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All The News -- February 2010

Free the killer whale

CNN.COM | JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL | February 26, 10 at 09:49 AM

Read More: animal rights, killer whale, sea world, wild animals in captivity

Free the killer whale

Jane Velez-Mitchell hosts "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell," a topical event-driven show with a wide range of viewpoints that airs every night on HLN at 7 p.m. ET. An animal activist, she is a member of the board of Animal Cruelty...

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Study: High-fat diets raise stroke risk in women

yahoo.com | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | February 26, 10 at 07:16 AM

Read More: fat, stroke

Study: High-fat diets raise stroke risk in women

A moment on the lips, forever on the hips? A bad figure is hardly the worst of it. Eating a lot of fat, especially the kind that's in cookies and pastries, can significantly raise the risk of stroke for women...

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Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply

yahoo.com | Associated Press | February 26, 10 at 07:10 AM

Read More: exercise, health

Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply

People who complain they have no time to exercise may soon need another excuse. Some experts say intense exercise sessions could help people squeeze an entire week's workout into less than an hour. Those regimens -- also called interval training...

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Buy, Buy American Pie (VIDEO)

February 25, 10 at 09:38 PM

Read More: capital steps, parody, video

Buy, Buy American Pie (VIDEO)

Uncle Sam points out the problems we have when we buy cheap products from China. "Buy, Buy American Pie" was written and performed by the Capitol Steps. (Hat tip to Jeff Tucker...)  ...

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Symphony of Science - The Poetry of Reality (VIDEO)

February 25, 10 at 08:08 PM

Read More: dawkins, sagan, symphony of science

Symphony of Science - The Poetry of Reality (VIDEO)

The Poetry of Reality is the fifth installment in the Symphony of Science music video series. It features 12 scientists and science enthusiasts, including Michael Shermer, Jacob Bronowski, Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins, Jill Tarter, Lawrence Krauss, Richard...

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Lawmakers Consider an Animal Abuse Registry

NYTIMES.COM | JESSE McKINLEY | February 23, 10 at 04:13 PM

Read More: animal abuse, animal legal defense fund, animal rights, legislation

Lawmakers Consider an Animal Abuse Registry

EDITOR'S NOTE: Will the animal abusers list include people who eat animals??   SAN FRANCISCO -- California may soon place animal abusers on the same level as sex offenders by listing them in an online registry, complete with their home...

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Going Veg Bad for the Planet? Quite the Reverse

newmatilda.com | Anna Greer | February 22, 10 at 09:18 AM

Read More: animal products, global warming

Going Veg Bad for the Planet? Quite the Reverse

Shock: Last week's headlines about vegetarians being bad for the planet turn out to be completely distorted. Anna Greer looks at how hard the media had to work to get it so deliberately wrong Conservative media around the world flipped...

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Life Equals Risk (VIDEO)

youtube.com | February 20, 10 at 08:11 PM

Read More: failure, life, risk, success

Life Equals Risk (VIDEO)

Sometimes it takes a few shots to get it right. Think about it: you're not done.   Scroll down to see the video....

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Huge-Selling Diabetes Drug Kills Needlessly; Pharma Cover Up

nytimes.com | February 20, 10 at 07:20 AM

Read More: avandia, diabetes, heart failer, medicine, Rosiglitazone

Huge-Selling Diabetes Drug Kills Needlessly; Pharma Cover Up

Hundreds of people taking Avandia, a controversial diabetes medicine, needlessly suffer heart attacks and heart failure each month, according to confidential government reports that recommend the drug be removed from the market. The reports, obtained by The New York Times,...

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Monsanto 'faked' data for approvals claims its ex-chief

indiatoday.intoday.in | February 20, 10 at 07:14 AM

Read More: fraud, India, monsanto

Monsanto 'faked' data for approvals claims its ex-chief

The debate on genetically modified (GM) brinjal variety continues to generate heat. Former managing director of Monsanto India, Tiruvadi Jagadisan, is the latest to join the critics of Bt brinjal, perhaps the first industry insider to do so. Jagadisan, who...

