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“..Pollution doubles near Auckland motorways..”

“..People who live beside Auckland’s Southern Motorway are subjected to air pollution at nearly double the level of those 130m further away – - research shows..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Pollution doubles near Auckland motorways – National – NZ Herald … Continue reading

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“..The Government’s spending on programmes to help people stop drink-driving is a fraction of the amount it earns through taxing alcohol and should be increased – critics say..”

“..The Ministry of Health spends $1 million a year on 11 impaired driver programmes running nationwide from 2013 to 2016. ..the spending was dwarfed by the roughly $850 million a year the government raised from taxing alcohol..” (cont..) go to … Continue reading

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“..Pioneering homelessness hostel uses on-site psychologists to treat addicts – and enjoys a successful first year..”

“..The Waterloo Project transforms lives of those previously dismissed as ‘too challenging’ to help..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Pioneering homelessness hostel uses on-site psychologists to treat addicts – and enjoys a successful first year – Health News – Health & … Continue reading

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“..10 Of the Things We Get Wrong About Sex..”

“..It may surprise you to know how much misinformation is out there..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 10 Of the Things We Get Wrong About Sex | Alternet.

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“..Cat genes could hold vital clues to treatments for human diseases..”

“..Researchers aim to sequence feline genomes – - to help in fight against diabetes and asthma..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Cat genes could hold vital clues to treatments for human diseases | World news | The Guardian.

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“..Banana ice cream..”

“..We discovered this a few years ago – - and we have been obsessed ever since..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Banana ice cream – Recipes – Bite.

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“..Here are 10 cost-effective ways to get into shape in 2015..”

(ed:..off ya go..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Consumer Watch: Lose weight, save money – Life & Style – NZ Herald News.

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“..Safest cars on the world market..”

“..these five cars scored the best of all..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Safest cars on the world market | Stuff.co.nz.

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“..’Hillbilly heroin’ addiction from prescriptions..”

“..The national health watchdog is launching a $650,000 18-month investigation into the extent of harm caused by opioids like morphine and oxycodone – - the latter more commonly known as ‘hillbilly heroin’..” (cont..) go to source/story>> ‘Hillbilly heroin’ addiction from … Continue reading

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“..US Environmental Protection Agency tested diesel fumes on children..”

“..In experiments conducted between 2003 and 2010 and funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency – - children as young as 10 years of age were exposed to diesel exhaust – despite well-established warnings against diesel exposure. The experiments were … Continue reading

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“..Obama Says Treating Drug Use As a Criminal Problem Is ‘Counterproductive’..”

“..President Barack Obama continues to speak out against mass incarceration – the devastating impact of our drug policies on communities of color – - and his expectation that marijuana legalisation will continue to spread..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Obama Says … Continue reading

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“..Could Psychedelics Be An Effective Suicide Prevention Measure?..”

“..The new wave of research on the medical applications of psychedelic drugs has suggested that these substances may hold considerable promise as therapeutic interventions – - for a number of mental health conditions. And according to another new study – … Continue reading

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“..McDonald’s Profit Plunges 21 Percent..”

“..McDonald’s isn’t lovin’ it – and it’s going to do something about it. The world’s largest hamburger chain reported falling earnings and sales for its fourth quarter on Friday – - and says it is going to take action this … Continue reading

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“..The Surprising Reason Life Might Get Really Hard in Your 40s – and How It Gets Better..”

“..New research suggests the midlife crisis – - and getting happier in your 50s – - might be biological..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Surprising Reason Life Might Get Really Hard in Your 40s — and How It Gets Better … Continue reading

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“..New drug rids former soldier of melanoma..”

“..Bob Hill was told he would probably die within six months from incurable melanoma – – but that was before he entered a clinical trial of one of the new drugs that is revolutionising treatment of the disease. Now more … Continue reading

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“..Taranaki woman sparks debate on medical marijuana..”

“.. Paula Gray is a criminal. She is also a mother – a grandmother – a Christian – a farmer – and perhaps a victim. Because the Taranaki woman says she must break the law every day in order to … Continue reading

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“..Is wellness the new status symbol?..”

“..It used to be that we’d show off a new car or perhaps a new designer handbag. But since the global financial crisis hit – ‘health bragging’ has become the only acceptable way to make a statement of how privileged … Continue reading

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“..’Brain Drinks’ Might Make You Less Smart..”

“..Brain-branded drinks claim to boost your mental powers- – but a study published last year suggests they could do the opposite..” (cont..) go to source/story>> ‘Brain Drinks’ Might Make You Less Smart | WIRED.

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“..These are the best songs to exercise to..”

“..Sports psychologist thinks of music as a ‘legal drug’ – to help boost exercise..” (cont..) go to source/story>> These are the best songs to exercise to.

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“..These are the most obese countries in the world..”

(ed:..yeas..new zealand is high on the scale.. ..there are some worse.. ..but we are close behind them..) (cont..) go to source/story>> These are the most obese countries in the world.

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comment@whoar:..the govts’ war on the poor continues apace..(we shall know/mark them by their spectacles..)

the government’s/work and incomes’ war on the poor continues.. ..their cementing in of beneficiaries as second-hand citizens.. ..soon you will be able to pick beneficiaries by the shitty/cheap glasses they are wearing.. ..’cos..what used to happen..was beneficiaries would go to … Continue reading

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“..The Yoga Move That Instantly Boosts Your Confidence..” (video..)

