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Chickens are capable of feeling empathy, scientists believe

telegraph.co.uk | March 9, 11 at 09:03 PM

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Chickens are capable of feeling empathy, scientists believe

Editor's note: Note that this article mentions animal studies. We see animal studies receiving attention in the media, and we see government bodies sometimes basing nutritional policy on such work, at least in part. Because this kind of information is...

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Scientists find link between maternal diet and diabetes

bbc.co.uk | March 9, 11 at 08:58 PM

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Scientists find link between maternal diet and diabetes

Editor's note: Note that this article mentions animal studies. We see animal studies receiving attention in the media, and we see government bodies sometimes basing nutritional policy on such work, at least in part. Because this kind of information is...

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Florida law would make it a felony to photograph factory farms and puppy mills, even if not trespassing

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | March 9, 11 at 11:23 AM

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Florida law would make it a felony to photograph factory farms and puppy mills, even if not trespassing

About ten years ago while driving from Los Angeles to San Francisco along Interstate 5, we stopped and took some photographs of the Harris Ranch, a huge feedlot operation which provides a lot of meat for California fast food outlets....

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Studies: Overweight is major risk factor for cancer

latimes.com | March 8, 11 at 08:19 AM

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Studies: Overweight is major risk factor for cancer

Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese and, according to a growing body of evidence, at greater risk of getting, and dying of, cancer. 'Obesity is almost like the new smoking,' says one expert. Two out of three adult Americans...

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Are you overweight? It's because of the food you choose to eat (VIDEO)

vegsource.com | March 8, 11 at 08:13 AM

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Are you overweight? It's because of the food you choose to eat (VIDEO)

Are you overweight?  Maybe just a little?  Maybe a lot? Guess what: being even a little overweight is dangerous to your health. Here are studies from just the past 30 days: Obesity Alone Raises Risk of Fatal Heart Attack and...

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David Murdock, healthy billionaire

March 8, 11 at 08:03 AM

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David Murdock, healthy billionaire

David Murdock, who owns the Dole Fruit Comany, is a man after our own hearts. No, he's not vegan, but he he is definitely plant-strong. The New York Times profiled him today, nothing he eats with a "with a methodical,...

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Study: An Apple a Day Extends Life 10%

sciencedaily.com | March 8, 11 at 07:54 AM

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Study: An Apple a Day Extends Life 10%

Editor's note: Note that this article mentions animal studies. We see animal studies receiving attention in the media, and we see government bodies sometimes basing nutritional policy on such work, at least in part. Because this kind of information is...

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Study: Aspirin a day linked with erectile dysfunction -- oops!

latimes.com | March 4, 11 at 11:33 AM

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Study: Aspirin a day linked with erectile dysfunction -- oops!

Editor's Note: Hey guys, might want to stick to popping plants instead of popping pills. Ouch! Daily use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, commonly known as NSAIDs, is associated with a 22% increase in the risk of erectile dysfunction, Kaiser...

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New Zealand VegSoc office destroyed by earthquake - please help!

International Vegetarian Union | via President, NZVS | March 4, 11 at 01:27 AM

New Zealand VegSoc office destroyed by earthquake - please help!

URGENT MESSAGE FROM THE CHRISTCHURCH VEGETARIAN SOCIETY On the 22nd of February at 12.51pm, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the New Zealand city of Christchurch causing massive damage on an unprecedented scale. This has far-reaching effects not only in our...

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Study: Diabetes medicine will kill you quick

webmd.com | March 3, 11 at 06:35 PM

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Editor's Note: John McDougall MD has been citing research like this for years. If you have diabetes and want to get healthy and live longer, forget the pills. They will kill you faster than the disease. Avoid the medical-industrial complex....

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Joel Furman MD -- Cancer prevention diet (VIDEO)

March 1, 11 at 09:17 PM

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Joel Furman MD -- Cancer prevention diet (VIDEO)

Can a new diet actually prevent cancer? Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a family physician and the author of the popular "Eat to Live" diet book, says his can. He claims that using his plan, people "can get dramatic reductions in cancer."...

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You probably have heart disease, but you can reverse it (VIDEO)

March 1, 11 at 06:52 PM

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You probably have heart disease, but you can reverse it (VIDEO)

Did you ever eat the Standard American Diet, before improving how you eat now (hopefully)? If you once ate like most everyone eats, you are probably currently still at some considerable risk of heart attack or stroke. And this is...

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How to Keep David Letterman (and yourself) Off the Operating Table

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD | March 1, 11 at 09:24 AM

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How to Keep David Letterman (and yourself) Off the Operating Table

Editor's Note: Here's an Op-ed piece by Dr. Esselstyn that the New York Times doesn't want you to read. Last Friday night Barbara Walters television special highlighted six celebrities and their thoughts and emotions surrounding their open heart surgery.  Barbara...

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