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Child sexual abuse cases in Hollywood attract attention

Source: LATimes In his private journal, Jason Michael Handy once described himself as a “pedophile, full blown.” Handy snapped more than 1,000 photos of girls at the elementary school across the street from his house, using a camera with a … Continue reading

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Honey Improves Immunity and Relieves Anxiety

April McCarthy preventdisease.com For ages, the anti-bacterial properties of honey have been revered and so it is little wonder that it has been used for medicinal purposes all over the world. If you have a sweet tooth but shrink at … Continue reading

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Vitamin D deficiency and poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with steroids

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston. “In our study of 1,024 children with mild to moderate persistent asthma, … Continue reading

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TEDxBirmingham – Stephen Black -The Future of Civic Responsibility in Birmingham

Stephen Black TED Stephen Black studied American History at The University of Pennsylvania, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 1993 graduating magna cum laude, before attending Yale Law School where he graduated in 1997. Following law school, Black moved … Continue reading

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Beehive extract shows potential as prostate cancer treatment

Rob Mitchum EurekAlert Proteomics reveals how ancient remedy slows prostate tumor cell proliferation An over-the-counter natural remedy derived from honeybee hives arrests the growth of prostate cancer cells and tumors in mice, according to a new paper from researchers at … Continue reading

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Researchers determine vitamin D blood level for reducing major medical risks in older adults

Leila Gray EurekAlert Association of low blood concentrations with major disease events, like heart attacks, varies with seasons In testing older patients’ blood vitamin D levels, there’s uncertainty about where the dividing line falls between enough and not enough. The … Continue reading

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TV alcohol advertising may play role in underage drinking

Debbie Jacobson EurekAlert Study shows that minors who recognize ads for beer and spirits are more likely to drink. BOSTON – Minors who were familiar with television alcohol advertisements were more likely to have tried alcoholic beverages and binge drink … Continue reading

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Pistachio consumption may promote a beneficial gut environment

Kim Bedwell EurekAlert First-of-its-kind research presented as an abstract at the 2012 American Society for Nutrition suggests eating pistachios may positively impact bacterial profile of the digestive tract. SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012—A preliminary 16-person study suggests that eating pistachios … Continue reading

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U of I study: Soy protein alleviates symptoms of fatty liver disease

Phyllis Picklesimer EurekAlert URBANA – University of Illinois scientists report that soy protein may significantly reduce fat accumulation and triglycerides in the livers of obese persons. And they’ve discovered why it happens: soy restores partial function of that organ’s key … Continue reading

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Scarcity of College Men Leads Women to Choose Briefcase Over Baby

Science Daily American women today are more likely to earn college degrees than men with women receiving 57 percent of all bachelor’s and 60 percent of all master’s degrees. But are there consequences to having more women than men in … Continue reading

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