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Leid Stories—Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say. It’s ‘Free Your Mind Friday’ on Leid Stories—03.10.17

Meet up with us at “the gathering place for the exchange of information, opinions and ideas.” It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories, our weekly open forum, and it’s all about what we’re thinking about our world.

Call 888-874-4888 and tell us what’s on your mind.

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iEat Green – Jennifer Harris – 01.26.17

Dr. Jennifer L. Harris is Director of Marketing Initiatives at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and Associate Professor in Allied Health Sciences at University of Connecticut. She leads a multidisciplinary team of researchers who study food marketing to children, adolescents, and parents, and how it impacts their diets and health. Dr. Harris received her B.A. from Northwestern University and M.B.A. in Marketing from The Wharton School. Before returning to graduate school, she was a marketing executive for eighteen years, including at American Express as a Vice President in consumer marketing and as principal in a marketing strategy consulting firm. Dr. Harris completed her PhD in Social Psychology at Yale University with Dr. John Bargh and Dr. Kelly Brownell. Dr. Harris is a leading expert on food marketing to youth, and her research is widely used by the public health community and policymakers to improve the food marketing environment surrounding children and adolescents in the United States and worldwide. Specific areas of research include monitoring and evaluating the amount, types, and nutrition quality of food and drinks marketed to youth and families; the psychology of food marketing and its impact on health behaviors; and identifying effective policy solutions. Her current research focuses on targeted marketing and health disparities affecting black and Hispanic youth; new forms of marketing targeted to youth on social media and mobile devices; and effects of food marketing on what and how parents feed their babies and young children.

Too Much Sitting, Too Little Exercise May Accelerate Biological Aging

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 18 — The University of California’s San Diego campus issued the following news release: Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less …

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The Infectious Myth – David Stephan Part 2: The Trial – 01.10.17

In the second and concluding part of the discussion regarding the death of David Stephan’s son Ezekiel, he discusses the trial, and particularly the reasons why health authorities might want to go after him, a parent who doesn’t vaccinate, and the son of a man whose health supplement company won a war with Health Canada once it was shown to have benefits in people with psychiatric conditions often treated with pharmaceutical drugs.

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Can humans regenerate body parts like acorn worms?

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 29 (ANI): Is it possible for humans to regrow an amputated arm or leg, or completely restore nervous system function after a spinal cord injury? It might be possible one day, as a new study of one of our closest invertebrate relatives, the acorn worm, reveals that acorn worms can regrow every major body part, raising …

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The Natural Nurse and Dr. Z – Far Infrared Light Energy and the Benefits of Sauna Therapy – 11.29.16

Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Phillip Wilson. Phillip graduated from Indiana University with an honors degree in Mathematics, and spent 4 years in graduate school in mathematics before awakening to new understanding of life. In 1971, Phil began fasting in order to purify his body, his feelings, and his mind.