Category Archives: Health

Marijuana helps grow the homeless population in Denver

As people flock to Colorado to enjoy legalized marijuana, there’s been a surge in the homeless population in and around Denver.

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Eat a peach this summer in the Lone Star State

Texas Agriculture Daily News A festival of peaches Tuesday, July 08, 2014 This year could be the best peach crop in recent years. Outside Weatherford, the O’Bannon family peach trees are thriving. Jean O’Bannon said, “It is finally a good … Continue reading

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Discussion of GMO foods program set for July 15, Dimmitt

From press release on Texas Ag Daily: Texas Agriculture Daily News Discussion of GMO foods program set for July 15, Dimmitt Monday, July 07, 2014 A program explaining the role of genetically modified organism (GMO) foods in the U.S. food … Continue reading

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Cornell ethics board did not pre-approve Facebook’s manipulative “mood study” Cornell University did not pre-approve a study that Facebook did, in which it manipulated user’s news feeds to see how showing them mostly positive or mostly negative posts affected the … Continue reading

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California Female Inmates Sterilized Illegally

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The Neuroscience of Creative Writing

It’s not conclusive, but a study found that the brain activity of writers while writing fiction looked similar to that of people who were playing music or sports.    “The inner workings of the professionally trained writers in the bunch, … Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd tries a ganja candy bar in Denver: how it went

“(NYT) columnist Maureen Dowd took her reporting seriously when she tried a marijuana-infused candy bar, only to end up “panting and paranoid” in her Denver hotel room. She wasn’t alone in nibbling off more than she could handle. Edible marijuana … Continue reading

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Bhopal: Thirty years after the worst industrial accident in history…

…people are still suffering. Over 20,000 people are estimated to have died after an American-owned plant, Union Carbide leaked tons and tons of a poisonous gas.    “Before dawn on December 3, 1984, a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, exploded … Continue reading

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“Smart Pills” monitor health in computer from your insides

Take a pill, monitor your health On your iPad? The pills have little microchips in them. Call me crazy, but to monitor your health, use the computer that comes with our bodies, the one we all have up in our … Continue reading

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