Singer Morrissey requests meat-free Los Angeles concert venue

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Singer Morrissey requests meat-free Los Angeles concert venue

British singer-songwriter Morrissey performs during the International Song Festival in Vina del Mar city.LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British singer Morrissey has convinced a Los Angeles concert venue to not sell meat at concessions during his performance next month. The longtime animal rights activist and former singer for 1980s rock group The Smiths urged the Staples Center arena to shutter the concession stands of fast food chain McDonald's and to halt the sale of meat by other outlets at the venue for his March 1 performance. …

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Type 1 diabetes rising in kids – study

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Type 1 diabetes rising in kids – study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Cases of insulin-requiring type 1 diabetes rose sharply in children under the age of five in Philadelphia over a two-decade span – similar to increases seen across the U.S. and Europe, according to new research. “Why are we seeing this large increase in type 1 diabetes in very young children? Unfortunately, the answer is we don’t know,” said lead study author Terri Lipman, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. …

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Wolverines May Be Listed as Endangered

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Wolverines May Be Listed as Endangered

Wolverines May Be Listed as EndangeredThe famous ferocity of wolverines may be no match for climate change. The plight of the animals has led to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposing to protect the animals under the Endangered Species Act, according to a release from the agency.

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