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Reasonable Vegan: Frankenfood: The Science of Genetically Engineered Crops
Health & Wellness  (tags: Veganism, Vegetarianism, GM crops, Genetic Modification, Genetic Engineering, Science, Controversy, Foods, Safety )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - rvgn.org
"There is a lot of controversy in the vegan and animal rights community around genetically engineered foods that is often clouded by scaremongering, misconceptions, half-truths, and outdated information"
Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, science, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, nutrition, news, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, food, disease, diet, gut bacteria, autism, intestinal, microbes )

Darren
- 7 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Evidence is mounting that intestinal microbes exacerbate or perhaps even cause some of autism's symptoms
A Former Critic of Genetically Modified Crops Changes His Tune and Sings the Praises of GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mark Lynas, anti-GMO activist, GMOs, Genetic Modification, Vandana Shiva, Golden Rice, Science, Health, Environment, Benefits, Nutrition, Hunger )

Brian
- 7 days ago - pri.org
"As one of the founders of the anti-GMO movement in the United Kingdom, activist Mark Lynas once uprooted genetically modified crops with his bare hands. Alongside Vandana Shiva, an Indian environmental activist, they led the charge against GMOs."
Salt Doesn't Cause High Blood Pressure? Here's What a New Study Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, diet, HBP, salt, science, study, humans, interesting, medicine, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - time.com
Sodium has long been labeled the blood-pressure bogeyman. But are we giving salt a fair shake?
Tell Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: Switch to Organic Milk! {PLEASE SIGN, SHARE, THIS PETITION}
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, investigation, prevention, science, study, nutrition, protection, risks, diet, disease, babies, children, women, men )

Ruth
- 18 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
"Starbucks likes to tout the fact that since it stopped buying milk that contains Monsanto's rBGH growth hormone, it uses "GMO-free" milk..That may be true. But by its refusal to switch to USDA certified organic milk, Starbucks is promoting the GMO.."
Take Action to Protect Pollinators: Ask Your Congress Member to Sign on to This Important Letter to the EPA
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, babies, environment, ethics, family, food, bees, honey, government, health, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety, science, society, treatment, women, men )

Ruth
- 18 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
"Please contact your Congress member today and ask them to sign on to a letter by Reps. Blumenauer and Conyers urging EPA Administrator McCarthy to review and revise pesticide regulations in order to protect pollinators." PLEASE SIGN & SHARE! Need honey!
CDC Director Ebola Outbreak Is Spiraling Out Of Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Virus, Potential Pandemic, children, death, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning )

Betsy
- 28 days ago - atlanta.cbslocal.com
"It is the world's first Ebola epidemic and it is spiraling out of control. It's bad now and it's going to get worse in the very near future," Dr. Frieden of the CDC told CBS News.
Hillary Clinton Is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hillary Clinton, usa, politics, gmo's, science, research, environment, health )

Nancy
- 30 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Hillary would do well to go back to her science books. Here are the facts, as understood by every biologist. Seed hybridization occurs when the seeds of two compatible parent plants, within the same species, are crossed, either in a controlled...
The Problem With G.M.O. Labels
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Genetically Modified Foods, GMO Labeling, Human Health, Environment, Risks, Safety, Science, Scientific Consensus )

Brian
- 39 days ago - newyorker.com
"People have a right to know what is in their food."Yet there is another, equally compelling truth: the overwhelming scientific consensus demonstrates that foods containing GMO's pose no greater risks than any other food."
Why Cats Are Good for Us - Animalist News
Health & Wellness  (tags: cats, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, research, science )

Lone
- 44 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Are you a cat person? If not, you might want to reconsider because cats are good for us in more ways than you can imagine!
Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: rats, lab, South Africa, tuberculosis, infectious disease, disease, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 44 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.
Woman With Aggressive Cancer Delays Treatment in the Name of Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, science, treatment, disease, humans, illness, research, society, study, women )

Lone
- 55 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Mother, grandmother, and biomedical scientist Kimberly Koss of Illinois is battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer, called triple negative -- but has chosen to skip an initial round of chemotherapy
The Real Reason We Still Don't Have A Vaccine For Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, treatment )

Frank
- 60 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Three renowned doctors joined HuffPost Live on Monday to weigh in on all the facts about the Ebola outbreak, from how the disease spreads to how it might be stopped.
 

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