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A tempest in a teapot about fish oil

There are about 4 dozen essential nutrients, but there are literally thousands of substances important to the health of the body. Fish contains most of the thousands of substances that we need. 230 more words

Definitely Not Medical Advice

Definition: Refugee

The juridical definition of who qualifies for refugee status was decided at the 1951 Geneva Convention, held by the United Nations. According to Article 1 of the convention, a refugee is any person who “As a result of events occurring before 1 January 1951 and owing to well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it.” The statement “events occurring before January 1st of 1951” implicitly refers to the Holocaust in Europe; however, the convention makes a provision for non-European countries to specify what meanings they ascribe to this timeline upon ratification. 184 more words


Spirituality Without Religion

In a world where more and more people are leaving religion, nonbelievers are wrestling with what to do with one elusive word: “spirituality.”

A 2012 PEW Research poll found that among the religiously unaffiliated, 42% considered themselves “neither religious nor spiritual,” as opposed to 37% who believed that they were “spiritual, but not religious.” It’s a close race – but it seems that most nonbelievers have voted to abandon spirituality altogether. 1,345 more words


'The Discovery': The Afterlife Exists In Trailer For Intriguing New Netflix Movie

Since the beginning of recorded history, humans have pondered the existence of an afterlife, but what if we suddenly had scientific proof?

That’s the premise of “The Discovery”, a new film produced by Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute that’s making its debut on Netflix. 123 more words


The Grey

We went and saw our psychologist yesterday. Emily ratted me out, explaining I have been over sleeping to the point of worrying my husband, and I am not eating. 335 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Delayed Cerebral Ischemia (Definition)


Delayed Cerebral Ischemia:

Focal (hemiparesis, aphasia, hemianopia, or neglect) or global (2 points decrease on GCS) neurological impairment lasting for at least 1 hour and/or cerebral infarction, which: 135 more words

Terms for Region Changes in Districts

Now, we have region sets, grouped into 3 or 9 district members, which move from one to another by right and left multiplication by the even and odd half-unit integers B0 or (½,½;½,½) and B8 or (-½,½;½,½).   1,004 more words

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