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• In Ireland, the Herald reports on rumors that Dunnes Stores there may be about to be sold after more than six decades in business. The reasons seem to be the tough economy and even tougher competition from Walmart’s Asda Group, Tesco, Aldi and Lidl.

Wal-Mart is mentioned in the story as a likely – or at least possible – buyer of Dunnes.

HealthDay News reports that a new study suggests that people who eat whole grains and reduce their egg consumption and high-fat dairy products stand a better chance of not suffering from heart failure.

According to the story, “The study, which looked at more than 14,000 people over 13 years, found that participants had a 7 percent lower risk of heart failure (HF) per one serving increase in whole grain consumption. The risk increased by 8 percent per one serving increase in high-fat dairy intake and by 23 percent per one-serving increase in egg consumption. Other food groups did not appear to directly affect risk of heart failure.”

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