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Law Enforcement Is Most Obese Profession - Study
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Education, Food, Health, Science, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A study on the prevalence of obesity by occupation found nearly half the cops, firefighters and security guards in the United States are obese. Economists, scientists and psychologists scored the lowest rates of obesity.
Hugging as Form of Social Support Protects People From Getting Sick
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, study, humans, hugs, love, care, protection, society )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - sott.net
Being hugged reduces the deleterious effects of stress on the body, according to new research which intentionally exposed people to a cold virus...
Doctors 'Traumatized' By Health Watchdog as Suicide Rates in Profession Increase
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Medicine, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A UK independent report has found over 20 doctors committed suicide between 2005 and 2013. All of them were under investigation for malpractice. Many of those who killed themselves were suffering from alcohol problems or depression.
Brain GPS: UK Scientists Identify 'Internal Compass' Controlling Directional Sense
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Science, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The precise part of the human brain that controls people's sense of direction has been identified by leading scientists in a groundbreaking piece of research.
#AlmostEatenAlive: US Naturalist Offers Himself to 6-Meter Anaconda, Sparks Debate (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Ecology, Health, Show, South America, Thrills&Spills, Travel, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
After working a decade to save the Amazon rainforests, Paul Rosalie decided that he could attract attention to the issue by filming a stunt âEUR" to be eaten alive by a 6 meter anaconda. While not actually being eaten,he certainly got the media hype.
Coming Clean: HydropowerâEUR(TM)s Dirty (Energy) Secrets
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, energy, environment, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty, world, water )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
Another huge concern is the greenhouse gas emitted from dam reservoirs. In these man-made reservoirs, rotting organic matter can release significant amounts of methaneâEUR"a greenhouse gas 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
New Study Finds Bee-Killing Pesticides Useless at Protecting Crops. Tell @EPA It's Time to Ban Bee-Killing Neonics:
Health & Wellness  (tags: endangered, climatechange, world, conservation, health )

Julie
- 2 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
New study finds bee-killing pesticides useless at protecting crop. Please tell EPA it's time to ban bee-killing neonics.
USDA Doesn't Test for Roundup Residue in Our Food Supply
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, food, herbicides, insecticides, health, protection, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - reuters.com
A USDA spokesman who asked not to be quoted said that the test measures required for glyphosate are "extremely expensive... to do on an regular basis".
Gerawan Violated the Law By Failing to Warn Workers of Pesticides ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gerawan, pesticides, farm workers, labor violations, business, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - action.ufw.org
After 15 months, the long awaited Investigative Report concludes that Gerawan violated the law (3 CCR § 6118), by failing to notify or warn the workers that the field had been sprayed with toxic pesticides.
Taiji Officials: Dolphin Meat 'Toxic Waste' | The Japan Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, research, Japan, mercury poisoning, diet, children, Whale Meat, Dolphin Meat, whaling, medicine, risks, warning, government )

Cat
- 3 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
About bloody time! For what is believed to be the first time anywhere in Japan, elected officials have openly condemned the consumption of dolphin meat,
Science: What Are the Health Risks of Obesity?
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Health, Health risks, obesity )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of people with obesity in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years. Doctors now say that the condition is reaching 'epidemic' proportions. Why are they so concerned?
Neuroscience: âEUR~I Built a Brain Decoder'
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Technology, Brain, Human body, Innovation )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.
Who Says GMOs Are Safe? (and Who Says They're Not)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - beyond-gm.org
No article questioning the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods is complete without a rebuttal consisting of reassuring comments to the effect that every credible scientific and government organisation has said that GM foods are safe. Take for examp
Microbes Could Help Solve Sex Crimes
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, microbes, solve, sex crimes, microbial, species, pubic hair, rapists )

Darren
- 3 days ago - the-scientist.com
Microbial species found in pubic hair samples could help track down rapists.
Changing Our DNA Through Mind Control?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, health, environment, discovery, DNA, Mind Control, meditating, cancer, patients )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA
 

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