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Skeptical of Walmart’s New Organic Line?

If you've not yet heard, Walmart has announced plans to release an affordable line of organic goods in partnership with Wild Oats. It sounds like every organic-lover's dream -- affordable organic food…

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Are We Ready for Genetically Modified … Trees?

That's right, it's more than just corn and soybeans. Scientists are now considering the genetic modification of trees. What need is there to modify a tree, you ask? Well, in an effort to grow more "su…

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Are Tomatoes Causing Your BO?

Could that funky body odor be caused by... tomatoes? Weird as it sounds, the answer might be yes! Tomatoes... yum. Am I right? How could they do any wrong? Well, according to a new article in Medic…

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Meat and Dairy Can Rapidly Alter Gut Bacteria and Cause Inflammation

The adage "you are what you eat" might never have been truer. According to new research, your health may be determined by what you eat, and what microorganisms came along for the ride. A new Harvar…

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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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New Hampshire Initiates Bill to Label Genetically-Modified Foods

Now that genetically-modified foods will soon require labeling in Maine, New Hampshire is considering following suit. The House subcommittee has begun work on a GMO-Labeling bill that would require fo…

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Monsanto Stock in Danger, Investor Warns

I was shocked to read a story in Canada's highly conservative national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, a couple of days ago in which well-known investor and columnist Chris Umiastowski, P.Eng., MBA, wa…

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The Birthday Wish of a 105-Year-Old Activist

“I want to tell you about an extraordinary woman, most people have never heard of…” So begins a video chronicling the story of Edythe Kirchmaier—a truly unique woman. At age 105, she is Facebook…

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Hurricane Isaac Is a Wake-Up Call for Coastal Restoration

By Cindy Brown / The Nature Conservancy Cindy Brown is the Gulf Coast Program Director for The Nature Conservancy and a New Orleans native. Our conversation began with the simple message in her …

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Why You Should Reconsider the IUD

Originally published on bedsider.org. If you’ve been skipping right over the IUD when exploring your birth control options, you aren’t alone. The mere sight of that homely acronym (an umbrella term…

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