‘Evil Eye’ Box and Other Ancient Treasures Found in Nile River Cemetery

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Author: Owen Jarus

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A 2,000-year-old cemetery with several underground tombs has been discovered near the Nile River in Sudan. Archaeologists excavated several of the underground tombs, finding artifacts such as a silver ring, engraved with an image of a god, and a faience box, decorated with large eyes, which a researcher believes protected...

Is Medical Marijuana The Answer To Americas Prescription Pain Killer Epidemic?

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Author: Collective Evolution

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A new study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found that in the 13 states in America that have legalized the use of medicinal marijuana, a combined 25 percent reduction in prescription drug overdose rates has been documented compared to the states that have not legalized the use of...

Next Steps in Near-Death Experiences Research

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Author: Tara MacIsaac

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Since psychologist and medical doctor Raymond Moody popularized scientific study of near-death experiences (NDEs) in the 1970s, many researchers (with little funding) have taken up the torch. Leading NDE researchers discussed the next steps for investigating this phenomenon as part of a panel at the International Association for Near-Death Studies...

Near-Death Experiencers Shouldn’t Be Treated as Crazy

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Author: Tara MacIsaac

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Erica McKenzie is a registered nurse who has not only seen many patients come back from the brink of death with reports of experiencing the other side, but who has also had her own profound near-death experience. McKenzie spent months in a psychiatric facility after telling a doctor about her...

Why Are There So Few Doctors in Rural America?

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Author: Olga Khazan

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The airport in Bethel, Alaska, population 6,080, consists of one room with a concrete floor and a single baggage carousel. Rather than suitcases and duffles, though, it spins forth cardboard boxes scribbled with names and large plastic containers held together with duct-tape. I watched as one sturdy woman wrestled a Rubbermaid bin filled...