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Alzheimer's a disease of the Western diet

New research shows that people who eat a diet rich in fish, omega-3 oils, fruits and vegetables are up to 60 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer's, whereas those who consume large amounts of omega-6 oils, such as sunflower and grape seed, double their chances of suffering dementia.

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The trouble with medicine

Conventional medicine is based on the biomedical model, which is reductionist and dualist, so you can't compare it with alternative medicine.

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Is the bee virus bunk?

When bees are at risk, so is much of the world's food supply - which is why recent colony collapses sent scientists rushing to their labs for answers. They ultimately blamed a rogue virus. But one Vancouver scientist says there's a bigger problem. And the real crisis still lies ahead.

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Building treeless houses

Imagine building your house out of garbage.American architect Michael Reynolds turns old tires, beer cans and plastic bottles into "earthships."

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