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Binge drinking in Your 20’s Can Trigger Heart Disease

Binge drinking, even when young, increases the risk of heart disease according to a recent study done by the University of Illinois at Chicago. When drinking large quantities of alcohol on a regular basis it causes an immediate change in circulation and as a result increases the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of binge drinking is consuming five or more standard sized drinks - such as a pint of
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Dentist’s Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis

Dr. Scott Harrington, a Tulsa oral surgeon is accused of using improper sterilization techniques that may have exposed his patients to blood-borne viruses. Health officials so far have screened 3,122 people who underwent oral surgery procedures at clinics at a Oklahoma oral surgery practice. The practice is now closed due to health concerns. Blood tests conducted on patients show that 57 have Hepatitis C, three have Hepatitis B and as
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Why You Shouldn’t Participate In Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month and on April 2nd was World Autism Day. Yet, why is that a blog from Psychology Today  titled"I'm Not Participating in Autism Awareness Month" gets it right? The title would have benefited if the title had added and"neither should you." If there is a story about an individual with Autism it's almost always portrayed in a negative context in the mainstream media. For example a priest banning a 13-year old from church, a
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Why You Shouldn’t Participate In Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month and on April 2nd was World Autism Day. Yet, why is that a blog from Psychology Today  titled"I'm Not Participating in Autism Awareness Month" gets it right? The title would have benefited if the title had added and"neither should you." If there is a story about an individual with Autism it's almost always portrayed in a negative context in the mainstream media. For example a priest banning a 13-year old from church, a