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Supplemental diet

By Julie Borg
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Science | Research suggests men struggle with eating disorders, too

Vaccines & Viruses: Regulators approve world’s first malaria vaccine

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Mosquito defense. After spending $356 million and conducting 30 years of research, British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline won approval last week from European…

Midday Roundup: Former Auschwitz guard sentenced to prison

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Accessory to murder. A German court sentenced former SS sergeant Oskar Groening to four years in prison today for his role in the murders of 300,000 Jews…

Midday Roundup: Carolina sharks won’t stop biting

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shark-infested waters. A man in his late 60s suffered severe shark bites Wednesday at Ocracoke Island, N.C., bringing the number of shark attacks off the…

Vaccines & Viruses: AMA opposes vaccine exemptions

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | American medical lobbyists. The nation’s largest medical association on Monday adopted a policy opposing religious and personal belief exemptions for…

UN reports reduction in world hunger

By Heather Bridges
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Poverty | UN food agencies say statistics from a recent report bode well for hunger eradication. But other relief organizations say the problem runs deeper than the…

New smartphone app will track fish from trawler to table

By Sandy Barwick
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Technology | Can’t decide between cod or flounder for dinner? Soon there may be an app for that. A group of scientists and fishermen say the new tool will allow…

Fast food companies announce ‘healthy’ changes

By Jae Wasson
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Food | Denise Barratt quit fast food. Noah, her first-grade son, helped her make up her mind. He watched an episode of The Simpsons , in which Lisa Simpson became a…

India’s Hindu nationalists cook up plan to ban bovine butchery

By Anna K. Poole
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India | In Hindu-majority India, where it is a crime to slaughter female cows, many states have pushed for tighter restrictions on the sale and consumption of beef.

Midday Roundup: Millions of chickens killed to stop bird flu outbreak

By Leigh Jones
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Food | Killer virus. After an outbreak of bird flu at several poultry farms in Iowa, federal authorities have ordered 5.3 million hens euthanized to prevent the…

Midday Roundup: College mourns basketball player who fought cancer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hoop dreams. A 19-year-old woman who fought through cancer to play college basketball died this morning. Lauren Hill learned she had a terminal brain tumor…

Fishing boats dump trafficking victims on remote Indonesian islands

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote Indonesian islands has climbed to more than 4,000 in the last few weeks. Boat captains abandoned…

 
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