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The best way to brush your teeth? Don’t ask your dentist - The Australian

The best way to brush your teeth? Don’t ask your dentist
The Australian
… toothpaste contains fluoride is more important than any brushing technique. Sheiham says the contradictory advice on brushing technique offered by dental organisations worldwide isn’t just confusing; it is “undermining faith and trust in the …

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Why I Fired My Financial Adviser - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Why I Fired My Financial Adviser
Wall Street Journal
The Relationship Got Off to a Rocky Start, Says This Journal Editor. Nine Months Later, It Was Over. Email; Print; 82 Comments. Facebook. Share. 0. Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. By. Kevin Noblet. Aug. 29, 2014 10:48 a.m. ET. Kevin Noblet.

Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers - San Jose Mercury News

Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers
San Jose Mercury News
Shelly Sterling had removed her husband from the family trust, saying he was suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, which she first noticed about a year earlier “when he would call me sometimes and his voice would not be like usual …

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Letter To A Former Guru, Circa 1986 - PsychCentral.com (blog)


PsychCentral.com (blog)

Letter To A Former Guru, Circa 1986
PsychCentral.com (blog)
You said you were above such petty human emotions, you said you were enlightened, but I saw that really you were not. Your words were pain-filled barbs which poisoned anyone else’s hope and trust and faith. Is there anything more frightening than the …

Creative Adult Scorches the Earth, Then Creepoid Smokes the Embers at … - SF Weekly (blog)

Creative Adult Scorches the Earth, Then Creepoid Smokes the Embers at …
SF Weekly (blog)
At one point mid-set, bassist and singer Anna Troxell explained that someone had once told the band they were “secretly heavy” (this disclosed in response to an audience comment about drummer Pat Troxell’s Eyehategod hat, so I guess add that one to the …

5 Myths about Healthcare Data Privacy from an Addiction Center CEO - PsychCentral.com (blog)

5 Myths about Healthcare Data Privacy from an Addiction Center CEO
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Make sure you trust the clinic you are referred to as much as you trust the data security at the hospital where you started. 2. Healthcare Providers Can’t Tell Your Family about Your Medical Treatment. Believe me, I see this all the time; there is some …

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Pornography: Guaranteed to Block Healthy Sexual Relations, 1 of 2 - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Pornography: Guaranteed to Block Healthy Sexual Relations, 1 of 2
PsychCentral.com (blog)
By associating carefully crafted ideas that spark emotions of pleasure or fear (or both), accordingly, with preexisting human emotion-drives (hardwired value system), and repeating these ideas over and over. Sociologically speaking, when it comes to …

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Myth: When It Comes To Relationships, Security is Always Better - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Myth: When It Comes To Relationships, Security is Always Better
PsychCentral.com (blog)
When the relationship system is unbalanced (excessive ballast keeping the risk so low that there’s insufficient challenge, play, change or spontaneity) or insufficient grounding which exposes the couple to extreme financial, emotional, physical, or …

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Does journalism still require impartiality? - The Guardian


The Guardian

Does journalism still require impartiality?
The Guardian
Audiences still rely on journalists to distill complex facts, filter through information to pull out the important aspects, and to contract lengthy arguments into consumable stories. …. I wouldn’t mind, if the professional authority of journalists …

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
PsychCentral.com (blog)
1387245111_cf42ed3372_z Christopher MacDougall says “Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up and it knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed.” This actually isn’t true. Gazelles are herd animals. Any given gazelle in the …

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