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June 29, 2008

Newsletter 6/29/2008

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 8:00 pm

“From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, this site provides resources for dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Events that might cause PTSD include rape, physical abuse, an airplane or car crash, war or others. For most people, PTSD starts about three months after the event. However, sometimes signs of PTSD show up years later. PTSD can happen to anyone, even children.”
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/posttraumaticstressdisorder.html

“The Energy Information Administration, created by Congress in 1977, is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. Our mission is to provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.  The official energy statistics from the U.S. Government.”
http://www.eia.doe.gov/

These guys have what it takes to set the record straight.
We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit, ‘consumer advocate’ for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.”
http://www.factcheck.org/

The following is a site that might just help you feel better if you follow the recommendations of how and what to eat. Yea, another eat better site, but worth the time it takes to check it out.
http://www.eatbetteramerica.com/

Since I brought the issue of food and eating right, you might want to add this site to your lists of food related stuff.

“Search our dictionary of more than 4,000 food terms and you’ll never have to eat your words. Just type the word or phrase you’re looking for in the box above and select the “Go” button. If you’re unsure of a term’s correct spelling, just type in the first few letters.”
http://www.epicurious.com/tools/fooddictionary/

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