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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 05.02.17

Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr. Brooke Goldner, MD.  Dr. Goldner graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University for her genetic research in Leukemia and neurobiology. She received her M.D.  from Temple University School of Medicine, and was Chief Resident at UCLA-Harbor Residency in Psychiatry. She also holds a certification in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. Dr. Goldner was …

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iEat Green – Founder 412 Food Rescue Leah Lizarondo – 02.16.17

Leah Lizarondo is Co-Founder and CEO of 412 Food Rescue. 412 Food Rescue works to eliminate hunger and promote a healthy environment by rescuing viable food about to go to waste and redirecting it to nonprofits that serve those who are food insecure. 412 Food Rescue is an innovative approach to food recovery with rapid response reverse logistics model that …

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Amy Davidson – A GUIDE TO GUERRILLA PARENTING

Say that you have two children, or maybe three, and that they fight for what’s theirs. The contested objects are many: cake, Lego sets, the right to various household electronics or to name the family dog. And the children aren’t pleasant about it: they torment each other, and engage in guerrilla tactics distinguishable from those of ruthless insurgents only by …

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Scientists Discover Vessels That Connect The Immune System & Brain

History has proved to make some incredible discoveries that have made their way into teachings that we, as a society, are taught to absorb as true statements and must believe, memorize, and analyze. The human anatomy is no exception. We already know the brain is a complex organ, so it should come as no surprise to us that scientific research …

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Bill Chioffi & Gaia Herbs – Global warming and botanicals

One of the main forces contributing the increase in extreme weather globally is the warming of the earth’s atmosphere. For every one degree centigrade increase in ocean surface temperature, researchers predict tropical storm wind speeds will increase up to 8 percent and rainfall rates will increase up to 18 percent*. The effect on coastal population centers is obvious. The impact …

Nearly 2,500 Bridges to Nowhere: Congress Considers Expanding Charter Program Despite Millions Wasted on Closed Schools – Jonas Persson

As both the House and the Senate consider separate bills that would reauthorize and expand the quarter-billion-dollar-a-year Charter Schools Program (CSP), the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has examined more than a decade of data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as well as documentation from open records requests. The results are troubling. Between 2001 and 2013, 2,486 charter schools have …

WE HAVE NO IDEA HOW BIASED WE ARE

It has been well established that people have a “bias blind spot,” meaning that they are less likely to detect bias in themselves than others. However, it hasn’t been clear how blind we are to our own actual degree of bias, and how many of us think we are less biased than others. Researchers have developed a tool to measure …