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Ways to empower kids to take charge of their health

Source: USA Today Sure, you can stock your fridge with nutritious snacks and offer a good example when it comes to exercise, but recent studies suggest that, just like grown-ups, kids need strong internal motivation (not micromanagement) in order to … Continue reading

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OxyContin: Painkillers for Kids

Soren Dreier Zen-Haven The maker of OxyContin is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval to label the controversial painkiller for use by children as young as 6 in a move that could serve to extend the company’s expiring patent on … Continue reading

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Destructive Daydreams: Why Wishful Thinking is Dangerous

PsyBlog spring.org.uk They say that if you can believe it and dream it, then you can make it come true. It’s clearly not that easy. Indeed psychological research shows that wishful thinking can damage our drive to reach goals: “The … Continue reading

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Gang Stigmata – Honduras

Journeyman Pictures May 2012 In the Honduran barrios crime carries a permanent stigma – gang members are indelibly tattooed with their histories of violence. Desperate to escape their past, some have begun a painful path to rehabilitation. Gang activity has … Continue reading

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The Corporation

The Corporation is a documentary directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott, who goes into the psychopathic business world. Is based on the book entitled ‘The Corporation, the pathological pursuit of profit and power’, by Joel Bakan. The documentary begins … Continue reading

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Could vegetarians eat a ‘test tube’ burger?

Chi Chi Izundu BBC News The world could get its first lab-grown burger this year, with scientists using stem cells to create strips of beef. But could vegetarians eat it? Scientists in the Netherlands hoping to create a more efficient … Continue reading

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Don’t Self Sabotage

Femi Adebanji Entrepreneur Mag Achieving success at any level requires having a great relationship with oneself. Now, I’m not talking about going about hugging yourself the whole day with a big smile on your face, rather what I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Food Security Is Top Reason for New Gardeners to Grow Food, Survey Shows

Source: E-Releases What is behind the huge trend of vegetable gardens and backyard chickens? Surprisingly, it is not the higher costs of groceries. A recent survey showed the biggest motivation for 1,598 new gardeners to start growing their own food … Continue reading

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PHYSICAL CONTROL OF THE MIND

Source: Wireheading On the basis of many studies during cerebral surgery, Penfield has said of anger, joy, pleasure, and sexual excitement in the human brain that “so far as our experience goes, neither localized epileptic discharge nor electrical stimulation is … Continue reading

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Self-Worth And How To Improve It

Source: Self Esteem Blog Achieving a great plan, a grand mission or a goal is a more complex process in some cases than we give credit for. Sometimes goals can prove impossible to achieve for reasons we may at first … Continue reading

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