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Strickland overwhelms Hall in unanimous decision
Sean Strickland won his fifth fight in a row Saturday night in Las Vegas as he dominated Uriah Hall from the start.


Preventing childhood obesity requires changes in parents’ and clinicians’ early-life care
Interventions to prevent obesity in children typically don't target the first 1,000 days of life – -a critical period in which environmental and nutritional cues can increase the risk for obesity. A new study demonstrates how changing parents' health behavior and how clinicians deliver care to mothers and infants decreased excess weight gain in infants.


Preventing childhood obesity requires changes in parents’ and clinicians’ early-life care
Interventions to prevent obesity in children typically don't target the first 1,000 days of life – -a critical period in which environmental and nutritional cues can increase the risk for obesity. A new study demonstrates how changing parents' health behavior and how clinicians deliver care to mothers and infants decreased excess weight gain in infants.


B.C. wildfires update for July 31: 245 wildfires burning, 3,120 properties on evacuation order | New fire forces evacuation of Manning Park trail

Credit to Author: Scott Brown| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 01:14:17 +0000

Here’s a roundup of the latest news concerning the wildfires burning across B.C., updated daily by our newsroom.


U.S. DOE Awards $60 Million to Accelerate Advancements in Zero-Emissions Vehicles

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:35:17 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. The projects will help decarbonize the transportation sector and enhance the infrastructure needed to support the growing adoption of zero-emission vehicles — […]


Robert Alejandro’s Budwig diet

Why, hello again, ECQ. Back so soon? Really, it’s almost as if the world has Stage 4 cancer. That no matter the medicine (or vaccine, in this case) we take, the disease will just keep finding a way to wield its ugly face and metastasize until we can no longer breathe. When polar bears start foraging on seabird eggs because they can’t find food, when the macaques (monkeys) of Thailand go to the streets because they don’t have food either, or when you hear of hushed suicides while people stay home, we can no longer deny that these are dark and gloomy times. When the weather is this gray and the nation’s economy is this bleak, when restaurateurs and other entrepreneurs are trying so …

Keep on reading: Robert Alejandro’s Budwig diet


June heat wave killed 569 people in B.C., coroners service

Credit to Author: Nathan Griffiths| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 00:39:28 +0000

“The number of deaths reported is a 300 per cent increase over the number of deaths that had been reported to the B.C. Coroners Service during the same period in previous years.” — Lisa Lapointe, B.C.’s chief coroner


UFC Fight Night and Bellator 263 live results and analysis

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Mice treated with this cytokine lose weight by ‘sweating’ fat
Treating obese mice with the cytokine known as TSLP led to significant abdominal fat and weight loss compared to controls. The animal model findings support the possibility that increasing sebum production via the immune system could be a strategy for treating obesity in people.


Mice treated with this cytokine lose weight by ‘sweating’ fat
Treating obese mice with the cytokine known as TSLP led to significant abdominal fat and weight loss compared to controls. The animal model findings support the possibility that increasing sebum production via the immune system could be a strategy for treating obesity in people.


Wafting wildfire smoke could pose a severe health risk for people in Metro Vancouver: expert

Credit to Author: Sarah Grochowski| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 00:29:48 +0000

Health officials are cautioning people to limit their time outdoors and to avoid strenuous activities until the smoky haze clears


Renewables Became 2nd Most Prevalent U.S. Electricity Source in 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:26:15 +0000

In 2020, renewable energy sources (including wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy) generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the United States. Only natural gas (1,617 billion kWh) produced more electricity than renewables in the United States in 2020. Renewables surpassed both nuclear (790 billion kWh) and coal (774 billion kWh) […]