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Sleight of Monetary Hands?

Prompted by “Is the Federal War on Medical Marijuana Really Over?”: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2014/39512/is-the-federal-war-on-medical-marijuana-really-over/

Prompting this post was not really due to the cited article, but a couple of comments therein worth reverberating herein (with hopes you will reverberate “thereotherin”)… 715 more words

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Weekly Neuroscience Update

University of Chicago developmental neuroscientists have found specific brain markers that predict generosity in children. Those neural markers appear to be linked to both social and moral evaluation processes. 200 more words

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CHRISTMAS EVE MAGIC

There is something magical about Christmas Eve. It is as if the Spirit of the Child-child comes again. I remember such a Christmas Eve in 1954. 194 more words

The Great Non-Associated Depression

Prompted by “Study: No Longitudinal Association Between Cannabis Use and Depression”: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2014/39527/study-no-longitudinal-association-between-cannabis-use-and-depression/

Depression obviously results from unhealthy stress.

Cannabis does not always cause unhealthy stress, as anyone sufficiently familiar with the plant can attest. 450 more words

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Exclusive: 'The Fifth Dementia' Band Pairs Teen Musicians With Alzheimer's Patients

BRENTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Students at Windward High School are building bonds and making music with elderly Alzheimer’s patients in a band called “The Fifth Dementia.” 193 more words

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Our words matter; so does our energy

The late Japanese scientist Masaru Emoto (Messages from Water and The Hidden Message in Water) demonstrated that words spoken to beakers filled with water, or that words written on pieces of paper that were taped to the beakers of water, “can alter the molecular structure and cause it to form into distinct shapes.” 948 more words

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More awful situations

Yesterday I mentioned that my parents live in a neighborhood in Michigan that has had several people present with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or Dementia. I described one scenario yesterday and want to present another today. 256 more words

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