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Progress in the junk food war?

Three bills signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week target sugary sodas, high fat foods and over-sweet treats that are available to California's children daily on nearly all campuses.

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The fall of the Atkins Diet

When Jody Gorran, who sued Atkins to put warning labels on its products, heard the company had filed for bankruptcy last month, the Delray Beach, Fla., businessman was practically giddy.

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Study links DDT residues to early miscarriages

Healthy, nonsmoking women with high levels of DDT residues in their bloodstream are far more likely to miscarry during the early weeks of pregnancy than those with lower levels, according to the Harvard School of Public Health found.

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Splenda working its way Into your child's school

A campaign by McNeil Nutritionals, the makers of the artifical sweetner Splenda, will encourage parents and kids to use Splenda in preparing low-sugar treats for future bake sales. Unfortunately, Splenda is not as healthy as their marketing campaign would lead us to believe.

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Campaign asks SAFEWAY to stop selling farmed salmon

According to many scientific studies and the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR), farmed salmon is not safe for humans or the environment, which is why CAAR is sponsoring a campaign asking SAFEWAY to stop selling farmed salmon.

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Good news for natural birth

A landmark study, published recently in British Medical Journal, has found that natural birth at home, under the care of certified practicing midwives, is safe for healthy mothers and babies, with much lower rates of medical interventions.

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