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Athletic performance linked to mortality

In two studies, the results of which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, basketball-playing participants scored more points after being presented with death-related prompts, either direct questions about their own mortality or a more subtle, visual reminder of death. Researchers say the improved performance is the result of a subconscious effort …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.18.15

Lyle Murphy is the founder of Alternative to Meds Center in Sedona, Arizona, the only licensed residential treatment program that focuses on psychiatric drug withdrawal. Lyle tells his unique, courageous story about overcoming psychosis and then explains how his center works and how others can build one. I hope this show will inspire people around the world to think about what they can do to start a residential center for psychiatric drug withdrawal. It is one of the most important needs in the field of health today.

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 09.22.15

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Thomas Leo Ogren. Mr Ogren holds a Master of Science in Agriculture, with an emphasis on horticulture, urban forests, and plant flowering systems and the connections between landscape plant materials and allergy. Tom started researching allergy-free gardening twenty-five years ago, because his wife, his mother and his sisters all suffered from hay fever and asthma. He is the creator of the Ogren Plant Allergy Scale (OPALSTM), the first and only numerical plant-allergy ranking system in existence, which is being used by the USDA to develop allergy rankings for all major U.S. urban areas.

Tom worked with the University of California Cooperative Extension, to establish community gardens in the Los Angeles inner city, and hosted the popular radio call-in gardening show, “Tom Ogren’s Wild World of Plants.” He writes for Garden Design, California Landscaping, The New Scientist, Organic Gardening, and a host of other publications. On today’s show, we will be discussing, Tom’s new book, The Allergy-Fighting Garden