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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Demand for organic foods boosts industry’s sway

    WASHINGTON The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states. But that isn’t going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between conventional and organic agriculture boiled over this week during a late-night House Agriculture Committee debate on a sweeping farm bill

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Scientists scratch the surface of itching’s origins

    Feeling itchy? Scientists may have discovered the mechanism of how our body initiates an itch. A study using mice conducted at the National Institutes of Health showed that a molecule called natriuretic polypeptide b (Nppb) may be the culprit behind that pesky itch. This specific molecule sets off a chain reaction, leading to what our

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Finding healing powers through man’s best friend

    (CBS News) NEW YORK – As we covered the recent bombings in Boston and this week’s tornado in Oklahoma, we saw — as we almost always do — how tragedy often brings out the very best in people. That seems to be true for some special dogs as well. Finn and Emma are a mixed

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Inside the analyst’s office

    SharethisGallery Tweet <!– –> Preview: Don’t miss a special edition of “Sunday Morning” about design — in fashion, architecture, at home and the workplace — on Sunday May 19! For more than 10 years psychoanalyst-photographer Mark Gerald has documented analysts’ offices — the decor, artwork and furnishings that help define the space in which analyst

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Even mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy may lower kid’s IQ scores

    Pregnant women who skip out on foods that contain iodine, like milk and fish, may be lowering their baby’s IQ and reading abilities. A study published on May 22 in The Lancet showed that even women who had just a mild iodine deficiency were more likely to give birth to babies with lower verbal IQ

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Google Alert – georgia health

    From: Google Alerts [mailto:googlealerts-noreply@google.com] Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 7:04 PM To: WebsiteNotification7@gmail.com Subject: Google Alert – georgia health Web 2 new results for georgia health Google Alert – georgia health Google Alert – georgia health | The premier source for medical and information solutions. We offer comprehensive services, ranging from on site drug and

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Carbon monoxide poisoning blamed for "Buckwild" star Shain Gandee’s death: Why is CO so dangerous?

    Carbon monoxide is being blamed for the reason behind “Buckwild” star Shain Gandee’s untimely death. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said on Tuesday that autopsies confirmed that Gandee and two men died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Associated Press. 9 Photos “Buckwild” star found dead Carbon monoxide, otherwise known as CO, is a

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Half-marathon runner’s back pain actually surprise pregnancy labor

    DULUTH, Minn.A runner with unbearable back pain was in for a surprise when she found out the root of her ailment was a baby ready to enter the world. Trish Staine, 33, of Duluth, Minn. says she had no idea she was pregnant before Monday’s surprise birth. For one thing, her husband had previously underwent

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Scientists scratch the surface of itching’s origins

    Feeling itchy? Scientists may have discovered the mechanism of how our body initiates an itch. A study using mice conducted at the National Institutes of Health showed that a molecule called natriuretic polypeptide b (Nppb) may be the culprit behind that pesky itch. This specific molecule sets off a chain reaction, leading to what our

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Peers of suicide victims more likely to think about killing themselves

    Children and teens who had a peer commit suicide may be more likely to think about and attempt suicide themselves, an effect that appears to be more pronounced in younger kids. The phenomenon, which is known as “suicide contagion,” was shown to last two years or more after a peer’s death, a Canadian study revealed.

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Kathleen Sebelius won’t intervene in girl’s lung transplant case

    PHILADELPHIAU.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius says she doesn’t want to intervene in transplant decisions about a dying Pennsylvania girl when three other children at the same hospital are just as sick. Sebelius, who called the transplant decision “incredibly agonizing” says medical experts should make those decisions. But, relatives of 10-year-old Sarah

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Inside the analyst’s office

    SharethisGallery Tweet <!– –> Preview: Don’t miss a special edition of “Sunday Morning” about design — in fashion, architecture, at home and the workplace — on Sunday May 19! For more than 10 years psychoanalyst-photographer Mark Gerald has documented analysts’ offices — the decor, artwork and furnishings that help define the space in which analyst

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    Scientists scratch the surface of itching’s origins

    Feeling itchy? Scientists may have discovered the mechanism of how our body initiates an itch. A study using mice conducted at the National Institutes of Health showed that a molecule called natriuretic polypeptide b (Nppb) may be the culprit behind that pesky itch. This specific molecule sets off a chain reaction, leading to what our

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    • 31 DEC 13
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    What’s contributing to the spread of valley fever?

    (CBS News) PASO ROBLES, Calif. — The long drought is easing in much of the country, but not west of the Mississippi, where it is still bone dry, according to a report Thursday by the federal government. Todd Scully / CBS News That may be a factor in the spike in valley fever, a little-known

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