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How to Change the Culture of Bullying

When I was in the ninth grade in the 1960s, a gang of four girls I didnít know cornered me in a stairwell after a late band practice with an iron ball and chain and threatened to beat me up. Why? I do…

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Do You Google Your Illness? That May Be a Good Thing

Your habit of Googling for a diagnosis may help detect an infectious disease epidemic. By searching your symptoms or even a specific type of illness, you are contributing data that may help stop an ep…

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1 in 5 Americans Takes A Psychiatric Drug

A recent study reported that 1 in 5 American adults takes at least one psychiatric drug to treat depression and/or anxiety, a 22 percent increase since 2001. Do you get what this means? This means tha…

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Diabetes by the Numbers

A major international study looking at worldwide diabetes data since 1980 has discovered that the number of adults with the disease reached 347 million in 2008, more than double the number in 1980. Th…

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Frances Moore Lappe on Eco-Foods

Over the years, I have met any number of people who bristle at the notion of basing our food choices on anything other than taste. It will diminish enjoyment, they believe. For me, though, it's bee…

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Sides sleeper. Interesting facts, thanks.

MAry: It has been noted that the child hood diseases making a come back that part of the problem is …