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2020: “Slavery not a crime for almost half the countries in the world – study”

“Although laws allowing slavery have been scrapped worldwide, many of the 193 U.N. member states have not gone on to explicitly criminalise slavery Slavery is not a crime in almost half the countries in the world, a study of global … Continue reading

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“Genome study unlocks secrets of how cancers form”

“A massive, decade-long study sequencing the genomes of dozens of cancers has revealed the secrets of how tumours form and may pave the way for better and more targeted treatment. The Pan-Cancer Project brought together over 1,300 researchers globally to … Continue reading

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“American Households Waste Nearly A Third Of Their Food, Study Finds”

“… According to research led by agricultural economics professor Edward Jaenicke of Penn State University, the average American household wastes nearly a third of its food. The value of that waste is estimated at $240 billion annually. When divided among the 128.6 … Continue reading

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“Review of 3,000 studies… HUNDREDS of current medical practices are INEFFECTIVE”

“Hundreds of current medical practices are ineffective and/or unsafe. Researchers from the Knight Cancer Institute at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland reviewed 3,000 medical studies conducted over the past fifteen years. The studies were taken from three prestigious medical … Continue reading

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“Study: Opioid Deaths Rise in Towns Where U.S. Auto Plants Have Closed”

“The study by acclaimed researchers, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, notes that American communities that experienced an auto plant closure within the last five years saw a much greater rate of opioid deaths than communities whose auto plants have remained open. This confirms … Continue reading

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“Fewer Americans are donating to charity …” [Why? Fewer Religious People]

“The share of U.S. adults who donated to charity dropped significantly between 2000 and 2016, according to an analysis released this month from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Vanguard Charitable. By 2016, just over half — 53% — … Continue reading

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“Using antidepressants while pregnant can increase the risk of autism in newborns – study”

“Pregnant women can add antidepressants to their laundry list of things to avoid during pregnancy. The results of a recent study revealed that babies exposed to the pharmaceutical drug fluoxetine in the womb could develop autistic-like behavior later on. The study, published … Continue reading

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