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Gitmo medic's sudden death

27-02-2005 12:06

pic.: Dr Szwec (somewhere) with colleagues in San Diego. [http://www.geocities.c
Navy Anaesthetist allocated to Afghanistan dies in Cuba

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"Abstinence and sexual fidelity have played virtually no role"

27-02-2005 09:08

Abstinence and sexual fidelity have played virtually no role in the much-heralded decline of AIDS rates in the most closely studied region of Uganda, two researchers told a gathering of AIDS scientists here.

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Vegan Children Some of the Healthiest in the World

25-02-2005 18:04

The BBC is failing in its supposed role as a public service broadcaster, says the Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation (VVF), after giving widespread publicity to a seriously flawed, unscientific piece of propaganda claiming that vegan children risk damaging their health by excluding meat. The claim, made by Lindsay Allen of the US Agricultural Research Service, was given prominent billing by BBC News on-line and featured on the Jeremy Vine show and Ken Bruce shows on BBC Radio 2. It concerned Paul McCartney so much that he made a rare phone-in to the Jeremy Vine show.

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The Man Made Plagues

25-02-2005 14:45

In 1992 I walked into the University of North Dakota Library to do some research of Congressional documents. I remember quite well the bitter cold of -40 below 0 and wind chills that would freeze you to the bone with some speed. However this cold is a warm summer day at the beach, in comparison to the documents I found.

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The Man Made Plagues

24-02-2005 16:28

In 1992 I walked into the University of North Dakota Library to do some research of Congressional documents. I remember quite well the bitter cold of -40 below 0 and wind chills that would freeze you to the bone with some speed. However this cold is a warm summer day at the beach, in comparison to the documents I found.

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Gay Muslim fights bank harassment

24-02-2005 12:40

OutRage! backs fight for justice

A gay Muslim business manager is bringing a claim of racial victimisation and homophobic harassment against the London division one of the world’s biggest financial institutions, the German conglomerate, Deutsche Bank.

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co-counselling workshop this Sunday in Oxford

16-02-2005 15:54

Alternative Academics presents:


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anti war critical mass nottingham

16-02-2005 07:53

on Tuesday 15th Feb 05 there was an anti-war anti-g8 critical mass in nottingham.

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UBS Bank Have a Word With Crest Plc

14-02-2005 19:07

UBS Bank Crest Plc Protest London
The Shalom Family from Wales who have been caught-up in a Crest Plc - Crest Nicholson Beauty-show, their subsequent houseboat eviction, and have lost possession of their entire worldly belongings, (even though it is alleged that Crest have permitted negligence,

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Fight Psychophobia: Join the EADP

14-02-2005 17:58

Join the last great civil rights movement. Fight psychophobia! End the barbarism done in the name of psychiatry! Join the European Association for Democratic Psychiatry (EADP)

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14-02-2005 10:11

Keep fit this winter, par-TAY on down with the LSF at the hot new Extravaganzamania band night!

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Mental Health Weekend at Maelstrom

10-02-2005 21:32

Events Listing

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Mobile Phone Masts

09-02-2005 12:49

Only one effect is taken into consideration by ICNIRP and the NRPB, that is the effect of heating on human tissues. This is a very important point because there is an enormous amount of peer-reviewed scientific literature showing often replicable biological effects that are likely to have serious health consequences, occurring at levels far below that which causes heating.

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Seedy Sunday Brighton 2005

08-02-2005 15:38

Seedy Sunday held their fourth community seed swap at The Old Market in Hove on Sunday 6 February, just in time for gardeners to get their fresh seed in for the new growing season.

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Day of Action on Pensions, Feb. 18, Oxford

04-02-2005 09:50

There will be a National Day of Action on Feb. 18. in protest at the government's attempts to destroy public sector pensions. Here are some details on what's planned in Oxford.

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Innovative ways to stitch you up - Coming to a health Centre Near you!

03-02-2005 10:27

Health Centre Introduce Fingerprint technology!

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Piss Poor Support Services for "Mentally Ill" Dover Kent UK

03-02-2005 08:57

The provision of services in Dover, Kent UK for the mentally ill is woefully inadequate. No wonder so many people top themselves.

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Urgent Helath Issue

02-02-2005 22:14

This is important to anyone who doesn't want to lose control of their health to drug companies.

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Directory of community-based disaster relief in south Asia

02-02-2005 00:52

Far from waiting for the international aid cavalry to ride to the rescue, civil society organisations from across the tsunami-hit countries seized the initiative in the campaign to help their communities recover from the disaster. Red Pepper has produced an alternative guide to giving aid which lists a selection of self-organising groups working in south Asia, and details how you can contact them. Some of the contact details are listed below, but a longer directory with full descriptions is available at

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Is it M.E. or is it me?

31-01-2005 17:53

For the last year I have been unwell, so unwell that I have stopped working and have to spend much of the day horizontal. This has been difficult to come to terms with. When I was a child I read the Beano, and fantasised about being Billy Whizz...
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