins, processed people, video

John Robbins: Is It Wrong to Eat Animals? (VIDEO)

John Robbins thinks it's wrong to eat animals, on a number of levels. This is an excerpt from the new documentary PROCESSED PEOPLE. For more information and to watch other clips, visit ProcessedPeople.com       The above is an...

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Dr. McDougall: It's the food, silly (VIDEO)

John McDougall MD | September 11, 09 at 11:18 PM

Read More: diet, disease, John McDougall MD, obesity

Dr. McDougall: It's the food, silly (VIDEO)

Celebrate Independence weekend by gaining independence from the horrible food that robs us of our freedom -- by making us fat, sick and miserable.John McDougall MD explains how utterly, completely, totally simple it is.     The above is an...

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Crop Scientists Say Biotech Seed Companies Are Thwarting Research

New York Times | Andrew Pollack | September 11, 09 at 10:55 PM

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Crop Scientists Say Biotech Seed Companies Are Thwarting Research

Biotechnology companies are keeping university scientists from fully researching the effectiveness and environmental impact of the industry's genetically modified crops, according to an unusual complaint issued by a group of those scientists."No truly independent research can be legally conducted on...

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Deep-fried cupcakes? This Is Why You're Fat

Daily Dish | September 11, 09 at 10:52 PM

Read More: deep fried, junk food, obesity

Deep-fried cupcakes? This Is Why You're Fat

Do you like to look at pictures of "deliciously gross food" such as this cupcake that has been deep fried and then drenched in chocolate syrup and topped off with sprinkles? Well, someone out there does. Within three days of...

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Who's watching what we eat?

Los Angeles Times | September 11, 09 at 10:45 PM

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Who's watching what we eat?

The federal agencies that are supposed to safeguard the nation's food have long resisted calls, including those from us, for merging into a single food authority. Amid the peanut-product salmonella outbreak, though, it's hard to imagine how their objections can...

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'Skinny Bitch' Authors' New Goal: Making Men Buff (book review)

New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | September 11, 09 at 10:42 PM

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'Skinny Bitch' Authors' New Goal: Making Men Buff (book review)

Can the sassy, foul-mouthed, hectoring tone that prompted millions of women to buy "Skinny Bitch" work for men?In an effort to capture the other gender with their best-selling diet book franchise, Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin, the authors of "Skinny...

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Animals and Their "Destiny"

Stanley M. Sapon PhD | September 11, 09 at 10:38 PM

Read More: animal rights, stanley sapon, vegan

Animals and Their "Destiny"

It is an unquestionable reality that all animals that "render service to humans..." that is, who are used by humans... in any fashion whatsoever, will have their bodies, their genetics, their reproductive systems, their offspring, etc., managed, manipulated and mutilated...

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Vitamin D hope in prostate cancer

BBC | Emma Wilkinson | September 11, 09 at 10:31 PM

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 Vitamin D hope in prostate cancer

Vitamin D is an effective treatment for prostate cancer in some patients, a UK study suggests.A once daily dose reduced PSA level - an indicator of severity of disease - by as much as half in 20% of patients.There has...

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Vegan Soul Kitchen (book review)

Review by Gail Davis | September 11, 09 at 10:24 PM

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Vegan Soul Kitchen (book review)

Da Capo Press, Philadelphia 2009223 pages, $18.95 (paper)Reviewed by Gail Davis In his new book, Vegan Soul Kitchen eco-chef, food justice activist, and author Bryant Terry reminds readers that long "before the industrialization of food in the United States, African...

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Jay Gordon MD: You Must Exercise! (VIDEO)

Jay Gordon MD | September 11, 09 at 10:00 PM

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Jay Gordon MD: You Must Exercise! (VIDEO)

What kind of exercise do you do daily?What? You don't do that much?Listen to what the doc prescribes for optimal health.And listen to how ADD kifd respond to lifestyle changes. Dr. Gordon talks about some successes using lifestyle modification rather...

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4 Ways You Can Help End World Hunger

Tina Volpe & Judy Carman | September 11, 09 at 09:57 PM

Read More: animal rights, judy carman, Missing Peace, tina volpe

4 Ways You Can Help End World Hunger

Take a song, start with a street musician in Santa Monica, and take it around the world to people playing in the streets.Here's what it looks like.Note: This starts a little slow, but give it a chance, it builds into...

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What's This Vegan Thing All About?

Jennifer Chaky | September 11, 09 at 09:53 PM

Read More: animal rights, jennifer chaky, PETA, vegan

What's This Vegan Thing All About?

When I was 15, I thought hard about the ways that all animals, including humans, have similar physiology: 2 eyes, leg and arm appendages, veins, skin, blood, bones, even the same organs. This was the first time I decided that...

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Where the Blind Horse Sings: Love and Healing at an Animal Sanctuary

John Robbins | September 11, 09 at 09:44 PM

Read More: animal sanctuary, blind horse sings, book review, john robbins, kathy stevens

Where the Blind Horse Sings: Love and Healing at an Animal Sanctuary

Every now and then, a book comes along that grabs you and doesn't let go. Written by the founder and director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, a haven for abused and discarded farmed animals, Where the Blind Horse Sings is such...

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Bollywood In Real Life (VIDEO)

YouTube | September 11, 09 at 09:35 PM

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Bollywood In Real Life (VIDEO)

We love Bollywood movies. One of the things we enjoy is how any minute the entire village will spontaneously burst into a huge song and dance number. Sometimes it happens in real life. This was an actual wedding entrance in...

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Dr. Campbell Responds to Dr. Mercola

vegsource.com | T. Colin Campbell, PhD. | September 11, 09 at 08:23 PM

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Dr. Campbell Responds to Dr. Mercola

For background, it should be noted that Dr. Mercola's views, when he says that the China Study is "seriously flawed", parallel very closely those of the Weston A Price Foundation (WAPF), a Washington-based agricultural lobbying group. They assert, among other...

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Carl Sagan . . . Sings? (VIDEO)

September 10, 09 at 07:28 AM

Read More: Carl Sagan, fun, music, Stephen Hawking, Symphony of Science

Carl Sagan . . . Sings? (VIDEO)

A musical tribute to two great men of science.Carl Sagan and his cosmologist companion Stephen Hawking present: A Glorious Dawn - Cosmos remixed. Almost all samples and footage taken from Carl Sagan's Cosmos and Stephen Hawking's Universe series.  ...

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So Much for the Hunter/gatherer Theory

Neil Schoenherr | September 4, 09 at 07:58 PM

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So Much for the Hunter/gatherer Theory

The idea of early man as a carnivorous hunter doesn't jibe with evidenceYou wouldn't know it by current world events, but humans actually evolved to be peaceful, cooperative and social animals, not the predators modern mythology would have us believe,...

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