Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

Pandemrix: Does Swine Flu Vaccine Cause Narcolepsy?

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The Daily Mail is reporting that a seven year old British boy named Josh Hadfield has developed narcolepsy three weeks after the swine flu vaccine, Pandemrix, was administered on him two years ago. He was a normal boy then but, now, he often suffers narcolepsy attacks which cause him to sleep for 19 hours a day.

Says Josh’s mother Caroline Hadfield about her son’s condition: Continue reading

Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy: Better Breast Cancer Treatment?

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Should you ever find yourself wondering about whether mastectomy or lumpectomy is the better treatment option for breast cancer, you might want to check out a recent study by the Duke Cancer Institute which found that the less invasive lumpectomy (plus radiation) is better than mastectomy for early stage breast cancer.

Says lead author Dr. Shelley Hwang, “Our findings are observational but do suggest the possibility that women who were treated with less invasive surgery had improved survival compared to those treated with mastectomy for stage I or stage II breast cancer.” Dr. Hwang is the chief of breast surgery of the Duke Cancer Institute.

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Kayden Stephenson: Cystic Fibrosis Among Famous People & Celebrities

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Kayden Stephenson: Cystic Fibrosis Among Famous People & Celebrities. If you watched the Oklahoma auditions episode of American Idol, you’d have seen Kayden Stephenson. We hope he makes it to the live rounds on Idol and that he’s crowned the shows winner this year.

Okay, maybe its too early now to be speculating on who should win but the guy can sing and is cute and charming. And he’s only sixteen years old. We want him to give that Bieber guy a run for his money.

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