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Blog posts : "death"

Children and Grief

April 9, 2013

Children Teaching Children about Grief
A Professor Child Production

Professor Child ReviewSometimes you have a bad day and other times you have a catastrophic year! In a span of six months my children lost their great-grandfather, their grandfather, the family dog, and their grandma’s cat. My kids were suffering, as wel…

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High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Corn Sugar

September 18, 2011

High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Corn SugarOfficials Slam Corn Syrup Re-Branding

The Food and Drug Administration has cautioned the corn industry over its ongoing use of the term "corn sugar" to describe high fructose corn syrup, asking them to stop using the proposed new name before it has received regulatory approval, The Associated Press …

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Bacteria Spreading in Warming Oceans

September 14, 2011

Warming OceansScientists: Bacteria Spreading in Warming Oceans

Warning: The warming of the world's oceans can cause serious illness and may cost millions of euros (dollars) in health care.

That is the alarm sounded in a paper released online Tuesday on the eve of a two-day conference in Brussels.

The 200-page paper…

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Is The Social Security Office Wrongfully Declaring You Dead?

August 29, 2011

Is The Social Security Office Wrongfully Declaring You Dead?Is The Social Security Office Wrongfully Declaring You Dead?

One in 200 is the odds of the Social Security Office wrongfully declaring you dead. Every year, the Social Security Office accidentally marks 14,000 Americans as dead. The wrongfully declared deaths happens when a Social Security worker mi…

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Higher Commodity Prices May Spur Inflation

January 14, 2011

Rising wholesale prices for food and energy are putting pressure on manufacturers and retailers to pass higher costs to customers. It's a trend that could raise inflation in the United States and slow economies in Asia and Latin America.

U.S. gas prices have topped $3 a gallon, and grain prices have …

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Body of US military expert found in Del. landfill

January 3, 2011

This image provided by the Newark Police Department shows a man identified by police as 66-year-old John … The body of a military expert who served in three Republican administrations was found dumped in a landfill over the holiday weekend, and investigators said Monday they do not know who might have killed him.

John Wheeler III, 66, was last seen Dec. 28 on an Amtrak train from Washington to Wilmington.…

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Tainted celery sickens at least 6 in Texas; 4 die

October 21, 2010

Death by Health FoodSAN ANTONIO – Texas health officials have shut down a processing plant linked to contaminated celery that sickened at least six people this year, four of whom died, and ordered the recall of all of the produce that passed through the plant since January.

Death by CelerySanGar Produce & Processing Co. issued the r…

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Shock Pro-Life Video Ad Compares Obama to Skeletal Angel of Death

October 21, 2010

Obama ReaperThe video was produced by Personhood USA which is based in Colorado. The Amendment 62 ballot initiative in Colorado deals with the definition of “personhood:”

It says “the term ‘person’ shall apply to every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being.”…

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Tea Party Coloring Book Prompts Death Threats

October 1, 2010

Tea Party Coloring Book Prompts Death Threats

A Missouri man is reportedly receiving threatening messages after his company, Really Big Coloring Books, published “The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids.”

Wayne Bell of Clayton, Mo., says  he‘s receiving harsh messages from people appare…

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Multiple Sclerosis

January 3, 2010

Multiple Sclerosis

Because I write about Multiple Sclerosis quite often and receive a lot of questions about it I figured I would post an explanation of the disease for my BTA Writer’s Choice write. As many of you already know I suffer from MS and it as well as it’s symptoms and so this is an impor…

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Antibody Stimulates Natural Repair of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Damage

December 29, 2009

Low doses of a human antibody in mice were effective in repairing damaged myelin, a protective shield for nerves that is destroyed by multiple sclerosis. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic engineered an antibody--rHIgM22--so that it would bind to myelin and brain and spinal cord cells. That antibody tri…

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Christmas + Guns = Pittsburgh

December 26, 2009

Christmas Day in Pittsburgh began with three shootings early in the morning that hospitalized three men and ended with a drive-by shotgun blast into a house in Homewood.

Police responded to the 1000 block of Brushton Avenue in Homewood about 10:15 p.m. yesterday after a shotgun blast was fired, pol…

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Multiple Sclerosis Defined

December 25, 2009

Multiple Sclerosis Defined

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system).

 Causes

 Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects woman more than men. The disorder most commonly begins between ages 20 and 40, but can be seen at any age.

 MS is caused …

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Multiple Sclerosis Deaths

December 23, 2009

Multiple sclerosis (MS)is a disorder of the nerve fibres within the brain, the spinal chord and going to the eye. It can affect vision, sensation, the use of limbs and control of passing urine (incontinence).

It usually starts between the ages of 20 and 40 years, often initially causing blurred visi…

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