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Life expectancy: Japan, San Marino lead; Sierra Leone, Afghanistan at bottom 21.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Geneva » A girl born in Japan today will likely live to celebrate her 86th birthday, the longest life expectancy anywhere in the world. Men fare best in the tiny, wealthy European nation of San Marino, where the average boy will live to 81.
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Calif. condor deaths shows lead still a problem 19.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT, Calif. » No. 286 had been a hopeful sign in this park's California condor restoration effort. Hatched in a zoo seven years ago, he was the old man of the program, living wild and nearly ready to breed.
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Obama administration reopens a medical minefield 9.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
A back-pain researcher, Richard Deyo recalls the uproar the last time federal officials tried to suggest how doctors should practice their profession.
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Pima County leads state in rabies cases 25.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
PHOENIX — An increase in Arizonans living near and recreating in wilderness areas has contributed to a record number of rabies cases in Arizona, a state health official told lawmakers Thursday.
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State issues fish advisory for 2 lakes 25.4.2009 azcentral.com | news
Tissue samples taken by ADEQ of fish caught from the two lakes and analyzed show elevated levels of mercury.
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First 100 days of Obama: Letters to the president 25.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
More than 70 readers responded to our call to write a letter commenting on President Barack Obama's first 100 days in office. Opinions run the gamut, many writing that they feel he is doing an outstanding job, others not so sure, and still others who think the country is clearly headed in the
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NYC takes lead in setting next food target - salt 23.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
First, it was a ban on artery-clogging trans fats. Then calories were posted on menus. Now the New York City health department is taking on salt.
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The Piven principle: You can eat too much fish 22.4.2009 Custom Search
It might sound like Jeremy Piven is telling a fish story.
The Piven principle: You can eat too much fish 22.4.2009 Custom Search
It might sound like Jeremy Piven is telling a fish story.
Vets blame toxin in 21 polo horse deaths 20.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
WELLINGTON, Fla. — The sudden death of 21 polo horses in Florida may have been caused by a toxin that has yet to be identified by tests and could have been in the animals' feed, vitamins or supplements, veterinarians said Monday.
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Eatery violations can lead to shutdown 13.4.2009 Durango Herald
Food outlets in La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties maintain high health standards for the most part, says Marian Schaub, food program manager at the San Juan Basin Health Department. But sometimes recalcitrant purveyors drag their feet in correcting violations that affect equipment or sanitation practices, and that can affect public health, Schaub said. In fact, some food outlets push
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Eatery violations can lead to shutdown 13.4.2009 Durango Herald
Food outlets in La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties maintain high health standards for the most part, says Marian Schaub, food program manager at the San Juan Basin Health Department.
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Mercury mystery in state's waters 5.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
The idyllic scene, calm, slate-blue waters fringed by evergreens and snow, belied the problem: a build-up of dangerous mercury in the reservoir's walleye. The problem isn't limited to the Larimer County reservoir. ...
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Senate follows House's lead, approves budget topping $3.5T 3.4.2009 azcentral.com | business
The budget votes mark victories for the Obama administration, but tough battles still lie ahead.
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Probe of bad pistachios leads to N.Y. 3.4.2009 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The probe into a nationwide salmonella scare over pistachio nuts shifted Thursday from a California nut processor to its sister company in New York, where inspectors last month found cockroaches and rodent droppings.
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Condor advocates sue to ban lead ammunition 26.3.2009 Custom Search
An environmental group sued two federal agencies Wednesday over a land management plan it says fails to protect the endangered California condor from lead ammunition.
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Condor advocates sue to ban lead ammunition 26.3.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
An environmental group sued two federal agencies Wednesday over a land management plan it says fails to protect the endangered California condor from lead ammunition.
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Environmentalists sue to protect endangered condor 26.3.2009 Tucson Citizen
FLAGSTAFF - An environmental group sued two federal agencies Wednesday over a land management plan it says fails to protect the endangered California condor from lead ammunition.
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House Votes on Public Lands Bill Today 25.3.2009 NewWest.Net Politics
SECOND UPDATE, March 25, 9:15 am. UPDATED March 19, 11 a.m. at end of article. Anybody interested in protecting public land knows about S.22, a massive piece of legislation, a compilation of 190 bills that Congress has been working on for years. Six days ago, it unexpectedly failed (click here), unable to get a super majority in the U.S. House of Representatives by a mere two votes, 282-144, even though the Senate had passed it 73-21. That bad beat made political insiders scratch their heads. Why would the House leadership bring S. 22 up for a vote under suspension of rules, which requires a two-thirds majority, without the votes to pass it? I've been calling around on to get the answer to that question and to find out what might happen next. Here's ...
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House Votes on Public Lands Bill Today 25.3.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
SECOND UPDATE, March 25, 9:15 am. UPDATED March 19, 11 a.m. at end of article. Anybody interested in protecting public land knows about S.22, a massive piece of legislation, a compilation of 190 bills that Congress has been working on for years. Six days ago, it unexpectedly failed (click here), unable to get a super majority in the U.S. House of Representatives by a mere two votes, 282-144, even though the Senate had passed it 73-21. That bad beat made political insiders scratch their heads. Why would the House leadership bring S. 22 up for a vote under suspension of rules, which requires a two-thirds majority, without the votes to pass it? I've been calling around on to get the answer to that question and to find out what might happen next. Here's ...
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