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HIV “Cure” For Child Failed

Posted On July 11, 2014

(Jackson, MS) -- A Mississippi child believed to have been the first person cured of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is once again battling the disease. The infected girl is now almost four-years-old and doctors will continue to work with her to try and learn why the virus returned. She was born to an…

Vasectomy Can Raise Risk Of Suffering Fatal Prostate Cancer

Posted On July 11, 2014

(Undated) -- Men who get vasectomies have a higher risk of developing a fatal form of prostate cancer. A study done at Harvard found having a vasectomy was linked to a 20-percent higher chance of getting advanced prostate cancer. The study also shows men who've had vasectomies run a 19-percent greater risk of fatal prostate…

Weather Doesn’t Cause, Aggravate Back Pain

Posted On July 11, 2014

(Undated) -- Turns out weather doesn't actually cause or aggravate back pain. That's the conclusion of a group of Australian scientists. Popular belief and previous studies said bad weather can either cause lower back pain or make it worse. The scientists found the only weather phenomenon that might affect the condition is high wind. They're…

Antioxidants Do Not Lower Cancer Risk

Posted On July 11, 2014

(Cold Spring Harbor, NY) -- New research shows why antioxidants do not lower cancer risk. These popular supplements have been consumed for decades to ward off cancer. The New York scientists say cancer cells naturally produce high levels of antioxidants for protection. Therefore, taking antioxidant supplements might actually feed cancer in some instances. In addition,…

Survey Finds Most Read Calorie Labels At Restaurants

Posted On July 11, 2014

(Undated) -- Most Americans say they want to know the nutritional information of the food they buy at restaurants. Sixty percent say they make use of the calorie information on menus when it's available, according to a new survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two-thirds of women say they find…

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    Lost Boston Terrier

    Posted on July 23, 2014
    Location: Greendale, Indiana

    Lost Boston Terrier named Clyde. He is male and is…