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Please Help Two-Year-Old Siberian Toddler Who Is Turning Into a Real-Life Stone Statue
Offbeat  (tags: health, odd, unusual, medical )

- 47 days ago -
Tim Pavlenko from Krasnoyarsk was diagnosed with fibrodysplasia, a genetic disorder in which muscles, tendons and ligaments get replaced by bone, forming a skeleton outside his skeleton...
GE Free Report Gets Backing From Anti-Vivisection Group
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, ge, medical, report, animal testing )

- 1342 days ago -
A report released today by GE Free NZ highlights the many faults with 15 years of research on the genetic engineering of animals in NZ. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) are applauding the report as it shows how animal based research is
10 Ways to Irritate Your Doctor
Offbeat  (tags: Doctors, Health, Fitness, Medical, Medicines )

- 3257 days ago -
Doctors are very important people, who we admire, confide in and trust to keep us alive and well. On the funnier side, here are 10 ways to irritate your doctor.
Top 50 Blogs Leading the Marijuana Legalization/Illegalization Movement
Offbeat  (tags: Marijuana, Legalization, Illegalization, Medical, Blogs )

- 3257 days ago -
The issues surrounding marijuana are just one of them. With everyone from stoners to doctors authoring a blog, it can be as confusing and disorienting as the drug itself.
Woman Sues Hospital; Claims She Was Fired For Pregnancy
Offbeat  (tags: woman, pregnant, fired, hospital, lawsuit, medical )

- 3444 days ago -
An organization charged with caring for the community is now being sued for firing one of its own employees based on medical reasons
25 Oddest Objects Ever Eaten (By Humans)
Offbeat  (tags: medical, oddities, weird objects eaten, X-rays )

- 3487 days ago -
People do weird things. And that includes what they eat. Whether it's accident, some strange craving or kids being kids, humans have eaten a lot of strange, non-food objects. In some cases, the objects pass through the body without causing harm.
American's Radiation Exposure Greater Than Being In Atomic Bomb Blast Zone
Offbeat  (tags: shocking, bizarre, unusual, odd, weird, interesting, entertaining, nuclear, radiation, study, exposure, medical, ethics )

- 3764 days ago -
A shocking new report details how the average American is exposed to more radiation than being in a nuclear fallout cloud from an atomic bomb blast..
The Heaviest Man In The World Visit The Beach
Offbeat  (tags: Manuel Uribe Garza, heaviest man, medical, fat, lose weight, bizarre )

- 3969 days ago -
Manuel was able to visit the beach but it was quite difficult.
The Cholesterol Lie: What Your Doctor Doesn't Know   video
Offbeat  (tags: cholesterol, heart, disease, diabetes, lipitor, natural, cure, FDA, Big, Pharma, medical, industry, nurse, New, World, Order, drugs, kill )

- 3995 days ago -
- Cholesterol does not cause heart disease, according to 15 years of research. - LDL ("bad cholesterol") and HDL ("good cholesterol") are actually proteins, not cholesterol. - According to research, heart disease is caused by the food additives gluco
Medical Transcriptionist Melts Keyboard With Fingertips - Boing Boing
Offbeat  (tags: medical, transcription, type, keyboard, keys, burn, frequent )

- 4107 days ago -
"We have a medical transcriptionist on staff who has been using the same keyboard for the last 8.5 years. My co-worker replaced it yesterday. When he first showed it to me I thought someone had taken a blowtorch to it! The most frequently used keys have
Israel Grounds Some F-16 Fighters Over Cancer Fears
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- 4113 days ago -
The Israeli air force said on Friday it was suspending training flights using U.S.-made F-16I fighter jets after finding a suspected cancer-causing substance in the cockpit
Brain May Benefit From Its Own Music
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humans, science, medical )

- 4189 days ago -
Tunes composed from patient brain waves may relieve anxiety, insomnia. In a few weeks, Mai Tran will make a habit of slipping on her headphones before she goes to bed, and again when she wakes. But she won't be listening to her favorite blues or pop...

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