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BBC: Why Birds Sing

Source: BBC 4 Inspired by musician and eco-philosopher David Rothenberg’s book of the same title, this documentary explores the intriguing, charming, complex and often conflicting theories on why birds sing like they do and why humans are so attracted to … Continue reading

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BBC – How To Sleep Better

Source: BBC Presented by Robert Winston, How to Sleep Better is a practical guide to the world of sleep. The programme explores the common problems, dangers and the mysteries that have puzzled scientists for years.

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Self-reflective mind — in animals! Psychologists report on continuing advances

Patricia Donovan EurekAlert Do animals have reflective minds able to self-regulate perception, reasoning, memory? BUFFALO, N.Y. — According to one of the leading scholars in the field, there is an emerging consensus among scientists that animals share functional parallels with … Continue reading

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Australian Dietary Guidelines – Incorporating the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

National Health and Medical Research Council Preface Extract Never in our nation’s history have Australians had such a wide variety of dietary options. Yet the rising incidence of obesity and diabetes in our population is evidence of the need for … Continue reading

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Can three minutes of exercise a week help make you fit?

BBC News A few relatively short bursts of intense exercise, amounting to only a few minutes a week, can deliver many of the health and fitness benefits of hours of conventional exercise, according to new research, says Dr Michael Mosley. … Continue reading

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Are you heart smart?

Liz Szabo USA Today While consumers have access to more information about heart disease than ever before, much of it is incorrect or even dangerous, say cardiology experts Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic, authors of the … Continue reading

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A psychoanalytic inquiry into social aggression as a form of bullying among female students

Tina Martin Debevec Georgia Southern Abstract of the Dissertation Bullying among children and adolescents, particularly within the school setting, has drawn much attention in recent years as a reaction to an onslaught of high profile school violence in the 1990s. … Continue reading

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Sex guide for worried parents

Cathy O’Leary Western Australian Health experts have released a confronting guide to sexual behaviour in children, using a traffic light system to classify everything from masturbation to “sexting”. Is this Normal, developed by Family Planning Queensland, uses red, amber and … Continue reading

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New Guide to Who Really Shouldn’t Eat Gluten

Source: Wall Street Journal You’ve got abdominal pains, bloating, fatigue and foggy thinking. You feel worse after eating wheat or other foods with gluten, and better when you avoid them. Is it a wheat allergy, celiac disease or the power … Continue reading

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Q&A: Herbs for Chemotherapy

Question: Discuss some herbs that may be helpful for someone taking chemotherapy. Explain why they may be recommended. Answer: Three herbs that are helpful during chemotherapy are: Echinacea – is an immune booster during chemotherapy where the immune is compromised due … Continue reading

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