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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.12.16

My guest Gretchen Watson, PhD takes us on a fascinating trip from helping children escape ADHD and drugs to helping companies overcome workplace errors and injuries. Her career expresses the truth that from family life to organizational life, many of the principles of healthy, successful living are the same. Gretchen is President of Safety and Leadership Solutions.

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Findings from Hoseo University Provides New Data about Arthritis (Efficacy of Turmeric Extracts and Curcumin for Alleviating the Symptoms of Joint…

Findings from Hoseo University Provides New Data about Arthritis (Efficacy of Turmeric Extracts and Curcumin for Alleviating the Symptoms of Joint Arthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week — Investigators publish new report on Musculoskeletal Diseases and Conditions – Arthritis. According to news reporting originating in Asan, …

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Studies Link Cancer Patients’ Survival Time To Insurance Status

Privately insured people with cancer were diagnosed earlier and lived longer than those who were uninsured or were covered by Medicaid, according to two recent studies. In one study, researchers examined data from more than 13,600 adult patients who had glioblastoma multiforme, the most common type of malignant brain tumor, between 2007 and 2012. The other study analyzed data from more than 10,200 adults …

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Four basic personality types identified: Pessimistic; optimistic; envious and trusting

A study on human behavior has revealed that 90% of the population can be classified into four basic personality types: Optimistic, Pessimistic, Trusting and Envious. However, the latter of the four types, Envious, is the most common, with 30% compared to 20% for each of the other groups. This is one of the main conclusions of a study recently published …

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Do these genes make me lonely? Study finds loneliness is a heritable trait

Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early death than obesity. To better understand who is at risk, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine conducted the first genome-wide association study for loneliness — as a life-long trait, not a temporary state. They discovered that risk for …

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Scientists recorded two dolphins ‘talking’ to each other in an advanced language

Dolphins can carry on conversations in an advanced spoken language made up of pulses and whistles, a new study has found. While marine biologists have long understood that dolphins communicate within their pods, the new research, which was conducted on two captive dolphins, is the first to link isolated signals to particular dolphins. The findings reveal that dolphins can string together “sentences” …

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What Women Must Know – Effective, Time-tested, Inexpensive Treatments for Life Threatening Illnesses with Julia Schopick – 07.28.16

Effective, Time-tested, Inexpensive Treatments for Life Threatening Illnesses with Julia Schopick Julia Schopick is a best-selling author of the book, HONEST MEDICINE: Effective, Time-Tested, Inexpensive Treatments for Life-Threatening Diseases. Through her writings and her blog,HonestMedicine.com, Julia’s goal is to empower patients to make the best health choices for themselves and their loved ones by teaching them about little-known but promising treatments their …

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DANIEL FALCONE – On the Slow Death of the Humanities

Should schools be scaling back on the humanities? In short, the answer is no. First of all, the basic premise here is somewhat incorrect. Michael Bérubé, a professor of literature at Pennsylvania State University, and director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities says that there is no “plummet,” although it is a universal presupposition. Independent school administrators, curriculum …