Saving My Sons: The Race to Yes

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A pending FDA decision could determine whether this generation of children is the last to die from Duchenne, or the first generation to live.

Father Appeals to Fathers to Save Son

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Nine year old Ryan Dunne has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Without FDA approval, he’ll never get the meds that might save his life. Here’s how you can help.

How Poorly Regulated Drugs Could be Leading to Cruel and Unusual Executions

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During recent executions, inmates were observed to gasp, convulse, and turn purple over periods much longer than the typical lethal injection. All of these executions used drugs made by pharmacies not regulated by the FDA.

Natural Doesn’t Always Equal Healthy

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Just because something is an herbal supplement or says “natural” on the label, it doesn’t mean it’s good for us.

AMA Votes to End Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood

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For 30 years, gay men have been prohibited from donating blood; the AMA has decided that it is time for that to change.

The Truth About the Water Crisis

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Nannette Ricaforte explores the question, “Do we have the resources to end the global water crisis?”

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby: Let’s Talk About HPV

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Michael Douglas’ candid talk about the connection between cunnilingus and cancer has inadvertently brought about a higher awareness of HPV and reminded the world that dental dams and vaccinations are out there for a reason.

NEWSER: Scientists Test Meth Addiction ‘Cure’

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Scientists are testing a drug that may ‘cure’ meth addiction, and early results are good.

Male Birth Control Vasalgel (RISUG) Ready For Human Trials This Year?

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Could this be the best birth control out there?

Actor Jack Klugman Dies at Age 90

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Although few will remember, Jack Klugman was a strong advocate for critical health-care legislation.

Halt, Hef! