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All The News -- December 2010

Surgeon General: Exposure to Second Hand Smoke Causes Immediate Health Damage

surgeongeneral.gov | December 10, 10 at 06:43 AM

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Surgeon General: Exposure to Second Hand Smoke Causes Immediate Health Damage

Report focuses on how tobacco smoke causes disease Exposure to tobacco smoke - even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke - causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death, according to a report released today...

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Nairobi to host first ever veg congress in East Africa

Kenya Star and The People, Nairobi | International Vegetarian Union | December 10, 10 at 12:41 AM

Nairobi to host first ever veg congress in East Africa

Some Kenya news clippings from the recent press conference held in Nairobi Kenya, to promote the first ever East and Central Africa Veg Congress on December 18, 2010. The will also be a day for feeding the homeless in Dec...

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Cooking Channel Debuts Vegetarian TV Show! (VIDEO)

youtube.com | December 9, 10 at 09:59 PM

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Cooking Channel Debuts Vegetarian TV Show! (VIDEO)

The Veg Edge debuted Thursday night on The Cooking Channel -- the first all veg cooking and travel show! The Veg Edge journeys the country unearthing a new breed of vegetarians. From a punk rock vegan in L.A. to...

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Tommy Lee Blasts SeaWorld: Whale's Treatment 'Sick And Twisted'

huffingtonpost.com | December 9, 10 at 07:07 AM

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Tommy Lee Blasts SeaWorld: Whale's Treatment 'Sick And Twisted'

Musician Tommy Lee recently wrote a letter to Terry Prather, President of SeaWorld, as a response to SeaWorld's announcement that they would no longer allow trainers to have any personal contact with Tilikum, the orca whale involved with the death...

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First Ever Middle East Veg Congress held in Dubai

The National, UAE | via IVU | December 8, 10 at 04:07 PM

First Ever Middle East Veg Congress held in Dubai

The first vegetarian congress ever to be held in the Middle East has been getting a lot of coverage in the local media. Some examples below from United Arab Emirates newspaper, The National. photo left: Dr Ahmed al Masoum speaking...

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Sarah Palin Killing Animals For Fun

huffingtonpost.com | Aaron Sorkin | December 8, 10 at 07:35 AM

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Sarah Palin Killing Animals For Fun

(Warning: Following post contains NSFW language.) "Unless you've never worn leather shoes, sat upon a leather chair or eaten meat, save your condemnation." You're right, Sarah, we'll all just go fuck ourselves now. The snotty quote was posted by Sarah...

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H1N1 vaccine linked to 700 percent increase in miscarriages

naturalnews.com | Ethan A. Huff | December 8, 10 at 06:59 AM

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H1N1 vaccine linked to 700 percent increase in miscarriages

Recent data presented to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Children's Vaccines has revealed some shocking information about the effects of the H1N1 / swine flu vaccine on pregnant women. According to the...

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MAYO Clinic: How Alzheimer's and Heart Disease Happen - and Healthy Veg Diet Protects Against Both

happyhealthylonglife.com | Healthy Librarian | December 7, 10 at 03:01 PM

Read More: alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease, Amyloid, Caldwell Esselstyn, endothelium, Nitric oxide

MAYO Clinic: How Alzheimer's and Heart Disease Happen - and Healthy Veg Diet Protects Against Both

Editor's Note: We previously noted the recent breakthrough that heart disease and Alzheimer's share the same cause -- a fatty, animal-based diet. Now researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered the mechanism for how the standard American diet causes...

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It's not aging, but lifestyle that impairs health of old people

sciencedaily.com | December 7, 10 at 09:54 AM

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It's not aging, but lifestyle that impairs health of old people

Impairments to health and physical performance are not primarily a result of aging but of unfavorable lifestyle habits and lack of exercise. This is the position taken by Dieter Leyk and his coauthors in the new issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt...

