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“..Here Is the Secret Jargon Doctors Use to Talk Trash About You to Your Face..”

“..You might not want to know what some of these terms mean..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Here Is the Secret Jargon Doctors Use to Talk Trash About You to Your Face | Mother Jones.

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“..Groundbreaking Research Suggests Medical Marijuana – Could Reduce Seizures In Children..”

“..as more instances of children successfully treating their seizure disorders with cannabis reach the mainstream – – a number of conservative-leaning states have begun to adopt laws that specifically permit CBD-grade marijuana to be used to treat epilepsy. Over the … Continue reading

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“..America’s Red Meat Horror Show: Why We Must Get Rid of Factory Farms..”

“..Americans should eat less – or rather no red and processed meat – – from filthy – inhumane – factory farms or feedlots – – where the animals are cruelly crammed together – – and routinely fed a diet of … Continue reading

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“..Matthew Crawford: ‘distraction is a kind of obesity of the mind’..”

“..Does your phone – the TV – and advertising – – demand your attention everywhere you look? All this stimulation is triggering a social crisis..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Matthew Crawford: ‘distraction is a kind of obesity of the mind’ … Continue reading

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“..The condom of the future? – Scientists developing latex replacement that self-lubricates, delivers Viagra – and feels better than nothing at all..”

“..removing the stigma that condoms make sex less enjoyable..” (cont..) go to source/story>>p>The condom of the future? Scientists developing latex replacement that self-lubricates, delivers Viagra and feels better than nothing at all – Science – News – The Independent.

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“..While the superbug crisis grows – the meat industry is using more human antibiotics than ever..”

“..Not nearly enough is being done – – to combat factory farms’ threat to human medicine..” (cont..) go to source/story>> While the superbug crisis grows, the meat industry is using more human antibiotics than ever – Salon.com.

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“..9 Hidden Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet..”

“..Sugar is not your friend..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 9 Hidden Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet.

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“..Synthetic Stimulants Are Finding Their Way into ‘Natural’ Supplements – How a $33 Billion Industry Cons Its Customers..”

“..Despite manufacturers’ claim of using certain plant extracts – – various synthetic stimulants are discretely added..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Synthetic Stimulants Are Finding Their Way into ‘Natural’ Supplements — How a $33 Billion Industry Cons Its Customers | Alternet.

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..Which of These Five Dysfunctional Personality Types Best Describes You?..”

“..Many of us spend our adult lives recovering from our childhoods..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Which of These Five Dysfunctional Personality Types Best Describes You? | Alternet.

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“..More than half of the packaged food in our supermarkets is unhealthy..”

“..New research reveals that even what we think is good for us is often saturated in sugar – salt – and fats. Only one third of dairy – meat – and bread products – – could be described as healthy … Continue reading

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“..’Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer’ – says new research..”

“..Dogs have a 98 per cent reliability rate in sniffing out prostate cancer – – according to newly-published research..” (cont..) go to source/story>> ‘Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer’ says new research – Life & Style – NZ Herald News.

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“..The joys of physical synchrony..”

“..From Usain Bolt’s sprints to aerobics – – military marching to Morris dancing – – unison in bodily movement – – helps glue society together in unspoken happiness..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The joys of physical synchrony | Life and … Continue reading

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“..Wellington hospitals crack down on junk food – fizzy drinks..”

“..Pies and fizzy drinks will banned in Wellington region hospitals – unless you bring your own. On Friday – Capital & Coast District Health Board voted for new rules – – that will outlaw the sale of unhealthy foods at … Continue reading

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“..Cannabis can help slow cancer growth..”

“..Israeli scientists have found that cannabis can help slow the growth of some cancerous tumours – – according to the preliminary results of new research..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Cannabis can help slow cancer growth – research – Life & … Continue reading

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“..Missing Cheese? – How to Go Dairy-Free – Without Going Flavor-Free..”

“..we thought we would put together some of our favorite foods – – that deliver a similar taste/texture to cheese and other dairy. Here goes..” (cont…) go to source/story>> Missing Cheese? How to Go Dairy-Free Without Going Flavor-Free | Willow Jarosh, MS, … Continue reading

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“..Bald truth: plucking hair out can stimulate growth – study finds..”

“..Although it seems counterintuitive – – tests indicate that plucked follicles ‘communicate’ – – causing an immune response that leads to regrowth..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Bald truth: plucking hair out can stimulate growth, study finds | Science | The … Continue reading

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“..The world’s happiest jobs..”

“..Engineers have the happiest job in the world – – closely followed by teachers and nurses..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The world’s happiest jobs | Money | The Guardian.

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“..Battlelines form for Roundup war..”

“..Glyphosate is used in close to 800 products across agriculture – forestry – and domestic gardening..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Battlelines form for Roundup war – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..Psychedelic drugs ‘as safe as riding a bike or playing soccer’ – and could help solve addiction..”

“..Bans on psychedelic drugs impinge on basic human rights – – according to a letter printed in a medical journal by two scientists..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Psychedelic drugs ‘as safe as riding a bike or playing soccer’ and could … Continue reading

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“..Cigarette Smoke Can Make Drug-Resistant Superbugs – Even Stronger..”

“..cigarette smoke makes MRSA stronger..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Cigarette Smoke Can Make Drug-Resistant Superbugs Even Stronger.

