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Saturday, October 25, 2014

10/25/14 Health News: LAWSUIT FILED TO BLOCK APPROVAL OF ENLIST DUO HERBICIDE ♦ Soda Making You Age Faster ♦ Should Hospitals Withholding Care to Ebola Patients

ANOTHER LAWSUIT FILED TO BLOCK EPA APPROVAL OF ENLIST DUO HERBICIDE
The Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) challenging the approval of Dow Chemical’s Enlist Duo herbicide, a blend of 2,4-D and glyphosate. The suit was filed in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center... Continue Reading
Your Afternoon Soda Could Be Making You Age Faster
If the threat of heart disease, diabetes, or obesity wasn’t enough to make you put down your afternoon cola, this might: A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health reports that drinking one sugary soda a day may speed up the rate at which your body ages. Continue Reading
U.S. Hospitals Weigh Withholding Care to Ebola Patients

The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient. U.S. hospitals have over the years come under criticism for undertaking measures that prolong dying rather than improve patients… Continue Read

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