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  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: ADHD & Substance Abuse, Indian Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Pyramid Scheme...

    5 Things It's Good To Know: ADHD & Substance Abuse, Indian Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Pyramid Scheme...
    1. New Pyramind Scheme: Pyramid tossed, dinner plate is new U.S. meals plan The pyramid guide to healthy eating that many Americans grew up with has been scrapped, and in its place the Obama administration is serving a dinner plate icon sliced up by...
  • Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows

    Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows
    CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease. Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
  • Aromasin Cuts Risk Of Breast Cancer In Some Groups

    Aromasin Cuts Risk Of Breast Cancer In Some Groups
    The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday. A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...
  • Supplements lack science, safety proof

    Supplements lack science, safety proof
    "Lost your essence after excessive lovemaking?" BioRay said it has a supplement for you. Autism? Allergies? Liver problems? BioRay said it can help. In fact, the supplement company established by Timothy and Stephanie Ray said it has products for just...
  • Online Dish: Forget Lorena Bobbit! Wife Chops Off Hubby's Penis, Tosses in Garbage Disposal

    Online Dish: Forget Lorena Bobbit!  Wife Chops Off Hubby's Penis, Tosses in Garbage Disposal
    Catherine Becker, 48, is in the joint, accused of chopping off her estranged hubby's penis and tossing it in the garbage disposal. Becker started the master plan by lacing her husband's food with an unknown drug or poison, not feeling well, he went to...
  • Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies

    Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies
    Mary Joan Hagigh, a retired social worker and registered nurse, died June 24 from complications of a fractured hip at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living. The Ruxton resident was 78. Mary Joan Wall, whose father was head of collections for the Internal...
  • How to stop persistent anal itching

    How to stop persistent anal itching
    Q: What's the best treatment to relieve anal itching? A: Anal itching is common and can be intense. Doctors call it pruritus ani. Usually there is no specific medical cause. Itching arises because the anus is a very sensitive area and a dirty area....
  • Fmr Seattle Police Chief Kerlikowske Collapses

    Fmr Seattle Police Chief Kerlikowske Collapses
    The White House 'Drug Czar' and former Seattle Police Chief, Gil Kerlikowske, collapsed twice while in Boston Tuesday. According to The Boston Globe, Kerlikowske fainted about 2 p.m. while talking to law students at Harvard. He was taken to Massachusetts...
  • Proton therapy is fulfilling its promise

    The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University. When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
  • Seeking the right recipe for food labels

    Seeking the right recipe for food labels
    You can give people all sorts of useful information, but that doesn't mean they'll use it. Case in point: the Nutrition Facts panels inscribed on nearly every can, box, jug, carton and plastic wrapper in which food has been sold since 1994. These small,...
  • Mom's caffeine not linked to infant sleep problems: study

    Mom's caffeine not linked to infant sleep problems: study
    (Reuters) - A baby's sleep may not suffer just because its mother likes a daily cup or two of coffee, according to a Brazilian study based on nearly 900 new mothers. Studies over the years have come to mixed conclusions on whether caffeine during...