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Scientists Say that Lying Is Bad for Your Health

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A recent study presented at the American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual Convention called “The Science of Honesty” suggests that lying is bad for your health–both mentally and physically. The study consisted of 110 people ages 18-71 who participated in the project for 10 weeks. The researchers were determined to figure out if there is any real physical impact to the sense of relaxation most of us feel when we are…

To Lose Weight, You Can Now Eat Dessert for Breakfast….OK Then

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New research shows that having dessert for breakfast could help you lose weight. Researchers from the Wolfson Medical Center put this theory to the test when they compared two diets. One diet consisted of a high carbohydrates and high protein breakfast, the other was a low carb breakfast. The diet that yielded the best results after eight months was the high carb and protein breakfast. The exciting part is that…

New Study Shows Link Between Large Breasts and Cancer

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A recent study shows that breast density – the amount of non-fat tissue – is linked to a greater risk of cancer in women. A study of 16,000 women was done in which genetic mutations connected to breast size showed signs that they were also linked to cancer. The study included participants from AAA cup sized all the way up to DDD. This is the first study that has shown…

Whoa: Mom Arrested After Putting PCP In Her 6-Year Old Daughters Sandwich

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  The Travis County Sheriff’s office has charged a woman with putting PCP in the lunch of her 6-year old daughter.  Torina Ann Gutierrez is being charged with endangering a child, which is a state felony and theft of between $1,500 and $20,000.  she was booked in the Travis County Jail on $35,000 bond. The affidavit says that the woman’s 6-year old daughter began acting strangely in class, talking to…

Nearly 50% of Black Women Do Not Receive Necessary Psychological Treatment

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A California health report discovered that 1 in 13 women in the state of California experience sever psychological distress and 1/3 of those women do not receive the treatment. Younger low-income white, black and hispanic women are more likely to experience this kind of distress than asian women. Nearly half of the black women said that they did not receive the treatment that they need. Over 40 percent of low-income…

The 10 Most Stressed Out Cities

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Clearly the most stressed out city in New York right? Wrong. According to digital evidence Los Angeles has New York beat. In fact, New York didn’t even make the top 20. Beautyrest, a mattress maker, conducted this study after performing a keyword search on topics related to health, sleep and mental health for a year. These statistics were then adjusted to city population. The top 10 list will surprise you….

More Black Women are Dying From HPV

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According to new research black women have more trouble than white women in clearing the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer. Black women are two times more likely to die from this cancer. It turns out that genetics, not the accessibility of screening and follow-up health care options, is the reason why black women are 40 percent more likely to develop cervical cancer. Getting vaccinated is becoming a more…

WTF! Florida Man Sets His Son’s Mother On Fire Then Chases Her With A Knife

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A man was arrested for drenching his son’s mother in gasoline, setting her ablaze and then chasing her with a long knife at a gas station Monday, Boynton Beach Police said. Roosevelt Mondesir, 52, faces a charge of attempted first-degree murder for the attack on the 34-year-old woman, according to the probable cause affidavit. read more

Study: African Americans with High Blood Pressure Have Far Higher Risk of Early Heart Disease

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We all know that African Americans tend to suffer from high blood pressure.  Researchers have found that it may be worse than you think.  After studying 161 people in a single emergency room, they found that 93 percent of the patients were black.  None of the patients showed symptoms of heart disease, but 94 percent had a history of high blood pressure. BlackDoctor.org says that out of this group, a…

Mother Puts Bacardi in Her Baby’s Bottle by Accident

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Here’s a question:  What mother puts Bacardi in a baby bottle in the first place?  That might be the question to ask Iesha Hill, a 26-year old woman who accidentally put Bacardi in the bottle of her five month old baby.  The child took the alcohol into her system and was rushed to the hospital. The mother says that the mix-up occurred because she used a water bottle filled with…

WTF! Mother Arrested For Severely Burning Her 3-Year Old Son

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A mother is under arrest after police found the legs and feet of a 3-year old boy severely burned.  Officers responded to a call about the child being harmed and found the boy with his injuries.  The child was taken to LeBonheur Children’s hospital for treatment. The mother, Sarita Alston, had put the child in the bathtub.  Alston gave conflicting statements to the police about what happened to the boy…

Beware: Bride Dies After Taking Bath Salts To Lose Weight

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Public Service Announcement:  Bath Salts have been linked to flesh-eating diseases, cannibalism and just flat out dying on the spot.  This woman learned the lesson the hard way, but spread the message so it doesn’t happen to anyone else. She was beautiful and so happy then,’ says her mother Margaret Moyle, slowly turning the pages of the wedding album. ‘She will be wearing that dress for her funeral.’ Sarah, 35,…

WARNING: Health Experts Warn About New “Super” Gonorrhea Sweeping the Nation

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If you’re having sex with people you don’t know, you might not want to go anywhere near the person’s genitalia.  A new form of super gonorrhea is sweeping the nation and it is resistant to any form of drug. Health officials are warning about a “super” strain of gonorrhea that is now sweeping the globe. Scientists first discovered the antibiotic-resistant version of the sexually transmitted disease in Japan in 2008,…

Masseuse Collapses At The Home Of Chris Bosh, Later Dies At Hospital

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A South Florida masseuse died at a hospital after collapsing at the Miami Beach home of injured Heat forward Chris Bosh. A police report says the woman, whose name wasn’t immediately released, went to Bosh’s home Monday. Bosh has been sidelined with an abdominal strain. Miami Beach police spokeswoman Vivian Hernandez says the department will conduct its standard death investigation, but there are no immediate signs of foul play. read more 

Cutting Out Meat & Cold Cuts 1 Day A Week Can Improve Your Health

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Did you know that improving your health can be as easy as cutting out meat and processed cold cuts one day a week? Doing so can reduce your risk of preventable chronic conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. Enter Meatless Monday. This week’s recipe is Grilled Mushroom Cobb Salad. “Portabella mushrooms and red pepper strips are seasoned simply and infused with an irresistible smoky flavor from the grill,” writes the Meatless…