Archive for November, 2010

Eating Disorders Growing In Kids

Eating Disorders Growing In Kids

Many parents do not realize that their children have serious eating disorders until it is too late. Each year millions of young people have problems with things like anorexia, bulimia, or obesity. A recent study found that hospitalizations for kids younger than twelve years old for eating disorders had significantly increased between the years 1999 [...]

November 30, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Daniel Ray Stewart: Fake Doctor Saw ER Patients In North Carolina

Daniel Ray Stewart: Fake Doctor Saw ER Patients In North Carolina

Daniel Ray Stewart: Fake Doctor Saw ER Patients In North Carolina – A man from North Carolina is being charged with impersonating a doctor after he apparently posed as an ER health professional, seeing patients for a number of weeks before it was discovered that he did not in fact have a medical degree or [...]

November 26, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Pope’s Condom Remark: Women Included

Pope’s Condom Remark: Women Included

Pope’s Condom Remark: Women Included – The Vatican released a statement recently which said that using condoms to stop the spread of HIV also apply to women as well as men. This stance on condoms is a drastic change from the last pope who only a year ago said that condom could only worsen the [...]

November 25, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Gilead Truvada : New HIV Preventive Treatment For Homosexuals

Gilead Truvada : New HIV Preventive Treatment For Homosexuals

Gilead Truvada : New HIV Preventive Treatment For Homosexuals – Earlier this week the New England Journal of Medicine published a study that revealed that Gilead Sciences’ Truvada is somewhat effective as a preventative treatment against AIDS among the gay population. The study was conducted with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and [...]

November 24, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Mental Illness In 20% US Adults

Mental Illness In 20% US Adults

Mental Illness In 20% US Adults – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration revealed some interesting data which suggests that 1 in 5 U.S adults suffer from some type of mental illness. Back in 2009 the administration reported that around twenty percent of adults who are 18 and older in the United States suffer [...]

November 22, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Cigarettes: Plain Packs In UK

Cigarettes: Plain Packs In UK

Cigarettes: Plain Packs In UK – An upcoming piece of legislation could require tobacco companies to sell cigarettes in plain packages which are either grey or brown in color so as to keep young people from purchasing them because of aesthetically-pleasing labels and packaging. A spokesperson from the Department of Health said that these companies [...]

November 21, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Facebook Asthma Attacks In Dumped Boy

Facebook Asthma Attacks In Dumped Boy

Facebook Asthma Attacks In Dumped Boy – Recently a somewhat bizarre yet revealing discovery may suggest that using Facebook could be bad for asthma sufferers under the right circumstances. Recently an 18 year old man experienced a severe asthma attack when he logged on Facebook to see how many guys his ex-girlfriend had approved as [...]

November 19, 2010 | 0 Comments More