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Billions Paid Out for Surgical Errors
December 26, 2012 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Billions Paid Out for Surgical Errors

Surgical “never events” — such as leaving a sponge in a patient — cost healthcare professionals a minimum of $1.3 billion in malpractice payouts from 1990 to 2010, researchers found.
In an analysis of such surgical …

Top Healing Foods That Stop Ovarian Cancer in its Tracks
December 26, 2012 – 9:17 pm | No Comment
Top Healing Foods That Stop Ovarian Cancer in its Tracks

Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly diseases out there. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women — an astounding 14,000 out of 23,000 diagnosed each year, die. Ovarian …

Inflammatory Marker Tied to Depression
December 26, 2012 – 9:14 pm | No Comment
Inflammatory Marker Tied to Depression

Elevated levels of proinflammatory C-reactive protein (CRP) had significant associations with psychological stress and depression, a large population-based study showed.
The odds for antidepressant use, antidepressant prescriptions, and hospitalization with depression increased by more than twofold …

Why Did Russia Ban The Use Of Microwave Ovens?
December 26, 2012 – 9:11 pm | No Comment
Why Did Russia Ban The Use Of Microwave Ovens?

Consumers are dying today in part because they continue to eat dead foods that are killed in the microwave. They take a perfectly healthy piece of raw food, loaded with vitamins and natural medicines, then …

10 Medical Conditions That Share Symptoms With ADD/ADHD
December 17, 2012 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
10 Medical Conditions That Share Symptoms With ADD/ADHD

According to Health Central expert Eileen Bailey, getting an accurate ADD/ADHD diagnosis can be difficult at any time, but the fact that the disorder shares symptoms with other health conditions can make it even harder.
Autism/Aspergers Syndrome
People …

Big Pharma Culture: Olsen Twins Designer Bag Lined with Prescription Drugs Sell for $55k Each
December 17, 2012 – 3:33 pm | No Comment
Big Pharma Culture: Olsen Twins Designer Bag Lined with Prescription Drugs Sell for $55k Each

What’s more trendy than Ritalin, Celebrex, and Zoloft? In our Big Pharma culture where pharmaceutical drugs are not just the norm but fully embraced as badges to display to the public, Mary Kate and Ashley …

Careful out There, Guys: Male Pedestrians More Likely to Die in Car Accidents
December 17, 2012 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
Careful out There, Guys: Male Pedestrians More Likely to Die in Car Accidents

New research shows that male pedestrians who are struck by cars are more than twice as likely to die from their injuries as their female counterparts. That’s after controlling for age and taking into account …

Oil Dispersants Make Spills 52 Times More Toxic, Researchers Say
December 17, 2012 – 3:27 pm | No Comment
Oil Dispersants Make Spills 52 Times More Toxic, Researchers Say

While oil spills can cause severe environmental damage to the organisms living in the affected waters, the consequences of using oil dispersants to rectify the spill can make the situation even worse, according to a …

I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother
December 16, 2012 – 7:58 pm | No Comment
I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother

Liza Long
In the wake of another horrific national tragedy, it’s easy to talk about guns. But it’s time to talk about mental illness.
Three days before 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed his mother, then opened fire on …

Victoria Soto – An Angel Shielding First Graders from Gunman
December 16, 2012 – 3:52 pm | No Comment
Victoria Soto – An Angel Shielding First Graders from Gunman

 
 
 
 
Victoria Soto, a first grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary, will be remembered as a brave woman and hero as she shielded her class with her own body during the shooting.
According to News Times, Victoria Soto …