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Hope sprouts for UBC farm

The University of British Columbia should hang on to at least some of the agricultural oasis in its midst, says an independent land-use study released earlier this month.

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Can BC make solar boom?

With rising natural gas prices and now a carbon tax to answer to, municipalities are taking conservation more seriously, and they are also looking closely at bioenergy options.

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Can you trust chemotherapy to cure your cancer?

"Most cancer patients in this country die of chemotherapy... Chemotherapy does not eliminate breast, colon or lung cancers. This fact has been documented for over a decade. Yet doctors still use chemotherapy for these tumors... Women with breast cancer are likely to die faster with chemo than without it." - Alan Levin, M.D.

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Regulating traditional medicine

Traditional and complementary medicine (T/CM) is used by many people throughout the world. Its use varies between countries, with about 60 percent of the Hong Kong population reporting its use and 10 percent in the United Kingdom, 20 percent in Canada and 76 percent in Singapore.

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Ontario puts the smack-down on fluorescents

Every year, 30 million mercury-filled lamps head to the dumps in Ontario - that's enough mercury to contaminate Lake Erie to the point where fish are unsafe for consumption. But a new pilot program, the first of its kind in North America, is aiming to keep mercury out of the water and landfill systems with the first comprehensive fluorescent lamp recycling program.

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