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Wednesday, October 08, 2003

Tuesday October 7, 2003 From the UK edition of Google News:

Sheriffs idea in Tory police plans
BBC News -
American-style directly elected sheriffs could set the blueprint for policing in their area under a shake-up proposed by the Tories.
Tories Call In The Sheriffs Sky News
Tories: Sheriffs to head local police icWales
ePolitix - and 16 related

From EurekAlert http://www.eurekalert.org/pubnews.php where you can link to the full scientific press releases:

Public Release: 7-Oct-2003
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Imagining movement of affected limbs aids stroke rehabilitation
Imagining movement of arms and legs that have been weakened from stroke may facilitate functional recovery of affected limbs, a Northwestern University study has found.

I'm dubious about these:

Public Release: 7-Oct-2003
Scientific Conference on Forgiving
Forgiveness linked to spinal cord injury rehab
Study shows that forgivness helps in medical rehabilitation of spinal cord injury patients. Forgiveness was found to improve health in those patients. Patients who were more forgiving of themselves and of others reported more satisfaction with their lives. They rated their own health status higher and were also more likely to perform healthy behaviors.
John Templeton, Fetzer

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Public Release: 7-Oct-2003
Scientific Conference on Forgiving
Study shows that forgiveness can be taught
By using certain forgiving methods, people can be taught how to forgive. Four projects involving actual cases of unresolved hurt were tested to measure their effectiveness in forgiving. The studies found that forgiveness increases mental and physical health and vitality. In study one, the largest study to date measuring the effects of forgiving, people experienced decreases in hurt feelings, stress, and physical symptoms of stress and increased willingness to forgive in the future.
John Templeton, Fetzer

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vicki@jvrobb.com
703-329-3356
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Public Release: 7-Oct-2003
Scientific Conference on Forgiving
Duke study links forgiveness to less back pain, depression
A new study from Duke University Medical Center demonstrates that among people who have chronic back pain, those who have forgiven others experience lower levels of pain and less associated psychological problems like anger and depression than those who have not forgiven.

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703-329-3356
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Public Release: 7-Oct-2003
Scientific Conference on Forgiving
Forgiveness a factor in blood pressure
Forgiveness is linked to low blood pressure and, first study connecting forgiveness and health to survey racially and socio-economically diverse individuals shows that, for low socio-economic status Blacks, forgiveness is linked to low blood pressure and low levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
John Templeton, Fetzer

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703-329-3356
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