Sugar Industry's Dirty Tricks

The unfolding story of the coverup by the suagr industry of the link to various health problems.

The genes you don't get from your parents (but can't live without) - Devin Shuman

Dig into the essential role that mitochondrial DNA played in the evolution of living things on Earth, and find out why it’s still evolving.--Inside our cells, each of us has a second set of genes c

Where will you be able to live in 20 years? - Carol Farbotko and Ingrid Boas

Explore how coastal communities are impacted by climate change and how they’re adapting to rising sea levels and extreme weather.--Humanity has always adapted to changing weather and moved to regio

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Sugar Research Australia (SRA) is Australia’s specialist sugarcane research organisation. We invest in evidence-based research, development and adoption (RD&A) activities on behalf of sugarcane grow

Frontline Workers to Wear Panic Buttons Amidst Spike in Assaults Against Employees | New Law Makes It a Class D Misdemeanor

Between 300 to 400 frontline workers are set to wear panic buttons amidst the increase of assaults made against employees. Learn more. Frontline Workers to Wear Panic Buttons Amidst Spike in Assaults

These 6 CBD Oils Say They Can Keep Joint Pain Away

What makes CBD one of the hot new kids on the #wellness block? Research suggests that it can ease anxiety, kick inflammation to the curb, and even relieve pain. Convenience is also a factor for this

What happened to the lost Kingdom of Kush? - Geoff Emberling

Trace the rise and fall of the Kingdom of Kush, an overlooked ancient African civilization which fought off both the Egyptians and Romans. --Along the Nile River, in what is now northern Sudan, lay t

Ancient Greece's greatest popstar - Diane J. Rayor

Discover the works of poet and songwriter Sappho, and find out why only fragments of her poetry still survive.--Over 2,500 years ago, one of ancient Greece’s most celebrated popstars and erotic poe

Doctors alerted to dangerous dry scooping workout trend

Pre-workout powders should be diluted in water, but some gym-goers are eating it neat. Doctors alerted to dangerous dry scooping workout trend The post Doctors alerted to dangerous dry scooping worko

Can love and independence coexist? - Tanya Boucicaut

Dig into Zora Neale Hurston’s classic novel, “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” which follows Janie Crawford in her search for love and agency.--Baritone thunder. Snarling winds. Consuming downpou

How a concubine became the ruler of Egypt - Abdallah Ewis

Get to know the story of Shajar Al-Durr, who was born enslaved and rose to become the ruler of Egypt.--The year is 1249 CE. King Louis IX is sailing the Nile, threatening to overthrow the sultan and

Can you solve the rogue submarine riddle? - Alex Rosenthal

Practice more problem-solving at yourself aboard the rogue submarine was the easy part. Hacking into the nuclear missile launch override — a little harder. An

The secrets of the world’s most famous symphony - Hanako Sawada

Discover what makes Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony Number Five a musical masterpiece, and uncover the story behind its inception. --Eight ferocious notes open one of the most explosive pieces of m

You could have a secret twin (but not the way you think) - Kayla Mandel Sheets

Download a free audiobook version of “The Vanishing Half“ and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: searching for a kidney donor, Karen Keegan stumbled upon a

Earth's mysterious red glow, explained - Zoe Pierrat

Explore the phenomenon and uses of chlorophyll fluorescence, a small amount of light emitted by plants during photosynthesis.--In 2009, a satellite circled Earth, scanning and sorting the wavelengths

Vegan Oyster Mushroom Caesar Salad

The star of this Vegan Caesar Salad is the oyster mushrooms that we sear using a special pressing method that makes it umami-rich and crunchy on the outside while juicy and flavor-packed inside. Vega

Roasted Tomato Salsa

The deep, caramelized flavors of roasted tomatoes and onions alongside the smokiness of the chipotles equals an incredibly good salsa. Continue reading Roasted Tomato Salsa on 101 Cookbooks Roasted T

Healthy Food America strongly opposes delay of the updated Nutrition Facts label

The FDA recently proposed delaying the updated Nutrition Facts label from July 2018 to January 2020 for large companies the deadline to use the new labels from July 2018 to January 2020 for large com

AMA Adopts Policies to Reduce Consumption of Sugary Drinks

If America’s largest and most powerful physician association has its way, unhealthy sugary drinks will cost more and will no longer be served or sold in the nation’s hospitals or medical faciliti

Seattle Becomes the Eighth U.S. Locale to Pass a Sugary Drink Tax

The Seattle City Council approved a 1.75 cent-per-ounce sugary drink tax on Monday June 5th, becoming the eighth locale in the U.S. to adopt such a measure. The tax, which was proposed by Mayor Ed Mu

Early Evidence Says That Sugary Drink Taxes Are Working

Healthy Food America today released Are Sugary Drink Taxes Working? Early Evidence Says Yes, a research brief analyzing studies of sugary drink taxes designed to reduce consumption. Read the brief h

Webinar: Implementing Sugary Drink Taxes: Outreach, Collection, and Fighting Industry Litigation

If your municipality is implementing a sugary drink tax or considering a tax policy, this webinar offers advice about what to prepare for after that win. Panelists from Berkeley and Philadelphia’s t

Opportunities Ahead And Lessons Learned from Santa Fe

Disappointed but undaunted. It would be easy to languish in the loss of a hard-fought effort to pass a sugary drink tax in Santa Fe. But this loss will become a distant memory as more and more cities

Santa Fe Sugary Drink Tax Loss Ends a Streak of Seven Soda Tax Wins

Santa Fe voters have rejected a 2 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks that would have raised nearly $8 million for expanded pre-K. The tax was proposed and spearheaded by Santa Fe’s Mayor Javier Go

Illinois sugary drink tax would save millions of lives and dollars, Harvard model projects

A tax on sugary drinks in Illinois would reduce consumption of health-harming beverages enough to reduce incidence of diabetes, prevent about 116,000 of cases of obesity and avert millions in health

New profiles share key lessons from Bay Area soda tax campaigns

In November, three more Bay Area cities joined Berkeley in adopting sugary drink taxes of one cent per ounce. How did they do it? Three new profiles tell a little of the story in facts, figures and


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