|Sugary drinks tied to kidney stone risk|
Reuters - 5/22/2013. By Kerry Grens, Reuters Health - Adults who drink at least one sugar-sweetened drink a day are slightly more likely to develop kidney stones than people who rarely imbibe them, according to a new study.
|Move Over, God, the Biotech Companies Are Here|
The Asian Age - 5/22/2013. By Vandana Shiva - Technologies are tools for doing or making things. They are a means to transform what nature has given into food, clothing, shelter, means of mobility, means of communication. Technology is a means to an end; it is not an end in itself.
|Our View: With hunger growing, not time to cut SNAP|
Portland Press Herald - 5/22/2013. Editorial - Too many Americans don't have enough to eat, but the big debate in Washington seems to be how much to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Senate and House committees have passed their own versions of a new farm bill. The Senate would cut SNAP (which used to be known as food stamps) by $4 billion over the next decade. The House version would cut it by $20 billion.