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Breaking News: We must eliminate nukes before they eliminate us
 
Posted by: Jack J. Prather

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-01-03 11:47:47 -0800 | political-news

The following poem is from “Speaking Up in Poetry & Prose” by Jack J. Prather (PublishAmerica 2007): ‘The View from the Cave’ . . . You threw a stone then I threw two, you aimed at me and I aimed...
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Breaking News: Sen. Bernie Sanders stands up for his beliefs with facts
 
Posted by: Jack J. Prather

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-01-01 17:34:15 -0800 | political-news

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont earlier today identified the following salient facts about the debate raging in America between the vociferous ‘haves’ and the all-but-mute ‘have-nots’ – those who Mitt Romney labeled as ‘takers’: On income:...
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Breaking News: The 10 worst people of 2013
 
Posted by: Jack J. Prather SelectMedia

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-01-01 05:41:30 -0800 | political-news

My 10 Worst Person of 2013 Awards go to: George Zimmerman, for firing a bullet into the heart of an unarmed teenager and killing him, and then falling in love with an image of himself that has been distorted beyond...
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Breaking News: A&E brought Robertson back -- MSNBC, bring back Martin Bashir!
 
Posted by: Jack J. Prather SelectMedia

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 16:36:05 -0800 | political-news

A&E is bringing back "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson despite his horrendously pejorative descriptions of the LGBT communities of the world and his portrayal of pre-Civil Rights Act African-Americans as “happy while they picked cotton.” Now, how about MSNBC...
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Breaking News: Why your New Year's resolution shouldn't involve a diet
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-29 13:52:16 -0800 | health-news

Around half of all Americans will make resolutions on New Year’s Day. Some will commit to spending more time with family or to achieving a career goal, but a much larger percentage will make a resolution that has to do...
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Breaking News: Fight the common cold with 5 foods and natural medicines
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-27 11:33:05 -0800 | health-news

It is the season for catching colds. We spend more time indoors exchanging germs and less time outdoors getting exercise. During the winter and the holiday season, we are also less likely to eat the most healthful foods. Instead, we...
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Breaking News: Tomato-rich diet could help prevent breast cancer
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 20:06:00 -0800 | health-news

It’s definitely not tomato season, and those you find at the grocery store are likely to taste a little like paper, but tomatoes are certainly something you should consider adding to your diet. A new study indicates a tomato-rich diet...
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Breaking News: The key to a healthy world lies in more women's health support, says study
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-21 18:39:22 -0800 | health-news

The old adage about leading a horse to water but not being able to make him drink applies to leading people toward healthier food choices it seems. A recent study indicates people, and young women in particular, need better support...
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Breaking News: Children's programming sends ‘mixed messages' on health
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-18 09:56:05 -0800 | health-news

In a nation where childhood obesity is labeled an epidemic, you would think everyone would be on board in promoting healthy lifestyles to at-risk kids. But particularly when it comes to television programming and movies, you would be wrong. Recent...
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Breaking News: Federal judge orders trial for voter suppression law
 
Posted by: itobin53

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-16 09:56:42 -0800 | political-news

Voter ID laws and other efforts to limit access to the polls were originally sold to the American public as a way to prevent voter fraud. However, North Carolina’s strict new voter ID laws, the elimination of same-day registration and...
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Breaking News: Mind over matter: Meditation triggers genetic changes
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-15 22:30:35 -0800 | health-news

A growing body of research suggests meditation doesn’t only feel good and reduce mental stress, but is actually triggering changes at a genetic level. According to scientists, these findings are evidence that the mind can influence our physical health in...
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Breaking News: Taking photos could impair memory
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-11 07:05:31 -0800 | health-news

A new study indicates taking photographs could actually hurt our memory. People who took photos of an item were less likely to remember it than those who were asked to simply study it, according to researchers with Fairfield University. The...
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Breaking News: Cell phone use linked to anxiety and unhappiness in college students
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-11 11:13:06 -0800 | health-news

Most people would see their phone as a source of happiness, or at the very least a tool of satisfaction. But a recent study published in Computers in Human Behavior suggests quite the contrary — that cell phone use is...
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Breaking News: Woman's positive body image helps create healthier relationships
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-12 11:44:46 -0800 | health-news

A recent study finds that when a woman feels good about herself, she is more likely to feel good about her relationship. Women who have positive body images are able to spread that satisfaction throughout their life, including onto their...
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Breaking News: Medical uses of 3-D bioprinting
 
Posted by: April Johnson

Winston Salem :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-04 23:29:43 -0800 | technology-news

Additive printing technology, also known as 3-D printing, has been around since the 1980s. Little was done with it until around 2010, when 3-D print commercialized. Yesterday readers saw the potential danger that this type of printing technology poses. Today...
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