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Toxic Cows

by | 18th, December 2006

EVERY day of every week the Mail thinks up imaginative ways to remind you that life is cruel and you are going to experience pain and die. And if it can’t think any up, it looks at the latest scientific research.

Here is a selection of things that will kill you and yours from last week’s paper of doom…

MONDAY

“Bank to warn of meltdown over giant home loans” Over £15,000 mortgages worry the Bank of England

“Cows ‘do more harm than cars’” Report by United Nations (“Livestock’s Long Shadow’) finds cows produce more methane and carbon dioxide than car. But do taste better…

“Fat on the inside Scan shows how even skinnies can be storing up health problems”

“Mothers who had epidurals ‘struggle to breastfeed’” Says study at University of Sydney

TUESDAY

“The Christmas toys that are as loud as a road drill” The Nintendo Road Drill is here

“The high-fliers too busy for sex” Successful business types not getting any; at least not at home

“Can avoiding peanuts make children allergic?” Can you risk it?

“Arctic summer ice cap will ‘disappear by 2040’” So says National Center for Atmospheric Research in the energy efficient USA

The Numbers :
250,000 The number of people who get shingles in Britain each year
23 The percentage of people claming to be too stressed to look forward to Christmas
14,000 The number thought to be unknowingly infected with CJD

“BLUNDER THAT KILLED MY WIFE. Every time you go into hospital, your risk of dying through medical error is as high as one in 300”

“Useless. Dangerous. Even crooked. The brutal verdict on our

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