Month: February 2017

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Vaccine Liability Shield

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld liability protections for vaccine makers, ruling that they can’t be sued in state court for design-defect damages.   The 1986 federal law created a no-fault compensation program to shield vaccine manufacturers from excessive tort litigation.   Between 1978 and the mid- 1980s, product liability lawsuits against vaccine makers went from …

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The Larger the Stool

The US Department of Agriculture reports that the top nine foods eaten by Americans are whole cow’s milk, 2% milk, processed American cheese, white bread, white flour, white rolls. Refined sugar, colas and ground beef.  When you look at this list it becomes immediately obvious that fiber, especially in the form of fruits and vegetables, …

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Transplant

Transplant

In the span of 12 years, from 2001 to 2013 over 1300 male service members experienced urogenital injuries, 86 of which were documented as severe penile injuries. The average age of these men was just 24. Urination, physical intimacy, and fathering a child for these young men is substantially harder or impossible. Arthur Burnett, alongside …

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Neurotracker

Neurotracker, a video game designed to increase the cognitive ability of athletes is designed with simplicity in mind. In this game, the user tracks 3-D yellow spheres on the screen with their eyes as they bounce around a computer screen. The purpose of this is to allegedly prepare an athlete’s brain in a way other …

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Peanut-allergy

Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergies are becoming more increasingly prevalent among children. As a way to combat the rising number of allergy to peanuts, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recommends introducing peanuts in the form of blended solids or powder before the age of 6 months or earlier if the child is allergy-prone. The hope …

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