Sunday, October 22, 2017
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If #straight #couples #treated #like #gay #on #vacation?

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2017/10/straight-couples-got-treated-like-gay-people-went-vacation/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Sendible&utm_campaign=RSS   t’s a world many could not fathom, one where straight couples are questioned, harassed, and discriminated against while trying to relax together on vacation. That reality is one that all too many gay couples face, a new study from Virgin Holidays shows. One of its depressing findings: Only five percent of LGBTQ couples

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#Potential #Therapy #Prostate #Cancer

https://prostatecancernewstoday.com/2017/10/11/at-prostate-cancer-foundation-retreat-bioxcel-presents-data-on-potential-therapy-bxcl701/ BioXcel Therapeutics’ immuno-oncology candidate BXCL701 was shown to enhance the anti-tumor effects of immune checkpoint inhibitors in prostate models, according to an Oct. 5 poster session at the 24th Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation Scientific Retreat in Washington, D.C. The company reported recent findings from multiple studies showing that BXCL701 — a

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#Mindfulness #Fraud

http://www.newsweek.com/mindfulness-meaningless-word-shoddy-science-behind-it-682008 Much of the research around meditation and mindfulness has serious flaws, the authors state. Among those flaws: using various definitions for mindfulness, not comparing results to a control group of people who did not meditate and not using good measurements for mindfulness. “I’ll admit to have drank the Kool-Aid a bit

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#Messiah #Narcissism

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evil-deeds/201710/lies-self-deception-and-malignant-narcissism Psychologically speaking, consciously or unconsciously, we all seek a messiah. This archetypal tendency can be seen as an expression of what existential therapist Irvin Yalom refers to as the universal hope for an "ultimate rescuer": an omnipotent force or being that unconditionally loves and protects us from the vagaries and vicissitudes

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#Dove #Soap #Commercial #Thoughtless #Racism

https://youtu.be/oB7MDR83bJ4 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/dove-facebook-advert-racist-many-beauty-brands-accused-unilever-black-woman-white-nivea-tarte-a7991016.html Dove have come under fire for releasing an advert on Facebook featuring a black woman turning into a white woman after supposedly using the beauty brand’s body lotion. Critics were quick to accuse the brand of aligning use of their body cleansing product with a racial transformation, which inadvertently presents the

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SSI Conference 2017

https://mssat.nz/ssi-conference/ The third conference of the South-South Institute (SSI 2017) will continue to address ‘the long shadow’, and build bridges by exploring our understanding of how past events have shaped contemporary discourse and social policy. SSI 2017 will advance the conversation about the impact of colonialisation on sexual violence and exploitation and

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1hr #Exercise #Week #Protects #Against #Depression

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201710/one-hour-exercise-week-protects-against-depression#_=_ The findings of this study suggest that surprisingly small amounts of low-intensity physical activity (60 minutes of exercise per week, without becoming breathless or sweating) can protect against future depression, regardless of age or gender. This international research team was led by the Black Dog Institute in Australia who conducted an

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