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Something’s Happened to the Doctor Patient Relationship
by Dr. E. Steven Lenger

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The doctor / patient relationship is one predicated on trust. In any relationship, a certain degree of trust is eroded when one feels that the other isn’t 100% present during a conversation. The doctor / patient relationship is no different and suffers when the inputting of EMR (electronic medical records) seems to take precedence over […]

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Green America: “Skip the Slip” Report Finds Only 3 Major Retailers Get “A” Score for Receipt Practices

Rise in Consumption of Paper Receipts: 3/4 of Companies offer BPA and BPS Coated Paper Receipts; Green America Report Highlights Some Improvements. WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 25, 2019—Only three retailers – Best Buy, Apple and Ben & Jerry’s – get top marks in how they deal with electronic and paper receipts, according to a Green America report providing […]

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If You Live Truly, You Will See Truly
by Brenda Shoshanna – New York City

So many of us are searching for truth, the best way to live life. Naturally, there are endless pathways, lectures, discussions and directions available. Some go from one path to the next, seeing which one might fit them the best. It’s common to spend a great deal of time, in some cases a whole life, […]

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Can the Vaccination Issue Bring Left and Right Front and Center? How the Body Politic Can Emerge From a “Pharmaceutically Induced Coma”
by Steve Bhaerman

Totally Quips of the Swami An Indispesable Compendium of Cosmic Comic Wisdom Swami Beyondananda

The truth shall UPSET you free. — Swami Beyondananda My cosmic comic cohorts in the Firesign Theatre said it in their 1974 comedy record: Everything You Know Is Wrong. Boy, were they right. And that’s even truer when you are convinced everything you know is right. Take the “anti-vaccination” movement—or rather the anti-anti-vaccination movement. A […]

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Our Passionate Love Affair With Life
by Neal Grace

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All of us are on a journey of self-discovery—even when we are not consciously involved with this path. We are learning more about who we are every day through a multitude of actions, thoughts and experiences. Life keeps nudging us forward, as if it had a premeditated plan designed just for us. Through our daily […]

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The Catskills
by Irwin Dunsky – Monroe Township, NJ

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My father had an old friend. Their friendship was born when they were both young men. Dad’s friend Phil owned and operated a bungalow colony in the Catskills Mountains in upstate NY with his wife Helen. When I was about 8 years old my family started going to Phil and Helens “Four Gable House” for […]

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Honoring Mothers and Ending Slavery
by Dr. Will Tuttle – Healdsburg CA

The World Peace Diet by Tuttle

A disturbing trend over the past couple of decades is the ongoing proliferation of human trafficking and slavery. It’s well known that de facto slavery conditions exist in a number of industries, such as for children on cocoa plantations in Africa, and carpet, clothing, and electronics factories in India and elsewhere, men on fishing boats […]

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A Mother’s Unfathomable Journey
by Alee Reina Hoffman – Venice Beach, CA

mom with child in country

As a society we grip to the idea that life cycles must happen in the order we want them to, that we cannot have a mother outlive their child because it means they did not get more than their mother did—what every mother wishes for their children. And yet the reality is that women sometimes […]

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Atlantis Rising!
by Jill Mattson – Oil City, PA

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The Atlantis “Myth” may be the most enduring grand mystery of all time… an enigma that was famously recorded by Plato around 360 BC (and it was ancient at that time!). Atlantis has captured the interest and imagination of countless generations; over 2,000 books have been written on this most famous “Lost Continent.” It has […]

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The Modern Woman’s Steady Ride to Burnout
by Dr. Nisha Jackson

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Women today work hard. Like Beyonce says, “we run the world.” But sometimes all this hard work can get to us. How many times have you caught yourself thinking, Wow, I’m burned out! It’s a feeling most women today can identify with. The inner drive to “do more” and “achieve more” is significantly impacting women’s […]

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