Blind Passenger Gets a Plane Full of Support

A US Airways Express flight from Philadelphia to Long Island was canceled Wednesday night after passengers rallied behind a blind man who was removed from the flight after his service dog became restless. Albert Rizzi said the argument began when a crew member told him to put his service dog under the seat in front of […]

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On November 15, 2013, posted in: Latest News by

Ugly Secret of Nutrasweet.

  Did you know there have been more reports to the FDA for aspartame reactions than for all other food additives combined? In fact, there are over 10,000 official complaints, but by the FDA’s own admission, less than 1 percent of those who experience a reaction to a product ever report it. So in all […]

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On November 12, 2013, posted in: Latest News by

Huge Increase in Lung Cancer Cases in Beijing

Cases of lung cancer in Beijing, China have increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade, Medical Daily reported. Though Chinese officials attribute the increase in cases to higher rates of smoking in the country, air pollution has also been identified as a major contributing factor to incidences of lung cancer. Lung cancer […]

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On November 11, 2013, posted in: Latest News by

New Stem Cell Technique May Improve Liver and Pancreatic Transplant Therapies

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a new technique for creating stem cells of the human liver and pancreas – a breakthrough that could significantly transform the future of transplant therapies. The novel method involves altering the signal pathways of cells specific to the human foregut – the upper portion of the gastrointestinal […]

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On October 10, 2013, posted in: Latest News by

Study Shows Music Keeps Your Mind Healthy

At 101, Frank Iacono still plays the violin. The concertmaster for the Providence Civic Orchestra of Senior Citizens in Rhode Island, he particularly enjoys playing polkas and jigs. “It keeps my mind active, and it gives me a lot of pleasure,” Iacono said. The orchestra’s executive director and co-founder, Vito Saritelli, said Iacono is extremely […]

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On September 10, 2013, posted in: Latest News by

Use of Phony Service Animals on the Rise Nationally

  Unfortunately this is an expanding phenomena and people additionally seek to elevate “companion dogs” to the same status as “service animal.” (From NY Post) I borrowed my mom’s wacky golden retriever/poodle mix “Hampton’’ for a day to check out The Post’s recent report that dog lovers are decking out their pooches with phony vests and fake […]

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On August 12, 2013, posted in: Latest News by