Archives for March 19, 2010

Psychic to be executed

When stupid belief systems collide: Amnesty International is calling on Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah to stop the execution of a Lebanese man sentenced to death for “sorcery.” In a statement released Thursday, the international rights group condemned the verdict and demanded the immediate release of Ali Hussain Sibat, former host of a popular call-in show…

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Under what circumstances should individuals have access to their family members’ medical records? How to prevent cannibalism in pheasants Now, THIS is interesting (regarding climate change)….

This is it: The fate of health care reform will be decided in the next 48 hours. It could come down to a vote or two. And that means that right now, every last message to Congress makes a difference. It’s an all-hands-on-deck moment. Even if you’ve already called and written your representative, it’s time…

Jessica Palmer (of bioephemera) has an entry at Collective Imagination Blog about the role of “small talk” in maintaining good health. Check it out.