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FDA to regulate e-cigarettes?


Will the FDA soon be taking charge of e-cigarettes? A new law in 2009 gave the FDA the power to regulate the tobacco industry (including cigarettes, self-rolled tobacco and smokeless tobacco); the government agency is now ready to regulate the ...

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Breast cancer controversy causes concern

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Breast cancer controversy causes confusion A Canadian research team stirred up controversy recently with a study that suggests mammogram screenings don’t lower the number of deaths caused by breast cancer.   The study in question was published in the British Medical ...

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Speeding star shocks galaxy

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NASA reports a speeding star will shock the galaxy Moving at high speeds runaway stars reportedly have vast impact on their surroundings as they move through the Milky Way galaxy. NASA‘s Spitzer Space Telescope captured the results of those fast-paced ...

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Iron deficiency raises stroke risk?

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According to a new study just published in the medical journal PLOS ONE, an iron deficiency in one’s bloodstream—due to diseases that influence iron levels or just a lack of iron in one’s diet—is a risk factor for stroke in ...

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Patrick Stewart is gay? Guardian goofs

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Is Patrick  Stewart gay? There are gay mutants in the Marvel Universe but Professor X is not one of them.   Guardian correspondent Jane Czyzselska erroneously outed the actor as homosexual in her politically-correct piece praising Ellen Page’s coming out.  Unfortunately, ...

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VH1 is getting ‘Naked Dating’ series

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VH1 is getting “Naked . . . Dating”, that is. Sources at The Hollywood Reporter report that the music-based VH1 cable network is getting naked and getting ready for romance.  This series, tentatively titled Naked Dating, is an episodic dating ...

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