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New Study Finds Fish Oil Increases Cancer Risk

Journal of the National Cancer Institute recently published evidence that fish-derived omega-3s up the chance of prostate cancer.

According to a recent Journal of the National Cancer Institute study, the consumption of omega-3 fatty acids from marine animals leads to an increased risk of developing prostate cancer. The study’s lead author, Theodore Brasky of Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that there was a 43-percent greater risk of prostate cancer in people with high levels of marine-derived omega 3s compared to those with low concentrations. The new study sheds light on the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which three years ago was revised to recommend Americans increase their intake of seafood and fish. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men.

Legendary Chef to Open Vegetarian Restaurant

World-renowned French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten shifts focus from meat to vegetables.
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The Body Shop Launches Vegan Product

Beauty retailer's new makeup set is another addition to growing animal-free cosmetics options.
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Dancing Veggies Wow Crowd at Olympics Closing Ceremony

Dozens of ecstatic dancers in colorful broccoli, bell pepper, and berry costumes please and perplex viewers.
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Moby to Play His Only Live Show at New Vegan Festival

Musician and activist Moby to partner with animal-rights group Mercy For Animals and No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal for one-time show.
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Grotesque Bear Kill Goes Viral, Prompts Government Ban

Government of Alberta, Canada says it will ban spear hunting in response to the widely circulated video of a former competitive javelin thrower impaling a wild black bear with a seven-foot spear.
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