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Moving Forward – 10.09.17

Today Rob tries to tackle other factors that could be involved in America’s mass shooting epidemic and how to move forward in a world that is becoming more and more of a dangerous place. Rob’s website – https://robmovesforward.wordpress.com/ Rob’s recent article in CounterPunch about mass shootings – https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/06/pump-up-the-valium/ Download this episode (right click and save)

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Charles Seife – How the FDA Manipulates the Media

It was a faustian bargain—and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio squirm. The deal was this: NPR, along with a select group of media outlets, would get a briefing about an upcoming announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a day before anyone else. But in exchange for the scoop, NPR would have to abandon its reportorial …

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Larry Schwartz – Is Toothpaste Dangerous to Your Health?

The average American will use 20 gallons of toothpaste in their lifetime, and a new study [3] by the Cornucopia Institute, a non-profit organization that studies ecological best practices, makes clear we should all be concerned about exposure to toxic ingredients found in toothpastes. Chemicals in toothpaste are readily absorbed through the membrane that lines the mouth (oral mucosa), meaning that, regardless of …

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Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety and Depression

Mindfulness is “the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment”, which can be trained by a large extent in meditational practices. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published the results of a ground-breaking study that found that meditation appears to provide as much relief from some anxiety and depression symptoms …