by Robert Cohen
The dairy industry adds animal products (sheep skin) to every carton of milk (in the form of vitamin D-3), and may soon be adding processed raw fish organs to their version of nature's perfect food. This decision will make an unhealthy product even unhealthier.
Dairy processors are about to get approval to add fish oil to cheese, yogurt, milk, and ice cream.
Duncan Campbell in Los Angeles
Monday April 29, 2002
The United States had been considering a coup to overthrow the elected Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, since last June, a former US intelligence officer claimed yesterday.
It is also alleged that the US navy aided the abortive coup which took place in Venezuela on April 11 with intelligence from its vessels in the Caribbean. Evidence is also emerging of US financial backing for key participants in the coup.
By GREG MYRE
.c The Associated Press
JENIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) - Nearly a month after the ferocious battle in this camp, Palestinian residents still conduct daily digs, rummaging through mounds of shattered concrete to salvage pieces of their former lives - a dented cooking pot here, a tattered coat there.
But camp residents, human rights groups and aid groups have found only a few bodies in recent weeks and no evidence to support Palestinian claims that up to 500 Palestinians were massacred by Israeli troops.
by Barry Chamish
Now come on already. If your Foreign Minister, it doesn't matter which country, bribed a prominent Norwegian to win a Nobel Prize, the scandal would ruin him and he'd be out of office in a day. Right? So how does Shimon Peres do it?
by Michael C. Ruppert
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From Healthy Woman Newsletter from ABCNEWS.com
By Roz Puleo and Amy Malick
Yoga has gone from being a far-out fad to a mainstream form of exercise. Centers that specialize in yoga are becoming just as popular as your local coffee shop. Fitness centers that offer yoga classes are finding that these classes are among the most popular on the schedule. What is it about yoga that has caught the attention of so many?
Tue May 7, 2002
By Alison McCook
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In some of the first efforts to study the effect of male circumcision on sexual function, two new papers present opposite findings, providing evidence to support both sides of the debate surrounding the procedure.
In one study, University of North Carolina researchers led by Dr. Kenneth Fink showed that adult men who underwent circumcision reported a decrease in both erectile functioning and penile sensitivity after the procedure.
Tue May 7, 2002
By Jacqueline Stenson
LOS ANGELES (Reuters Health) - The number of sexual partners a woman has had may be a key factor that helps doctors determine whether precancerous cervical changes should simply be closely watched or surgically treated, according to a new study.
It found that women who have had more than five partners are at increased risk of cervical abnormalities progressing to cancer.