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All The News -- August 2010

Maggot Omelettes Served: Rodents, Maggots Found at 2 Iowa Egg Farms

ap | August 30, 10 at 04:03 PM

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Maggot Omelettes Served: Rodents, Maggots Found at 2 Iowa Egg Farms

Food and Drug Administration investigators have found rodents, seeping manure and even maggots at the Iowa egg farms believed to be responsible for as many as 1,500 cases of salmonella poisoning. FDA officials released their initial observations of the investigations...

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Oesophageal cancer rates rise steeply in men

uk.news.yahoo.com | via IVU | August 29, 10 at 02:25 AM

Oesophageal cancer rates rise steeply in men

Rates of oesophageal cancer in men have risen by 50 percent in Britain in a generation, an increase that is probably being driven in part by growing rates of obesity and poor diet, scientists said on Saturday. As the...

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John Robbins: How Egg Industry Greed Caused the Salmonella Outbreak

huffingtonpost.com | John Robbins | August 28, 10 at 04:47 PM

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John Robbins: How Egg Industry Greed Caused the Salmonella Outbreak

Photo Credit: Suat Enman For years, the U.S. egg industry has been telling us that there is no connection between salmonella outbreaks and the practice of cramming layer hens into cages so small the birds can't lift a single wing....

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Researchers find that wisdom and happiness increase as people grow older

washingtonpost.com | August 27, 10 at 07:03 PM

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Researchers find that wisdom and happiness increase as people grow older

With 14 siblings screaming at one another, mediator Carolyn Miller Parr threatened to summon a security guard at D.C. Superior Court. That lowered the temperature in the room. When the family returned for a second session, disagreements escalated again. This...

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Surgery for obesity increases 10-fold in England

uk.news.yahoo.com | via IVU | August 27, 10 at 02:31 AM

Surgery for obesity increases 10-fold in England

Use of weight-loss surgery has increased 10-fold in hospitals in England since 2000 and those who have gastric bands fitted can reduce their risk of early death and cut health service costs, scientists said on Friday. In a study published...

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Laura Bailey, veg model - running in Africa

contactmusic.com | International Vegetarian Union | August 27, 10 at 01:46 AM

Laura Bailey, veg model - running in Africa

British model Laura Bailey has revealed she chooses to stick to a healthy diet in order to give her plenty of energy to pursue her passion for running.She revealed: "I try to choose foods that make me as healthy and...

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A Brief Musical Interlude - the world's first vegan accordion

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | August 26, 10 at 05:28 AM

A Brief Musical Interlude - the world's first vegan accordion

'IVU Online News' consists of words and pictures. Nice, but a bit of spicing up with music wouldn't hurt. That why we were very happy to receive the following from a reader in Canada. Please click on the url and...

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A Note of Caution - Vitamin B12

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | August 26, 10 at 05:06 AM

A Note of Caution -  Vitamin B12

By now, readers of IVU Online News should aware that vegetarians need to pay attention to their B12 levels. As Dr Michael Greger explains in this video (starting about minute 13) from our friends at Vegetarian Society of Hawaii -...

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Finland suspends swine flu shots after vaccine linked with neurological disorder

August 25, 10 at 06:13 PM

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Finland suspends swine flu shots after vaccine linked with neurological disorder

Excerpt: he National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) decided on Tuesday to recommend that vaccinations against swine flu with the Pandemix vaccine should be suspended until it is established whether or not the vaccine is the cause of the...

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Food binge may cause long-term body fat increase

August 25, 10 at 08:57 AM

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Food binge may cause long-term body fat increase

A moment on the lips can actually mean a lifetime on the hips, according to Swedish researchers, who found that binging on food seems to have a long term effect on body weight. People who gorged on fast food for...

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Woman Dumps Cat In Trash (VIDEO)

August 24, 10 at 07:32 PM

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Woman Dumps Cat In Trash (VIDEO)

The gray-haired woman gently pets the cat, occasionally glancing furtively at a garbage bin. Then she strikes, casually grabbing it by the scruff, tossing it in, popping the lid closed, and quickly strolling away. (Scroll down for video) The surveillance...

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VIDEO: EarthSave's Meals For Health Benefit Party -- Available on DVD!

EarthSave.org | August 24, 10 at 09:58 AM

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VIDEO: EarthSave's <i>Meals For Health</i> Benefit Party -- Available on DVD!

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO EarthSave's June 20 Meals For Health party in Beverly Hills, California -- was a huge success! Now you can own it on DVD, while helping support EarthSave. It was a truly magical evening -- great food,...

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Las Vegas Casino Goes Vegan

aolnews.com | August 24, 10 at 06:39 AM

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Las Vegas Casino Goes Vegan

The staples of Vegas cuisine are so famous they're part of nearly every punchline about the city: 99-cent shrimp cocktails, midnight $2.99 steaks, the gargantuan feeding frenzy known as the all-you-can-eat buffet. Now we may have to add to that...

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Medicare now covers Ornish and Pritikin treatments

medpagetoday.com | August 22, 10 at 03:07 PM

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Medicare now covers Ornish and Pritikin treatments

Medicare will pay for intensive diet and exercise programs developed under the Ornish and Pritikin brands for reducing cardiovascular event risk, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced. The agency's review of published data on the Ornish and Pritikin...

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Animals avoid GMOs even when starving - you should too

nongmoshoppingguide.com | August 22, 10 at 08:12 AM

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Animals avoid GMOs even when starving - you should too

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) recently released its position paper on Genetically Modified foods stating that "... GM foods pose a serious health risk". The AAEM called for a moratorium on GM food, with implementation of immediate long-term...

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Light treatment clears psoriasis as it boosts vitamin D levels

naturalnews.com | August 22, 10 at 05:05 AM

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Light treatment clears psoriasis as it boosts vitamin D levels

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about 7.5 million Americans suffer from the chronic, autoimmune skin disease called psoriasis that causes irritated, flaky and thick patches of red skin; some forms of psoriasis are also associated with joint...

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Study: 85 percent of new drugs offer few if any new benefits

eurekaalert.org | August 22, 10 at 05:02 AM

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Incentives and protections for industry encourage development of many drugs with few new benefits over existing pharmaceuticals, but with risk of serious harm to users ATLANTA -- The pharmaceutical industry is a "market for lemons," a market in which the...

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Cloned Meat May Already Have Invaded Our Food Supply, Posing Alarming Health Risks

alternet.org | August 20, 10 at 09:10 AM

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Cloned Meat May Already Have Invaded Our Food Supply, Posing Alarming Health Risks

It's just a matter of time before we are eating clones, if we are not eating them now. When Canadian agricultural leaders asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week after a scandal about unlabeled clone products in Europe if "cloned...

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Green Leafy Veggies May Cut Diabetes Risk

webmd.com | August 20, 10 at 09:02 AM

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Green Leafy Veggies May Cut Diabetes Risk

People who add more green leafy vegetables to their diet may significantly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study says.  Patrice Carter, a research nutritionist at the University of Leicester, and colleagues reviewed six studies involving...

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Scrambled Salmonella -- Egg recall tied to salmonella grows to 380 million

washingtonpost.com | August 20, 10 at 08:58 AM

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Scrambled Salmonella -- Egg recall tied to salmonella grows to 380 million

Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more, health officials said Wednesday as a company dramatically expanded a recall to 380 million eggs. The Centers for Disease Control and...

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