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Medical Errors Are No. 3 Cause Of U.S Deaths, Researchers Say
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, research, study )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - kplu.org
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States - and highlights how shortcomings in tracking vital statistics may hinder research and keep the problem out of the...
Clean Water Crisis Threatens US
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, prevention, safety, water )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - thehill.com
The United States is on the verge of a national crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water. Hundreds of cities and towns are at risk of sudden and severe shortages, either because available water is not safe to drink or because there simply...
Dive Into the Eternal Mystery of Old Man of the Lake
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - mnn.com
Crater Lake's vertically floating tree stump has baffled for decades.
GMO Transparency in the Real World   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, greenliving, health, protection, technology, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Ever heard of a QR code? It;s an unpopular and fading form of technology Big Food companies want to use to keep you in the dark about genetically modified ingredients in your food.
The Whole False Notion: 'Precision', Genetic Engineering, and GMOs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - attempter.wordpress.com
Here's all anyone needs to know about CRISPR etc., the whole false notion of a "second generation" of GMOs based on "gene editing", RNA interference, and similar tricks: These are the same failed technology, the same failed GMOs, the same failed mode...
Beneath An Ugly Outside, Marred Fruit May Pack More Nutrition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, greenproducts, health, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, ugly fruits and veggies )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - npr.org
When orchardist Eliza Greenman walks through a field of apple trees and gazes upon a pocked array of blemished and buckled fruits-scarred from fighting fungus, heat and pests-she feels a little thrill of joy. "I'm absolutely infatuated with the idea..."
Nutritionally-Enhanced GM Crops? Too Bad About the Deformed Butterflies
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, GeneticEngineering, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, safety, study, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - theecologist.org
It looked like such a good idea: take the pressure off wild fish stocks by growing GM oilseeds that produce health-enhancing long-chain omega-3 fatty acids...
Farmers Sue USDA for Appointing Unqualified Individuals to Organics Board
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - naturalsociety.com
The Cornucopia Institute, a public interest group of thousands of organic farmers and consumers, and two of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Secretary Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals have been put in place to determine
What Are Trees Worth to Cities?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - citylab.com
David Nowak whittles down 30 years of studying the economic value of forests to this advice: If you can only plant one tree, plant it in a city. After all, in an era of overwhelming need for urban infrastructure improvements, trees offer cities some...
Commission Fails to Regulate New GMOs After Intense US Lobbying
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world, trade agreements )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - greenpeace.org
The European Commission has shelved a legal opinion confirming that a new breed of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) must undergo rigorous safety testing and labeling. This follows intense lobbying by the US government.
 
 
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