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Finally! Human genes can not be patented.

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that companies can not patent human genes and stop others researching specific genes or developing tests. http://bcaction.org/2013/06/13/victory-supreme-court-outlaws-human-gene-patents/ Why on earth was the patenting of human genes permitted? How could one company be allowed to ‘own’ a human gene and dictate what tests and research could be done with …

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Why isn’t there more info about good nutrition?

Science is quick to tell us that diet is a big factor in the risks of developing cancer of any type.  Unlike the correlation between tobacco and lung cancer the contribution of diet to developing other cancers cannot be as clearly reduced to just a few things.  It isn’t like having a nut allergy where they …

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All-Ways Healthy campaign at work

So I came up with this Wizard idea to have a health promotion week at work.  Just why do I open my mouth some times?  It took a while for the Principal of the college to agree (why does management always move at a snails pace when it comes to making a decision?) and now …

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Introducing NED and LEON

I have been completely enclosed by the feeling that I don’t matter, trying to advocate for metastatic breast cancer doesn’t matter, that actually nothing matters. I have never felt that I truly belonged anywhere, except maybe at one MBC forum that is in America.  They have started a new project and because I am not resident …

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