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Want to Reduce World Hunger? Eat Less Meat (Especially Beef)

Want to Reduce World Hunger? Eat Less Meat (Especially Beef)

Mar 9, 2021 - America is one of the world leaders in per capita meat consumption—which means we’re also one of the most inefficient users of land and other resources when it comes to feeding people.

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Can One Simple Change Double Organ Donation?

Can One Simple Change Double Organ Donation?

Nov 10, 2020 - Die in the USA, and your organs go to waste unless you’ve opted in to the organ donation problem. But it doesn’t have to be this way—and in many countries, it isn’t.

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Dedicated Bus Lanes: The Easiest Way to Improve Public Transit

Dedicated Bus Lanes: The Easiest Way to Improve Public Transit

Jul 25, 2020 - The buses are there. The roadways are there. All that’s needed to make bus travel better⎯and therefore more viable⎯is the will to give them their own lane once in a while.

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Amazon and the Steep Price of Convenience

Amazon and the Steep Price of Convenience

Jun 2, 2020 - There's no mystery as to why we shop Amazon. But perhaps all that convenience isn't worth the overall cost.

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Pot Shops Should Celebrate 4/20 ⎯ By Closing for the Day

Pot Shops Should Celebrate 4/20 ⎯ By Closing for the Day

Apr 16, 2020 - This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on - Gro Harlem Brundtland

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No Straws: Why Seemingly Trivial Efforts Matter in Addressing Our Most Serious Problem

No Straws: Why Seemingly Trivial Efforts Matter in Addressing Our Most Serious Problem

Dec 4, 2019 - Eliminating single-use plastic products has become a cause célèbre over the past few years, but some in the environmental community complain it's a distraction from the bigger issues. Here's why they're wrong

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What We (Still Don't) Know About Vaping

What We (Still Don't) Know About Vaping

Nov 19, 2019 - Manufacturers were quick to claim that e-cigarettes were safe. Now, amid a glut of vape-related lung ailments, claims of hazards inherent to all vaping are coming just as quickly. Truth is, there are many questions, but few answers.

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The Leading Cause of Blindness Is Almost Completely Treatable

The Leading Cause of Blindness Is Almost Completely Treatable

Jun 25, 2019 - It's pretty much a fact of life that if you live long enough you will develop cataracts. But it's also pretty much a fact that you can do something about it.

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Reading Is Fundamental⎯But Less So with E-Books, a New Study Suggests

Reading Is Fundamental⎯But Less So with E-Books, a New Study Suggests

Apr 18, 2019 - All technology can be considered a form of progress, but not all such progress is for the better. And when it comes to reading to kids, e-books may be a step backward from print.

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Got Postpartum Depression? Now There's a Drug for That...Which Could Be a Good or Bad Thing

Got Postpartum Depression? Now There's a Drug for That...Which Could Be a Good or Bad Thing

Apr 16, 2019 - For the first time ever, a drug specifically to treat postpartum depression is slated to hit the market. But there's more to "the baby blues" than the biological.

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