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Yeojin Bae veg fashion designer

Vogue | via IVU | May 7, 10 at 03:01 AM

Yeojin Bae veg fashion designer

IF the forthcoming season is all about dressing like a lady in sumptuous fabrics and buying clothes set to last a lifetime, Yeojin Bae's collection is one way of doing it with an individual edge.Based in Sydney, the Korean designer...

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Bullies Target Obese Kids

yahoo.com | May 4, 10 at 04:26 PM

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Bullies Target Obese Kids

For kids, a few extra pounds may invite trouble from the schoolyard bully. New research suggests that just being overweight increases the risk of being bullied. And factors that usually play a role in the risk of being bullied, such...

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VIDEO: EarthSave helps major food bank go plant-based

earthsave.org | May 2, 10 at 08:43 AM

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VIDEO: EarthSave helps major food bank go plant-based

EarthSave and Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services are joining together to create an innovative pilot program. Meals for Health is a 60-day intervention program where underprivileged people are taught to eat a healthy plant-based diet. John McDougall MD, Rip...

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A Big Step Forward

drmcdougall.com | April 30, 10 at 06:46 AM

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A Big Step Forward

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590) was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. In addition to expanding healthcare coverage to 31 million currently uninsured Americans, medical care will become more focused on helping...

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Tony's Darts Away tempts Burbank vegans

LATIMES.COM | Charlie Amter | April 29, 10 at 09:44 PM

Read More: Beer, puberty, tony's darts, vegan restaurant

Tony's Darts Away tempts Burbank vegans

Editor's Note: We'll check it out and let you know what we think! California beers and vegetarian fare are on tap at Tony Yanow's new venture.   For a city that bills itself as the "media capital of the world,"...

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Exercise can forestall osteoporosis

eurekaalert.org | April 29, 10 at 09:03 AM

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Exercise can forestall osteoporosis

The stage for osteoporosis is set well before menopause--but exercise can help rewrite the script, according to Medical College of Georgia researchers. Declining estrogen levels have long been associated with osteoporosis, but bone density starts to decline years before these...

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Laughter affects the body like exercise

indiatimes.com | April 29, 10 at 06:58 AM

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Laughter affects the body like exercise

epetitive laughter could have the same effects on the body as exercise, according to a new study. Results of the study, from Loma Linda University's Schools of Allied Health (SAHP) and Medicine, showed that laughing not only enhances a positive...

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Chicago fire fighters heed obesity alarm

SUNTIMES.COM | ANUPY SINGLA | April 28, 10 at 09:47 AM

Read More: dr. oz, engine 2 diet, firefighters, Heart disease, rip esselstyn, weight loss

Chicago fire fighters heed obesity alarm

Health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz was in town to tape "The Oprah Winfrey Show" when he was approached by one of the city's finest: a firefighter. "A burly gentleman came up and said, 'More of us are dying from the...

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Maryland lawmakers go veg for one week

nbcwashington.com | April 24, 10 at 09:37 AM

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Maryland lawmakers go veg for one week

Several Maryland lawmakers will signed a pledge today to give up meat for a week to promote the environment and a healthier way of life. The 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. event at the Takoma Park Presbyterian Church was open...

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Ex-military leaders: Young adults 'too fat to fight'

cnn.com | April 20, 10 at 12:48 PM

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Ex-military leaders: Young adults 'too fat to fight'

CNN IS REPORTING: More than a quarter of young adults are unable to meet physical requirements to join the military, creating a potential threat to national security, a group of retired armed forces leaders said Tuesday. "It's not drug abuse,...

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How the news media fails us (VIDEO)

youtube.com | April 19, 10 at 08:06 AM

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How the news media fails us (VIDEO)

For sixty years, from 1928 to 1988, the US had a media law called the "Fairness Doctrine." It prevented the US news media from coming under the control of US corporations. Abominations like Fox News, Clear Channel, and Rush Limbaugh...

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Support The Healthy School Meals Act of 2010 - Here's How

pcrm.org | April 17, 10 at 10:45 AM

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Support The Healthy School Meals Act of 2010 - Here's How

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) invites you to participate in the nationwide School-Lunch Lobbyist Call-in Day on Wednesday, April 21st.A participant will simply call their US Rep that day, requesting co-sponsorship of HR 4870, the Healthy School Meals...

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Local physician advocates vegan diet

pjstar.com | CLARE HOWARD | April 16, 10 at 08:52 AM

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 Local physician advocates vegan diet

Dr. Michele Couri was preparing roasted winter squash and apple soup for dinner. Daughter Elle, 5, rinsed lentils in the kitchen sink. Daughter Mia, 5, pushed a Hot Wheels truck around and around the kitchen island, grabbing a slice of...

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Food writer credits his doctor with beneficial shift toward veganism

washingtonpost.com | Jennifer LaRue Huget | April 14, 10 at 02:39 PM

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Food writer credits his doctor with beneficial shift toward veganism

Do you eat enough vegetables? Me neither. Americans over age 2 should eat at least three servings of vegetables and at least two servings of fruit a day, according to the federal government. But only 27 percent of adults consume...

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Vegan soup at a baseball game? Only in Seattle!

SEATTLETIMES.COM | JACK BROOM | April 13, 10 at 10:15 AM

Read More: baseball, Concession stand, Gluten-free diet, healthy snacks, Safeco Field

Vegan soup at a baseball game? Only in Seattle!

"Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some gluten-free, healthful snacks ... " Howzat? Fans headed to the Mariners' home opener Monday will see some unfamiliar players, not just on the field, but...

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Where You Live: The Pale Blue Dot (VIDEO)

April 12, 10 at 08:45 AM

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Where You Live: The Pale Blue Dot (VIDEO)

The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by Voyager 1 from a record distance, showing it against the vastness of space. By request of Carl Sagan, NASA commanded the Voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed...

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Meat eaters meet a new way of eating at Seattle's VegFest

April 11, 10 at 07:21 AM

Read More: Vegetarian cuisine, Vegetarianism, VegFest

Meat eaters meet a new way of eating at Seattle's VegFest

Stewart Rose has a unique take on encouraging people to try a vegetarian diet. "We don't ask," he said. "We don't tell." He knows his annual VegFest attracts plenty of meat eaters among the 15,000 people expected to graze their...

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Vegans engage in edible activism, enjoy health benefits from their lifestyle

Bowling Green State U. | Becky Tener | April 9, 10 at 09:17 AM

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Vegans engage in edible activism, enjoy health benefits from their lifestyle

Blaise Morrison is saving the world one bite at time, free of meat, eggs and dairy. "Veganism, a lifestyle without the use of all animal products, is possibly the most healthy and environmentally friendly lifestyle," said Morrison, the graduate adviser...

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Bottled Water -- It's a Racket

guardian.co.uk | WordOfMouthBlog | April 9, 10 at 08:55 AM

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Bottled Water -- It's a Racket

A while ago, wandering around the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, I came across a little vignette of modern British mores that, a month later, I'm still trying to process. A mardy little teenager was delivering an extended harangue in...

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Vegan for a Month

middleburycampus.com | Kristen Faiferlick | April 9, 10 at 05:42 AM

Vegan for a Month

About a month ago, I decided to try out veganism. I know what you're thinking. Vegans are tree-hugging, granola-loving liberals who only eat carrots and leaves. Well, bear with me, and maybe I can help draw a more accurate picture....

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