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“..Watch Bill Maher Tackle Ebola Panic And The ‘Morons In That F–king Hospital In Dallas’..”

(ed:..one of mahers’ guests accuses him of rightwing hysteria over ebola..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Watch Bill Maher Tackle Ebola Panic And The ‘Morons In That F–king Hospital In Dallas’.

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“..I’m a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here’s What No One Is Telling You About Ebola..”

“..Here’s what everyone is failing to report..” (cont..) go to source/story>> I’m a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here’s What No One Is Telling You About Ebola | Alternet.

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“..The Sugar-iest Foods – That Don’t Even Taste Sweet..”

“..They don’t taste supersweet – - but these sugary foods can easily push you over your recommended limit of 25 grams a day..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Sugar-iest Foods That Don’t Even Taste Sweet.

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“..8 Mistakes We’re Making About Ebola – That We Also Made When AIDS Appeared..”

“..We can learn a lot from missteps early in the AIDS crisis..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 8 Mistakes We’re Making About Ebola That We Also Made When AIDS Appeared | Alternet.

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“..Marijuana Addiction Is (Almost) All in Your Head..”

“..The prohibitionist crowd’s myths about marijuana and addiction – - are wildly far-fetched..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Marijuana Addiction Is (Almost) All in Your Head | Alternet.

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“..6 Big Problems With America’s Ebola Response, According to a Leading Infectious Disease Specialist..”

“..Why we are profoundly unprepared..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 6 Big Problems With America’s Ebola Response, According to a Leading Infectious Disease Specialist | Alternet.

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“..I grew up in a family of crack addicts. So why did I fear being taken away?..”

“..Children the system fails often become adults involved with what they once despised: – addiction – incarceration – neglect – and abuse..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> I grew up in a family of crack addicts. So why did I fear … Continue reading

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“..Isis and Ebola: the twin threats that reveal our impotence..”

“..In our sense of terror – Islamic State and the virus feed each other. But from airports to airstrikes – the response is glaringly inadequate..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Isis and Ebola: the twin threats that reveal our impotence | … Continue reading

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“..Why Bono always wears shades..”

“..Singer tells Graham Norton Show that he has been suffering from glaucoma for last 20 years..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Revealed at last: Why Bono always wears shades – Glaucoma – Entertainment – NZ Herald News.

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“..Sugary drinks might age you as much as smoking – study..”

“..Drinking sugary soft drinks may accelerate biological ageing as much as smoking – - a study has found..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Sugary drinks might age you as much as smoking – study – Life & Style – NZ Herald … Continue reading

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“..tablet which can reduce HIV risk by 90%..”

“..Daily tablet has been hailed as the most significant breakthrough against the virus in a generation..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> NHS to offer tablet which can reduce HIV risk by 90% – Health News – Health & Families – The … Continue reading

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“..Re-heating pasta may be the key to losing weight and staying healthy..”

“..eating reheated pasta is significantly healthier than consuming it freshly cooked..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Re-heating pasta may be the key to losing weight and staying healthy – Health & Families – Life and Style – The Independent.

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“..5 Things Men Must Learn About Sex..”

“..The messages men receive about sex don’t just hurt women..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 5 Things Men Must Learn About Sex | Alternet.

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“..This Plant Gets You High – and Reduces Opiate Addiction. It’s Taking Off in the US – and It’s Legal..”

“..It’s an ancient plant medicine related to coffee- – and it produces a high that’s both euphoric and legal. Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) has long been used in Thailand and Malaysia to relieve pain – settle the stomach – and reduce … Continue reading

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“..Ebola Is Scary – But These 6 Things Are a Lot Scarier..”

“..Most Americans are just not at that much risk. Here are the real killers..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Ebola Is Scary, But These 6 Things Are a Lot Scarier | Alternet.

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“..World Food Day: 10 myths about hunger..”

“..We take a look at some of the biggest food production and nutrition myths..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> World Food Day: 10 myths about hunger | Global development | The Guardian.

