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Citing the harm sugary drinks have caused to the African-American community,  two black pastors in the Washington, DC area claim that Coke’s sugary drink and “deceptive marketing” are destroying their communities more than violence in the streets. William Lamar, the senior pastor at D.C.’s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, is tired of presiding over …

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A mom gave birth to a healthy baby boy but soon she found out that there was a problem with her placenta. Kristen Terlizzi and his husband Jeff from Los Gatos in California were expecting their second baby together. At first, Terlizzi’s pregnancy went smoothly, but at the beginning of her third trimester things began …

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Reportedly, yesterday at 3:34 p.m., American Airlines Flight 1927 from Charlotte to Raleigh-Durham airport was evacuated after some passengers and crew reported becoming sick from a foul smell. In addition, members of the flight crew called the tower requesting emergency services personnel be sent to the gate after at least three members complained of headaches, …

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On June 26th John Ogburn died. But this is not about his death. John may have died, but he didn’t stay dead. John will tell you he doesn’t remember anything about that day. Not driving to Panera Bread in Cotswold Village, or sitting in his favorite booth in the back. He doesn’t remember crumpling to …

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A Missouri woman died June 23 after contracting a rare tick-borne illness called Bourbon virus. The woman, 58-year-old Tamela Wilson, began feeling unwell in late May, shortly after she’d spotted and removed two ticks from her body, CBS Newsreported. Soon, her health deteriorated further — she had severe headaches, pain and a light red rash, …

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Couples were shocked and horrified after discovering slivers of razor sharp metal inside their baby’s diaper. Michelle Yates, 29, of Liverpool, England became concerned when 5-month-old Gabriella was crying constantly and then realized the reason why. According to the Daily Mirror, Yates found cuts on the tot’s bum and says she was “shocked, appalled and …

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Dogs are pretty incredible creatures. They are always there for us in our time of need so it’s only natural that we are there for them. If you own a dog you need to pay attention to this list, it could mean a longer life for your furry little friend. We offer you a guide …

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Derek Madsen from Sacramento, California was 10-year-old when he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer that mostly affects children. It was in summer 2005, when while rest of the children his age were preparing for summer camp, Derek and his mom, Cindy French were preparing to battle the deadly disease. The treatment …

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A police officer filed a lawsuit against Taco Bell for allegedly sabotaging his food which put him in a near life and death situation. An Oklahoma City police officer Shawn Byrne and wife Amanda Byrne have filed a lawsuit against Taco Bell. They claim that employees at local Taco Bell restaurant put cologne and spicy …

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Large pharmacies like CVS fill billions of prescriptions every year. Medication errors can have tragic consequences for patients, including overdose, toxicity, poisoning, or death. Vanessa Gilbertson said the same CVS pharmacy in Minnesota gave two of her young daughters wrongly labeled or expired prescriptions, KMSP-TV reported. The pharmacy then issued an apology after the incident. …

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Here is a heartwarming story. Derek Madsen, a 10 year-old boy in California experienced a sudden change in his life during the summer of 2005. He had been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, which was a rare form of cancer commonly found in young children. Cindy French, his mother, made a lot of sacrifices to support her son throughout his treatment. …

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In the middle of the controversy against Donald Trump use of social media comes a very powerful story after he tweeted support to little Charlie Gard of UK. As IJR previously reported, Charlie was born with a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. The condition leads to organ malfunction and brain damage. After …

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If you clean your grill with a wire brush, after reading this you might be changing your mind. According to Country Living: “On Sunday evening upon eating a hamburger from our grill, I felt something abnormal in my burger,” Chester Poole, 63, of Nova Scotia captioned a rather unappetizing close-up of his throat. “I tried to spit it …

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People have been warning of the dangers of fluoride in our water supply for years now. They claim it is responsible for a range of issues including cancer to dental issues and other health hazards as well. Well, after all this time they may actually be right. As it turns out fluoride does have a negative …

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The one thing that men and women know the most and least about is sex.  Women have known for centuries that the only thing men were good for, they weren’t good at.  But women have a huge advantage over men.  No matter how bad they are at sex, there will always be men willing to …

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Researchers say frequent ejaculation is good for the health and could save mens’ lives. According to the studies, new research reveals, ejaculating at least 21 times a month significantly reduces the risk of prostate cancer for men. In fact, in a study from Harvard University of almost 32,000 men conducted in 1992, researchers discovered that …

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When an ingrown hair develops, you may notice small, round bumps called papules, or small, pus-filled bumps called pustules. In some cases, the skin around the ingrown hair may become darker. This is known as hyperpigmentation. You may also experience pain or itching around the area of the ingrown hair.   Certain people may be …

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Alabama issued a dire warning to residents of the state that potentially all water sources in the state could be contaminated with a dangerous flesh eating bacteria. According to Fox Carolina:  ADPH had already warned of Vibrio Vulnificus, also commonly referred to as a flesh-eating bacteria, which has been reported in the Gulf Coast along Alabama’s beaches. Vibrio …

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A pharmaceutical company behind a popular painkiller brand linked to rising rates of abuse agreed to a request from the Food and Drug Administration to pull the pill off the market. Endo Pharmaceuticals announced the decision Thursday following an internal review of the drug sparked by the FDA order. Officials from the FDA told the …

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Chocolate is great in many forms, but snorting it up your nose is not one of those. Chocolate sniffing is apparently a big deal in Europe right now with clubgoers foregoing traditional party drugs like cocaine and ecstasy and indulging in chocolate powder for a quick uppity high. Crazy right? Well apparently, the craze is making …

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Dr Sandra Lee, better known as Dr Pimple Popper has released a new video of herself draining a 50 year old cyst and is it ever disgusting as tons of solid grey pus comes out of it.  Why in the world anyone would allow a cyst to grow for that long is beyond me.  Dr …

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