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Gout: Not Just for Kings Anymore

The prevalence of meat consumption means gout is a disease of commoners today, and while the disease is on the rise, treatment is vastly underused.

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Eat Your Vegetables. Really.

Vegetarians were found to have a lower risk of death from any cause and males saw benefits for cardiovascular health.

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Global Warming? It’s What’s for Dinner

Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, suggested Monday that a decrease in individual meat consumption could provide the most immediate and feasible strategy for reducing the effects of global warming. In fact, only 13 percent of global greenhouse emissions come from transportation (planes, trains and automobiles), while a whopping 18 percent of the emissions come from the planet’s livestock industry.

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Chicken or the Egg?

Tyson Foods was ordered by a judge Thursday to cease a false multimillion-dollar ad campaign promoting its claim that its chickens are “raised without antibiotics.” The key question centers on the word raised and whether the egg stage can be considered to be outside the process of raising chickens.

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