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Study Suggests Calcium Supplements Increase Heart Attack Risk
2012-05-26 06:07:11

A team of German and Swiss researchers are warning people to be cautious when taking calcium supplements, as new findings suggest that they could double an individual's risk of suffering a heart attack. According to a Wednesday report by the Daily Mail's Jenny Hope, the supplements, which are often recommended for women at risk of osteoporosis, are more dangerous than consuming additional amounts of milk, cheese, and other calcium-rich food products. Hope and Denis Campbell of The...

Wind Energy Under Hot Air Attack
2012-05-15 07:37:34

D.M. Crumbliss Wind energy is under attack from a network of ultra-conservative groups and “think tanks.” These think tanks are simply propaganda machines for the fossil fuel industry. Americans for Prosperity and the American Legislative Exchange Council are both funded by the Kansas-based Koch brothers. The Guardian has obtained a memo outlining a confidential strategy of “subversion” to destroy the wind power industry in the United States. According to the...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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