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  • Nature vs. Nurture: What Causes Cancer in Children?
    Nature vs. Nurture: What Causes Cancer in Children?

    By Nicolas Peters, MD Once a parent hears those four horrible words, “Your child has cancer,” and the shock has set in, one of the first questions I hear is “Why did my child get cancer?” That ...

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  • Whoops! The Legacy of Genetically Engineered Food
    Whoops! The Legacy of Genetically Engineered Food

    By Mary Budinger Published in Townsend Letter October, 2010 The history of genetically engineered (GE) crops reads like a series of unintended consequences. Whoops, the wind blew that GE seed into the ...

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  • Playing Genetic Roulette - Our Food and Our Genes
    Playing Genetic Roulette - Our Food and Our Genes

    There is a battle going on in this country, between food producers, food manufacturers (now there's a scary term!) and food eaters. The fight is about genetically modified foods, and has mainly to do ...

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  • FOOD 101 - Genetics, Addiction, and Politics
    FOOD 101 - Genetics, Addiction, and Politics

    Your genes, for the most part, do not dictate how your medical history will unfold. The environment - the way you eat, how much you exercise, how you deal with stress, your body’s interaction with ...

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