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Domestic violence increases risk of HIV

.@dcequalsv 9Women experiencing DV are at a higher risk for HIV because of limited ability to negotiate safe sex practices #WeAreAllWomen— NNEDV (@nnedv) November 4, 2014 http://www.ncadv.org/learn/DV%20and%20HIV%20AIDS.php 12% of HIV/AIDS infection among women in romantic relationships are due to intimate partner violence. (Sareen J., Pagura, B., Grant, B., Is Intimate Partner Violence

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Opinion: Better Blokes & Mindfulness

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness Mindfulness is "the intentional, accepting and non-judgmental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment",[1] which can be trained by meditational practices[1] derived from Buddhist anapanasati.[2] The term "mindfulness" is derived from the Pali-term sati,[3] "mindfulness", which is an essential element of Buddhist practice,

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Mocking the New Zealand flag debate

British satirist @iamjohnoliver mocks the New Zealand flag debate http://t.co/qzEozbn32j pic.twitter.com/MmYD2N3t6O— Stuff.co.nz News (@NZStuff) November 3, 2014 British political satirist John Oliver has compared New Zealand's black silver fern flag to that of a vegetarian pirate ship. And he's offered alternatives to the present design such as a bungee-jumping sheep flag. Oliver hosts

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Traumatic stress: effects on the brain

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3181836/ Brain areas implicated in the stress response include the amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex. Traumatic stress can be associated with lasting changes in these brain areas. Traumatic stress is associated with increased cortisol and norepinephrine responses to subsequent stressors. Antidepressants have effets on the hippocampus that counteract the effects of

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Mabel Howard, MP

http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5h38/howard-mabel-bowden Mabel Howard perhaps expected cabinet rank after the 1946 election, in which she scored the highest majority in the country. She had to wait until a vacancy was created by the death of Dan Sullivan, and her election by caucus to cabinet in May 1947. Appointed minister of health and

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