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Inspiration From a Teen Born Without Eyes or Nose - Town Hall

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Inspiration From a Teen Born Without Eyes or Nose
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The news line on Drudge Report immediately got my attention: Girl Born Without Eyes or Nose.
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Emotion-Health Connection Not Limited to Industrialized Nations - Science Daily (press release)

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Emotion-Health Connection Not Limited to Industrialized Nations
Science Daily (press release)
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Hmmm....very  interesting. "Researchers found that the link between positive emotions (enjoyment, love, happiness) and health is stronger in countries with a weaker gross domestic product."

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Short-bursts of exercise boost your self-control and could be used as treatment for ADHD and autism

Short-bursts of exercise boost your self-control and could be used as treatment for ADHD and autism | Human Experience | Scoop.it
Concentrated bouts of activity improved self-control in children, teenagers and young adults, according to an analysis from VU University Amsterdam.
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Exercise could therefore provide a useful treatment for conditions involving impaired higher brain functions, such as autism and ADHD

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Half of girls in South Sudan forced to marry

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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The 17-year-old beaten to death for refusing to marry a man old enough to be her grandfather. The teen dragged by her family to be raped to force her into marrying an elderly man.
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Our daughters are people too. How can we do this to our very own children, sisters, nieces? How can we call ourselves human and allow and perpetuate traditions like these?

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My 11-year-old, an inspiration - The Wenatchee World Online

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My 11-year-old, an inspiration. By Audra Olson, Contributing reader. Friday, March 8, 2013. photo. Provided photo.
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Sobering yet encouraging story.

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Public's fears delay China's production of GM food

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China has delayed the introduction of genetically modified rice and corn as it tries to head off public fears, leading government scientists said yesterday.


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The United States remains the top consumer of genetically altered crops. How have we benefitted or been harmed?

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North Korea can't hit America, but South Korea and Japan in range

North Korea can't hit America, but South Korea and Japan in range | Human Experience | Scoop.it
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has plenty of military firepower even if its threat this week of a pre-emptive nuclear strike on the United States is a hollow one, with South Korea most at risk from the (I feel I need to reiterate to media fear-mongers:...
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Experts say North Korea is years away from being able to hit continental America with a nuclear weapon despite a decades-long push toward an atomic capability.

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