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All The News -- November 2009

Homeschooled senior a semi-finalist for National Merit Scholarship

November 6, 09 at 09:28 PM

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Homeschooled senior a semi-finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Like many high school seniors, Schatzi Jore is filled with plans for the future, but she might have a little more time to devote to her dreams than other seniors. Jore, a semi-finalist for a National Merit Scholarship, has been...

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Meat Causes Half of All Greenhouse Gases

The Independent | Martin Hickman | November 6, 09 at 07:30 PM

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Meat Causes Half of All Greenhouse Gases

Livestock causes far more climate damage than first thought, says a new report. Climate change emissions from meat production are far higher than currently estimated, according to a controversial new study that will fuel the debate on whether people should...

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L.A., Beverly Hills move to ban declawing of cats

LATIMES.COM | Maeve Reston | November 6, 09 at 07:21 PM

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L.A., Beverly Hills move to ban declawing of cats

The Los Angeles City Council, in a preliminary action, voted unanimously today to ban the controversial practice of declawing cats, which council members described as unnecessary and abject animal cruelty. The vote was also a repudiation of the state Legislature,...

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Exercise Not Tied To Preschool Obesity -- It's the FOOD, stupid...!

CBSNEWS.COM | November 6, 09 at 05:49 PM

Read More: children, fitness, health, obesity

Exercise Not Tied To Preschool Obesity -- It's the FOOD, stupid...!

Organized efforts to get preschoolers moving appear to have little influence on whether or not they become overweight, new research suggests.Preschool-aged children in a Scottish study who participated in regular exercise sessions did develop better motor and movement skills than...

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Study: Music Is Good For Your Heart

CNN.com | Val Willingham | November 6, 09 at 03:46 PM

Study: Music Is Good For Your Heart

If you didn't catch the white coat and the stethoscope, you might take Dr. Mike Miller for a middle-aged rocker, roaming the halls of the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.Playing or listening to music can create a feeling...

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Obesity responsible for 100,000 cancer cases annually

CNN.COM | Matt Sloane | November 6, 09 at 12:47 PM

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Obesity responsible for 100,000 cancer cases annually

More than 100,000 cases of cancer each year are caused by excess body fat, according to a report released Thursday in Washington. Researchers with the American Institute for Cancer Research looked at seven cancers with known links to obesity and...

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California senators consider action on sweetened beverages

LATIMES.COM | Mary MacVean | November 6, 09 at 11:31 AM

Read More: DIET, OBESITY, SUGAR

California senators consider action on sweetened beverages

Now that public officials and health authorities have recognized the growing problem of obesity, the question is what to do about it. Today, over several hours, California legislators heard testimony about sugar-sweetened soft drinks as they consider possible legislation. It...

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The Odd Couple -- UPDATE! (VIDEO)

YouTube.com | November 6, 09 at 07:58 AM

Read More: animal rights, elephant, emotions, sanctuary

The Odd Couple -- UPDATE! (VIDEO)

We previously showed you the CBS report about an elephant and a dog who've become lifelong companions. After CBS ran that report, agents, producers -- even Disney Studios -- came calling, asking to put this remarkable pair to work in...

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Communal holiday feasts to fit all diets

sfgate.com | Katherine Seligman | November 6, 09 at 03:31 AM

Communal holiday feasts to fit all diets

Chaya Ryvka Diehl, a raw food private chef and kitchen supervisor for Cafe Gratitude, often brings an uncooked dessert to holiday meals and impresses even the carnivores. She never flaunts her diet, though it can prompt a lively discussion. "Sometimes...

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Top Seven Deadly Foods: Chocolate-Covered Bacon?

ABCNews.com | November 5, 09 at 08:39 PM

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Top Seven Deadly Foods: Chocolate-Covered Bacon?

A hot dog on a stick -- encrusted in French Fries? Or, perhaps, a peanut butter, banana and bacon donut? Do these offerings sound tasty, or just too ridiculous? Regardless, they're just a couple of the creations that define what...

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Sweden Labels Foods to Show Global Warming Effects

New York Times | November 5, 09 at 08:29 PM

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Sweden Labels Foods to Show Global Warming Effects

To cut global warming, Swedes study plates STOCKHOLM -- Shopping for oatmeal, Helena Bergstrom, 37, admitted that she was flummoxed by the label on the blue box reading, "Climate declared: .87 kg CO2 per kg of product." "Right now, I...

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The Axis of Food Evil: Fat, Sugar and Salt

CBS News | November 5, 09 at 08:13 PM

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The Axis of Food Evil: Fat, Sugar and Salt

Ex-Surgeon General Says Restaurants Overload Foods with Ingredients We Crave, But They're Just Selling What We Desire The next time you come down with a case of the munchies, consider calling on Dr. David Kessler. He and Serena Altschul recently...

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A Few Brave MDs Quit After Doctor Group Sells out to Coke

Contra Costa Health Services | November 5, 09 at 08:01 PM

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A Few Brave MDs Quit After Doctor Group Sells out to Coke

More than 20 doctors joined Contra Costa Health Services Director Dr. William Walker on October 28 at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez to protest the new partnership between the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Coca-Cola...

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How Junk Food Diet 'Can Give You Depression'

The Independent | Jenny Hope | November 5, 09 at 07:55 PM

How Junk Food Diet 'Can Give You Depression'

Eating junk food can make you depressed, doctors have warned. Those who regularly eat high-fat foods, processed meals, desserts and sweets are almost 60 per cent more likely to suffer depression than those who choose fruit, vegetables and fish.  Researchers...

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Pancreatic Cancer Prevention: Go Veg

Dole.com | November 5, 09 at 07:25 PM

Pancreatic Cancer Prevention: Go Veg

More Fruit, Veggies, Less Sugar, Red Meat The recent loss of beloved actor Patrick Swayze to pancreatic cancer at age 57 is a sad but compelling prologue to  November's Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Swayze lived a year and a half...

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Going At Night

Dole.com | November 5, 09 at 07:17 PM

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Going At Night

Too Many Bathroom Trips May Signal Health Trouble An overactive bladder can be a bother -- particularly when it wakes you several times a night. Now disturbing new research links frequent nighttime urination to increased mortality among the elderly. Japanese...

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Jonathan Safran Foer on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

November 5, 09 at 06:31 PM

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Jonathan Safran Foer on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

After talking with Ellen about his book, "Eating Animals," Jonathan Safran Foer answered questions from Ellen's audience. Watch as he explains why some foods are worse than others -- and what you're eating when you eat a Thanksgiving turkey.  ...

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There Are NO Bad Foods!

VegSource | Jeff Nelson | November 5, 09 at 05:07 AM

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There Are NO Bad Foods!

While coming back from an EarthSave board meeting recently, I was reading the SouthWest Airlines inflight, airfluff magazine and came across an article called "Worth Its Salt." The article discussed the dangers of the excess sodium most people eat, noting...

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Looking for health in all the wrong places

Douglas Lisle, Ph.D., and Alan Goldhamer, D.C. | November 5, 09 at 04:47 AM

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Looking for health in all the wrong places

Understanding the most elementary and most elusive principle of health! In the late 1800s, a young Scottish physician was experiencing difficulty in establishing his medical practice. With extra time on his hands, the young man turned his remarkable mind to...

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Great Pumpkin Soup

Marie Oser | November 5, 09 at 03:08 AM

Read More: holidays, marie oser, recipes, squash

Great Pumpkin Soup

Yukon Gold potatoes and canned pumpkin add rich texture to this easy soup. 8 Servings 2 tsp. olive oil 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. grated fresh gingerroot 1 stalk celery, with tops, chopped...

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