Stanton Peele: Tecaté Olé, Baby! I Don’t Always Drink. But When I Do, It Saves My Frickin’ Life!

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Addiction specialist Stanton Peele is someone you might think is a frilly-skirted temperance-firebranding ladyboy, attempting to reinstate mandatory-petticoatage & prohibition at every possible turn.

But you would be wrong. He is doing something quite the opposite.

In his fiery piece over at Substance, now Pacific Standard, he goes to great lengths to tease out a recommendation that could seriously reduce people’s mortality & the +/- “coverup” about it that is endemic;

-to his very own industry.

What is this miracle recommendation, you ask?
 
-Drinking alcohol.

En-Garde, ACTIVIA! Engineered Probiotics Can Now Do More Than Just Keep You Regular

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So we’ve all seen Arnold Schwarzenegger’s favorite insecure narcissist (no not the cleaning-woman), Jamie-Lee Curtis hinting at the tectonic detonations that must be occurring in her GI-tract on a daily basis.

Well Thank God, a few crafty researchers at Vanderbilt have addressed a far more serious problem than scorched neighbor-hedges as the result of morning yoga downward-dog in Malibu.

The Sean Davies team has come up with a very-possible One-Pill-Cure to: … Obesity!

As you might imagine…

Fill Out This Form, Plato. -Or Project Baseline Wants To Find Truth, Beauty In The Ideal DNA Paradigm

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So clearly, The Goog is just jealous of code genius, Brittany Wenger’s Neural Networks.

And to that end, they are creating another “Moonshot” project out of their X-Division, similar to “Calico”

This one is set to be something like the Charles Darwin of the human genome. -But to an end.

Maybe one day, there will be a more blown-out version of NatGeo’s Geno 2.0 targeted at health, but right now Google wants to map the paradigm of the ideal healthy person’s genome in a project they’re calling “Baseline”…

Mayo Whomps Another Cancer Using Sneaky Chess-Tactics And Modded Infectious Disease

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So awhile back, we told you the miraculous story of Dr. Anderson & how he was able to beat a rare form of The Big C with a very clever proxy-war.

-Using a virus.

Just the way giving yourself Malaria actually cures Syphilis. Especially if you love the crazy.

Well buckle your seatbelts ladies, because the chessmasters of medicine have done it again and freaking WON! against another rare form of cancer.
 
Dr. Stephen Russell and his team…

IDEO Encourages DesignOn Concept Contributors To Tackle Old People

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(figuratively)
I’ll leave it as an exercise for the reader to check out the full list of lifehack-style products & service innovations over at design-juggernaut IDEO,

-But By Far, my favorite of the bunch is the Snow White Evil Queen/Ghost of Christmas Yet-To-Come -style Aging Mirror.
 
I don’t know how far out they wanted to take the concept in its proposed future technological reach.

-But [at least in its most-blown-out-future-form] this could take a whole host of…

Links:
The Gray Mirror
at:IDEO-DesignOn:Aging

ASAPScience Babbles Briefly About Brain Bunk


 
7 myths about the brain you thought were true asap science screenshotHere, ASAP talks about common tropes, urban myths, or just plain zombie-information that keeps resurfacing about the complicated majesty inside your noggin.

You could probably find each part of their list somewhere on Snopes, to be sure.

They talk about how much & what type of damage drugs and alcohol do to your brain, how much of it you use, the Right-Brain/Left-Brain Creative Vs. Logical meme, and a few others.

Would have been nice if they got into just a little more detail on…

Links:
YouTube-ASAPScience

Google Does Nutrition Info. -Your Move, Obesity…

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It’s a very handy service they announced, where you can get your nutrition facts for over 1,000 types of different food straight from a web-search or an app. -Sweet!

And much like other web services like the previous leader, CalorieKing, you can change portion-sizes for exactly what you want.

Even better than CK, you can also ask it to tell you the carbs, fat, protein contents & a few other specs on the food you’re looking-up; -straight from the searchbox, without sifting first. -Better UX!

However, this is mostly…

Links:
InsideSearch-Introducing Nutrition Info



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