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Why Staying Warm All Year Round May Be Hurting Your Health

There are benefits to being cold that many modern humans aren’t taking advantage of; the president of Argentina recently adopted a boy to save him from becoming a “werewolf”; meanwhile, Hinduism has been seeping into Hollywood movies. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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OWS Prepares for Winter Hibernation

As members of the OWS encampment in New York City head into what promises to be a brutal winter, activists with differing notions about where the movement should go next can all agree on one thing: survival. (more)

Posted on Nov 12, 2011 READ MORE



Centers for Disease Control / Dr. G. William Gary Jr.

Cold Virus Linked to Childhood Obesity

It could be that obese kids are just likelier to catch colds, but research suggests that adenovirus 36 may actually be rewriting fat cells in children, causing them to gain more weight.

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Dropping Temperatures Take Toll in Peru

After hundreds of children died in weather that has gripped Peru and plunged temperatures to 50-year lows, the country has declared a state of emergency. The declaration will provide funds intended to lessen additional casualties.

Posted on Aug 1, 2010 READ MORE


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eb.com

A Blow Against the Common Cold?

It turns out a little echinacea might go a long way toward preventing a cold and reducing the duration of a cold, especially when combined with vitamin C. A new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases analyzed 14 other studies and flies in the face of other research that has showed no positive effect from echinacea.

Posted on Feb 17, 2008 READ MORE


Is Obesity Contagious?:  Round Two

It’s beginning to look like there’s nowhere to hide from the often-referenced “obesity epidemic.”  First came the news this month that friends may cause each others’ waistlines to expand, and now there’s a new study out that links excess weight, in certain cases, to a common cold-inducing virus, adenovirus-36.

Posted on Aug 20, 2007 READ MORE


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usatoday.com

State of Emergency for California Crops

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in California after nearly three-quarters of the state’s citrus crop was wiped out by subfreezing weather last week, causing up to $1 billion in losses. Prices around the country are expected to rise drastically, as California is the nation’s major producer of fresh citrus fruit.

Posted on Jan 17, 2007 READ MORE


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