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“..Medical Marijuana in the UK: As a doctor, should I be able to prescribe cannabis to my patients?..”

“..There are some promising signs that it can help ease pain and reduce seizures..’ (cont..) go to source/story>>> Medical Marijuana in the UK: As a doctor, should I be able to prescribe cannabis to my patients? – Voices – The … Continue reading

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“..Support for medical marijuana trial in NSW..”

“..Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has offered support for clinical trials of medicinal marijuana being considered in New South Wales. A working group is looking into the logistics of a trial of medical cannabis for terminally-ill patients in NSW – - … Continue reading

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“..Binge drinking can alter genes – and is a ‘cluster bomb’ of health issues..”

“..Binge drinking can alter your genes – researchers have warned. They say that excessive alcohol use can cause changes in the liver..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Binge drinking can alter genes and is a ‘cluster bomb’ of health issues – … Continue reading

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“..How to keep your brain healthy..”

“..Could sudoku – drugs – and a Mediterranean diet – - help keep our brains fit?..” (cont.) go to source/story>> How to keep your brain healthy | Life and style | The Guardian.

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“..Should I stop smoking cannabis?..”

“..Hall’s best estimate from the research is that in the general population – - it would take 4,700 young men aged between 20 and 24 to be persuaded to remain cannabis-free – - in order to prevent one of them … Continue reading

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“..I gave my eight-year-old medical cannabis..”

“..As a baby Alice was having up to 30 life threatening seizures a day – - and her neurologist told me: ‘It’s like your baby’s brain is exploding – – take her home to die – she is too sick … Continue reading

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“..Weed killer closes dams: Herbicide found in Auckland’s water-supply lakes..”

“..Auckland Council was told of the incident – - but both the council and Watercare Services kept it quiet from the public – - until a whistleblower contacted the Herald yesterday..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Weed killer closes dams: Herbicide … Continue reading

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“..Isolation and loneliness await growing number of men..”

“..Men are living longer and healthier lives – - meaning more now outlive their partners..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Isolation and loneliness await growing number of men – Home News – UK – The Independent.

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“..How a Twitter Campaign Exposed the Madness of Banning Medical Marijuana..”

“..When Cory Hunt learned about pot’s healing potentials- – he decided to go public with the #illegallyhealed campaign..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> How a Twitter Campaign Exposed the Madness of Banning Medical Marijuana | Alternet.

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“..Watch out for These Signs That Your Workplace Is Turning You into a Zombie..”

“..Bad office design is killing our health and productivity..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Watch out for These Signs That Your Workplace Is Turning You into a Zombie | Alternet.

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“..5 Lies About Marijuana That Won’t Die Easy..”

“..We must shred the myths that underwrite prohibition..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 5 Lies About Marijuana That Won’t Die Easy | Alternet.

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“..This scary smartwatch shows how much time you have left to live..”

“..Dubbed ‘the death watch’ – - Tikker calculates its wearer’s life expectancy – - based on age – gender – and medical history..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> This scary smartwatch shows how much time you have left to live – … Continue reading

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“..Stress-Busting Yoga Moves You Can Do at Your Desk..” 

“..For people in certain careers – - a desk is something you literally can’t escape..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Stress-Busting Yoga Moves You Can Do at Your Desk | Lauren Coles.

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“..Pharmac offers salvation for Kiwis..”

“..People with multiple sclerosis – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – chronic myeloid leukaemia – asthma – cystic fibrosis – Parkinson’s – and Alzheimer’s – - will be the big winners with new public funding for nine new treatment options and … Continue reading

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“..Lung cancers can ‘lie dormant’ in ex-smokers for up to 20 years before they become aggressive..”

“..Lung cancers in ex-smokers can lie dormant for as long as 20 years before they begin to grow into a life-threatening tumour – - a study has found..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Lung cancers can ‘lie dormant’ in ex-smokers for … Continue reading

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“..This veggie burger supposedly actually tastes as good as the real thing..”

“..Don’t want to eat meat – but enjoy the taste of seared carcass? The Impossible Cheeseburger might be the cheeseburger for you – - using plants to make ‘the best meats and cheeses you’ll ever eat’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> … Continue reading

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“..Science Shows Sex Is Better for Your Happiness Than Money..”

“..Researchers put an estimated dollar amount on the happiness level sex generates..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Science Shows Sex Is Better for Your Happiness Than Money | Alternet.

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“..Ebola is highly contagious … plus seven other myths about the virus..”

“..The Ebola outbreak is serious – - but the nature of the epidemic is often misunderstood – – and inappropriate measures suggested..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Ebola is highly contagious … plus seven other myths about the virus | James … Continue reading

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“..10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Pot..”

“..Did Henry Ford actually develop a hemp-based automobile?..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Pot | Alternet.

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“..My toddler is vegan – What’s the problem?..”

“..Feeding my son has been fairly straightforward. Dealing with people’s prejudices has been the hardest part..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> My toddler is vegan. What’s the problem? | Sarah Campbell | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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“..Stores could be liable over bug..”

