Marsha Sendar

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Trump changed everything. Now everything counts | Barbara Kingsolver

Millions of Americans are starting to grasp that we can’t politely stand by watching lives and liberties get slashed beyond repair. What are you going to do?<p>If you’re among the majority of American voters who just voted against the party soon to control all three branches of our government, you’ve …

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

Where's The Whole Grain In Most Of Our Wheat Bread?

We've all heard the advice to eat more whole grains, and cut back on refined starches.<p>And there's good reason. Compared with a diet heavy on refined grains, like white flour, a diet rich in whole grains — which includes everything from brown rice to steel-cut oats to farro — is linked to lower …

Toxic Chemical in Food Cans: BPA Endangers Health of Low-Income Adults, Children and Babies

The overwhelming presence of BPA and its negative effects on health highlight the need for equitable models of healthy food distribution in food deserts in order to decrease risk of obesity, diabetes, and breast cancer.<p>Right now in America there are 13.5 million low-income people who live more than …

Breast Cancer

Mislabeled Fish Affects Your Wallet And Health

<i>By Karen Cicero</i><p>If you're thinking of ordering the expensive red snapper next time you eat out, save your money. "More than 90 percent of the red snapper sold nationally is actually something else -- usually cheap tilapia or rockfish," says Kimberly Warner, Ph.D., a senior scientist at Oceana, an …

Mouse brains differ if dad was stressed out

<b>U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) —</b> A male mouse’s stress leaves a lasting impression on his sperm, which gives his offspring a blunted reaction to stress, …

Vegetables Respond to a Daily Clock, Even After Harvest

Vegetables plucked from grocery store shelves can be made to respond to patterns of light and darkness, according to a report in the journal <i>Current Biology</i>. Janet Braam and colleagues found that cabbages change their levels of phytonutrients throughout a daily cycle.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, HOST:<p>This …