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How to Break the Perfectionism-Procrastination Loop

You’re probably full of the usual impetus to make changes in your life as the new year lies before us. At the time of writing, we’re at the dawn of a new year. Bellies full and rife with lethargy, we’re all likely sat around (in the West at any rate) contemplating our moves for the…

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Break the Internet review: How influencers will take over the world

By Elle Hunt SINCE the word “influencer” started to take on new meaning in the mid-2010s, it has been tied to an image of a young woman hawking dubious diet teas to boost her currency on social media. If that has ever been accurate, it is increasingly less so. Influencers – a broad church spanning…

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Philadelphia on Pace to Break Homicide Record as Gun Violence Spirals Out of Control

A crime scene in Philadelphia, Pa., following a shooting, July 19, 2021 (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) With homicides peaking at 500 in November, Philadelphia has just reached — and is likely to exceed — its murder record, previously set in 1990. Amid the development that the city had reached this record, Mayor Jim Kenney lamented the…

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How ED Staff Can Help Break the Cycle of Community Violence

The emergency department (ED) can play a crucial role in curbing violence, thereby reducing deaths and serious injuries, Christopher Colwell, MD, of the Department of Emergency Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) and Trauma Center, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, said in a presentation at the American College of Emergency Physicians…

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12 Ways to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau

Losing weight is a battle, meaning victory is not always linear. At first, you might lose weight every time you step on the scale. Then, the numbers start to slow before staying completely stagnant.When this happens you’ve hit the dreaded weight loss plateau.It’s a bummer when your fat loss slows, but hitting a weight loss…

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It’s Time to Break Up the Military-Industrial Complex

EDITOR’S NOTE:&nbspEach week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here. Two days after the United States withdrew from Afghanistan, the House Armed Services Committee voted to set the Pentagon’s 2022 budget. Given that US officials claim to be winding down decades-long wars,…