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Campaigners deliver anti-GMO petition at WTO

An anti-GMO petition was delivered to to World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy during trade talks taking place at the Hong Kong Convention Centre. It opposes the WTO trade dispute over genetically modified (GM) food filed by the United States, Argentina and Canada and was signed by more than 135,000 people from 100 countries and more than 740 organizations representing 60 ...

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Study: Yoga effective for low back pain

Yoga appears to be more effective for low back pain than conventional exercise or getting a self-care book, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at Group Health Cooperative's Center for Health Studies and published in the Dec. 20 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Claims of benefits to raising fish in sea are full of snags

The ongoing debate between scientists and public-health experts over the health impacts of eating farm-raised salmon is not only confusing to consumers, but has regrettably overshadowed some of the other significant problems associated with farming fish in the sea.

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Wholefood Farmacy prepares to open for business in Canada

The US company Wholefood Farmacy announced today that final preparations are underway for expansion into Canada. The Company is a leader in the health and wellness industry and is best known for its whole food product Phi Plus, a combination of raw whole food ingredients, but offers many lines of products.

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Women need friends for stress relief

A landmark University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), study suggests that women respond to stress with a cascade of brain chemicals that tend to make them seek out and maintain friendships with other women.

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A GMO-free BC?

Biotech firms beware! A grassroots campaign to declare municipalities and regional districts GE-free is growing across BC.

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