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What now for Japan after Abe’s landslide election victory?

Experts give their views on where Japan is headed after a sweeping win for the incumbent prime minister After Shinzo Abe’s crushing defeat of the opposition in Sunday’s election five Japan experts give their views on what lies ahead for the country- and the region. We need to talk about pacifism A mature debate about …

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Four behavioral economics strategies for improving customer financial health

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation. Kristen was on the founding team of Google’s behavioral economics team, and was previously the founder of Irrational Labs, a behavioral economics nonprofit focused on health and happiness. More posts …

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I conquered my eating disorder- but I couldn’t have done it without help | Caroline Jones

Bulimia is a complex illness , not a shameful weakness young patients need specialist treatment For the entire decade of my 20 s, and spilling a little either side into my teens and my 30 s, my coping mechanism for life was my eating disorder: bulimia. It was what I used as a teen at …

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Mom’s sweet tooth may be linked to child’s allergies, study says

( CNN) Women who eat too many sugary foods and beverages during pregnancy may be increasing their children’s risk of developing an allergyor allergic asthma, according to a study published Thursday in the European Respiratory Journal. The researchers looked at allergies that make respiratory and skin symptoms, including dust mites, cats and grass. “Allergic asthma” …

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‘Flexitarian’ diets can limit future hazards

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Increased production of fruit and vegetables will be needed if diets change If the world wants to limit climate change, water scarcity and pollution, then we all need to embrace “flexitarian” diets, say scientists. This entails feeing principally plant-based foods, and is one of three key steps towards a …

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