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Based on an article posted recently on Entrepreneur.com Facebook has changed their algorithm again in a major way. And again, it targets businesses… Of course. 125 more words

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Openness and Stigma in Mental Health

‘Mental illness is not some parlor trick you pull out at a party.’ – ‘Inconsistently Yours’

Reading an interesting post on Inconsistently Yours the other day got me thinking about perceptions of mental health issues in the public sphere.

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Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it,

a jealous possessive love that grabs at what it can.

But life leaps over oblivion lightly, losing a thing or two of no importance, 13 more words


Homocysteine as a marker for heart disease

1. Elevated homocysteine in blood is a marker for increased likelihood of cardiovascular disease (CVD), every bit as good as elevated total cholesterol.

2. Elevated homocysteine implies that the person is probably not taking supplements, because addition of vitamins B6, B9, and B12 generally quickly reverses the elevation of homocysteine in blood. 205 more words

Definitely Not Medical Advice

How Thurrock gets shafted by Boris Johnson's estuary airport

Have a look at the graphic above showing the projected flight paths to and from the proposed international hub airport on the Isle of Grain… If you live in the southern part of Thurrock, it’s bad news. 169 more words


Hoisted with their own petard

Good story-telling and myth-making still demand a scientific type of consistency.

Consider this bad story telling and monstrous inconsistency in the bible.

In the bible, God is pictured as creating all people, a single human species. 232 more words


Who the Heck is this Guy?!

Hello.  This is my first blog post.  I guess it is time to get into the “blog revolution.”  They say to pick something you are passionate about.   315 more words

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