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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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A young woman claims she has been left scarred for life, after a now-banned surgeon performed a botched breast augmentation which made her nipples ‘rot away’. Kirsty Adam a 24-year old from Glasgow paid £6000 to UK company Transform Medical Group to undergo mastopexy also known as breast enhancement from a 36D to a DD …

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A video blogger was allegedly rushed to hospital after eating a poisonous plant while she was doing a live feed for viewers. The 26-year-old, who goes by her surname Zhang, was reportedly doing live stream video of herself biting into the plant to promote the benefits of Aloe Vera. Unfortunately, the Chinese media star was …

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A woman wants to have the world’s biggest hips even if it kills her. A morbidly obese woman who weighs 542lbs (38.7 stone) has said she’s ignoring warnings by doctors over her size in a bid to lay claim to having the world’s biggest hips. Bobbi-Jo Westley, from York, Pennsylvania, currently measures at 95 inches …

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An inspirational skin cancer victim has shared a shocking picture of her treatment in a stark warning to sunbed users. She share the photo, and explained the circumstances that led to her diagnosis. Tawny Willoughby was diagnosed with skin cancer at the age of just 21 after using sunbeds four or five times a week …

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Whole Foods is back in the news after a major recall has been issued for a very unlikely reason. According to Mashable: The grocery giant sent shoppers a recall alert for approximately 404 pounds of “buffalo style chicken salad” for actually being … tuna salad. The salad, distributed by Willow Tree Poultry Farm in Attleboro, …

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Prior to this year, the state of Florida was regarded as one of the worst possible states to be caught in possession of cannabis. According to a 2009 analysis by former NORML Director Jon Gettman, no state in this country punished people more severely for minor marijuana offenses than Florida. However, thanks in part to a former …

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For years people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis were told the same thing – there is no cure. Now, this platitude could be changing. A scientist might be on the verge of curing the autoimmune condition that affects 2.3 million people all over the globe. Dr. Su Metcalfe is the mastermind behind this ground-breaking cure. And she thinks …

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Who doesn’t enjoy a good strawberry? Unfortunately, they oftentimes go bad before we can finish them all off, but with these helpful hints, you may be able to prolong the life of that delicious little fruit. Fruits, like strawberries, are refreshing and packed with vitamins and minerals that are good for us and keep us …

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Hookers For Healthcare are up in arms over the repeal of Obamacare, specifically the Medicaid expansion. Why just Medicaid? Because they get that for free or nearly free. Women who sell a product but still have the product should be doing quite well since what they sell is 100% profit and all cash transactions probably …

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A disease that affects the brain and spinal cord is spreading throughout the state of Florida, with health officials fearing that it may be in other areas throughout the southern U.S.   The parasitic roundworm, known as rat lungworm, is native to Hawaii and tropical locations, and while small studies have previously placed it in …

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