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  • Crack-smoking Toronto mayor reportedly offered porn deal

    Crack-smoking Toronto mayor reportedly offered porn deal
    The craziness that is the Rob Ford saga continues. The Toronto mayor, who made worldwide headlines after his crack cocaine scandal, has reportedly been offered a porn deal. TMZ reported that Vivid Radio is making an offer to Ford to star in his own...
  • 'Breaking Bad' meth lab toy set sparks outrage

    Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for little Johnny or Susie? How about a "Breaking Bad" meth lab toy set? No, I'm not joking. It's astounding that anyone -- even the rabid "Breaking Bad" fans who live for Sundays to see what will happen to...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Prescription drugs, health care enrollment and Rick Scott

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Friday.   Here's what we're reading this morning.     * CVS is cracking down on doctors showing patterns of prescribing high dosage prescription painkillers on a regular basis, the Orlando Sentinel reports....
  • Monday Morning Reads: Prisons, health care and property insurance

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   * The Sun Sentinel reports that Broward County is defying the governor and letting navigators help sign people up for health care.  The Sun Sentinel also...
  • Go away with David Tutera

    Go away with David Tutera
    After making a name for himself on WE tv's "My Fair Wedding," celebrity wedding planner David Tutera's back with another reality series on the cable network: "David Tutera: Unveiled." An avid traveler, Tutera says, "My travels have always been an...
  • Many factors can contribute to premature graying

    Q: I'm only 19, but my hair is about 40 percent gray. Why is this and what can I do about it? A: You are young to have gray hair, but it happens. And usually there's not much you can do about it. Hair turns gray when cells (called melanocytes) in hair...
  • The connection between back pain and psoriasis is surprising but true

    Q: My husband was recently told there is a connection between psoriasis and back pain. Could you please explain this? A: The connection between psoriasis and back pain is surprising to many. But 5 to 10 percent of patients with psoriasis develop a...
  • Norovirus is still going around

    http://www.kidsdr.com Another on call weekend just completed, it seems that gastroenteritis, also known as the "tummy bug" or "stomach flu," is still hanging around. I walked into a lot of exam rooms with tired parents and kids, all of whom had been...
  • Bed-sharing increasing among minority families

    Bed-sharing increasing among minority families
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More parents are putting their babies to sleep next to them in bed, a new study suggests. Researchers found that over the past 20 years, bed-sharing has become more common, especially among black and Hispanic families. The...
  • Prozac during adolescence protects against despair in adulthood

    Prozac during adolescence protects against despair in adulthood
    Adolescents treated with the antidepressant fluoxetine -- better known by its commercial name, Prozac -- appear to undergo changes in brain signaling that result in changed behavior well into adulthood, says a new study. Adult mice and rats who were...
  • 23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge
    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....