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Joyful music is powerful heart medicine, researchers find

The conclusion of a study just presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions meeting shows for the first time that emotions aroused by joyful music have a healthy effect on blood vessel function. Laughter and relaxation help too, but music appears to be the strongest "medicine."

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Fungus fuel?

Fill your gas tank with fungus fuel? It sounds far-fetched, but it could be a promising alternative to fossil fuel. A Montana State University professor has found a fungus from the Patagonia rainforest that produces a new type of diesel fuel.

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New studies find anti-homeopathy review wrong

In August of 2005, the British medical journal the Lancet published a review concluding that homeopathy is worthless quackery. Two newly published studies, one in the journal Homeopathy and the other in the mainstream medical Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, have both gone on record to say the Lancet review was enormously flawed and downright inaccurate.

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Help to keep the Great Bear Rainforest protection promise

A couple of years ago, Premier Campbell made a very specific commitment to preserve this precious rainforest. The final countdown is on for the BC government to make their promise a reality by the March 31, 2009 deadline. Premier Campbell needs to hear from you.

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A dangerous call: Is your cell phone frying your brain?

They are both fashion accessories and an essential part of our lives. Yet since they first became widely available in the 1990s, there have been nagging doubts about just how safe mobile phones really are. Could they cause cancers in the brain? Does living near a mobile phone mast raise your risk of other cancers?

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