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cat parasites
Cat Parasites In Pet’s Feces Can Be Ingested Or Inhaled And Pose Bigger Public Health Threat Than Previously Thought [VIDEO]
Jul 10, 2013 10:56 AM E
Cat parasites, found in the feces of our feline friends, are invading our gardens, sandboxes and playgrounds, presenting a bigger public health concern than previously thought. The cat parasites, like the infamous Toxoplasma gondii, can infect humans and cause serious health issues for those who come in contact with the bug.
china air pollution
China Air Pollution: Thick Smog Chokes Chinese Cities, Knocks 5.5 Years Off Life Expectancy [VIDEO]
Jul 09, 2013 18:01 PM E
China’s air pollution is getting so bad that it’s actually causing people to live shorter lives. A new, landmark study says that 500 million Chinese people will lose an average of 5.5 years from their life expectancies as a result of the crippling China air pollution.
fat woman
U.S. No Longer Fattest Country: Mexico Becomes Most Obese Nation
Jul 09, 2013 13:57 PM E
Mexico is the fattest country with 32.8 percent of the adult population classified as obese, according to the UN. Mexico has knocked the United States from the top slot for most obese nation.
Randy Travis
Viral Cardiomyopathy: Randy Travis In Critical Condition, Heart Surgery Performed [REPORT]
Jul 09, 2013 12:25 PM E
Randy Travis is in critical condition. Country singer received heart surgery to treat viral cardiomyopathy.
Yasiin Bey force-feeding
Mos Def Force Fed: Rapper Reveals Shocking Guantanamo Bay Standard Procedure [NSFW VIDEO, GRAPHIC]
Jul 09, 2013 01:31 AM E
Yasiin Bey, also known as rapper Mos Def, volunteered himself standard to operating procedure for force-feeding detainees at Guantanamo Bay.
chicken feet
Chicken Feet 1967: China Seizes Decades-Old Meat In Guangxi
Jul 08, 2013 15:08 PM E
1967 chicken feet have been seized from a storage site in Guanxi, China. The decades-old chicken feet were waiting to be processed and sold as food.
sugar cancer test
Sugar Cancer Test: Breakthrough MRI Technique Detects Tumors [STUDY]
Jul 08, 2013 12:13 PM E
A new sugar cancer test can detect tumors with a candy bar and a simple MRI, say researchers at University College London.
babies flat heads
Babies' Flat Spots On Heads Affect 47% Of Infants: Is Too Much Time On Back Bad For Newborns? [REPORT]
Jul 08, 2013 12:10 PM E
Babies’ flat spots on their heads now affect almost half of all infants. The condition, known as positional plagiocephaly, is caused by the weight of the baby’s head against a hard surface. Is too much time on their backs bad for newborns?
drinking impairs brain
Drinking Impairs Brain: How Much Alcohol Does It Take To Permanently Dull Brain Activity?
Jul 07, 2013 21:54 PM E
Drinking impairs brain function, say researchers in Spain. While the suggestion might spark a chorus of “tell us something we don’t know,” what may come as a surprise is how little alcohol it really takes.
cage quit smoking
Cage To Quit Smoking? Ibrahim Yücel Wears Metal Mask Around Head To End Cigarette Habit [VIDEO]
Jul 07, 2013 13:55 PM E
A cage to quit smoking? That’s how far one Turkish man, 42-year-old Ibrahim Yücel is willing to go in order to stop his two-pack-a-day cigarette habit.
bored man
Men Get Bored Shopping After Just 26 Minutes, Study Finds
Jul 05, 2013 20:51 PM E
Men get bored after 26 minutes of shopping, a new study finds. The study, commissioned by British rewards site Quidco.com, found that that one in four men admitted to getting so bored shopping that they abandoned their partner and went home.
valley fever
Valley Fever: Inmates In Calif. Prisons At Risk Of Deadly Fungal Infection, State Mandates Relocation Of 2,600 Prisoners [VIDEO]
Jul 05, 2013 17:12 PM E
A dangerous disease is wreaking havoc in California, and it’s called valley fever. Inmates in the state’s prison system are especially at risk of the airborne fungal infection, which causes severe respiratory issues and even stroke.
green algae china
Green Algae China: Heaps Of Slime Blanket Beaches In Qingdao City; Is The Invasive Algal Bloom Toxic? [VIDEO]
Jul 05, 2013 15:47 PM E
Green algae in China is taking over beaches in eastern Shandong province. Heaps of algal bloom, probably caused by pollution, blanket the beaches of the city of Qingdao. Is the invasive slime toxic to humans?
feet in bed
Healthy Sex Life Is The Key To Looking Younger, Says Researcher
Jul 05, 2013 10:12 AM E
A healthy sex life can lead to a more youthful appearance, British researcher David Weeks claims.
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