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Diabetes benefited by vegan diet

National headlines reported on Friday, July 28, 2006 that a vegan diet provides breakthrough improvements for people with type-2 diabetes. These results were not dependent on exercise, but diet alone.

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Would you eat lab-grown meat?

"Cultured meat"is supposed to save us from the execrable pollution and guilt of factory farms while still allowing all 6.5 billion of us to stuff our gullets with ham sandwiches whenever we want to.

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Losing weight lowers breast cancer risk

Women can lower their risk of breast cancer by losing weight, particularly after menopause, says a study that's the first to focus on shedding fat as a method to protect against the deadly disease.

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Former McDonald's cook confesses

I consumed those burgers and fries innocently--as have millions around the world--and cooked and sold them for years without a sense of the degradation that my consumption was doing to humans and to the Earth. Now I want to make amends for some of my youthful errors by revealing the damage McDonald's does. McDonald's food hurts people in many ways, including by promoting obesity and hea...

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Pesticides exposure associated with Parkinson's Disease

In the first large-scale, prospective study to examine possible links between chronic, low-dose exposure to pesticides and Parkinson's disease, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have shown that individuals reporting exposure to pesticides had a 70% higher incidence of PD than those not reporting exposure.

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