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Cow Torture Video: Willet Dairy Caught Burning Off Cows' Horns, Chopping Calf's Tail In Mercy For Animals Expose

Huffington Post/AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — An animal-rights group released a video Tuesday showing an upstate New York farm worker lopping off a calf's tail and burning off...

NY FarmNet Helps Distressed Dairy Farmers

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Huck Heintz has spent a busy year providing free financial consulting to dairy farmers in upstate New York. With milk selling fo...

California's 'Happy Cow' Ads Will Be Filmed In New Zealand

DailyFinance | Sarah GilbertNov 15th 2009 at 9:45PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New Zealand cows, soon, will have a say in the matter because the CMAB is bringing its production crews to Auckland, New Zealand, to shoot a new s...

Name Your Cow, Get More Milk

David Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Becker

"Just as people respond better to the personal touch, cows also feel happier and more relaxed if they are given a bit more one-to-one attention," explains Dr. Douglas of Newcastle University.

Vitamin D Shows Heart Benefits In Study

nytimes.com | Roni Caryn Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Got vitamin D? It may protect you from heart disease....

"Got MILF?" T-Shirt Makers Sued By "Got Milk?" Creators

Carlos Cagin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Talk about a serious lack of sense of humor: The dairy producers behind the ubiquitous "Got Milk?" slogan are suing a small T-shirt company that switc...

American Public Health Association: Ban Genetically Engineered Hormonal rBGH Milk, Meat Adulterated With Sex Hormones

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The Cancer Prevention Coalition has announced that the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association has voted to oppose the sale of hormonal rBGH milk, and meat adulterated with hormones.

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis

Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D.

We'll look at one of the most controversial and misunderstood treatments for osteoporosis -- hormone replacement therapy. We'll also answer whether being obese can actually reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Is Eli Lilly Milking Cancer by Promoting and Treating It?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Smith

Would Eli Lilly consciously risk our health just to increase their profit? What kind of company are they, and can we trust them with our food?

China Tainted Milk Kept Secret For Months

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Chinese authorities secretly investigated a dairy for nearly a year before announcing the company had been producing milk tainted with...

Child Food Allergies Rise In U.S.

Yahoo! News | Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Whatever the cause, it's clear that the number of children with food allergies has gone up 18 percent and the number seeking treatment for food allerg...

Reckless Claims That Hormonal Milk Is Safe

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The rBST hormone is injected in about 20% of USA dairy cows to increase milk production. While the industry claims that it's safe for cows, and that the milk is safe for consumers, this is blatantly false.

Breast-Feeding May Protect Moms' Health

usatoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Breast-feeding may offer mothers long-term protection against a condition linked to diabetes and heart disease, researchers report today....

Sugar: The Unhealthy Side Of Chocolate Milk

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Children are consuming too many calories from sugar. The additional sugar in flavored milk can add up to an extra 5 pounds of body weight over a school year.

How to Be an Eco-Friendly Milk Consumer

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When it comes to finding milk that's green from the source, there are a handful of labels and acronyms that will help you discern green milk from its ...

Cleve Jones: The Man Behind the Curtain

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

One outstanding impression from my interview with Cleve Jones was simple and all encompassing: he is no gay God; he has feet of clay.

How Beijing Butchered Sean Penn's "Commie, Homo-Loving" Oscar Speech

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Flumenbaum

Around Asia, mentions of "gay" or "lesbian" were muted out of the Oscars broadcast. But the award for the most creative censorship method goes to China's CCTV for its work during Sean Penn's speech.

When Should Gay Marriage Advocates Try to Reverse California's Prop 8?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

This week, a few organizations championing same-sex marriage will announce their opinions as to whether to try to reverse Prop 8 in 2010 or 2012.

PR 101: Dustin Lance Black Lawsuit Over Leaked Sex Pics

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bil Browning

Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is suing the website that published pictures of the writer having sex with an ex-boyfriend. This is an incredibly bad idea.

Dustin Lance Black's Naked Photo Lawsuit: Scribe Suing For X-Rated Release

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

DUSTIN Lance Black, who won the screenwriting Oscar for "Milk," wants a Web site that posted X-rated photos of him and an ex-lover to pay. Black is su...

11 Common Health Myths, Busted

nytimes.com | Tara Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Myths, half-truths and wives' tales persist in medicine. Sometimes doctors and nurses even believe things that aren't true or at least are unproven. T...

Perez Hilton Betrays Dustin Lance Black

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Alvear

Dustin Lance Black has heart. Perez Hilton stomped on it with the heel of a heavy, steel-reinforced boot.

10 Things You Should Know About Raw Milk

Chelsea Green | Makenna Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest post by Chelsea Green's Makenna Goodman In recent years, there's been a crackdown on small dairies producing raw milk, designed as an obstacle ...

Happy Birthday Harvey Milk (and thanks for giving us hope)

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The defining moment in my adult life came inconveniently about six months after I got the first big break in my journalism career. At least it seemed ...

Gay Parents? Don't Be Afraid For The Kids

Mary Liz Thomson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Liz Thomson

My brother and his partner beam proudly when the kids call them Dad. The people who know them well continue to be impressed.