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Ellen 't Hoen: Pool medical patents, save lives | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Patenting a new drug helps finance its immense cost to develop -- but that same patent can put advanced treatments out of reach for sick people in developing nations, at deadly cost.

 

If you're interested in learning more about the Medicines Patent Pool:

Twitter (@MedsPatentPool) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MedicinesPatentPool)

(www.medicinespatentpool.org), where you can sign up for the newsletter for people who want to make medicines more affordable and more accessible around the world!

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Better Eating Through Mindfulness

Better Eating Through Mindfulness | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it

Researchers are learning that teaching obese individuals mindful eating skills—like paying closer attention to their bodies’ hunger cues and learning to savor their food—can help them change unhealthy eating patterns and lose weight. And, unlike other forms of treatment, mindfulness may get at the underlying causes of overeating—like craving, stress, and emotional eating—which make it so hard to defeat.


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Too Small To Fail: All Kids in America Are At-Risk Kids

Too Small To Fail: All Kids in America Are At-Risk Kids | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it
From staggering college debt and falling educational competitiveness, to extreme media exposure and skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity, all children living in America today are at risk.
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