Traditional Shaving Makes A Comeback

Traditional Shaving Makes A Comeback

The fine art of shaving has seen a rejuvenation in the last few years. Men all over the globe are putting down there disposable blades and learning how to shave properly with the likes of straight razors, hones, strops and traditional creams. Shaving traditionalist have rejoiced in seeing an increased interest in the fine art form, stating that “May the fine art of shaving never die. May our sons know what it is like to teach their sons the proper way to shave.”   Chris Tocitu of  Lexor Edge provides…

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Compartment Syndrome, Rhabdomyolysis, Albert Haynesworth Diagnosed

Compartment Syndrome, Rhabdomyolysis, Albert Haynesworth Diagnosed

Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, has rhabdomyolysis which sidelined Haynesworth in practice last week. The condition causes the rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle due to injury to muscle tissue. Under extreme circumstances the like extremely hot weather, a person could have large amounts of muscle breakdown, according to Dr. Lynne P. Yao, chairman-elect of the National Kidney Foundation. This week, a more serious variant of Rhabdomyolysis, compartment syndrome occured in 30 high school football players in McMinnville, Oregon. All were sent to the hospital and evaluated, 14 were admitted…

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New Lash Eyelash Enhancer

New Lash Eyelash Enhancer

There are products on the market today that can greatly improve your ability to grow longer eyelashes. It is important to many women to have longer eyelashes and thicker eyelashes. Some of the most effective ones require a doctor’s prescription. Some are made with all natural ingredients and thereby claim to be perfectly safe. There are some people who claim that petroleum jelly or castor oil applied every day will make your lashes grow longer. Which treatment you choose depends on how seriously you want to grow longer eyelashes, how…

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Ohio lakes choaking on Blue-Green Algae

Ohio lakes choaking on Blue-Green Algae

The state has tested for bacteria for years, but now they have to test for blue-green Algae toxins. This brings a new danger to the state park waters. In Ohio, the blue-green alga thrives in their streams and lakes. Feeding on manure, fertilizers and untreated sewage, it grows thick on the phosphorus from the pollutants. This year with the wet and hot summer, has helped the algae grow more rapidly. The threat is as many as four liver and nerve toxins that cyanobacteria produce, as well as fecal coliform bacteria….

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Reward in Texas White Powder Case

Reward in Texas White Powder Case

Since August 5, suspicious letters have shown up at churches, mosques and businesses, Up to 25 letters with white powder, but all test negative for any dangerous substances. So why the $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of whoever is sending the letter, if the powder is not dangerous? The letters have been determined to be similar in postmark and content to those sent to the U.S. embassies and governors’ offices in December 2008. The case is still unsolved. All were similar in content and mentioned…

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Is Tylenol related to Asthma in Teens?

Is Tylenol related to Asthma in Teens?

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reported new findings by researchers in the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood. A New Zealand epidemiologist, Richard Beasley, gave a written questionarie to approximately 323,000 13 and 14 year old teenagers in 50 countries to gather information relating the use of acetaminophen, other drugs and asthma disorders Based on the results of the survey, about 73% of teens said they had used acetaminophen at least one time in the previous year and 30% had used in monthly. Mr….

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Typhoid Fever Outbreak in Nevada

Typhoid Fever Outbreak in Nevada

Typhoid fever is a serious bacterial infection lasting up to four weeks. Symptoms include high fever, as high as 104 degrees, for a long period of time, stomach pains, headache, anorexia, slow heart rate, malaise, constipation or diarrhea and coughing. Antibiotics are used to treat the infection. Clark County, Southern Nevada, was subjected to four people that contracted Typhoid fever. The Southern Nevada Health District said that these were a result of the people consuming a frozen fruit product called mamey fruit pulp, that contained salmonella typhi, the bacherium that…

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China Death Toll Rises

China Death Toll Rises

As torrential rains caused multiple mudslides in China’s northwestern Gansu province on Sunday, rescue efforts continue, but the death toll is mounting. Currently 1,117 local residents are dead and many believe the number will continue to climb. The side of the mountain fell off in the remote area of Zhouqu, covering buildings up to 4 stories high of rock and mud. Rescue efforts are continuing in the quick sand like mud. Few have been found alive. Thousands of solders of the People’s Liberation Army, police firefighters are searching for people…

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Chinese Maker of Baby Formula Denies High Levels of Hormones

Chinese Maker of Baby Formula Denies High Levels of Hormones

A Chinese Maker of Baby Formula, Synutra International, Inc.,stock fell 28% today to $12.55 at 2:12 NY time on the Nasdaq due to concerns linking premature development in infants. Stock slid earlier by 35% and had the largest drop in companies in the Russell 2000 Index. The claims are based on examinations of three girls in Wuhan, between the ages of 4 months and 15 months. The results of the examinations were that a level of hormone estradiol was found that was, in some, cases. as high of that of…

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Gunned Down Medical Team Dedicated to Dental and Eye Care

Gunned Down Medical Team Dedicated to Dental and Eye Care

Afghan villagers never have had a toothbrush or eye glasses. Members of the medical care team spent time delivering care to impoverished children in Nepal and Afghanistan. Dr. Thomas Grams, 51, was among those that were slain. Dr. Grams left his dental practice 4 years ago to help those needing dental care. He brought thousands of toothbrushes and taught them how to properly brush their teeth. He was one of six Americans, two Afghans,one German, and a Briton that was killed. The Taliban claimed credit for the brutal slaying saying…

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