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IAAF Punishes 28 Athletes After Retesting Samples From 2005, 2007 Worlds

(REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Turning to new technology to uncover previously undetected substances, the IAAF has initiated disciplinary action against 28 athletes after retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 World Championships found 32 adverse doping findings. 400 more words

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Drinking Bitterness for Health and Pleasure

This article is part of REMEDIA‘s Charismatic Substances series

by Rachel E. Black

The word ‘bitter’ has decidedly negative connotations; it tells of an unpleasant experience, a lingering memory perhaps, or a bad feeling. 2,609 more words


"Denial" Isn't a River

The personality profile of an emergency first responder describes the individual as having “high control needs,” meaning they value being in control of a situation. “I’ve got this,” or “It’s not a problem,” are just a couple of the phrases frequently heard from this personality type. 229 more words

Chaplain 81


This article is part of REMEDIA‘s Charismatic Substances series

by Josh Berson

Humanity is eating more meat. Between 1960 and 2010 meat consumption in the developing world more than doubled per capita. 2,086 more words



I took a piece of plastic clay, and idly fashioned it one day…

This article is part of REMEDIA‘s Charismatic Substances series

by Marc Higgin… 2,411 more words


What a Weekend

So this weekend was a mad adventure of concordance and coincidence, facilitated greatly by Hels being lovely and loved; whenever I go out with her, we always find friends. 475 more words



Cinchona, Medicine and World History, 1760–1820

This article is part of REMEDIA‘s Charismatic Substances series

by Stefanie Gänger

Cinchona is the bark from a species of the homonymous genus, an evergreen tree that has its natural habitat on the eastern slopes of the Andes in South America. 2,183 more words