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Continued from Part One The mood at the beginning of 1816 was actully quite positive despite the harsh winiter that most of Europe experienced. In the United States, the end of the War of 1812 seemed like a good sign... Related StoriesExploring the Hollow EarthThe Power of the Placebo (Part 2 of 2)When Summer Wouldn't Come (Part One of Three)
An article in Health Psychology examined a series of studies examining the association between gatekeeper training and suicide knowledge among a diverse set of health care workers (case managers, clinicians, administrators, nurses, physicians, support staff). An additional aim of the... Related StoriesIn Praise of ChildrenOnline Support Groups and SuicideDid You Know I Have a Book Coming Out?
Just days after reports of a "mystery man" giving away money to strangers across Halifax, Nova Scotia, the unnamed man quickly became seen as a folk hero to many city residents. Dressed in patched pants and wearing a wool jacket,... Related StoriesHanging Out With The Wrong CrowdThe Great BillickDid You Know I Have a Book Coming Out?
What is your earliest memory? By the time children are two years old, they are able to answer questions about recent events ialthough they often need careful prompting to retrieve memories. Over the next four or five years, children become... Related StoriesUnderstanding HoardersWhy Smoking "Skunk" Cannabis May Lead to Early PsychosisIs Low Birth Weight Linked to Child Aggression?
1816 was a very bad year. Across the entire Northern hemisphere, what would become known as The Year Without A Summer led to massive food shortages due to the overall drop in temperatures and the failure of food crops. Beginning... Related StoriesExploring the Hollow EarthThe Great BillickThe Twin Doctor
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