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Narrative Stimuli Like Stories or Music Synchronize the Heart Beats of Those Listening into a Single Rhythm

Way back in the mists of time, before Guttenberg’s printing press, before the Chinese invented parchment paper, before clay tablets and papyrus, humans passed information along through stories. It turns out those thousands of years of storytelling tradition may have actually altered our very biology, as a new paper published in Cell reveals that narrative […]

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Frequent Disasters Are Making People Anxious About Climate Change – NPR

Crews set a backfire in an effort to gain control of the massive Caldor fire near the Tahoe basin in California on Aug. 26. Ty O’Neil/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ty O’Neil/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Crews set a backfire…

WaPo Worried About ‘Climate Despair’ That It’s Been Peddling For Years

A story in The Washington Post (WaPo), titled Why we shouldn’t give in to climate despair, says some people are so upset over climate change they are suffering mental health issues labeled “climate despair.” The article itself heaps on climate-change…

The False Diagnosis That Climate Change Is The ‘Greatest Threat’ To Our Health

A Google news search of the phrase “climate change” turns up dozens of stories promoting a joint statement issued on behalf of more than 200 medical journals claiming climate change poses a dire threat to human health. This is false….

How Meditation Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University—the largest of its kind to-date—found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The research tested how open monitoring meditation—or, meditation that focuses awareness on feelings, thoughts or sensations as they unfold in one’s mind […]

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More Than 230 Journals Warn Global Warming Could Be ‘Catastrophic’ For Health – Seattle Medium

(CNN) — Human health is already being harmed by the climate crisis, and the impacts could become catastrophic and irreversible unless governments do much more to address global warming, the editors of more than 230 medical journals said in a…

New Cancer Treatments May Be on The Horizon – Thanks to Success in mRNA Vaccine Trial

A personalized, mRNA vaccine, given to patients with particular kinds of aggressive cancers could leverage the immune system of the patient to kill the cancer on its own, and in doing so usher in a new epoch of cancer treatment. Messenger RNA (ribonucleic acid) vaccines were what sparked the COVID-19 vaccine drives, as Pfizer and […]

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More than 230 medical journals call for emergency action to limit global warming – The Independent

Global warming by over 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels could “catastrophically” and irreversibly harm human health unless governments take immediate action to limit the temperature rise and halt the destruction of nature, more than 230 medical journals said in a joint…

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Anxiety and biscuits: the climate cafes popping up around the world

Kathy Kilmer tried bringing up the climate crisis twice at a recent dinner party, but it didn’t go well. Guests quickly turned the conversation to other topics. “I just feel awful bringing it up,” said Kilmer, a retired conservation group…

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