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Marijuana May Stunt Boys’ Growth


According to a new study recently presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Dublin, Ireland, marijuana may stunt the growth of adolescent boys. The research, conducted in Pakistan, revealed that boys who heavily smoked marijuana were notably smaller than ...

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33 Percent Of U.S. Adults At Risk For Metabolic Syndrome

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33 percent of United States adults have the potentially life-threatening metabolic syndrome, however the number of people with the syndrome appears to have stabilized in recent years due to increased awareness of the conditions which comprise it. Metabolic syndrome is ...

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Why Do Giant Pandas Poop A Lot?

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Why do giant pandas poop a lot? This is the question plaguing the minds of scientists, prompting a study on the matter published Tuesday in the American Society for Microbiology’s open-access journal, mBio. Giant pandas’ diets consist almost exclusively of ...

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Why Can’t You Stop Your Snacking At Night? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why can’t you stop your snacking at night?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (Besides, we’re still not crazy about discussing why people nickname their private parts. We generally don’t shy away ...

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Giant Panda Poop Poses Particular Puzzle


According to a new study, published yesterday by the online US journal mBio, giant panda poop poses a particular “evolutionary dilemma.” Even though giant pandas have reportedly been eating almost nothing but bamboo for two million years, the giant panda ...

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Police: George Zimmerman Shooter Had Signs Of Bipolar Disorder

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A Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman last week had shown signs of paranoia, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, the Lake Mary Police Department reported. 36-year-old Matthew Apperson had recently been admitted to a mental institution, according to a ...

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2 Florida College Students Sue Over Forced Transvaginal Probes

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Two Florida college students say they were forced to submit to transvaginal probes as part of their classroom training to learn how to perform the medical procedure and have sued the college. The details are outlined in a federal lawsuit ...

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No Charges For School Employee Who Built Collapsed High School Stage

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Police and school officials made public Tuesday that the stage that covered an orchestra pit that collapsed last month at an Indiana high school was designed and constructed by a school employee, and not properly supported. No criminal charges will ...

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Why Do Men Still Exist? — ‘The Why’

why do men exist

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do men still exist?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (OK, it’s a bit anti-male but we have to throw the feminists a bone once in awhile. Especially since it’s the ...

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