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Martin Leonard
Works at Chermside Day Hospital
Attended University of Leeds
Lives in Brisbane, Australia
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Ah well, the only way to avoid a hangover is to drink less.

"Research has concluded that it's not simply dehydration - we know the immune system is involved, but before we know what causes it, it's very unlikely we'll find an effective cure."
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.
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+John R. Ellis
 the only way to prevent is to cut yourself off before you go over the threshold. I've been doing that for a long time now, and hangovers are rare for me. Just not worth it.
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Killer Sprockets and Kaiju Beer present Kaks Gotmari a black IPA. Surprisingly smooth for a 7.7% beer, very dark and pretty much perfect for a cold, wet Friday evening. 
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Looks awesome 
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Tests worth doing discussed. Will be doing the bowel cancer one any day now myself courtesy of the Australian government. 
There are lots of medical screening tests available and screening is big business. Michael Mosley asks which ones are useful.
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Very sad puppy just back from leg surgery 😷😯
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Is +Aman Chandel​ right or wrong with his grammar? 
126 votes  -  votes visible to Public
Wrong it should be "getting stupider"
6%
No "more stupid" is correct
66%
"getting stupid" is an okay choice
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You kind of missed the point
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Aww +Martin Leonard​​​​​​ you care so much about me and my grammar.
Are you one of those secret stalker/creeper?
Or Are you a fucin' Grammar Nazi?

Hell, you should try making another poll on it? See if someone actually gives a damn?
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Anyone surprised that cosmetic claims are likely false?

"Ultimately, only 18 percent of the claims made in the ads were found to be acceptable by the judges, with more than 4 out of 5 product claims being seen as vague or untruthful"
Despite all the glitz and glamour on show in glossy magazine ads, it seems no amount of spin can make the claims of cosmetic advertising as scientifically grounded as the beauty industry would like us to believe. A new US study of magazine...
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It reminds me of a very old Saturday Night Live fake add for a "very feminine product in a little pink jar." When asked what exactly the product did, the young woman replies in a voice of heightened womanliness, "I don't know -- but it just makes me feel very female."
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Should we be able to choose the sex of children? Interesting intro article but I need to think on this more and am interested to hear from the members of this community because I am sure someone has already done so!

And another article http://goo.gl/pJYvDR
The risk of harm in sex selection stems from the fact that parents don't desire any child, they want a child of a particular sex, who is to remain within the limits of binary gender roles.
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not a chance !
and you should have to get a permit to have a child,
sign a pledge you won't do stuff like get drunk and shout at it, hit it, or leave it in the care of "Uncle Ernie" and respect it as a separate individual that you do not own, only care for
then meet targets for it's health, education and social integration every year
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I hadn't heard of "leaky vaccines" but now I know. 
Media coverage of a recent study involving a "leaky" vaccine raised questions about the possibility that they could make viruses more dangerous.
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You do realise with all that talk of chicken... we got hungry?
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The paleo diet is more harm than good? - surely not :) 
Interest in the diet of our evolutionary ancestors would ordinarily be a topic of curiosity in only the most obscure of scientific circles. But the popularity of the so-called palaeodiet has brought unprecedented…
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Rather worrying that in the US 'more than US$200 billion a year is squandered on unnecessary tests and treatments'.

Perhaps you may think that this article is not really suited for this community but I hope not. 
By forgetting that medicine postpones death rather than saving lives, we persuade ourselves it might somehow keep extending our life and come to view death as a failure of medicine.
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A "religious sign" - really? I see a splotch and if you look up on the right I can see the FSM looking down at the splotch 
Thousands of people in Mali's capital are flocking to see what it believed to be a religious sign that suddenly appeared on a wall of a toilet.
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Lol, morons.
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    Materials Science, 1983 - 1987
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Whatever needs doing - Finance and Administration
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  • Chermside Day Hospital
    Executive Manager, 2011 - present
  • Queensland Eye Hospital
    Finance and Administration Manager, 2005 - 2011
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London - Hong Kong - Chicago - New York - Leeds
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Tasty coffee, good breakfast. And free WiFi.
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Best coffee we have had on Big Island and good food as well
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