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Gary G. Kohls – The Drug-Induced Suicide of Robin Williams Two Years Later: And the Perils of Being a Drugged-up Insomniac Celebrity

Duty to Warn   The Drug-Induced Suicide of Robin Williams Two Years Later:   And the Perils of Being a Drugged-up Insomniac Celebrity   By Gary G. Kohls, MD           55 years ago (July 2, 1961) an American literary icon, Ernest Hemingway, committed suicide at his beloved vacation retreat in Ketchum, Idaho. He had just flown …

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KSHAMA SAWANT – The (un)Democratic Primary: Why We Need a New Party of the 99%

Despite a decisive victory Tuesday providing further confirmation of her likely nomination, in many respects Hillary Clinton emerges from the New York primary more damaged, her party more divided, than she entered it. What came to be called The Battle of New York has served only to further expose what millions of people in the U.S. are becoming painfully aware …

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Leid Stories – 03.08.16

Election 2016: The Duopoly’s Self-Inflicted Wounds Are A Timely Gift

The 2016 presidential primaries continue apace, with contests in Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan and Mississippi today that will put Democratic and Republican frontrunners even closer to their goal of winning nomination. But there’s trouble—big trouble—in both camps that largely are self-inflicted wounds and the consequences of a fundamentally undemocratic process. The duopoly’s crisis is a gift we’ve been waiting for, says Leid Stories, and we should make the most of it.

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Abortion booklets from states are misinforming women

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Women considering abortions are getting medically inaccurate information nearly a third of the time in states that require doctors to provide informed consent materials to their patients, according to a Rutgers study. The study, “Informed or Misinformed Consent? Abortion Policy in the United States,” analyzed statements about embryological and fetal development from information booklets produced by …

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Ted Rall – Cops: Too Crazy to be Trusted With Guns

We’re not supposed to question juries. They’re our peers. They put in long hours, working hard essentially for free. Most of all, they see all the evidence. We don’t. We have to assume that they know what they’re doing. Sometimes, however, a jury verdict relies on so many false assumptions, baseless assignments of privilege and twisted logic that you have …

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Paul Fassa – Dr. Burzynski on Trial Again – Will His Life-saving Cancer Treatments Ever be Available to the Public?

Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, M.D., established his Burzynski Institute for cancer research and healing in Houston, TX, the same city that hosts the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center. Originally from Poland, Dr. Burzynski has been researching and developing a unique approach for curing cancer since 1976. His approach avoids the carpet bombing chemotherapy of conventional oncology that destroys healthy cells as …

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Insight – Actress Sonia Satra on her Life and Moticise -Laugh for Sights 10th Anniversary Show – 11.19.15

Sonia Satra, former Guiding Light star, National Speakers Association / NYC President, Life Coach and founder of Moticise (www.moticise.com), joins Mark and reveals how her childhood eating disorder, passion for helping people and love for sport lead her to conceive what fitness and yoga experts are speculating what could be the next big fitness craze – Moticise. Hear how the 10th anniversary of Laugh for Sight was a huge success and meet budding comic Zaine Birnie whose lack of life experience won’t short change you on laughs.

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Spring coming earlier in US because of climate change, scientists say

Study predicts plants will start budding three weeks sooner by end of century as climate change exerts direct effect on seasonal calendar Scientists have confirmed what gardeners have long suspected: spring is coming much earlier in the US, with plants projected to bud three weeks earlier by the end of the century because of climate change. By 2100 plants will …

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Adam Mclean – Half a million California children are homeless

Last November the National Center on Family Homelessness at American Institutes for Research (NCFH) released a report exposing that 2.5 million children are homeless in America. The report analyzes each state in four different areas: the extent of child homelessness, child wellbeing, the risk for children becoming homeless, and the policy efforts undertaken to address homelessness. Child homelessness is endemic in the …