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7 Day Vegan – Day Five

May 17, 2013

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When I signed up for the #7DayVegan challenge, I clicked a box that said something like “Send me an email everyday to check in.” I love getting email so this seemed like a good idea. Yesterday’s email included this video of Jason Wrobel making Superfood Vegan Tacos. If you can make decipher the dozen or […]

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7 Day Vegan – Day Four

May 16, 2013

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7 Day Vegan – Day Four

I like smoothies.  For the past few years, every week or so, I’ve made a big blender full of smoothie, poured it into 10-12 little kid cups, and put these serving size cups in the freezer.  These make for delicious after dinner snacks.  Depending on the ingredients in the smoothie, these will have an ice […]

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7 Day Vegan – Day One

May 13, 2013

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7 Day Vegan – Day One

My family and I have been vegetarians for the past 3 and a half years.  The transition from meat to meatless was easier than I expected.  We eat most of the same meals that we used to (stir fry, pizza, enchiladas, chili, soup, sandwiches, salads, cereals, egg dishes, tacos and burritos, etc.) just without the meat.  Recently, […]

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Cigarette Advertising – A Brief History

April 18, 2012

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Cigarette Advertising – A Brief History

In June of 2009, Time Magazine published an article that outlined the history of cigarette advertising in the U.S starting in 1979 when the Lorillard Tobacco Company promoted their snuff in a local New York newspaper.  The article includes shocking several images of what have been called “classing cigarette ads.”  These cigarette ads featured endorsements from dentists, doctors, babies (yes, babies […]

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Debate Over Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

April 16, 2012

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Debate Over Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

A report from CBS This Morning about the debate over the FDA requiring cigarette companies to post graphic warning labels on their packages in order to deter children from using their product.  I think they’d be very effective: Check out the 3 minute Video.

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