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Government on liver protection warpath

Rob @ July 8, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Back in May, Hydroxycut was nailed with a recall that sent the supplement market scrambling to make sure it didn’t fall under the ever inconsistent eye of the FDA.  The problem then was liver failure. A month later, the FDA launched another report that sent the over-the-counter market scrambling, but in a much different way.

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The girl forever young

Rob @ June 29, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Explorers throughout history have searched far and wide and to the ends of the earth for something to beat mortality.  Man has looked for the Fountain of Youth since the species gained the capacity to fear death and what may or may not come after.  In modern culture, vampires, though technically considered undead, are idolized […]

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When getting it up is a bad thing

Rob @ June 9, 2009 # 3 Comments

An ex-con is suing the New York prison he served his time in for a medical error and improper response to the problem by the nursing staff. According to the New York Post, the inmate had a reaction to a medication he was prescribed, giving him an everlasting erection. The nurse, however, sent him back […]

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Kidney stone leads to quadruple amputation

Rob @ June 6, 2009 # No Comment Yet

A woman in Davie, Fla. was working at the mall when she felt a sharp pain shoot through her back. She’s had a history of kidney stones and suspected this was just another. When her fever spiked at 106 degrees, she decided it was time to go to the emergency room. Unfortunately, the ER turned […]

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Never too old to get some

andrea @ June 3, 2009 # 3 Comments

They may be balding, going deaf or living in a nursing home, but they need some lovin’, and according to a recent study, they’re getting it, too. A study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that people remain sexually active well into their 70s. Regardless of the lack of libido and the […]

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Obese moms have asthmatic kids

andrea @ June 2, 2009 # 3 Comments

As if you needed another reason to not be obese, here is yet another. A recent study analyzed nearly 4,000 children in a study called “Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy” (PIAMA). The study followed these children over a span of eight years and found that those with obese mothers were more likely […]

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Lust for lacking limbs, (yes, seriously)

Brittany @ May 31, 2009 # 5 Comments

It may still be strange to you, but it’s not uncommon to hear a story about a person who claims to have been born in the wrong body, or just with the wrong parts. These fall under the more or less familiar category of gender identity disorder (GID). Somehow though, I doubt you’re familiar with […]

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Cheerios claims challenged

Brittany @ May 26, 2009 # 6 Comments

We see TV commercials all the time that advertise the cholesterol-reducing power of Cheerios. It’s true that right on the front of each box of Cheerios cereal, posted in big, bold white letters reads, “Cheerios Can Reduce Your Cholesterol!” Visiting the Cheerios Web site, you’ll also see the same message boasted, but with a little […]

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New on the swine flu

Brittany @ May 24, 2009 # 3 Comments

It’s still one of the biggest news topics right now and I’m sure you’re eager to know what the latest is regarding the swine flu. Well, here goes…. Last week, Friday, we discovered that the swine flu had spread to New York City, where, according to an AP report, lead to the closing of three […]

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Crazy parents don’t get their First Amendment rights

andrea @ May 20, 2009 # 2 Comments

We know about the (supposed) separation of church and state, which the majority of Americans agree is a good idea. But how do we feel about the separation of parenthood and state? Well, parents Colleen and Anthony Hauser are having to deal with those feelings right now. You may be familiar with this Minnesota family […]

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