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HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE! 7 Ways to Reduce Stress That Actually Backfire
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, study, FIGHTING STRESS )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - rd.com
Studies show that what you do during your downtime might be the exact wrong way to recover after a stressful day.
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
New Study Confirms That Respiratory Patients Benefit From Using the Lung Flute
Health & Wellness  (tags: COPD, treatment, lung flute, illness, interesting, humans, research, society, health, medicine, news )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - gizmag.com
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common causes of death in the US. Often the result of smoking, it's characterized by a restriction of the airways.
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
- 18 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community around genetically engineered foods that is often clouded by scaremongering, misconceptions, half-truths, and outdated information"
Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, Health, Fossil Fuels, Oil Spills, Toxic Contamination, Fertility, Reproductive Issues, Climate Change )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - motherjones.com
"Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species."
CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, US, Africa, Outbreak, Medicine, Health, CDC, Centers For Disease Control )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - businessinsider.com
"While the ongoing epidemic in West Africa made an eventual imported Ebola case likely, the risk of an actual outbreak in the US is very low since our healthcare system is much more advanced."
Stop the Filthy Chicken Rule! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: The Filthy Chicken Rule, chickens, USDA, inspections )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The USDA is about to implement a new rule that will dramatically weaken the chicken inspection process. Speeding up inspection lines and replacing trained government inspectors with untrained company employees. If you do eat chicken you'll want to sign.
GM Crops Could Replace Fish as Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Health & Wellness  (tags: Omega 3, Fatty Acids, Health, Supplement, Fish, Wild Harvested, Declining Populations, UK Study, Field Trial, Camelina, Genetic Engineering, Brain Health, Heart Health )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"With genetic engineering, land plants like camelina can be altered to produce the necessary omega-3 fatty acids, instead of relying on wild fish for fish oil. "
Stanford Researchers Create 'Evolved' Protein That May Stop Cancer From Spreading
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Research, Treatment, Evolved Protein, Genetic Modification, DNA Sequences, BioEngineering, BioTechnology )

Brian
- 1 day ago - eurekalert.org
"Experimental therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice, pointing toward a safe and effective alternative to chemotherapy."
Genetically Edited, Not Genetically Modified?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, Health, Safety, Natural, Genetic Editing, No Foreign Genes, No Gene Insertion, No Modification, Consumer Confidence )

Brian
- 2 days ago - manitobacooperator.ca
"The simple avoidance of introducing foreign genes makes genetically edited crops more "natural" than transgenic crops obtained by inserting foreign genes," said Chidananda Nagamangala Kanchiswamy of Istituto Agrario San Michele in Italy. "
 
 
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