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“Dr. Gort Will See You Now.”

Posted on December 16, 2014

. . . look at the future of the general practitioner of medicine. This is considered the epitome of the high-skilled, secure, remunerative job. Four years of college! Four years of medical school! Internship! Residency! Government-protected cartel membership! And yet, this profession is going the way of the dodo bird. To understand why, the first […]

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Skinny Mice Eat Only 9 to 5

Posted on December 4, 2014

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Eating only within an eight-hour window each day could help you shed weight, a study has found. Limiting the times you eat could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And it doesn’t even matter whether you have fatty or sugary foods. The eight-hour limit seems to undo the harm done […]

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Brown Fat (Skinny Mice); White Fat (Fat Mice).

Posted on December 4, 2014

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Researchers in China believe they have found the dieting Holy Grail in a native plant extract that holds the key to burning fat without having to exercise – but it might not be entirely safe. Berberine is a bitter-tasting plant alkaloid that has a long history of medicinal use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. . […]

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Tablets and Nearsighted Kids

Written by Gary North on December 3, 2014

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In 1968, I was treated by an optometrist who said that nearsightedness is learned. He was regarded as a crank. He said that kids should take breaks from reading. They should spend more time outdoors. He was regarded as a crank. He prescribed corrective lenses for me at age 26 that focused only at two […]

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My Night in the Hospital

Written by Gary North on November 28, 2014

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Men go to the hospital for treatment for one of three reasons: pain, fear, or a nagging wife. I went because of pain. Then fear showed up. I have checked into a hospital for an illness for an overnight stay only three times in my adult life. Once was in 1961, when the city of […]

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Warning: Fat Kids Can’t Join, Says Pentagon

Posted on November 22, 2014

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Unhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military. Recruiting for our military is facing a growing challenge. “I am very concerned about the reduced number of men and women who can meet all of […]

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FEMA Training for Pandemic: New York City Area Only

Posted on October 31, 2014

Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty In

The Federal Executive Boards in New York City and Northern New Jersey in partnership with FEMA Region II, The Department of Health and Human Services Region II, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the Clearing House Association are sponsoring a two year series of pandemic influenza […]

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