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Bad jobs can warp your sense of what’s normal | Slate
On toxic workplaces, and their similarity to any other form of dysfunctional relationship.
work  employment  wellness  mentalhealth  psych  apophany  capitalism  health 
5 weeks ago by gominokouhai
Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work | BBC News
Glad to hear it. Pretty conclusive meta-analysis. Surprised to see tricyclics on the top five list though.
health  mentalhealth  depression  medical  news  science 
march 2018 by gominokouhai
The Science of Pranayama
Here's a book by Sri Swami Sivananda (publication date 1935), citing the Bhagavad Gita (publication date unclear but c. 5th--2nd century BCE), expressing the same idea.
health  science  books  natureoftruth  wellness  woo 
december 2016 by gominokouhai
The Terrible, Mysterious Disease That Haunted the Age of Exploration
"...the way the disease colored the experience of exploration during the Age of Sail, shifting social relationships and affecting perceptions"
books  science  sailing  history  natureoftruth  health 
december 2016 by gominokouhai
Terrifyingly, according to the World Health Organisation definition the UK no longer has a NHS | The Independent
"The NHS Reinstatement Bill[...] would 'renationalise' the NHS and restore it to its original remit[...] And when the government eventually opposes it then they will reveal their true colours - that they do not care about our NHS."

They didn't have to. Labour didn't bother to turn out for it.
news  politics  fuckwits  bloodytories  health 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
Hunt 'misrepresented' data on 7-day NHS - BBC News
A merry game: count all the different long-winded euphemisms for "lied"
news  politics  health  bloodytories 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! | Guardian Liberty Voice
"The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations".
medical  health  news  science  disability 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
New cancer treatment could see Daily Mail reduced to A5 leaflet
"more than 90% of their editorial content was potentially rendered obsolete". Truly this would be a great leap forward for humanity.
news  health  journalism  DailyMail  silly 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Scott And Scurvy (Idle Words)
Fascinating: "They had a theory of the disease that made sense, fit the evidence, but was utterly wrong". Also it turns out that there is exactly one application of lemon that is not automatically, infinitely improved by the substitution of lime.
science  history  health  food  booze 
november 2015 by gominokouhai
Your pain reliever may also be diminishing your joy | News Room - The Ohio State University
Acetaminophen is the Yank name for paracetamol. I know that anecdote is not the singular of data, but I've been on painkillers since 1996 and this would certainly splain a lot.
psychology  health  mentalhealth 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
When Jeremy Hunt advocated spending taxpayer's money on magic water
Let's not forget also that Jeremy is a charlatan and a quack, a bizarre fantasist who believes in nonsense, lies, flimflam, bosh, flimshaw and jimcrackery, and /also/ who is an utter cunt deserving of nothing else in his worthless life than a painful and messy death.
politics  nhs  health  news 
september 2012 by gominokouhai

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