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What Kinds Of People Believe Animals Go To Heaven?
A headline in the New York Daily News last year proclaimed, All Dogs, and Cats, and Pigs, and Goats, and Cockroaches Go to Heaven So Says Pope Francis. The article was written by Bruce Friedrich, director of policy for the Farm Sanctuary, an animal protection organization. The article was based on a June 18, 2015 papal encyclical written by Pope Francis. The encyclical is open to interpretation, and there is disagreement among Catholics about whether the P ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Aug 19
Who Blames the Victim?
Why do victims sometimes receive sympathy for their suffering and at other times scorn and blame
Psychology Today - Fri. Aug 19
To The Man Who Didn't Run Away When I Told Him What My Pills Were For
Written by Meghan Peacock
Huffington Post - Fri. Aug 19
Why Employers Need To Talk About Mental Illness In The Workplace
This is the third part in a series about mental health and illness at the workplace. Here are the first two parts
Huffington Post - Fri. Aug 19
How Olya Viglione Stays True to Herself
Throughout her life, Olya Viglione, the singer and piano player of the band Scarlet Sails , has had people telling her what to be and what to do.
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 18
Repairing the Damage of Abstinence-Based Sex Education
For decades, the majority of sex education provided to adolescents in the US has focused on encouraging young people to refrain from sex . Our country has taken the approach that it is young people s moral obligation to not engage in sex until they are adults. Further, it is the obligation of adults, governments, parents , leaders and teachers, to make sure that teens Just Say No. Even programs that aren t abstinence-only typically promote abstinence as th ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 18
Looking to Impress Someone? Don't Humblebrag
We ve likely all encountered it before the humble-brag, or boasting cloaked in a complaint. Statements like So annoying to be hit on. Men need to get a life. I m tired of people mistaking me for a model. I m having such a stressful day. I got two job offers and I don t know what to do. On a more disturbing note, there is Donald Trump s comment after the Orlando nightclub shooting Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism, I don t ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 18
5 Phobias You May Not Realize You Experience
By Cassie Shortsleeve
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 18
Polyunsaturated fat in adipose tissue linked to lower mortality
In a study from Uppsala University, published in the American journal JAMA Cardiology , the fatty acid linoleic acid Omega 6 in subcutaneous adipose tissue was linked to lower mortality among older men followed over a 15-year period. A high proportion of linoleic acid in adipose tissue largely reflects a high intake of various vegetable oils, as this study also demonstrated. The findings may further indicate that an excessively low intake of polyunsaturate ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 18
Diabetes drug may also offer vascular protection
Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are associated with vascular stiffening and the development of cardiovascular disease. Obese and diabetic premenopausal women are most at risk - even more than men of the same age who have similar health issues. A study by University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers found that a diabetes medication offered protection against arterial stiffness in overweight female mice, a finding that may have future implications for d ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 18
New report presents bundled payment model for breast cancer screening
Reston, VA - According to a new report by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, mammography may present an opportunity for the expanded use of bundled payments in radiology. The study, published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology JACR , reports that breast cancer screening provides a framework for radiologist-led bundled payment models, and can be implemented with different services included in the bundle depending upon a pr ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 18
More evidence that 'healthy obesity' may be a myth
The term healthy obesity has gained traction over the past 15 years, but scientists have recently questioned its very existence. A study published August 18 in Cell Reports provides further evidence against the notion of a healthy obese state, revealing that white fat tissue samples from obese individuals classified as either metabolically healthy or unhealthy actually show nearly identical, abnormal changes in gene expression in response to insulin stimul ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 18
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