Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

Natural-Looking Hair Transplant With Leg Hair?

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Natural-Looking Hair Transplant With Leg Hair? If you’re a man who’s lost all your hair but would give anything to get them back, here’s good news for you. You may know that traditional hair restoration surgery — which works by transplanting hair follicles from the back of the head to the front — wouldn’t work if you have few hair follicles left, or none at all.

But did you know that your legs could offer a good supply?

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Does Alcohol Cause or Reduce Stroke: Study of Women Drinkers

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Does Alcohol Cause or Reduce Stroke: Study of Women Drinkers. Strokes are a women’s issue. For a long time, we’ve thought of them as men’s diseases — but women are actually at a greater risk of suffering major disabilities from strokes. Worse, they are more likely than men to die from one. Strokes kill more women than men: Each year, three million women across the world die from strokes. The death rate for women from stroke is twice that of breast cancer.

In the United States, more than 425,000 women suffer a stroke each year — about 55,000 more strokes than men suffer, according to the National Stroke Association.

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Coke and Pepsi Blink, Will Tone Down Dubious Caramel Coloring

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Coke and Pepsi Blink, Will Tone Down Dubious Caramel Coloring. It’s practically a modern-day David-and-Goliath story, with a nonprofit watchdog dealing two huge Fortune 500 cola companies a significant blow in a battle for America’s public health.

On one side stands The Coca-Cola Company, ranked by Fortune 500 as the 256th largest company in the world, with almost 140,000 employees and 2010 revenues of US$35 million, joined by PepsiCo, the world’s 137th largest company with 290,000 employees and US$57 million in 2010 earnings. Together they sold 9.4 billion cases of softdrinks in 2009 in the United States alone, cornering 90 percent of the market.

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