Category Archives: Health

The Leading Contenders to Kill us all

Yay. Disease will likely win out over nuclear war or an asteroid as the cause of humankind’s ultimate demise. (But mostly I re-posted this due to the National Post gratuitously using images taken from Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s 16th Century … Continue reading

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Aspartame Causes Cancer

 Aspartame Causes Cancer I Knew it! I told you so!!!   ASPARTAME CAUSES CANCER Nutrasweet: What is Aspartame?   Posted Fri Nov 25th, 2005

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Why Quebec smoked religiously

I’m grown accustomed to holding my breath while running the gauntlet of sad, coughing (and usually damp) smokers just outside the ubiquitous office entrance, although this has always left me wondering why anyone still smokes, or why kids take up … Continue reading

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About Face

Plans advancing for world’s first face transplant CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP)—In the next few weeks, five men and seven women will secretly visit the Cleveland Clinic to interview for the chance to have a radical operation that’s never been tried anywhere … Continue reading

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The Coming Flu Pandemic

I actually flagged this article after skimming through it last night — but just read it again — carefully.  This is really scary stuff…   On the monster at our door — the coming flu pandemic. By Mike Davis | … Continue reading

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Pillowy Arm of Love

The Boyfriend Arm Pillow (manufactured by Kameo), is targeted towards Japanese single women. The pillow resembles a man’s torso, shoulder and arm, offering a cozy space sized to fit and comfort its lonely owner. It comes with two removable shirts … Continue reading

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Knuckle Cracking

I’m a big time knuckle cracker, and seldom annoyed when other people crack theirs — but always amused when cracking mine bothers others. I’ve been  frequently told that people cracking their knuckles would eventually experience arthritis as a result. However, … Continue reading

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