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In 40 U.S. states, most children growing up in broken homes

In 40 U.S. states, most children growing up in broken homes

For teens who are 17 years old, there are only 10 states in the country where they are likely to still be living with their own married mother and father, says a new report. Utah, Minnesota, Nebraska and New Jersey lead the nation in “intact” families, said Patrick F. Fagan, author of the fourth annual […]

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The good, the bad and the … well that pretty much sums it up

The good, the bad and the … well that pretty much sums it up

Great literature and theater rivets its audience with the universal dynamic no longer recognized as such in polite society: the murderous war between Good and Evil. Consider Lyme Disease. Modern medicine, after all, will not. Nor will health insurance programs recognize its devilish spirochetes. Stephen Buhner, author of the groundbreaking 2005 book “Healing Lyme: Natural […]

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What was in Paula Deen’s heart when she used the N word?

What was in Paula Deen’s heart when she used the N word?

After the Food Network announced Friday it had dumped celebrity chef Paula Deen for using the N-word and cracking racist jokes, a black pastor from Georgia, who is friends with her, came forward to defend her, saying she can’t be a racist. “I know her. My children have been to her house. I’ve been to […]

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U.S. taxpayers paid $1,622 for each Planned Parenthood abortion

U.S. taxpayers paid $1,622 for each Planned Parenthood abortion

The nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, reports it received $542 million from government sources in 2011-2012 while performing 995,687 abortions from 2009-2011. In 2011 alone, its clinics performed 333,964 abortions. When broken down on an approximate annual basis, that means Planned Parenthood receives around $1,622 in government funds per abortion. From a time perspective, […]

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Three-year old revered as healer

Three-year old revered as healer

They have travelled from different cities and provinces to get a chance to be healed by Ray Rong, a resident of Prey Veng’s Svay Chrum village. Rong is known far and wide as one of the best healers in the area, and the blessing water and herbal medicines he gives to patients are claimed to […]

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Homeopathic remedies fixes one’s ‘vital force’ and let the bacteria be

Homeopathic remedies fixes one’s ‘vital force’ and let the bacteria be

The new British minister of health has recently become the target of scorn and mockery, after a science writer with The Telegraph noted that he supports homeopathy, a branch of alternative medicine most health experts view as quackery. But just how quackish is it?… The form of alternative medicine known as Homeopathy was developed by […]

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Parents less likely to catch colds

Parents less likely to catch colds

Being a parent reduces your risk of catching a cold — possibly because of unknown “psychological or behavioral differences between parents and nonparents,” according to a study in the July issue of Psychosomatic Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The risk of becoming ill after exposure to cold viruses is reduced by […]

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Immune system could be factor in protecting against Alzheimer’s

Immune system could be factor in protecting against Alzheimer’s

Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer’s-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans. Researchers at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter with colleagues in the National Institute on Aging […]