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It may not be too bad to ignore...

There's never been a time than now to quickly unlearn what you know about your risks, and adapt. In my ...

STORY URL: http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5446.pdf%2Bhtml

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Is it really worth living longer?

According to a new study published in European Neuropsychopharmacology, 38.2% of Europeans or 165 million people suffered from a ...

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Older people, modern views

Less than a week after the Open Minds event in London, and to mark The United Nations' (UN) International Day ...

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Building resilience in economic machines: Cities

As President Bill Clinton stated during the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, "Every five days, one million people move from ...

STORY URL: Making 100 cities more resilient | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
Pledge will support at least 100 cities in building resilience to natural...

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Vaccinate the unsuspecting human beings - The babies!

This video here is interesting. Take it just as a perspective, cause we are living in a world of information ...

STORY URL: Why This Nurse WON'T Vaccinate!
I give you an few of my objections to the current practice of vaccination. Subsequent videos will hopefully address vaccine misconceptions, the flu vaccine. ...

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Update - Preventive breast cancer vaccine

Preventive breast cancer vaccine development takes a step forward. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute found that a ...

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Join us in New York and online for Climate Week NYC

Climate Week NYC, marking its 5th anniversary in 2013, is the global summit that has become a key event on ...

STORY URL: Climate Week NYC
Join us for the fifth anniversary of Climate Week NYC. See you there, September 23-29, 2013.

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Health Care Scenarios in the year 2020 in CEE

Central Eastern European Health Policy Network open to anyone who is interested in health care, health insurance and health policy ...

STORY URL: CONSUMER RULES - Central & East European Health Policy Network
an independent exchange Platform for CEE health policy specialists, academicians, scientists and other stakeholders who are committed to addressing the complementary goals of generally improving p...

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Diabesity- are we ready? ........................Google is..

By 2030, more than half a billion of world population would be suffering from Diabetes. The rapid increase in diabetes ...

STORY URL: Diabetes 'smart lens' tested by Google
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25776927

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Goodbye plastic ocean gyres!

My war on plastics began when I first heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Then I found out there ...

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Left or right brained? You are actually both!

In the workforce people often refer to being left or right brained implying simplistically that you are either more logical ...

STORY URL: Researchers Debunk Myth of "Right-brain" and "Left-brain"Personality Traits - - - University of Utah Health Care - Salt Lake City, Utah
http://healthcare.utah.edu/publicaffairs/news/current/08-14-13_brain_personality_traits.html

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Fracking

There's a huge amount of noise in the media around fracking in the UK media - inevitable with the recent protests ...

STORY URL: How safe is fracking?
DOZENS of protesters, including a member of parliament, were arrested on August 19th during demonstrations around Britain against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking....

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Who will care for our generation?

The latest statistics from the British Heart Foundation reveal the worrying and continuing trend in childhood obesity and the impact ...

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A new definition for cancer?

Laura Esserman is a breast cancer specialist at the university of California, San Francisco. She is the co-author of new ...

STORY URL: If it isn't life-threatening, don't call it cancer - opinion - 12 August 2013 - New Scientist
Cancer screening too often leads to scare diagnoses and unnecessary treatments. It's time to rethink our approach, says cancer specialist Laura Esserman

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11 trillion reasons

The New York Times reports on a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (accessible through the story), which ...

STORY URL: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/06/11-trillion-reasons/?hp&_r=0

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