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“..What Has Free Trade Done for Mexico? – Create an Obesity and Diabetes Epidemic..”

“..Junk food companies seeking growth markets – – are flooding poor countries with cheap unhealthy food..” (cont…) go to source/story>> What Has Free Trade Done for Mexico? Create an Obesity and Diabetes Epidemic | Alternet.

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“..10 of the Biggest Drug Myths Busted..”

“..How much do you know about drugs? Even if you’re a self-proclaimed drug aficionado – – you might be surprised to find that some common beliefs about drugs – – are more mythical than a sober person at Burning Man..” … Continue reading

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“..Life expectancy falls for older UK women..”

“..Campaigners point finger at austerity – – as Public Health England report shows first decline across all age groups – – in nearly two decades..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Life expectancy falls for older UK women | Society | The … Continue reading

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“..Sambar (lentil vegetable curry)..”

“..Sambar is a lentil-based vegetable curry or stew – – that has to be one of the most commonly eaten dishes in India..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Sambar (lentil vegetable curry) – Recipes – Bite.

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“..This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain..”

“..now there’s mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health – – from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing..” (cont..) go to source/story>> This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain.

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“..The Unbearable Whiteness of the Marijuana Industry..”

“..Blacks got hit hardest under marijuana prohibition – – but it’s mainly white guys dominating the legal weed scene in Colorado..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Unbearable Whiteness of the Marijuana Industry | Alternet.

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“..Energy drinks carry heart risk: study..”

“..An international study suggests energy drinks can trigger heart attacks in young healthy consumers – – and scientists are warning parents..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Energy drinks carry heart risk: study – Life & Style – NZ Herald News.

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“..Federal Report: Vegan Diet Best For Planet..”

“..A federal panel that helps set federal dietary guidelines – – is recommending Americans eat less meat – – because it’s better for the environment – – sparking outrage from industry groups representing the nation’s purveyors of beef – pork … Continue reading

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“..Feds Admit Medical Pot Works on Brain Tumors — but They’re Going After Users Anyway..”

“..In a report issued by a U.S. government-funded research group tasked with studying drug abuse and addiction – – researchers are admitting that marijuana is useful in killing off specific types of brain tumors..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Feds Admit … Continue reading

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“..Tobacco tax could lead to ‘a cigarette-free world by 2040’..”

“..UK political parties show support for a ‘polluter pays’ rise in tax – – of tobacco firms..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Tobacco tax could lead to ‘a cigarette-free world by 2040’ | Society | The Guardian.

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“..Authentic Happiness – in a Comsumer Culture..”

“..Explore the meaning of real happiness – – rather than the empty happiness produced by a consumer culture – – that devalues interpersonal relationships in favor of ‘stuff’ – – and leaves the earth broken and full of trash..” (cont..) … Continue reading

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“..British couples having less sex..” (ed:..only three times a month – apparently – who knew..?..)

“..Cambridge University statistician thinks he has the answer..” (cont..) go to source/story>> British couples having less sex since the birth of the internet, says statistician Professor David Spiegelhalter – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.

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“..3 Trippy Ideas – from a Radical Pioneer of Psychedelic Psychiatry..”

“..In 1964 – British psychiatrist Humphrey Osmond sat down with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) – in Princeton – New Jersey – – for a sweeping six-hour interview..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 3 Trippy Ideas from a Radical Pioneer of … Continue reading

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“..Making the Case for Psychedelic Legalization..”

“..Overall – psychedelics are not particularly dangerous – – when compared to other common activities..” (cont..) go to source/story>> EmmaSofia: Making the Case for Psychedelic Legalization | Alternet.

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“..Monroe or Einstein optical illusion: You may need glasses if you see a Hollywood actress – rather than a famous physicist..”

(ed:..i can confirm this one – i wear glasses – – and if i look over the top of them i see monroe – – and thru the lenses i see einstein..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Monroe or Einstein optical … Continue reading

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“..Bleach ‘linked to 20% rise in childhood infections – including flu and bronchitis’..”

“..Bleach has been linked to a rise in respiratory illness in children..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Bleach ‘linked to 20% rise in childhood infections including flu and bronchitis’ – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.

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“..What happens to your body – when you give up sugar?..”

“..The brain becomes tolerant to sugar – – which means more is needed to attain the same ‘high’. In ways that nicotine and heroin hijack the brain’s reward pathway – and make users dependent – – increasing neuro-chemical and behavioural … Continue reading

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“..Researchers Can Permanently Embed Vibrators In Women..”

“..German researchers have developed what may be the Holy Grail of sex toys: A vibrator that is permanently embedded inside a woman’s vagina..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Researchers Can Permanently Embed Vibrators In Women.

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“..Helen Mirren Says What Many Women and Men Know: Sex After 60 Is Hotter Than Ever..”

mirren pontificates on the subject of elder-sex.. (cont..) go to source/story>> Helen Mirren Says What Many Women and Men Know: Sex After 60 Is Hotter Than Ever | Alternet.

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blueberry-fanta: review..more unhealthy crap peddled by the sugar-pushers – avoid..!

“..this is really sugar dissolved in water – – with some artificial flavours and colours added..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Wendyl Wants To Know: Fanta Blueberry maker should perhaps look for a different shade of blue – Opinion – NZ … Continue reading

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