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Health News Report – My Latest Posts

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Health News Report Sandwiches are a major contributor to dietary sodium intake Jonathan Kantrowitz at Health News Report – 1 day ago Sandwiches make up a substantial part of the American diet and are a significant contributor to daily energy and sodium intake. By closely analyzing data from the federal nationwide dietary intake survey known […] [Read More]
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Avoiding Cancer

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http://tsadekpress.blogspot.com/2014/10/avoiding-cancer.html Edited by Jonathan D. Kantrowitz Published by Tsadek Press Copyright, Jonathan Kantrowitz 2014 This book is a compendium of reports on all the latest research on the ways to avoid, or mitigate the harm caused by, cancer. It’s not readily apparent that there are many life-saving techniques , often easy to apply, that can […] [Read More]
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Malloy’s Momentum Mounting

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Many progressives, including myself, will hold our noses and vote for him, but on the Working Families line: Here’s the latex poll: Source: Quinnipiac University Malloy Catches Foley In Connecticut Governor’s Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Race Is Dead Heat As Independent Gets 9 Percent Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy overcomes a six-point lead by Tom […] [Read More]
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Neue Galerie New York: “Egon Schiele: Portraits”

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On October 9, 2014, Neue Galerie New York will open “Egon Schiele: Portraits,” a special exhibition devoted to portraiture created by the masterful Austrian artist Egon Schiele. This is the first exhibition at an American museum to focus exclusively on portraiture in Schiele’s work. The show will be on view through January 19, 2015. This […] [Read More]
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The Larger Your Friends the Larger Your Appetite

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Shimizu, Mitsuru, Katie Johnson, and Brian Wansink. (2014). In good company. The effect of an eating companion’s appearance on food intake. Appetite, 8, 263-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.09.004 Have you ever ordered more food at a restaurant than you intended? There are elements of dining rooms that actually prime you to eat more food. One such element […] [Read More]
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Marijuana Saves Lives

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Source: Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Surveying patients with traumatic brain injuries, a group of Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) researchers reported today that they found those who tested positive for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, were more likely to survive than those who tested negative for the […] [Read More]
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Caution Urged in Handling and Relying Upon Eyewitness Identifications in Criminal Cases

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Source: National Research Council A new report from the National Research Council recommends best practices that law enforcement agencies and courts should follow to improve the likelihood that eyewitness identifications used in criminal cases will be accurate. Science has provided an increasingly clear picture of the inherent limits in human visual perception and memory that […] [Read More]
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Teen pregnancies, abortions plunge with free birth control

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Source: Washington University in St. Louis Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion compared with other sexually active teens, according to a new study. The research, by investigators at Washington University […] [Read More]
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