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National Hanging Out Day April 19th

and this isn’t hanging out like hanging out doin nothing, chillin type of hanging out…
National Hanging Out Day – 4/19
People who grew up enjoying the boon of sun-dried clothes and linens will appreciate the …

Apr
17
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Mad Cow Confirmed in Canada-again

Canada confirms new case of mad cow disease04.16.2006

http://www.forbes.com/work/feeds/afx/2006/04/16/afx2673045.html

OTTAWA (AFX) – Canada’s Food Inspection Agency said it has confirmed a new case of mad cow disease in the province of British Columbia.

The latest case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) surfaced in a six-year-old dairy cow in the Fraser Valley on the …

Apr
17
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Common Eco-Myth: Wind Turbines Kill Birds

by John Laumer, Philadelphia
April 6, 2006

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/04/common_misconce.php
It’s a given that anytime we post a story on wind power someone is
going to comment that “turbines kill birds,” suggesting that wind
power may therefore be unacceptable. Compared to what? Hitting birds
with automobiles (along with turtles, groundhogs, and deer)? Birds
caught by feral cats? Birds colliding …

Apr
13
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Consumer survey reveals support for "fat tax"

4/11/2006

http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/news/ng.asp?n=66981&m=2flg411&c=qdrhrvoeraoqydo&idP=18

The majority of American consumers would support a ‘fat tax,’ ora tax placed on unhealthy processed foods, if the revenues were usedto make healthier food less expensive, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by ‘healthy lifestyle’ firm eDiets.com,revealed that 75 percent of participants would support the taxdesigned to discourage …

Apr
12
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Create A Vegan Easter Basket

How to Create a Vegan Easter Basket

http://www.ehow.com/how_15638_create-vegan-easter.html

It may seem like an insurmountable task to make an Easter basket forsomeone who doesn’t eat any animal products, but it’s not impossible.The key is to read ingredient labels and steer clear of milk, eggsand gelatin.

Steps:

1. Start out by purchasing a woven wicker Easter …

Apr
12
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Associated Content

For those who don’t know this you can be a published author at
http://www.associatedcontent.com/taraburner
Here’s just a few of my articles:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/26892/easy_ways_to_detox_your_life.html
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/26895/recycling_tips_for_home_car_and_work.html
and another
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/26857/do_you_need_a_parasite_cleanse.html
Enjoy!

Apr
11
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Chicken With Arsenic? Is That O.K.?

By MARIAN BURROS
April 5, 2006
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/05/dining/05well.html?ex=1301889600&en=9eae0f4e93407166&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss

[Letters to the editor:
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/membercenter/help/lettertoeditor.html
]
ARSENIC may be called the king of poisons, but it is everywhere: in
the environment, in the water we drink and sometimes in the food we
eat.
The amount is not enough to kill anyone in one fell swoop, but
arsenic is a recognized cancer-causing agent and …

Apr
6
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Global Warming/Climate Change – what we can do about it

http://eartheasy.com/article_global_warming.htm
Climate Change is the most serious problem we face in the 21st
century. Future generations are depending on us to do whatever we can
to turn things around.
The Union of Concerned Scientists, a group of over two thousand
scientists, has concluded that global warming is beyond dispute, and
already changing our climate. The last …

Apr
6
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Poll: 75% of Americans Want More Federal Action on Global Warming

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2006/2006-03-15-04.asp
NEWTON CENTRE, Massachusetts, March 15, 2006 (ENS) – A majority of
Americans of all political beliefs are dissatisfied with what they
perceive as weak federal leadership on global warming and energy
issues, according to a public opinion poll released today. At the
same time they support the growing number of state and local efforts
to …

Apr
6
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12 Dangerous Food Additives:

(NOTE: if you go to the actual link of the article there’s a free ebook to download regarding all this as well)
The “Dirty Dozen” Food Additives You Really Need to be Aware Of
by www.SixWise.com

http://www.sixwise.com/newsletters/06/04/05/food-additives.htm
In the United States, more than 3,000 substances can be added to
foods for the purpose of preservation, …

Apr
5
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Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

