Is Stress a Contributing Factor to Alzheimer’s? – Care2.com

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Care2.com
Is Stress a Contributing Factor to Alzheimer’s?

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Are we surprised?

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Well earning Indian women prone to partner violence – Free Press Journal

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Financial Express Well earning Indian women prone to partner violence Free Press Journal The other theory, known as gender deviance neutralisation, suggests that a woman’s superior resources would be viewed as gender deviant and a man would use…

Terry Hill‘s insight:

A THIRD

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Thomaston native raising funds for new prostate test with ‘I Am Your’ campaign – Thomaston Times

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Thomaston native raising funds for new prostate test with ‘I Am Your’ campaign
Thomaston Times
Thomaston native Kornelius Bankston is on the cutting edge of a new technology for early detection of prostate cancer.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

He is not alone. There are many labs trying to develop a urine test.  And a saliva test.

The rush is on to find something definitive early on in the diagnosis process. PSA and DRE are  suggestive only, and the one important aim is to reduce the number of expensive and unnecessary biopsies  

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Dirty Love by Andrew Dubus III: Heartache in the wake of a sexual revolution – The Week Magazine

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The Week Magazine Dirty Love by Andrew Dubus III: Heartache in the wake of a sexual revolution The Week Magazine Pre-marital sex, homosexual attractions, adultery, divorce — any of these and many more acts of deviance from traditionalist norms…

Terry Hill‘s insight:

A masterful sociological analysis by default. Required reading for anyone interested in where we have been, are now, and possible future trends. 

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Domestic violence against indigenous women is everybody’s problem – Daily Life

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Domestic violence against indigenous women is everybody’s problem
Daily Life
It should make you rethink where symbolic gestures are getting us. But you might prefer not to think too deeply about that and sport your ribbon, …

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Canada does not have a good reputation at all in this regard. In fact, the federal government recently voted NOT to support an in-depth study into the  unsolved disappearance and deaths of hundreds of First Natoons women across the country. 

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The skinny on body image: World record nude swim bid in Perth – Perth Now

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The skinny on body image: World record nude swim bid in Perth
Perth Now
The event is aimed to promoting positive body image, with all funds raised going to charity.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

In what ways does this type of cross-sex group activity help to reduce the likelihood of sexual abuse, body image stereotyping, ageism, inappropriate communications, sexism, etc.? I can think of many ways. Contrary to conservative and prudish views towards group or family nudity, it has many positive psychological benefits, especially if begun at an early age 

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cafe selavy: Only Deviance

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Only Deviance. Originally Posted Friday, March 1, 2013. It doesn’t matter, really. Not as many visitors come on Friday’s anyway. I’ve never understood why, but it is consistent. Where do they go? What do they do?

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Can you possibly summarize how many messages are given off by this photo? Think of sociological variables such as age, sex,  inequality, education, ethnicity, social status, employment, etc., then apply  symbolic interaction theory to round it off.  

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Iranian activists say celebrating Women’s Day is ‘not enough’ – Al-Monitor

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Iranian activists say celebrating Women’s Day is ‘not enough’
Al-Monitor
These organizations can be active in areas such as social deviance, domestic violence, rape and prostitution.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

From small beginnings can come great freedoms. 

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The Developers of Amnesia: The Dark Descent are Preparing to Terrify You … – Only Single Player

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The Developers of Amnesia: The Dark Descent are Preparing to Terrify You …
Only Single Player
It’s a deeper kind of horror, more sophisticated than basic fight or flight – instead the monsters will represent a more symbolic type of terror.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Before you make your mind about SOMA, you should carefully review the producer’s motives. They will surprise you. 

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Rachel Joyce Blog: Body Image – Triathlete Europe

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Rachel Joyce Blog: Body Image
Triathlete Europe
This week I was asked to complete a survey looking at body image amongst elite sportswomen. The email couldn’t have arrived at a more fitting time for me.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Body issues affect even these athletes. 

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“Ideal” Body Image | THE ECHO

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Fat? Thick? In between? Having the “ideal” body type has become a goal in society today. Many women are classified in only a few categories, but then again is it really just a few? Words like fat, thick, skinny, curvy and …

Terry Hill‘s insight:

It’s gratifying that high school students are addressing the body image issue. Pressure placed on some students can lead to disasterous consequences  in some cases. 

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