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Olivia J. Hooker: Coast Guard Pioneer, Fordham Professor and Activist - WSJ
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, GoodNews, humans, women )

- 1 day ago -
Olivia Hooker, a retired professor, survivor of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot and the first black woman to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard, celebrated her 100th birthday in February
A Message for the Anti-Vaccine Movement - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, health, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Jimmy feels that all of this anti-vaccination silliness is starting to snowball, so he invited some real doctors to address it. These are actual medical professionals so hear them out and then decide for yourself.
The Wellness Warrior, Jess Ainscough, Has Passed Away âEUR" Respectful Insolence
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

- 2 days ago -
Two months ago, I took note of a somewhat cryptic blog post by a young woman named Jess Ainscough. In Australia and much of the world, Ainscough was known as the Wellness Warrior.
Regular Walking Can Help Ease Depression
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Walking, Health Benefits, Mental Health, Depression, Women's Health, Green Living )

- 4 days ago -
Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Moderate-intensity exercise, or even just walking, can improve quality of life for depressed middle-aged women, a large Australian study suggests
Detox Foot-Bath and Foot-Pad Scams
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, science, warning )

- 4 days ago -
Have you ever heard of those foot-baths through which an electric current is passed in order to draw out the "toxins" from your body?
"Ionized" and Alkaline Water Snake Oil on Tap
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, science, warning )

- 4 days ago -
"Ionized water" is one of many products and panaceas that the wonky-water wellness industry flogs onto the large segment of the general public that lacks the scientific background to distinguish scientific fact from pseudoscientific hype when the two are
Measles Death in Germany Prompts Calls for Mandatory Vaccinations | World News | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, death )

- 5 days ago -
Death of 18-month-old boy is the first fatality among 574 reported cases in the country's worst measles outbreak in more than a decade
Confronting Cancer Quackery | I Fucking Hate Pseudoscience
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medicine )

- 5 days ago -
Cancer quackery (along with charlatanism surrounding HIV/AIDs) has to be one of the most noxious of all pseudoscience-based enterprises and, perhaps itâEUR(TM)s just my line of work, but I canâEUR(TM)t help but feel that itâEUR(TM)s on the rise.
29 Breathtaking Photographs Of The Human Race You (Probably) Haven't Seen |Higher Perspective
World  (tags: )

- 8 days ago -
These pictures display the amazing diversity that can be found within the human race. They remind us that we live in a world where happy and sad coexist. Several images are beautiful, while others are sad and touching.
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