Half Of Adults Obese By 2030

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Monsanto Corn Under Attack By Superbug

An Iowa entomologist discovered a corn rootworm that has evolved to be resistant to a pesticide produced by a genetically modified corn plant the Monsanto company developed to ward off that very bug.

Nostalgic Scientists Rediscover Polio Vaccine

NEW YORK—A half century after Jonas Salk first devised a vaccine for polio, nostalgic researchers at NYU Medical Center rediscovered the “classic” inoculation late Tuesday night, recreating the immunization treatment from a monkey kidney...

Circus Train Wreck Not Funny, Investigators Emphasize

ALTOONA, PA—Following the fiery derailment of a 56-car Ringling Bros. circus train Wednesday, hundreds of clowns, somersaulting acrobats, ringmasters on stilts, stampeding giraffes, and monkeys in colorful hats were seen fleeing the accident, which ...
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Half Of Adults Obese By 2030

According to the British medical journal The Lancet, 50 percent of Americans will be obese by 2030 based on current trends in diet, nutrition, and exercise. What do you think?

  • "And they all called me crazy when I sunk my retirement funds into elastic futures."

    Peter Jovanka
    Flat Drier
  • "Not me. I’m going on a strict diet sometime in early 2022."

    Gretchen Turlough
    Circle Edger
  • "Grrrraaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrraaaggghhhhh!"

    Michelle Obama
    Nutrition and Exercise Advocate
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