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Pesticide DDT linked to slow metabolism, obesity and diabetes



Metabolic syndrome connected to DDT exposure in womb

Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. 467 more words

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A Generational Thing

Being a Christian in a New Era:
 a generational thing.

I just don’t care! I’m not going to church this morning!

            Don’t speak to me in that tone of voice; and you ARE going to church. 1,226 more words


WTA Washington, 2nd Round Preview: Ekaterina Makarova v Lauren Davis

The womens draw in Washington has seen a string of upsets with Lucie Safarova, Sloane Stephens, Alize Cornet and Madison Keys all exiting after the first round.  357 more words


UC application for admission opens Aug. 1

The University of California is opening the application for undergraduate admissions on Aug. 1 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is two months earlier than previous years. 500 more words


The Time Machine

Where would you go? This poster poses a whimsical question. It was released to advertise the 2002 movie version of H.G. Wells classic work The Time Machine (1895); oddly, directed by one Simon Wells. 463 more words


Citi Open, Washington DC 2014 Preview

The US hard court season will get underway this week with two tournaments being contested to wet our appetite in preparation for the final slam of the year! 2,062 more words