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Death by Breast cancer rates fall by over a third

0 votes | submitted 2010-08-12 12:26:08 by stuartflatt | 0 comments

Death rates from breast cancer in Britain have dropped by a third in a \r\n generation, a pan-European study shows.

Warning: Racism Is Bad for Your Health

376 votes | submitted 2010-08-12 10:06:18 by mysticdave | 83 comments

Harboring prejudice, it seems, may be bad for your health. When we think about the victims of racism, we typically think of the immediate targets of racial prejudice: Those who have suffered at the hand of discrimination and oppression. But new research has identified another, unlikely group of victims: the racists themselves.....

Expert: Misleading Report on Supplements Creates Confusion

224 votes | submitted 2010-08-12 01:02:25 by bukowsky | 48 comments

Consumer Reports, usually a trusted source, recently released a report in their September issue titled "The 12 Most Dangerous Supplements." However, among the 12 supplements listed, many have already been clinically proven to not only be beneficial, but is also found naturally in many foods we eat on a regular basis.

Behaviors and attitudes towards oral sex are changing

410 votes | submitted 2010-08-12 00:59:15 by subatomicdoc | 94 comments

A Canadian researcher says results from a study on oral sex indicate that it is becoming a more common activity for young women. Results show the act has become a fundamental part of what she calls the "sexual revolution of the 21st century", with implications for safe sex education and practices.

Top 10 Obama's Health Care Reform Myths

102 votes | submitted 2010-08-11 17:00:48 by dorothylaudie | 28 comments

The House bill doesn't give anyone free health care. Will they be eligible for subsidies to buy health insurance? The House bill says that "individuals who are not lawfully present in the United States" will not be allowed to receive subsidies. Health reform would permit the euthanization of the elderly and chronically ill

What Causes "Pig Turd Breath"?

227 votes | submitted 2010-08-11 14:39:01 by njunderground | 37 comments

Sirius Radio's Dr. Steve explains the why some people suffer from chronic swamp mouth

Woman Who Had Unnecessary Mastectomy Gets $198,000

333 votes | submitted 2010-08-11 08:48:55 by arbiinc | 77 comments

A woman who underwent a double mastectomy and later discovered she didn't have breast cancer was set to receive $198,000 under a settlement approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

Fat Kids Force Gym-Class Revision

408 votes | submitted 2010-08-11 06:01:49 by kufurex | 272 comments

Kids don't have to worry about performance or teamwork anymore. Instead of playing dodge ball (or some other traditional sport), kids are now hopping about like a frog during physical education class.

Breath test detects different cancer types

145 votes | submitted 2010-08-11 03:25:06 by becky4239 | 13 comments

Scientists are sniffing out cancer before X-rays can.

BBC News - New superbug found in UK hospitals

185 votes | submitted 2010-08-11 03:00:24 by james1877 | 88 comments

Experts warn a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics has entered UK hospitals.

Device Restores Taste and Smell To Paralyzed Patients

180 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 21:47:47 by ragingreid | 7 comments

A new device called Diaphragm Pacing Stimulation, or DPS, helps some people who need to use large, noisy and power-hungry ventilators to breathe.\r\n\r\n

Banishing Laziness for Good

166 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 21:18:08 by takinadigg | 15 comments

Laziness, we all have it from time to time. Change your life for the better, today.

Survey Suggests Dry Weddings Make People Angry (shocking)

374 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 20:38:46 by isaacand | 182 comments

38% of wedding guests don't mind if the bar isn't fully stocked, but they do expect there at least be gratis beer and wine. Most are pissed by the prospect of a cash bar (5 percent won't even show up if they have to pay for their own libations).

The Anti-Wrinkle Diet

191 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 20:12:16 by popularcontent | 15 comments

There's plenty you can do, short of surgery, to reduce signs of aging. The key? Pampering your skin's inner structure, the collagen and elastin fibers that keep your face looking firm.

How Old is Too Old to Drive?

334 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 20:05:27 by ritubpant | 185 comments

Although many seniors stop driving voluntarily or sharply limit their driving, others refuse. While the scrutiny of older drivers may cut deaths but a senior's loss of independence can be painful.

Most Shockingly Bizarre X-Rays Ever Taken (/PICS)

466 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 20:02:23 by nouman1989 | 55 comments

The. Mind. Boggles.

Caffeine Dependency is Easier to Develop Than You Think

268 votes | submitted 2010-08-10 17:46:16 by evanszach | 74 comments

If you've read up on how caffeine affects your brain, you know it's easy for daily fixes to become necessary rather than energizing. One coffee-loving writer details how hard it is to measure your intake, given the nature of coffee and soda.