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Washington referendum puts GMO labeling back in the news

...problems attributed to GMO foods include increased allergies, disruption of gut microflora, and higher incidences of certain cancers.With respect to the environment, critics of GMO crops claim they have spawned "superweeds," compromised soil...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-16/washington-referendum-puts-gmo-labeli
Opinion
Butter is nutritious

...evidence is mounting that these chemically altered fats may contribute to health conditions ranging from heart disease to certain cancers to immune system disorders. Sound off on the important issues at Yet, while margarine is "out," there has not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112406/nei_20061124002.shtml
Neighbors
Medicines of the 1890s

...Today, aspirin has been found to have many medical uses and research is ongoing concerning its possible use for certain cancers. Because of the abundance of willow in Alaska, it would not be surprising to learn that a version of medication...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021311/nei_784855205.shtml
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Eating for Healthy Fat Loss

...insulin and blood sugar levels and obesity. It increases hormone levels of insulin like growth factor-1 that causes certain cancers." As strong a case as Dr. Mirkin makes against eating omega-6 rich foods, he fails to mention the connection...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021011/hea_783712087.shtml
Health
Apple season blossoms in late September and into November

...evidence suggests that the flavonoids in apples may reduce the risk of heart disease and inhibit the development of certain cancers. When choosing apples, look for firm crisp fruit with vivid color and a fresh smell. Apples that have been stored...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092906/nei_20060929003.shtml
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Pomegranates pop up in winter salads

...it has an extensive resume of health benefits. There is research showing that pomegranate juice slows or prevents certain cancers, prevents plaque build-up in the arteries, improves blood flow to the heart, and slows the onset of osteoarthritis...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111006/nei_20061110003.shtml
Neighbors
City sticks with fluoridating water - for now

...making them more brittle and susceptible to fracture." Kane said she believes fluoridation causes IQ reduction and certain cancers. Others on the commission don't share her fear. "At this point I believe the program should be left alone...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022406/loc_20060224025.shtml
News
Women work out for comfort, not competition

...noted that obesity is linked to health complications including diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, strokes and certain cancers. According to the study, obesity-related illness raises a person's healthcare costs by 36 percent over his or...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032002/bus_curves.shtml
Business
Not all fats are bad

...insulin and blood sugar levels and obesity. It increases hormone levels of insulin like growth factor-1 that causes certain cancers." As strong a case as Dr. Mirkin makes against eating omega-6 rich foods, what he doesn't mention is the connection...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042910/loc_627604194.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: Fighting chance 2/1/98

...It's a long way to go for a half-hour injection of Herceptin, a new drug that appears to slow the growth of certain cancers, but the drug is still in a clinical trial phase and Seattle is the closest trial site. ``(Peggy's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020198/carpenter.html
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