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Leid Stories—Leave the Herd. Free Your Mind and Be Heard!—05.12.17

It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories—our weekly open forum for the exchange of information, opinions and ideas, and you decide what’s important. It’s a delicious soup, and you’re invited to add your own unique flavor. Call 888-874-4888 and be in the mix! Download this episode (right click and save)

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LOA Today – 05.11.17

Download this episode (right click and save) The News: Changing Your Focus. Joel is still away getting his new treatment center set up, so Uohna jumps in once again to share her insights into how to change your focus away from the things you want to attract what you do want into your life. This is a fun show this …

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Project Censored – 05.09.17

This week, we present a speech delivered in April by the Project Censored Show’s co-host Mickey Huff. His topic was ‘fake news,’ and how to resist it. He spoke at Sonoma State University, as part of the campus’s annual Social Justice Week. Mickey Huff is director of Project Censored, co-host of the Project Censored radio program, and co-chair of the …

Financial ties between researchers and drug industry linked to positive trial results

Financial ties between researchers and companies that make the drugs they are studying are independently associated with positive trial results, suggesting bias in the evidence base, concludes a study published by The BMJ today. Relationships with industry are common among investigators of randomised clinical trials (RCTs) – raising concerns about the effect that financial ties may have on the evidence …

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Susan Kelley – For kids, poverty means psychological deficits as adults

A large and growing body of research shows that poor kids grow up to have a host of physical problems as adults Now add psychological deficits to the list, Cornell researchers say. Childhood poverty can cause significant psychological deficits in adulthood, according to a sweeping new study. The research, conducted by tracking participants over a 15-year period, is the first …

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Online Pornography and Young Minds

Just a few weeks earlier, Jesse was excited to start grade five and share with his friends all the good stories he had from summer camp and playing baseball. But this past week, Jesse’s father noticed his son’s behavior was changing quite dramatically. Usually eager to share what he was learning in math and science, Jesse gave a simple shrug …

What Lack of Affection Can Do to You

Recently I wrote about Juan Mann, the founder of the “Free Hugs” movement who felt so deprived of meaningful human contact that he offered to embrace strangers on the street. Perhaps you can identify with Mann. How often do you find yourself feeling lonely, craving more affection than you get? Maybe you wish your spouse or partner were a bit …