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FDA Takes on Swine Flu “Cures” on Updated Web…

May 31st, 2009 No comments

FDA has been issuing warning letters to companies trying to cash in on concerns regarding the swine flu … Hours instead of the usual 15 days from the internet purveyors of dubious flu remedies

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BPA gets attention from industry spinmeisters…

May 31st, 2009 No comments

We’ve had occasion to write about the endocrine noise-maker bisphenol-A (BPA) quote a few times (see here , here , here , here , here , here , here , here for starters). The word about BPA has gotten to consumers and they have fled BPA-containing products like they are swine flu

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India: Bird flu hits Bengal again

May 31st, 2009 No comments

Via the Business Standard : Bird flu hits Bengal again . Excerpt: Even as the threat of swine flu continues, a fresh outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) has been reported from West Bengal. About 20 backyard poultry birds

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Your Health Equals Wealth!

May 31st, 2009 No comments

In these unsure times, there is one thing that is certain. Your health is the most valuable thing that you possess … every day. Health threats such as Bird Flu, Swine Flu and others are featured in the news almost daily

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Man in Egypt mutilates genitals after he’s told he can’t marry

May 31st, 2009 No comments

A 25-year-old Egyptian man cut off his own penis to spite his family after he was refused permission to marry a girl from a lower class family, police reported Sunday.



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listography.com

May 31st, 2009 No comments

I just got back from Chapters and bought this journal called Listography “your life in lists”. It seems like an interesting concept. I’m a big fan of meme so I thought this would be perfect. I also love looking back and being nostalgic so this list thing is right up my alley. Chris and I are going t

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Matador Gets Gored and Learns How It Feels (w/Video)

May 31st, 2009 No comments

Israel Lancho is currently in serious condition after undergoing surgery for a 20cms hole, and we’re assuming the bull was put down shortly thereafter.

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Today I am a Mac.

May 31st, 2009 No comments

In the past, my choice of PC vs. Mac was always dictated by external circumstances. In high school and college in the mid 80s we always used the splendid Apples, but later on both my former and current husband (husbands? the total is two) used PCs, so I made the switch. I never even had a computer o

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Swine flu victim’s son takes mound at Citi Field – Newsday

May 31st, 2009 No comments

Newsday
Swine flu victim’s son takes mound at Citi Field
Newsday, NY
Wiener’s father, Mitchell, died on May 15 after contracting swine flu, and his funeral was May 20. The next day, Jordan threw a five-inning no-hitter for Robert F. Kennedy High School in Flushing in the New York City baseball playoffs. “The No.

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Creative bus stops

May 31st, 2009 No comments

Stop! Check out these fun and creative bus stop designs from around the world. While these are certainly neat, all I want are bus stops that give me a digital read of when the next bus is coming. This shouldn’t be too hard to ask considering we live in the twenty-first century aka the future. Other

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