Natural Health and Wellness Articles:
Sleep…something we all need to function.
But getting a good night’s
sleep isn’t always that easy for some.
Sleep is vital for production
and happiness as well as well being.
Here are a few tips to ensure
you get a good night’s sleep.
1)
Try to stick to a routine and go to bed …

Apr
2
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Produce Numbers

Know your produce numbers
There is something new for you to take note of when buying your fresh
fruits and vegetables. You may have recently noticed little numbered
stickers on all the produce. These numbers are referred to as
“PLU’s.” This stands for ‘price look up’. That is not all that they
mean, though. These …

Apr
2
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The best way we could battle global warming is stop consuming animals

[opinion from Asheville Citizen-Times]
http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060401/OPINION03/60330083/1123
Thousands of peer-reviewed climate scientists agree that global
warming is a very real threat to our existence, yet the concept is
still being challenged. Wealthy and powerful business interests have
put a stranglehold on meaningful federal legislation that would help
reverse the warming of our planet. In the last presidential election,
the …

Apr
2
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Food Not Bombs

Food Not Bombs Activists Turn Themselves In to the FBI
http://www.progressiveu.org/152129-food-not-bombs-activists-turn-themselves-in-to-the-fbi
March 31st, free-speech advocates and peace activists in the
United States are turning themselves in to the FBI, voluntarily.
The recently revealed “Terrorist Watch List” listed Food Not Bombs as
#7 for FBI surveillance.
Keith McHenry, co-founder of Food Not Bombs, will also be turning
himself …

Apr
2
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The Meatrix II — TONITE is THE NIGHT!

The hard launch of The Meatrix II: Revolting is set for 12 a.m. EST TONITE! Thursday, 3/30 … but you can take a peak now if you’d like. The Flash animation has just gone live at www.themeatrix2.com.
Be sure to check out the companion site, The Meatrix 360° Interactive at (http://www.themeatrix.com/interactive/index.html).

Mar
30
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Juice Box Junkies!

Helping Our Kids Kick the Fruit Juice Habit.
by Cori Young
I get a lot of email each month from parents who are concerned about how much fruit juice their kids are drinking. Some are looking for reassurance, “Is it really that bad, it’s made out of fruit?” Or, “At least they’re …

Mar
30
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Antiperspirant Use Can Increase Your Breast Cancer Risk

http://www.mercola.com/2006/mar/30/antiperspirant_use_increases_breast_cancer_risks.htm
The aluminum salts found in many antiperspirants could increase the risk of breast cancer. Other risk factors, such as shaving the armpits before using antiperspirants, may heighten the risk even further.
Mimics Estrogen
Aluminum salts, which account for 25 percent of the volume of some antiperspirants, can mimic the hormone estrogen. Chemicals …

Mar
30
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With Tysabri decision, FDA declares no drug is too dangerous to be FDA approved

March 28 2006

http://www.newstarget.com/019331.html
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency that claims to be
responsible for protecting consumers from dangerous food and drug
products, has just surrendered its primary responsibility. Recently,
an FDA advisory panel voted to recommend that a dangerous
prescription drug Tysabri, which was withdrawn from the market a year
ago due to …

Mar
29
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Poll: Americans See a Climate Problem

In a new TIME survey, most people see global warming worsening — and
want action
Sunday, Mar. 26, 2006

http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1176967,00.html
A large majority of Americans — 85% — say global warming is probably
happening, according to a new TIME magazine/ABC News/Stanford
University poll. An even larger percentage (88%) think global warming
threatens future generations. More than half …

Mar
28
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Now what? Cloned Pig! all in the name of ‘health’

Cloning May Lead to Healthy Pork
By GINA KOLATA
March 27, 2006
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/27/health/27pig.html?_r=2&th=&oref=slogin&emc=th&pagewanted=print&oref=slogin

A group of university researchers said yesterday that they had
created what sounds like a nutritional holy grail: cloned pigs that
make their own omega-3 fatty acids, potentially leading to bacon and
pork chops that might help your heart.
For now, the benefits of the …

Mar
28
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