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All The News -- March 2010

Medicare at cost? Who can argue with that

March 10, 10 at 10:28 PM

Read More: health care, medicare

Medicare at cost? Who can argue with that

Rep. Grayson Introduces Bill to Allow Anyone to Buy Into Medicare at Cost Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) March 9, 2010 Read text of the bill here: http://grayson.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Public_Option_Act.pdf Scroll down for video.    ...

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Inside the cat and dog meat market in China

CNN.COM | March 9, 10 at 12:02 PM

Read More: china, eating cats, eating dogs

Inside the cat and dog meat market in China

Dogs bark and whine behind high chain-link fences, some of them gnawing the wire so hard they bleed at the mouths while cats packed into crowded cages cower in fear if anyone approaches. This isn't a pet store -- it's...

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Dan Nocera: Personalized Energy

vimeo.com | March 8, 10 at 09:16 PM

Read More: Daniel G. Nocera, Energy, Renewable, Solar energy

Dan Nocera: Personalized Energy

MIT Professor Dan Nocera believes he can solve the world's energy problems with an Olympic-sized pool of water. Nocera and his research team have identified a simple technique for powering the Earth inexpensively - by using the sun to split...

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UK: Vegans to be given protection against discrimination

timesonline.co.uk | Marie Woolf | March 8, 10 at 06:42 AM

Read More: england, rights, united kingdom, vegan

UK: Vegans to be given protection against discrimination

VEGANS and teetotallers are to be given the same protection against discrimination as religious groups, under legislation championed by Harriet Harman, the equalities minister. Members of cults and "new religions" such as Scientology, whose supporters include the film stars Tom...

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Gladiators Were Vegan (VIDEO)

John McDougall MD | March 7, 10 at 09:47 AM

Read More: gladiators, john mcdougall, plant-based, roman army, vegan

Gladiators Were Vegan (VIDEO)

John McDougall MD describes a recent archeological discovery in Turkey where researchers concluded Roman gladiators ate a vegan diet. = SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO = This is a short excerpt from Dr. McDougall's fascinating talk THE STARCH SOLUTION at the...

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Study: Soft drinks will put you in an early grave

abcnews.com | COURTNEY HUTCHISON | March 6, 10 at 08:51 AM

Read More: death, diabetes, obesity, soda

Study: Soft drinks will put you in an early grave

Six thousand deaths over the last decade could have been avoided if Americans drank less soda and sugary beverages, according to an analysis from the University of California, San Francisco. The analysis found that America's growing sweet drink addiction has...

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Early Detection: Potential Harm is Great While Benefit is Tiny

drmcdougall.com | John McDougall MD | March 4, 10 at 09:16 AM

Read More: Cancer, Mammography, Prostate cancer, Prostate-specific antigen, PSA

Early Detection: Potential Harm is Great While Benefit is Tiny

The following article comes from Dr. McDougall's newsletter -- you can subscribe to his newsletter here. The lifesaving benefit from the early detection of cancer is over-exaggerated and the harms are way understated. At the very most, the reward you...

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Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable

washingtonpost.com | David A. Fahrenthold | March 4, 10 at 08:13 AM

Read More: Greenhouse gas, manure, methane, pollution

Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable

Nearly 40 years after the first Earth Day, this is irony: The United States has reduced the manmade pollutants that left its waterways dead, discolored and occasionally flammable. But now, it has managed to smother the same waters with the...

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FDA: Labels Misleading on Major Food Brands

webmd.com | Daniel J. DeNoon | March 4, 10 at 08:09 AM

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FDA: Labels Misleading on Major Food Brands

The FDA today warned 17 food makers -- including POM Nestle -- that their "misleading" product labels violate federal law. The warning letters say the firms face having their products pulled from grocery shelves if they don't make changes within...

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100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Contaminated with Mercury

naturalnews.com | March 3, 10 at 08:30 PM

Read More: coal, fish, mercury, pollution

100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Contaminated with Mercury

In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), every single fish tested from 291 freshwater streams across the United States was found to be contaminated with mercury. "This study shows just how widespread mercury pollution has become...

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Low-Fat Diet Tops Low-Carb in Long Run

webmd.com | March 2, 10 at 02:02 PM

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Low-Fat Diet Tops Low-Carb in Long Run

A low-carb diet may offer quick results, but a new study suggests that a low-fat diet may be best for long-term weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. Researchers found obese people who followed a low-fat diet may be more...

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Study: Snacks Make Up 27% of Kids Calories

cbsnews.com | March 2, 10 at 01:58 PM

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Study: Snacks Make Up 27% of Kids Calories

American kids snack three times a day and chips, candy and other junk foods now account for more than 27 percent of children's daily caloric intake, according to a new study released Tuesday. The new research comes as childhood obesity...

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The Science of Motivation (VIDEO)

March 2, 10 at 08:23 AM

Read More: daniel pink, goals, motivation, TED

The Science of Motivation (VIDEO)

Daniel H. Pink, an author and former speechwriter for then-Vice President Al Gore, spoke about motivation at the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford, England, last summer. TED is a nonprofit whose focus is "Ideas worth spreading" and which distributes talks on...

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The Breathtaking Effects Of Cutting Back On Meat

huffpost.com | Kathy Freston | March 2, 10 at 06:43 AM

Read More: global warming, kathy freston, meat, resources, statistics, vegetarian

The Breathtaking Effects Of Cutting Back On Meat

I've written extensively on the consequences of eating meat - on our health, our sense of "right living", and on the environment. It is one of those daily practices that has such a broad and deep effect that I think...

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John Robbins: Julia Child Gave Up Veal (VIDEO)

March 1, 10 at 08:04 PM

Read More: animal rights, john robbins, julia child, veal

John Robbins: Julia Child Gave Up Veal (VIDEO)

Bestselling author John Robbins describes taking famed chef Julia Child to a veal farm. Child, who pooh-poohed vegetarianism, saw first hand the horrible condition the animals were kept in.This is a short excerpt from John Robbins' presentation at the VegSource...

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Vegan in Vienna

International Vegetarian Union | March 1, 10 at 11:56 AM

Vegan in Vienna

Mag. Felix Hnat is president of Vegan Society Austria www.vegan.atHe kindly agreed to be interviewed for IVU Online News. What made you decide to become a vegetarian? When did that happen? How old were you at the time? I became...

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Out of Africa - PK Jain in Botswana

International Vegetarian Union | March 1, 10 at 08:57 AM

Out of Africa - PK Jain in Botswana

Professor P K Jain is a member of the IVU International Council, an IVU Fellow and an IVU Patron. Hi, P.K. What made you decide to become a vegetarian? When did that happen? How old were you at the time?...

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Jakarta and Bali - IVU Congress update

International Vegetarian Union | March 1, 10 at 05:00 AM

Jakarta and Bali - IVU Congress update

The 39th IVU World Vegetarian Congress will be held in Indonesia this October: 1-6 Oct in Jakarta with an optional three days, 7-9 Oct, in Bali. Congress organisers would like you to be aware of the following updates: We will...

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Food for Life Global Distributes Veg Food in Haiti

International Vegetarian Union | March 1, 10 at 04:43 AM

Food for Life Global Distributes Veg Food in Haiti

One group which has stepped up to the task and stands out in the area of food relief is Food for Life Global (FFLG) - the emergency coordination division and Headquarters for Food for Life, the world's largest vegan food...

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