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That’s a Wrap!

Posted By Worker Bee On March 9, 2007 @ 6:52 pm In Big Moo,Research Analysis,Sleep | Comments Disabled

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites:

Here’s today’s wrap-up from the world of health, Apples. Thanks for all your great support and feedback this week. Keep those suggestions and questions coming! Stay healthy and have a wonderful weekend!

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Hormones

…in our milk. The latest Big Moo decision [7] is sure to please, although analysts on both sides of the issue wonder how significant the impact of hormones really is. It’s a good question – unfortunately, as of yet, there’s no clear answer, but this decision certainly won’t hurt.

(Ian Britton photo)

Side Effects Include Death

Yeesh! The FDA issues a warning [8] for anemia drugs (the kind typically used for those who have undergone chemotherapy).

Don’t Have One This Weekend

Apparently, having a stroke over the weekend [9] is riskier than having one during the week. But don’t worry too much: studies show the risk varies between being 4% and 15% greater. While 15% is statistically significant, bear in mind it’s not 15% across the board (oh, fun with stats…). Our take? Since this isn’t really something you can plug into the Blackberry anyway, don’t sweat it too much.

Striatic Flickrstream [10]

Productive Sleep

And you thought productive leisure time was enough. This is a fascinating article [11] about scent, sleep and memory. Don’t miss it!

Locavores Vs. Organicans

Time has a great piece on the edible issue of going local versus going organic [12]. The debate? What is better: eating an organic apple that traveled halfway around the world thanks to Middle Eastern oil, or munching a local yet pesticide-bedecked Red Delicious? It’s a tough call. What are your thoughts?


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[7] Big Moo decision: http://www.playfuls.com/news_005286_Cal_Dairy_Giant_Drops_Hormone_laced_Milk.html

[8] issues a warning: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/fda-warns-amgen-jj-anemia/story.aspx?guid=%7B65E8A3F1-F173-4ECE-86D3-F6CC99CE98D8%7D

[9] a stroke over the weekend: http://www.thestar.com/News/article/190046

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[11] fascinating article: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/09/science/09sleep.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

[12] going local versus going organic: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1595245-2,00.html

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