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News Updates's Blog – November 2010 Archive (4)

Those Born During Biafra Famine Are Susceptible to Obesity, Study Finds

By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Published: November 1, 2010 NYTimes

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Babies born during the brief but intense Biafra famine in Nigeria 40 years ago have grown up to be more susceptible to obesity and its attendant maladies than those born on either side of it, scientists have found.



The researchers, from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital in Enugu, said the finding added evidence to the argument that… Continue

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Big Love in Nigeria

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For Afghan Wives, a Desperate,Fiery Way Out

By ALISSA J. RUBIN Published: November 7, 2010, NYTimes

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Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

Zahra, 21, tried to commit suicide by self-immolation six years ago because she objected to her arranged marriage.


HERAT, Afghanistan — Even the poorest families in Afghanistan have matches and cooking fuel. The combination…
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The China Boom

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Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

AMERICANIZED Li Wanrong, a Drew University freshman from southern China, says her New Yorker roommate is helping her adjust to Western ways.
In her ballroom dance class, Li Wanrong has learned to tango and cha-cha. At lunch one day, she tried a strange mix of flavors —… Continue

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