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Forecast the Facts

From TP: America’s television meteorologists are theprimary source of climate information for most Americans, and are second only to scientists — who have much less access to the general public — in the level of trust they are given. Yet more than half of TV weather reporters don’t believe in human-induced climate change, even as our poisoned weather grows more extreme. Forecast the Facts, a new campaign of 350.org, the League of Conservation Voters, and the newCitizen Engagement Lab, aims to turn the tide. The first call to action challenges the American Meteorological Society to vote next week for a strong climate change statement that rejects science denial: It’s a

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Underwater volcano, snow and things

I think the fact that scientists were able to capture the deepest underwater volcano during an erection eruption (Freudian slip :-)) is totally cool. The storm that is creeping up the East Coast slammed in Asheville at about nine o’clock this morning. I’ve lived in Asheville for about five years. It snows here. We can see two or three or even 4 inches of snow at a time. Today, in some parts of Asheville was gotten over a foot of snow. The city has ground to a halt. My drive home from the hospital which usually takes about 15-20 minutes took

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Smart men do it with knowledge

Smart men do it with knowledge. I always wanted to make that into a bumper sticker. 🙂 This was just my opinion since I like to think of myself as a smart guy. Now there is proof. From LiveScience: Smart men rejoice: Turns out that intelligent people are generally healthier than their less-clever peers – studies have shown that brainiacs are, for instance, less likely to suffer from heart disease and Alzheimer’s. Scientists have suggested that smart people may score less stressful jobs in safer places and that they may make better lifestyle choices, for instance by exercising more and eating

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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