Interesting Articles
Cigarette Sadness
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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The chemistry of sorrow during nicotine withdrawal. When you smoke a cigarette, nicotine pops into acetylcholine receptors in the brain, the adrenal glands, and the skeletal muscles, and you get a nicotine rush. Just like alcohol, a cigarette alters the transmission of ... Read More
A Course That Teaches Scientists to Talk to "Real People"
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by Cliffprf Mintz
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It is no secret that one of the greatest impediments to improving the public understanding of science is the inability of scientists to articulate the importance of their work and ideas to non-scientists. Early in my career I was guilty like most of the rest of you. The... Read More
Grad School Got You Down? You Gotta Watch This Video!
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by Cliffprf Mintz
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Adam Reuben, PhD is a molecular biologist who spent seven years Johns Hopkins earning his degree. While not in the laboratory pouring gels and analyzing DNA sequence data, he performed a stand up routine at open mike nights at local Maryland clubs. He crafted the The Gr... Read More
Radio Interview About The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by Doug Bremner
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You can listen to the radio interview with me about my book The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg on nightwatchradio listen here. Read More
Why OTC Lipitor is a Bad Idea
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by Matthew Mintz
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As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Pfizer, the maker of one the best selling drugs ever, is trying to get the FDA to approve an Over the Counter OTC version of their blockbuster Lipitor, not coincidentally on the eve of Lipitor going generic. Readers of this blog k... Read More
Finding Wisdom
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.Benjamin FranklinIt took me a long time to grasp the notion that I did not have to know everything to have knowledge. Stupidity can be defined in many ways and who is to say which the right one is. I know... Read More
Daily Bite: Ways to Soothe a Sunburn
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by eHealthGuide
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Getting a sunburn can make you regret not being more careful when it comes to applying sunscreen, but once you've got the burn, it's too late to look back. Instead, what you need to know are effective ways to soothe your sunburn as the skin peels and heals over the n... Read More
Hatred
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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May I remember today to pray away my resentmentsHave you ever had times in your life when you were so filled with hatred that you imagined committing violent acts against the people that evoked such animosity in you I have and I can tell you that they appeared real and ... Read More
Death by Effexor? - "Talk To Your Doctor"
Thursday, August 4th, 2011 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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I'm not surprised to see another pharmaceutical company rolling out the worn phrase, "Talk to your doctor." This time it's Pfizer covering themselves by using the classic buck-passing trend that attempts to bury the truth. Amery and Christiane Schultz from BC,... Read More
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