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Does The Low Cost Of Water Discourage Conservation? | Water Online

Does The Low Cost Of Water Discourage Conservation? | Water Online | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The price of water is dangerously low, and the result is that people use more of it, according to a New York Times columnist.



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Parasites trigger healthy eating in caterpillars | Bio-Medicine

Some parasites trigger their own destruction by altering their hosts' behavior, researchers at The University of Arizona and Wesleyan University report in Nature.

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A marvel in history: The credit card | Credit Card Guide

Retail store credit cards, often called proprietary or private label cards, and gasoline cards were the original credit cards in the U.S., says Michael Staten,  professor and director of Take Charge America Institute at The University of Arizona.


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Do you need a junk-food intervention? | Medical Xpress

Do you need a junk-food intervention? | Medical Xpress | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When you tweet about your addiction to sweets or post images of triple-decker burgers, does that say something about your health? A UA team is exploring the connection.
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The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK)

The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Using an ultraviolet backlight to show up dirt unseen by the human eye, they uncovered suspicious stains throughout the room, such as on a sofa and a curtain.


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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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Home on the RangeView | Bio-Medicine

Riding the range isn't the only way to find out what's growing on your ranch.

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How beetles hack into ant colonies | Phys.org

How beetles hack into ant colonies | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pretending to be one of them, ant-nest beetles trick ants to rear their brood—and then reward their hosts by devouring them. UA entomologists have discovered that the beetles evolve at an astonishing rate.
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Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles | Bio-Medicine

Gay young adults whose families rejected them when they were younger are more likely to have histories of unprotected sex, illegal drug use and suicide attempts, new research suggests.



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What's the dirtiest part of a hotel room? | Today

A Rossen Reports investigation at five of the top hotel chains in the country revealed the cleanest spot in a typical hotel room — and...
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Dirty planes; how germy is your next flight | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

Dirty planes; how germy is your next flight | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How clean are the planes we fly on? New studies show dangerous bacteria can live on surfaces inside an aircraft for weeks.
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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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