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Anonymous (not verified)
on Apr 9, 2012

Supposedly, the mysterious collapse of honey bee colonies (CCD) has been documented yearly since the 1800's. Have the suspected pesticides been in use since the 1800's? Has a recent increase in colony collapse coincide with an increase in pesticide use, or an increase in beekeepers and the spread of disease?
I know that when working with noxious chemicals, such as lacquer thinner or sulfuric acid, I feel ill but still have an appetite at lunch break, and am still interested in social hour at the bar after work as well. Yet, when I am sick with the flu, I don't like mingling with others, nor do I have an appetite.
Parasites->pathogens->malnutrition?

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