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Health & Wellness  (tags: health, exercise, humans, treatment, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 25 days ago -
Patrick Otema, 15 was born profoundly deaf. In the remote area of Uganda where he lives there are no schools for deaf children, and he has never had a conversation. A sign language teacher, hopes to change all this and offer Patrick a way ...
The Last of the Anti-Semites
World  (tags: world, israel, interesting, Jews )

- 22 days ago -
..."To be successful in a battle against anti-Semitic and anti-Israel propaganda, Jews and Israel will need to develop a winning strategy based on the marketing and "selling" of Jews and Israel to the non-Jewish world."
Should Doctors and Patients Learn to Plan Humane, Happier Endings Rather Than Trying to Prolong Life?
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics, humans, interesting, society )

- 19 days ago -
It can be entirely rational to prioritise quality of life over quantity.
Ferguson Decision: Gunshots Heard and Buildings Set Ablaze as Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Officer Over Michael Brown Shooti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, dishonesty, news, politics, u.s. )

- 19 days ago -
The St Louis suburb of Ferguson was once again gripped by violent protests last night, after a grand jury chose not to bring charges against Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot dead Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on 9 August.
Up to 13,000 Victims of Modern Slavery Are Trapped in the UK
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, freedoms, slavery europe )

- 19 days ago -
It is reportedly first time the Government has made an official estimate of the scale of the crime, using statistical methodology and models to estimate a "dark figure" that may not have come to previous attention.
Not Just a Girls' Problem: The Economic Impact of Menstrual Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: women, religion, interesting, education, society )

- 19 days ago -
Traditions around menstruation mean the majority of Nepali girls miss days of school. Can education change beliefs?
Eyewitness: Insights From Tibet
World  (tags: Tibet-Chinese-Oppression, HumanRights, violence )

- 16 days ago -
"They locked me up in a solitary cell with both my arms and feet shackled. I was kept there for some days. Then I was transferred to the police station for seven days, and then taken to a labor re-education camp."
What Veterinarians Know That Doctors Don't
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, study, science, treatment, interesting, health )

- 12 days ago -
What do you call a veterinarian that can only take care of one species? A physician. In a fascinating talk, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz shares how a species-spanning approach to health can improve medical care of the human animal...
Made in Germany: The Stories of 10 Fascinating Objects
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, history, interesting )

- 12 days ago -
BBC Radio 4 - Germany : Memories of a Nation
You Can't Detox Your Body. It's a Myth. So How Do You Get Healthy?
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, interesting, humans )

- 12 days ago -
There's no such thing as 'detoxing'. .When the scientists asked for evidence behind the claims, not one of the manufacturers could define what they meant by detoxification...
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