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Extra Extra! – Non-Smoker Gets Lung Cancer at 30

“A few years ago, I diagnosed a young woman in her late 30s with lung cancer. She was a non-smoker. Throughout her treatment, she kept saying, ‘Why me?’ Such cases are becoming more common now,” he said. – The Times of India

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Mick Jagger Was Wrong

Surely you jest! Take it easy, folks. It’s still okay to seek sage advice from your favorite rock & roll band, they would never lead us astray on purpose. But when Jagger croons about time being our our side, the science says otherwise.

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Extra Extra! – Black Soot, Wood Stoves and Climate Change in the News

And all this time I thought I was the only one on the internet writing about cooking stoves, sheesh… Today we have a news article¬†written by a Vermonter about his experience with dirty cooking in the Indian Himalayas.

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Crazy – Improved Cookstoves Beat Modern Gas Ranges

UPDATED – Please see bottom of post for update…

What would you think if I told you that your modern gas or electric range was more inefficient than an improved wood burning cookstove? What would you think if I told you that your own home kitchen can have pollution levels that would be considered illegal if they were outdoors? You’d think I was crazy.

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