“..Yoga trainer and teacher Alexandria Crow demonstrates some of her favorite yoga moves – - including one particular position that leaves you feeling empowered and more confident..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Yoga Move That Instantly Boosts Your Confidence (VIDEO).

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“..The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered – and It Is Not What You Think..” 

“..what I learned on the road is that almost everything we have been told about addiction is wrong – - and there is a very different story waiting for us – - if only we are ready to hear it..” … Continue reading

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“..Vaginas have become the new talking point, as the labiaplasty and ‘vagacials’ – are on the rise..”

“..When did vaginas become such a beauty issue?..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Vaginas have become the new talking point, as the labiaplasty and ‘vagacials’ are on the rise – Features – Health & Families – The Independent.

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“..The most dangerous sex position revealed in study..”

“..One of the most common sexual positions has also been dubbed the most dangerous by a group of scientists. The woman-on-top position during intercourse was deemed responsible for half of all penile fractures sustained during sex..” (cont..) go to source/story>> … Continue reading

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“..The Shockingly Gory Experiments Conducted on Animals So Americans Can Have Cheap Tasty Meat..”

“..When meat producers are horrified by how animals are treated – - something is seriously wrong..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Shockingly Gory Experiments Conducted on Animals So Americans Can Have Cheap, Tasty Meat | Alternet.

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“..Are you depressed without knowing it?..”

“..You tell yourself you’re just tired or forgetful – but maybe you should be seeking help. Many of us simply don’t understand what depression looks like..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Are you depressed without knowing it? | Life and style … Continue reading

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“..Dietary muscle aid helps brain..”

“..A popular muscle-boosting dietary supplement could also be used to protect our brains- New Zealand scientists have found. Creatine – which in the past has stirred controversy over whether it should be used in professional sports including rugby – – … Continue reading

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“..Whanganui toddler’s car death: Toddler’s mum ‘screaming’..”

“..Medical staffer ‘clutching her chest and screaming’ – - as little boy taken from car into hospital..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Whanganui toddler’s car death: Toddler’s mum ‘screaming’ – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..Stink sickens Waiake Beach residents..”

“..A putrid stench has turned a beach paradise into smelly misery for residents of an upmarket Auckland suburb. Low tides combined with summer’s searing heat has created a ‘sewage-like’ stink at Torbay’s Waiake Beach – - which is wafting through … Continue reading

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“..A year after marijuana legalisation in Colorado – ‘everything’s fine’ – confirm police..”

“..Not only has the legalisation of cannabis not come with a rise in crime,= 0 – it has also created thousands of jobs – - as tourists flock to the city’s 60+ marijuana outlets. A local newspaper even appointed its … Continue reading

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“..How To Make A Deliciously Creamy Soup – Without A Drop Of Cream..” (video..)

“..a little trick to thicken up soup..” (cont..) go to source/story>> How To Make A Deliciously Creamy Soup Without A Drop Of Cream (VIDEO).

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“..Can Medical Marijuana Curb Heroin Addiction?..” (ed:..i can confirm the answer to that is ‘yes’..)

“..New research shows that medical marijuana states have lower opiate overdose rates. Maybe it’s time to consider pot as a substitute for smack..” (cont..) (ed:..i was addicted to heroin for approx. 15 yrs.. ..and cannabis was of great assistance in … Continue reading

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“..Forgotten toddler dies in hot car..”

“..A 16-month-old toddler died in a parked car in the summer heat – – apparently after his mother mistakenly thought she had dropped him at daycare. The mother – a senior Wanganui Hospital staff member – is believed to have … Continue reading

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“..Why does so much surgical equipment start life in the sweatshops of Pakistan?..”

“..Keeping down prices means exploiting and endangering the workers – - sometimes children as young as seven..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Why does so much of the NHS’s surgical equipment start life in the sweatshops of Pakistan? – Features – … Continue reading

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“..Female ejaculation: explaining the science of the orgasm..(..A new study has revealed some interesting results..)..”

“..Fair warning – this article will make reference to squirting – gushing – and the G-spot. Now that’s out of the way – let’s have a candid discussion about female ejaculation..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Female ejaculation: explaining the science … Continue reading

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“..10 Home Remedies That Really Work..”

“..Some of these may not have good explanations – - but all stand up to scrutiny..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 10 Home Remedies That Really Work | Alternet.

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“..The rise of food forests in the south..”

“..Juliet Pope – of Arrowtown – - says the Guytons’ ‘legendary’ food forest – - was the ‘best example – evidently – in the world – - of a cool climate food forest..” (cont..) (ed:..i have been fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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“..13 Reasons Every Woman Should Masturbate Regularly..”

“..She said that masturbation can benefit your health by helping you sleep – - relieving stress – - and simply being more comfortable with your body. She also noted that – similar to working out or getting a massage – … Continue reading

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“..How to Get a Vagina High: 4 Things We Learned About Sex This Week..”

“..From why we have sex in the first place – - to marijuana lube for your lady parts – - here’s what we learned about sex this week..” (cont..) go to source/story>> How to Get a Vagina High: 4 Things … Continue reading

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