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New discovery shows why you want to be a naked mole rat

andrea @ October 27, 2009 # No Comment Yet

As Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, the world is reminded that cancer is still very much a problem. Each year millions of people lose their fight against cancer regardless of the millions of dollars that have been poured into finding a cure. It’s easy to say that we should have found a […]

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Only you can prevent the spread of H1N1

andrea @ August 27, 2009 # No Comment Yet

It’s almost that wonderful time of year again: flu season. This year, the world is faced with a new enemy named the swine flu, or H1N1 virus. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. As American health authorities are bracing for what they believe could be one of the worst pandemics in many years, most Americans aren’t […]

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Schools to offer H1N1 vaccine

andrea @ August 16, 2009 # One Comment

This new school year welcomes many pleasures. New outfits, awesome new Crayola products and…nationwide H1N1 vaccinations around school campuses.

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New gene may predict Alzheimer’s timing

Brittany @ July 13, 2009 # No Comment Yet

According to HealthDay News, U.S. researchers have discovered a gene that may be able to predict a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and the age at which a person may begin to show symptoms. The gene is known as TOMM40 and could predict the age of a person when Alzheimer’s begins to set in […]

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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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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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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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