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Activists urge people to participate in Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Activists urge people to participate in Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Campaigners and activists are encouraging people in the Bay of Plenty area to participate in the Pink Ribbon Breakfast event that is aimed at raising funds for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.

Activists said that registrations are open for the Pink Ribbon Breakfast event. Celebrity cook Chelsea Winter is also encouraging people in the area to invite their friends to breakfast in May to raise funds for the charity. The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation is aiming to cross the number of 84 breakfasts that was recorded in the previous year.

TransCanada says Leak Repaired; Will Restart Service at Keystone Pipeline with Reduced Pressure

TransCanada says Leak Repaired; Will Restart Service at Keystone Pipeline with R

The Keystone pipeline managed by TransCanada which carries crude oil from Hardisty, Alberta, to Cushing, Oklahoma and Illinois was partly shut down on April 2 following a potential leak that was noticed in South Dakota. On Friday, the company said, it had identified the leak which was close to its Freeman pump station in South Dakota.

TransCanada said the repair work was completed. The leak resulted in 400 barrels, or 16,800 gallons oil spill. I said, "Clean up and land restoration has already started and will continue over the coming days."

Research shows full fat milk is better than trim milk

Research shows full fat milk is better than trim milk

A new research study has shown that choosing full fat milk is healthier than trim milk as it widely believed by many.

People have been advised to choose trim milk since several years believing it to be healthier as the reduced fat was believed to be healthier. It was found that the reduced fat could help avoid obesity in people. Two recent studies have shown that it may be time to reconsiderfull fat milkas scientists found that people who drink full fat milk are more likely to weigh less than those who drink trim milk.

Scientists move a step closer to developing anti-ageing pill

Scientists move a step closer to developing anti-ageing pill

A team of scientists have said that they are now a step closer to developing ananti-ageing pill that could allow people to live a decade longer.

UK plan to impose additional tax on sugary drinks

UK plan to impose additional tax on sugary drinks

The UK government has indicated that it is planning to impose an additional tax on fizzy drinks in order to fight the growing issue of obesity in the country.

Obesity during pregnancy may increase risk of very ‘large babies’

Obesity during pregnancy may increase risk of very ‘large babies’

According to a new research study, women who are obese during their pregnancy may face a higher risk of giving birth to abnormally large babies.

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