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Cleveland Clinic and Obesity Epidemic Solutions

fortune.com | February 19, 10 at 10:11 PM

Read More: Cleveland Clinic, Delos Cosgrove, epidemic, obesity

Cleveland Clinic and Obesity Epidemic Solutions

Cleveland Clinic's CEO Delos Cosgrove MD says that health care costs can't be controlled unless the obesity epidemic is stopped. And they're stopping the epidemic at their hospital. Watch:...

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At Last -- The DVD You've Been Waiting For!

vegsource.com | EXPO 2009 DVD | February 19, 10 at 05:24 PM

Read More: cooking demos, dvd, heng sure, jeff novick, joel fuhrman, john mcdougall, john robbins, rip esselstyn, rory freedman, video, walter jacobson

At Last -- The DVD You've Been Waiting For!

Here it is, the Healthy Lifestyle Expo 2009 DVD set! Watch this 23-minute excerpt and you'll understand why people are saying this was our best Expo yet! Features: John McDougall, Joel Fuhrman, John Robbins, Rip Esselstyn, Jeff Novick, Rory Freedman,...

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11 poultry companies accused of poisoning Illinois River

nytimes.com | February 19, 10 at 04:38 AM

Read More: chicken, pollution, poultry, tyson food

11 poultry companies accused of poisoning Illinois River

ULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Motivated by greed, several Arkansas poultrycompanies cut corners when getting rid of thousands of tons of wasteand allowed it to pollute a sensitive watershed, an attorney for thestate argued Thursday.But the 11 companies accused of poisoning...

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Vegan Diet Put His Cancer into Remission

February 18, 10 at 08:17 AM

Read More: cancer, cure, lymphoma, vegan

Vegan Diet Put His Cancer into Remission

For Chris Brown, changing her family's diet was not an option. After her husband was diagnosed 18 years ago with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes, the couple needed to do something to regain control. They chose to...

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Eat Less Meat, Dairy to Protect Brain

cnn.com | Elizabeth Landau | February 18, 10 at 08:10 AM

Read More: Alzheimer's disease, dairy, dimentia, mediterranean diet, protein

Eat Less Meat, Dairy to Protect Brain

We've said it all along, and the research supports it. Want to avoid dementia? Then avoid meat and dairy. It's so mainstream, it's on the front of CNN.com. Here's an excerpt: Eating a diet rich in healthy fats andlimiting dairy...

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Italian TV Host: Cat Stew is Delicious

CBSNEWS.COM | February 17, 10 at 02:06 PM

Read More: cats, eating animals

Italian TV Host: Cat Stew is Delicious

Italian state TV has suspended a cooking show host who shocked the nation by saying cat stew is a Tuscan delicacy he swears he has enjoyed many times. RAI TV confirmed on Wednesday that it had suspended Beppe Bigazzi,...

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Green Lifestyle Film Festival Touts Sustainable Living

February 15, 10 at 12:52 PM

Read More: Film festival, Los Angeles, Movies

Green Lifestyle Film Festival Touts Sustainable Living

The Green Lifestyle Film Festival (GLFF) was founded with the idea that film could be used to create change for the greater good. Film is a conduit to our psyche and can hold the key for liberation and destruction. Many...

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Health experts urge Americans to hold the salt

sfgate.com | Erin Allday | February 15, 10 at 12:45 PM

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Health experts urge Americans to hold the salt

Before surging obesity rates made villains of trans fats and sugars, salt was the big nutritional bad guy in the American diet, linked to hypertension, heart disease and stroke. Then waistlines expanded and expanded some more, and the focus shifted....

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'Third-hand smoke' can kill, too

bbc.co.uk | February 13, 10 at 10:22 AM

Read More: children, cigarettes, health, smoke

'Third-hand smoke' can kill, too

Lingering residue from tobacco smoke which clings to upholstery, clothing and the skin releases cancer-causing agents, work in PNAS journal shows. Berkeley scientists in the US ran lab tests and found "substantial levels" of toxins on smoke-exposed material. They say...

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Millions Spent Pushing Junk Food in Movies

webmd.com | Bill Hendrick | February 10, 10 at 07:22 AM

Read More: FastFood, junk food, movies, pediatrics, product placement

Millions Spent Pushing Junk Food in Movies

Children are blasted with images of non-nutritious foods and beverages when they go to the movies, a new study says.Companies pay to have their products used conspicuously in movies, and items pushed are overwhelmingly low in nutrients and high in...

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