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Exercise may slow prostate cancer

A 14-year study, reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine, concludes that regular vigorous physical activity could slow the progression of prostate cancer in older men.

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Good school meals can calm students

More and more schools weigh the likelihood of a link between food and behavior and look to banishing vending machines from school hallways and re-evaluating cafeteria menus.

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Star Wars goes organic

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has just unveiled its own unofficial version of the science-fiction epic. Its 5-minute short subject--Store Wars: The Organic Rebellion--is a supermarket-based parody of the early Star Wars movies.

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Eggs do not cause heart disease: study

It's time to give eggs a break because contrary to popular belief eggs do not have a negative effect on blood cholesterol levels, said a study by the Harvard School of Public Health.

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More colleges buying food from local farmers

About 200 colleges in the United States purchase at least one product from a small farm in their community or state, according to Kristen Markley, National Farm to College Program Manager of the Community Food Security Coalition.

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