Monthly Archives: February 2014

Inside a Victorian ‘lunatic asylum’

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: Illuminating insight into Broadmoor. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk Advertisements

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California can’t afford to cater to the anti-vaccination crowd

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village The state of California issued an advisory on measles last week. Though only about a dozen cases have been reported so far, many more people have been exposed to the virus . In … Continue reading

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WW1 spies executed in the Tower

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: "..more people were executed within the walls of the Tower of London during the 20th Century than under the Tudors" See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Can I be ‘cured’ of my ‘porn addiction’? Belle de Jour goes on the hunt – Telegraph

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Porn addiction: we’ve all heard about it, but have you ever considered what you might do if you thought you had it? Dr Brooke Magnanti tries to get ‘cured’ for Telegraph Wonder Women … Continue reading

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John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar – Telegraph

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A British professor’s 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career? Kevin Friery‘s insight:  "Science took a disastrous … Continue reading

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The hidden suffering of the dogs bred to be cute

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Far from being resilient to disease, many of these cross-breeds are, in fact, far more vulnerable to agonising illness and infection than pedigree dogs. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Interesting read.  Received wisdom is that … Continue reading

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Norton ‘furious’ over RTE payout

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Homophobia – "RTE settling wasn’t gutless, it was absolutely moronic," See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Capital One says it can show up at cardholders’ homes, workplaces

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Ding-dong, Cap One calling. Kevin Friery‘s insight: The police need a court order to pull off something like that. But Cap One says it has the right to get up close and personal … Continue reading

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A penticostal Christian couple who believed in ‘faith healing’ have been sent to prison after two of their children died

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A US couple who believed in faith-healing have been sentenced to up to seven years in prison after the death of a second child who was refused medical treatment. Kevin Friery‘s insight: “You’ve … Continue reading

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Dreams of ‘self-discovery’ destroying marriage, claims psychologist

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing High divorce rates and low marital satisfaction are a direct result of partners’ inability to meet ‘psychological expectations’ Kevin Friery‘s insight: "…persistent high divorce rates and low levels of marital satisfaction are a direct … Continue reading

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