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“..Social Anxiety: why the mundane can be terrifying..”

“..Many people experience severe anxiety in mundane social situations – - such as group introductions – or paying bills. Why does this happen? And is there any useful purpose to it?..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Social Anxiety: why the mundane … Continue reading

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“..Everything You Didn’t Want to Know About Hormel – Bacon – and Amputated Limbs..”

“..Much of the outrage generated by the meat industry involves the rough treatment of animals. But as Ted Genoways shows in his searing new book, The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food — – which grew out … Continue reading

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“..Everything You Need To Know About Nut – Seed – And Grain Milks..”

“..Story continues below the infographic..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Everything You Need To Know About Nut, Seed And Grain Milks.

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“..Near-Death Experiences May Not be Hallucinations: We Could Have Real – Postmortem Awareness..”

“..A new study finds that consciousness might continue to occur minutes after the heart has stopped beating..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Near-Death Experiences May Not be Hallucinations: We Could Have Real, Postmortem Awareness | Alternet.

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“..beetroot hummus with flatbread recipe..”

“..Pink hummus is perfect for parties – - and homemade flatbreads beat packets of pitta every time..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Jack Monroe’s beetroot hummus with flatbread recipe | Life and style | The Guardian.

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“..Second Texas Ebola nurse took flight before diagnosis..”

“..The second US health care worker infected with Ebola flew on a domestic flight a day before her diagnosis – - and health authorities say they are seeking to interview 132 people on that flight..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Second … Continue reading

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“..Ebola and the Five Stages of Collapse..”

“..If Ebola is not stopped – - it has the potential to reduce the human population of the earth from over 7 billion – to around 3.5 billion – - in a relatively short period of time..” (cont..) go to … Continue reading

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“..New cannabis-based epilepsy drug showing ‘promise’ in clinical trials on children..”

“..Epidiolex was developed for children with illnesses that resist other treatment..” (cont..) go to source/story>> New cannabis-based epilepsy drug showing ‘promise’ in clinical trials on children – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.

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“..GoPro shares tank after journalist links camera to Michael Schumacher’s accident..”

“..F1 journalist claims camera was part of the ‘problem’ in Schumacher’s accident – - which left him serious head injuries..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> GoPro shares tank after journalist links camera to Michael Schumacher’s accident – Business News – Business … Continue reading

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“..One of Monsanto’s Leading Products Has Been Linked to Cancer – Again..”

“..Roundup is known to cause birth defects in vertebrates- – and is now a scientifically demonstrated cancer risk..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> One of Monsanto’s Leading Products Has Been Linked to Cancer — Again | Alternet.

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“..The U.S. Is Number One – But in What?..”

“..The country is tops when it comes to violence and weapons exports – - but ranks low in healthcare and education..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The U.S. Is Number One — But in What? | Alternet.

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“..10 Foods You’re Eating Wrong..”

“..Not all potatoes are created equal..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 10 Foods You’re Eating Wrong | Alternet.

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“..I like the way MDMA gives you a deep sense of connection to your friends..”

“..An anonymous drug user reveals why he regularly takes cocaine and ecstasy – - and says it is time to talk honestly about the pleasures – and perils – of drugs..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> ‘I like the way MDMA … Continue reading

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“..George Monbiot:..The age of loneliness is killing us..”

“..Social isolation is as potent a cause of early death as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Loneliness is twice as deadly as obesity..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The age of loneliness is killing us | George Monbiot | Comment is … Continue reading

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“..WHO warns 10,000 new cases of Ebola a week are possible..”

“..UN agency says fatality rate at 70% – - and that ‘a lot more people will die’ – - unless world steps up its response to crisis..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> WHO warns 10,000 new cases of Ebola a week … Continue reading

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“..Minister’s cone of silence on lettuce..”

“..The newly appointed Food Safety Minister is refusing to comment on a painful food poisoning epidemic that has swept the country..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Minister’s cone of silence on lettuce – National – NZ Herald News.

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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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