The No. 1 reason to become a vegan — it’s not about your health

Thanks; Catey Hill Published: Jun 11, 2019 10:34 am ET As Beyond Meat announces plans for a ‘meatier’ burger, here’s a look at the increasingly compelling case for giving up meat and dairy forever Though just 3% of Americans identify as vegans, there is a compelling case for shunning meat and dairy. There’s real meat…

These are the first genetically modified animals approved for U.S. consumption

Thanks;Market Watch Published;Jun 21, 2019 2:56 pm ET The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved by the U.S. Newly hatched Atlantic salmon alevin are among the first batch of bioengineered eggs in an incubation tray. NEW YORK (AP) — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified…

When You Eat This Mini Robot, It Crawls Around Your Organs

Thanks;Erin Biba Published;05.24.195:10 AM ET Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Doctors have lots of ways of seeing what’s going on inside your body, but none of them is really ideal. Pictures from the outside obviously don’t show everything. Colonoscopes are… uncomfortable and can only reach your lower intestine. And even modern, advanced PillCams, while…

Pope Francis compares abortion to ‘hiring a hitman’ as several US states attempt to restrict the procedure

Thanks;Akin Oyedele  Pope Francis has reiterated his stance against abortion, saying the procedure should not be carried out even when the fetus is deformed or gravely ill.  The Associated Press reported that Francis, the head of the Catholic church, was speaking Saturday at a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference. He rhetorically asked his audience whether it was lawful to…

Viewpoints: Anti-Abortion Activists Have Little Regard For Health Outcomes Of Women; Lessons On The Flaws Of Nutrition Research

Thanks; KHN Morning Briefing Published;April,24 The Washington Post: The Antiabortion Movement Has Taken On Extreme — And Unconstitutional — MeasuresPublic support for abortion rights is at its highest since the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, with 67 percent of voters saying abortion should be legal in “all” or “most” cases.” At the same time,…

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets

Thanks;Jaime Toplin Published;Dec. 21, 2018, 11:44 AM Payments ecosystem 2019: Key players in payments value chain This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing digital…

Readers React: Plastic straw ban a start to improving environment

Thanks;Marlena Ruser Published;December,19 @6.55am Duke Moscrip, owner of Duke’s Restaurants, displays paper straws at his business in Seattle, where plastic straws were banned July 1. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times via AP) The recent movement to ban plastic straws by many large corporations is an important step in Big Business accepting that there are…