You Can Now Get Free Cervical Cancer Exams In ..."The Box"
Scary fact: More women are dying from cervical cancer than initially predicted. But don’t worry though, health care for women is a priority of this administration, right? Oh .... Wait. There’s that war on women’s health care happening so we’re really looking for a revolution. ...read more
Here Are 7 Causes More Important Than Animal Rights
The members of PETA and other animal rights groups are dedicated to stopping animal suffering in the world -- and this is (on balance) probably a good thing. However, they are convinced that their cause is more important than any other on the planet, and this is not ok. Take for ...read more
THE MORNING BANTER: Cable Monopolies, Yankee Retirements, Cancer Graphs, and Radiohead Video Games
Most of the East Coast is covered in snow and terrified. Here's what's happening on the interweb: 1. Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable Comcast is set to buy Time Warner Cable in an all-stock deal, CNBC's David Faber reported Wednesday night. Faber shared the news on ...read more
This Interactive Graph Shows All The Cancer You're Going To Get
Forget the Obamacare website or the ability for doctors to have unlimited access to knowledge sharing sourced from around the world, the internet’s biggest impact on modern medicine is that thanks to websites like WebMd.com, everyone with an internet connection is granted the ...read more
The Marlboro Man Dies of Smoking Related Disease
If you needed more proof that smoking cigarettes is one of the deadliest, dumbest activities on the planet, the poster child for smoking, Eric Lawson, the man who portrayed 'The Marlboro Man' in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died of respiratory failure. At 72 years ...read more
Advancements in Genomics Will Make Cancer Treatable 'In a Generation'
In a fascinating interview with biogeneticist Eric S. Lander, the Atlantic's James Fallows asks how far we are away from using Genomics (DNA sequencing and the study of genomes) to cure fatal afflictions and chronic diseases. Lander's answer is breathtaking: Remember in the ...read more
GOP Crazy, the NJ 2013 Senate Race Edition
Newark Mayor Cory Booker sailed to victory in the Democratic primary last week, which surprised no one though about four people voted and that's always a bit sad so now he is on to the general which will be on October 16, 2013. So who is his GOP opponent? So glad you asked! I ...read more