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Is There Such a Thing as an Emotional Hangover? NYU Researchers Find that There is

Emotional experiences can induce physiological and internal brain states that persist for long periods of time after the emotional events have ended, a team of New York University scientists has found. This study, which appears in the journal Nature Neuroscience, also shows that this emotional “hangover” influences how we attend to and remember future experiences. “How we remember events is …

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Sayer Ji, Founder – 600 Reasons Turmeric May Be The World’s Most Important Herb

There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being. Indeed, turmeric turns the entire drug-based medical model on its head.  Instead of causing far more side effects than therapeutic ones, as is the …

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Ralph Nader – Rebuilding a Renewable Energy Future

The U.S. has some big problems that require bold solutions. Unfortunately, books about solutions to our society’s problems are often given short shrift by reviewers or languish on our bookshelves. As I often say, this country has more problems than it deserves and more solutions than it uses. Now comes S. David Freeman. In 1974 David Freeman, an energy engineer …

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This Can’t Be Happening – 09.16.15

Marina Angel, a professor of law at Temple University and a long-time fighter for women’s rights and against sexual abuse who helped draw up that university’s pioneering rules against sexual harassment in 1992, talks with “This Can’t Be Happening!” host Dave Lindorff about the ever expanding number of women alleging they were drugged and sexually assaulted by actor/comedian and long-time Temple University Trustee Bill Cosby. She discusses how university leaders, by following in the sorry footsteps of Penn State in continuing to cover up and ignore Cosby’s abuses, risk being dragged down, along with the school’s reputation, as revelations about his sordid behavior continue to make headlines.