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At this time of year there are many different posts about Martin Luther King Jr. Usually they rehash the same information. Here are 8 facts…

New research suggests people who smoke marijuana heavily may share a trait with people who suffer from depression.  The preliminary findings of the new study, presented at the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that there may be a link between heavy marijuana use and depression.  The “fading affect bias,” in which negative feelings related to […]

Despite what they lead you to believe in the commercials when they tell you to “ask you’re doctor if you’re healthy enough for sex,” you probably won’t have a heart attack from having sex.  In analyzing information from more than 4,500 people who experienced sudden cardiac arrest, less than 1 percent of those occurred during […]

Scientists say that a key to good prostate health may be ejaculating 21 times a month. According to a study from the Boston University of Public Health which looked at how ejaculation frequency affected prostate cancer risk over the course of 18 years, men ages 20 to 29 who ejaculated 21 times or more each […]

A woman in California is suing a cosmetics chain for emotional distress because she alleges that she contracted herpes from one of the store’s lipstick samples.  Doctors say that it is possible to contract herpes from lipstick. They also say it is not likely.  Click the link below to read the full story and protect […]

Scientists are trying to develop an injection that will make you crave and eat less junk food and help you lose weight and reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Sounds too good to be true but it may not be. They have found a protein, called GDF15, that naturally regulates the body weight […]

There are people who are suing soda makers because they say that their ‘diet’ sodas made them obese.  The soft drink lovers are suing Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper Snapple and PepsiCo because they claim that the aspertame in their diet beverages made them gain instead of lose weight. They say that the companies market these sodas […]

  Food Network host Sunny Anderson is not feeling all of the Weinstein victims coming forward right now. She doesn’t seem to think that it takes bravery to come forward AFTER someone else comes forward.  She believes that not coming forward allows predators to victimize others. She has been dragged on twitter for her opinion. […]

A 47 year old man from the UK had a nagging cough. He went to the doctor. The doctor found a spot on the man’s lung. He thought it was a tumor. It wasn’t a tumor. It was a toy traffic cone that the man got as part of a toy set when he was […]

Federal health officials say that new cases of STD’s are at record highs. Diseases such as gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia are on the rise in a number of groups including women, infants, and gay and bisexual men. Syphilis rates rose 36 percent among women and 28 percent among newborns between 2015 and 2016. Experts say […]

April Watts runs down tips for how to 'go back to Africa' for a Western, fashion forward look.