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Genetically modified foods: a concern for the allergic

Currently the list of GM food products intersect with the eight most common food allergens: eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat. Proteins in food are what trigger most allergic reactions in people. Most of the foreign proteins being gene-spliced into foods have never been eaten by humans before or tested for their safety.

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Rumsfeld to profit from bird flu hoax

Dr. Mercola theorizes that since Rumsfeld holds major portions of stock in Gilead (who have exclusive rights to manufacture and sell the avian flu drug Tamiflu), he will handsomely profit from the scare tactics of the government in relatino to the flu.

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Solar energy booming in China

In a move to cut domestic reliance on coal and oil, the Chinese parliament passed a historic law in February pledging to use renewable energy resources for 10 percent of China's energy consumption by 2020.

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The problem of factory farming in a globalized world

The emergence of diseases that can jump from animals to humans--such as avian flu and mad cow disease--has been treated as a "natural" disaster by public health officials, veterinarians, government officials, and the media. However, mounting evidence shows these are actually symptoms of a larger change taking place in agriculture. Read an interview with Danielle Nierenberg, Worldwatch...

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Fight gingivitis with sunshine

According to a new study, vitamin D may reduce one's susceptibility to gingivitis, a common condition in which bacteria build-up in the teeth and gums causes inflammation and bleeding.

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