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Could a larger waistline be a result of too much TV as a child?

Hilary Glover EurekAlert As a youngster, remember your mother warning you that watching too much television would give you square eyes? That might not be true, but a new study, published today in BioMed Central’s open access journal International Journal … Continue reading

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Christine Lagarde’s fairytale world

Manuel Barcia Blogs Independent A few days ago the Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, had the audacity to suggest that instead of resisting the neo-liberal austerity measures prescribed by her organization, in agreement with the EU … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem And The Gift of Challenging People: Part Three

Nanette Burton Mongelluzzo Psych Central “The healthy man does not torture others. Generally, it is the tortured who turn into torturers.”—Carl Jung In the previous two blogs we have been discussing self-esteem and the gift of challenging people. In the … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem And The Gift of Challenging People: Part Two

Nanette Burton Mongelluzzo Psych Central “The irrationality of a thing is not an argument against its existence, rather, a condition of it.” __Friedrich Nietzche This is the second part of the blog on Self-Esteem and The Gift of Challenging People. … Continue reading

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Greece announces breakthrough in bail-out talks

Valentina Pop EU Observer The new Greek bail-out began to take shape on Thursday (9 February) afternoon, when Prime Minister Lucas Papademos got political backing for his austerity plan and the European Central Bank signalled it might help. “The government’s … Continue reading

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Doctors unsure why thyroid cancer cases on the rise

Source: USA Today INDIANAPOLIS – Thyroid cancer, which affects about 11 people per 100,000 each year, seems to be on the rise. It’s a trend that baffles medical researchers. National Cancer Institute statistics suggest that in recent years the number … Continue reading

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China farmers face ‘exploding’ watermelon problem

Source: BBC News Farmers in eastern China have been left perplexed after their watermelons began to explode one by one. An investigation by state media found farms in Jiangsu province were losing acres of fruit because of the problem. The … Continue reading

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