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See only that which you wish to see (and doesn't lose you votes) has become a lodestone for our political 'leaders,' says Tony Wardle. Problem is, it's killing us.
My sister has Alzheimer’s disease and is probably on the last furlong of her lonely downhill journey. She also has a heart condition.
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By Justin Kerswell, Campaigns Manager The front cover and page after full page in the Daily Mirror was our response to a deaf Government that refuses to listen to our calls to ban foie-gras. Despite being so cruel that its production is essentially banned in Britain, it can still be imported. There is no law against foie-gras here but any attempt to force feed ducks would bring a prosecution for animal cruelty. This is why Viva! has launched a campaign to persuade the Government to ban all imports.
During the past 10 years, I have regularly written to ministers 
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Some of the most bitter family disputes arise over inheritances. Tony Wardle recounts a seven-year struggle that has important lessons for us all.
I never met John even though he supported Viva! for seven years before his death but I now see him as a dear friend.
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Viva! launches Life is Cheep? on November 19 with a Day of Action on Saturday, November 22. Juliet Gellatley, Viva!’s founder and director, explores why she feels so strongly about this campaign and urges us all to help one of the most maligned animals on the planet.   
The fetid stench filled our nostrils as we walked towards a gargantuan complex of industrial sheds, remarkably close to the town centre of Ross-on-Wye.
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By Dr Justine Butler, Senior Health Researcher & Writer, Viva!
Viva!Health
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Thu, 10/16/2014
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Fri, 09/26/2014
THE CHARITY Viva!Health are offering free nutrition advice on Monday, 29 September, to celebrate World Heart Day.
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By Justin Kerswell, Campaigns Manager and Deputy Director of Viva!
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How did we get so far as to celebrate World School Milk Day?
The last Wednesday in September is celebrated as World School Milk Day. Milk is glorified and children are being told that they need it to have healthy bones and grow big and strong.
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At an event where the dairy industry show off their best, what you see is often the worst.
 
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By Justin Kerswell, Campaigns Manager and Deputy Director of Viva! Viva!’s concerns about illegal mutilations buried to protect farming industry
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Associate Professor Culum Brown, Editor of the journal Animal Behaviour and Director of Advanced Biology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia recently wrote about a group of anima
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This week another story is circulating in the media suggesting that soya may actually promote breast cancer: “Could soy cause breast cancer to spread?
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Wed, 08/20/2014
ANIMAL CHARITY VIVA! has launched two new guides to help you join the ever-increasing number of people going dairy-free.
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In last night’s Horizon programme ‘Should I Eat Meat?
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There are sales people out there who can’t afford to lie – but they want your money so can’t afford to tell the truth either. By Tony Wardle
Remember the old advertising slogan, Go to Work on an Egg? Brilliant, absolutely brilliant!
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Almost one in two of us will get cancer at some point in our lives. Why is it rampaging out of control and how can we fight it? To find out, Viva! founder Juliet Gellatley met Professor Mustafa Djamgoz, Professor of Cancer Biology at Imperial College, London, and co-author (with Professor Jane Plant) of the book Beat Cancer
"Welcome Juliet, please have a seat”.
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An exciting new, part-time course in South Wales has
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Matt Smith, professional surfer and sailor, chats to Viva!’s founder, Juliet Gellatley, about his magical connection with the oceans, how it’s hard to find a girl and being vegan in a largely male sport that dices with death…
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We’ve known for a long time
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Fibre, as a natural part of our diet, improves our fat and sugar m

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