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Green and orange vegetable consumption - an indicator of longevity

diseaseproof.com | Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | December 7, 10 at 08:08 AM

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Green and orange vegetable consumption - an indicator of longevity

No matter how many different dietary theories there are out there, pretty much everyone agrees that vegetables are "good for you". But how good they truly are has been debated - there are plenty of observational studies linking vegetable consumption...

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Study: NOT being vegetarian raises your risk of early death

December 6, 10 at 06:22 PM

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Study: NOT being vegetarian raises your risk of early death

Body Fat Increases Risk of Death Overweight adults are more likely to die at any given point in time, compared with their normal-weight friends, according to a new study that looked at 1.46 million white adults in the National Cancer...

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Doctor made millions inserting unneeded stents into patients

nytimes.com | December 6, 10 at 06:16 PM

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Doctor made millions inserting unneeded stents into patients

Editor's Note: This is what the world of US medicine is like. It's about profits for doctors and medical companies, ripping off Medicare and the taxpayer is part of it. Sure, there are some exceptions here and there, but the...

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New Study: Increased milk intake does NOT protect against osteoporosis (but does promote ovarian and prostate cancers)

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | December 5, 10 at 09:50 AM

Read More: cancer, dairy, osteoporosis, ovarian, prostate

New Study: Increased milk intake does NOT protect against osteoporosis (but does promote ovarian and prostate cancers)

You hear it all the time: drink milk to get enough calcium to protect yourself from osteoporsis!  But is it true? Numerous definitive studies provide the answer: No, milk does not protect against osteoporosis -- in fact, it may be...

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Weight Watchers gets it -- says load up on fruits and veggies

thepacker.com | December 4, 10 at 10:24 AM

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Weight Watchers gets it -- says load up on fruits and veggies

Fruits and vegetables don't count toward Weight Watchers International point limits under a new system called PointsPlus. "We needed a program that recognized that calories are most definitely not created equal," David Kirchhoff, chief executive officer, said in a news release....

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7-Eleven to offer vegan food options at 8 NYC locations

nydailynews.com | December 3, 10 at 09:48 PM

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7-Eleven to offer vegan food options at 8 NYC locations

Noodles, dumplings have no meat, dairy, egg The home of the Big Gulp has gone vegan.All-night convenience store chain 7-Eleven has added artichoke spinach noodles, vegetable lo mein and two types of dumplings - all minus meat, egg or dairy...

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Study: Alzheimer's has same cause as heart disease -- fatty, animal-based diet

heart.org | December 3, 10 at 12:45 PM

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Study: Alzheimer's has same cause as heart disease -- fatty, animal-based diet

A dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also appears to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association...

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Radiation scientists agree TSA naked body scanners could cause breast cancer and sperm mutations

naturalnews.com | December 3, 10 at 10:57 AM

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Radiation scientists agree TSA naked body scanners could cause breast cancer and sperm mutations

The news about the potential health dangers of the TSA's naked body scanners just keeps getting worse. An increasing number of doctors and scientists are going public with their warnings about the health implications of subjecting yourself to naked...

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Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fats -- Increase Heart Disease!

happyhealthylonglife.com | December 3, 10 at 10:09 AM

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Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fats -- Increase Heart Disease!

Problems with the American Heart Association's "Eat Your Omega-6 Fats" Advisory - Meta-analysis Reveals "Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fat" Ups Risk of Heart Disease "First, an increased linoleic acid content of LDL increases its sensitvity to oxidation, and it is the...

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Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

dailymail.co.uk | December 3, 10 at 06:27 AM

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Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

Despite what the late Dr Robert Atkins believed, eating less meat is the way to lose weight, a major study has discovered. Keen meat-eaters were found to gain far more weight than those who had less meat in their diet...

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McDonald's got hundreds of millions in bail out money

msnbc.com | December 2, 10 at 05:22 PM

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McDonald's got hundreds of millions in bail out money

A Fed-bailed out burger joint. I'm not lovin' it. Yesterday the long-awaited Fed bailout data was released. For those interested in perusing it, you can find it here in all of its .xls- and .csv-formatted glory. Since 2007, Bernake has...

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