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The Times recommends: Vote no on misleading I-1634, the effort to ban local soda taxes
Backers of Initiative 1634 say the ballot measure is desperately needed to stop taxes ... by soda giants to override local decision-making when it comes to how to best combat obesity in local communit... read more
Bill Nye Had a Fixed View on GMOs. Then Something Happened.
Yes, GMOs vary in their efficacy and in the profits they make for Big Agro, but there’s no doubt that thousands of lives can be saved by adopting a GMO like golden rice. And, after all, breeders have ... read more
The Red Meat, Eggs, Fat, and Salt Diet
Red meat has long been a government dietary no-no associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease and colon cancer. Two recent studies find these claims to be overblown. A 2013 European study th... read more
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A global temperature conundrum: Cooling or warming climate?
Caveats in the latest study include a lack of influence from volcanic activity in the models, which could lead to cooling—though the authors point out there is no evidence to suggest significant volca... read more
Should alcohol and school fetes mix?
We parents love our children, and we support our local schools, but we also know that gathering large ... But the campaign gained little traction, largely due to a lack of support. And no wonder. The ... read more
San Francisco Vs. Soft Drinks
Another flaw in the warning is that it's misleading. Beverages with added sugar can cause ... Carnegie Mellon University economist George Loewenstein told The New York Times last year. "Changing price... read more
Chris covers health care for GOVERNING. An Ohio native with an interest in education, he set out for New Orleans with Teach For America after finishing a degree at Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps Schoo... read more
Mike Adams, Monsanto, Nazis, and a Very Disturbing Article
Here’s the title of his piece: Biotech genocide, Monsanto collaborators and the Nazi legacy of ‘science’ as justification for murder Here’s how it starts: (NaturalNews) Monsanto is widely recognized a... read more
Cats in US kill billions of birds, mammals, study finds
A domestic cat sits in October 17, 2010 in Manassas, Virginia. Domestic cats in the United States kill up to 3.7 billion birds and as many as 20.7 billion mice, voles and other small mammals each year ... read more