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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Look and Listen and Know How to Resolve Conflicts (Part 2)

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Look and Listen and Know How to Resolve Conflicts (Part 2) | this curious life | Scoop.it
If you examine the rise of a typical leader, the ability to look and listen decreases as power increases. That's a trend you need to be aware of. At the outset, a future leader often rises out of a
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Nanotechnology Project - Friends of the Earth | Mobilize, resist, transform!

Nanotechnology Project - Friends of the Earth | Mobilize, resist, transform! | this curious life | Scoop.it

'Friends of the Earth has launched ACCC complaints accusing two Australian companies – Antaria Limited and Ross Cosmetics of misleading and deceptive conduct for marketing nano sunscreen ingredients as ‘non-nano’ and ‘nanoparticle-free’.

 

Some of Australia’s biggest sunscreen brands are affected.........'

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Safety Lessons From the Morgue

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Susan Baker has saved thousands of lives in her career by starting with a simple question: What is killing us?

 

Quiet achiever: From aviation and flight safety, through pedestrian, vehicular (seat belts, child safety seats, alcohol, speeding), and bike (helmets) safety, child injuries, workplace safety, falls, water, and fires,  this inspirational woman influenced the thinking of legislators and policy makers, changing the focus from disease prevention to proactive health promoting measures, educating  further generations to continue her legacy and governments to establish injury surveillance policy and agencies, in so doing saving innumerable lives worldwide.

 

 

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Smart technologies for older people

Smart technologies for older people:
a systematic literature review of smart technologies that promote health and wellbeing of older people living at home

 

"Smart technologies are available to enhance safety, security and surveillance. Despite major investments by governments and industry partners to devise these technologies, their translation to use by older Australians has arguably been fragmented and uptake is still currently low. The roll out of the National Broadband Network offers a unique opportunity to link Australians with state-of-the-art technologies with the potential to improve health, well being and quality of life."

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