09 19 2014
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Uk Scientists Want Human-Animal Tests Monitored

Officials: A government organization is needed to advise whether certain tests on animals that use human DNA should be pursued

LONDON (AP) -- British scientists say a new expert body should be formed to regulate experiments mixing animal and human DNA to make sure no medical or ethical boundaries are crossed.


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Alzheimer's Debate: Why Test for It If You Can't Treat It?

The debate raged this past week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference where research on new methods made it clear there soon may be more such tools available

Doctors are arguing about whether to test patients for signs of the incurable disease and tell them the results.


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Retailers to Bring Fresh Produce to 'Food Desert' Areas

Effort part of Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan over the next five years to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without easy access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods.


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Celebrate 21 Years of the Americans with Disability Act, Tuesday, July 26

A Somewhat Secret Place

21 years ago an Act was formulated to afford similar protections for the disabled as those against discrimination by the Civil Rights Act. Disability was defined as "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. Now local artists are throwing a celebration called "A Somewhat Secret Place" on Tuesday July 26th 7–9 pm in Portland Pearl district


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