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School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post

School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat



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Study: School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Bangor (ME) Daily News

Study: School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Bangor (ME) Daily News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. “We assumed there would be differences between school and packed lunch, but not such stark differences,” said [...]
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Are school lunches healthier for your kids than packed? | Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal

Are school lunches healthier for your kids than packed? | Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.
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Most Germ-Infested Place in Your Home Is Shocking | ABC News

Most Germ-Infested Place in Your Home Is Shocking | ABC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What’s the most germ-laden item in your home? Door handles? Toilet seats? The kitchen sink? None of the above.
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Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes | The Times of India

Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes | The Times of India | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study has revealed that towels in kitchen and bathroom are the most germ infested places in homes.
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6 things you should be cleaning WAY more often | Today

Staying cold- and flu-free this season comes down to a few simple tactics: First, get a flu shot. Second, steer clear of co-workers who hit the office sniffling and coughing.


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Do You Need a Junk-Food Intervention? | UANews

Do You Need a Junk-Food Intervention? | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

What if your social media network — the actual interface, not your followers — could tip you off to a personal risk for developing a preventable medical condition, then help you figure out ways to improve your lifestyle?

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The tongue taste map is WRONG, say scientists | Daily Mail (UK)

The tongue taste map is WRONG, say scientists | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In school we're taught that our tongues have specific areas that are susceptible to different tastes: salty, bitter, sour, sweet or savoury. But scientists say that is a myth, and they’ve found that each of the several thousand sensors on our tongue can recognise any of the tastes.

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Dogs could be a potential probiotic | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Dogs could be a potential probiotic | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dogs are more than just man’s best friend. Researchers are looking at how the contribution of their gut bacteria might be making their owners healthier.
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6 Things You Should Be Cleaning WAY More Often | Women's Health

6 Things You Should Be Cleaning WAY More Often | Women's Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Unless, you know, you LIKE getting sick
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Genetically modified organisms: safe to eat and well regulated, scientists say | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Genetically modified organisms: safe to eat and well regulated, scientists say | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Transgenic or genetically modified crops have long been a fear for some consumers. However, studies show GM crops are actually highly regulated and can replace or reduce the use of dangerous chemicals in agriculture.
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How one massive drought has made Californians find a green substitute | PRBuzz.com

Anaheim, CA (prbuzz) October 15, 2014 - The West-Coast drought has been occurring for even more years, but effects have been seen in grandiose amounts in recent times. From wildfires to agricultural shortcomings to water shortages, things have been dire i...
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Eight top tips to a having healthy and germ-free flight | Daily Mail (UK)

Eight top tips to a having healthy and germ-free flight | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sitting in a closed environment for hours on end at 30,000 ft can wreck havoc on your health. Here, with a little expert help, we run through some of the best tips to having a healthy journey.
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Surprising findings about school lunches | News Gnom (Blog)

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. “We assumed there would be differences between school and packed lunch, but not such stark differences,” said lead author Alisha R.

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School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Fox News

School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.
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School lunches may be better than those packed at home | Lazer 103.3 (IA)

School lunches may be better than those packed at home | Lazer 103.3 (IA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.


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Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes | Business Standard

A new study has revealed that towels in kitchen and bathroom are the most germ infested places in homes.A May 2014 University of Arizona study funded by Kimberly-Clark Corporation found that 89 percent of kitchen rags carried coliform bacteria,
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Simple steps can keep you and your family healthy | Pike County (PA) Daily

Pay attention to the news headlines and you may be wondering if you and your loved ones are safe from unseen perils like germs, bacteria and viruses – even in your home. There are things you can do to protect your health but it’s also good to know where germs linger. Some of their hangouts may surprise you.

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3 Super Common Germ Myths, Debunked | Prevention Magazine

3 Super Common Germ Myths, Debunked | Prevention Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A recent University of Arizona study shows that your avoidance of that snot-steeped coworker is doing little good in your plight to stay not-sick: After a person with a cold or the flu touches a doork
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Arizona agriculture: An often ignored success story | Arizona Republic

Arizona agriculture: An often ignored success story | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

 | UFarm Bureau president: Can you hear agriculture's economic impact growing in this state? Listen up, and you will.

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TLA's College Embeds Have Fingers on Research Pulse | UANews

TLA's College Embeds Have Fingers on Research Pulse | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Transforming an idea to reality can be an intimidating, complex process. Fortunately for University of Arizona innovators, Tech Launch Arizona is on hand to help.

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Pest-Plagued Florida Scientists Design 3-D Printed Insect Traps | Modern Farmer (Blog)

Pest-Plagued Florida Scientists Design 3-D Printed Insect Traps | Modern Farmer (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Farmers in the Sunshine State have seen their share of devastating pests. There’s the invasive Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), a vector for bacteria that cause the infamous citrus greening disease, which is tearing through the state’s orange groves, costing Florida an estimated $4.5 billion in lost economic output and more than 8,000 jobs during just a five-year period.



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How Beetles Hack Into Ant Colonies | UANews

How Beetles Hack Into Ant Colonies | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

We've all heard the story of the Trojan horse, when unsuspecting Trojans opened their city's gate to a giant wooden horse, only to find themselves ambushed by the Greek soldiers hiding inside.

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Germ awareness critical as temperatures drop, viruses increase | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

Germ awareness critical as temperatures drop, viruses increase | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

While we ring our hands over Ebola in west Africa and enterovirus in the U.S., germ experts said the chances of getting seriously sick from a virus are more likely to come from the coffee maker at work than from a Third World nation



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A Little Halloween Love for Bats | UANews

A Little Halloween Love for Bats | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Bats are the quintessential creatures of the night. From ancient mythology to modern pop culture, the winged mammals have long captured our imaginations and inhabited our deepest nightmares.

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