“..Supermarkets could be liable to pay compensation to sufferers of a rare and nasty gastro bug – - if it is proven they sold a contaminated product – a consumer law expert says. Some 102 people across New Zealand – … Continue reading

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“..SodaStream shares collapse – as consumers ditch fizzy drinks for healthier options..”

“..Israeli company ‘very disappointed’ in recent performance..” (cont..) go to source/story>> SodaStream shares collapse after company warns of weak results as consumers ditch fizzy drinks for healthier options – Business News – Business – The Independent.

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“..Life after death? – Largest-ever study provides evidence that ‘out of body’ and ‘near-death’ experiences may actually be real..”

“..There is scientific evidence to suggest that life can continue after death – - according to the largest ever medical study carried out on the subject..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Life after death? Largest-ever study provides evidence that ‘out of … Continue reading

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“..What Weightlifting For Just 20 Minutes Does To Your Brain..”

“..a new study on brains and brawn suggests that going hard in the gym for as little as 20 minutes – - can boost your long-term memory by around 10 percent..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> What Weightlifting For Just 20 … Continue reading

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“..Studies saying fat is not that bad are misleading – scientists say..”

“..Researchers insist saturated and unsaturated fats are unhealthy – – and snacking in between meals is to blame for obesity..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Studies saying fat is not that bad are misleading, scientists say | Society | The Guardian.

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“..Morrissey reveals series of cancer treatments: ‘If I die – then I die’..”

“..In a recent interview the singer has described how doctors had ‘scraped cancerous tissues’ four times – - amid lengthy spell of ill health..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Morrissey reveals series of cancer treatments: ‘If I die, then I die’ … Continue reading

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“..Addictive and probably carcinogenic: scientist reveals dangers of Daily Mail..”

“..While many view the Daily Mail as a harmless recreational newspaper – - a newly published study definitively absolutely 100% proves it is actually highly addictive – - causes mental judgement problems – - and damages health..” (cont..) go to … Continue reading

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“..Love of animals at heart of veganism..”

“..I’ve now been vegan about eight years. Like countless people – I was genuinely shocked to learn that there was cruelty in the dairy industry. It had never occurred to me that cows produced milk because they were constantly pregnant … Continue reading

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“..Scientists think they have found the perfect amount of sleep..”

(ed:..for women it is 7.6 hrs.. ..and for men 7.8 hrs.. ..and is this difference natures’ way of telling us it is the role of the female to arise first.. ..and to awake her husband/partner @ 7.8 hrs with a … Continue reading

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“..New York Times Editorial Board Calls On States – To Legalize Recreational Use Of Marijuana..”

“..The New York Times editorial board continued its endorsement for the legalization of marijuana on Sunday – - with a new push for its recreational use around the country..” (cont..) go to source/story>> New York Times Editorial Board Calls On … Continue reading

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“..The Many Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana..”

“..What is actually in synthetic weed? You’d be surprised..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Many Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana | Alternet.

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“..Maryland Decriminalizes Weed..”

“..People in Maryland can legally carry up to 10 grams of pot without the risk getting arrested – - and possibly facing jail time..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Maryland Decriminalizes Weed | Alternet.

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“..Robert Reich: The Real Reason Big Pharma Rips Us Off..”

“..Hint: we let it..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Robert Reich: The Real Reason Big Pharma Rips Us Off | Alternet.

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“..Madhur Jaffrey: The doyenne of curry is back… but tikka’s not..”

“..Meat-free cooking has grown in popularity – - as one in eight people is now vegetarian – - according to Mintel..” (cont..) (ed:..just take out/substitute the dairy.. ..to make the recipies vegan..) go to source/story>>> Madhur Jaffrey: The doyenne of … Continue reading

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“..10 easy ways you can help to stop climate change – starting today..”

“..1: Go meat free..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 10 easy ways you can help to stop climate change, starting today.

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“..Ebola crisis: Virus could reach the UK and France by the end of October – scientists claim..”

“..Analysis of disease spread patterns and airline traffic data – - suggests virus has 50 per cent chance of reaching Britain by October 24..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Ebola crisis: Virus could reach the UK and France by the end … Continue reading

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“..Get Your Kids Hooked on Apples..”

“..In reality – apples have no magic power over other fruits and vegetables. A healthy diet of mostly plant-based whole foods provides many benefits. Whether you munch on apples – carrots – celery – or peaches – - you’re doing … Continue reading

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“..The Latest Cannabis Science The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You to Know..”

“..Five new cannabis-centric studies that warrant major attention..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Latest Cannabis Science The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You to Know | Alternet.

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“..Huge majority thinks ‘war on drugs’ has failed – new poll finds..”

“..An increasing proportion of Britons favours a more liberal approach to drugs – - and would support decriminalisation strategies – - according to a comprehensive survey commissioned by the Observer. An overwhelming majority also believes that the so-called ‘war on … Continue reading

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“..The lab-grown penis: approaching a medical milestone..”

“..After more than 20 years of research – a team of scientists are bioengineering penises in the lab – - which may soon be transplanted safely on to patients..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The lab-grown penis: approaching a medical milestone … Continue reading

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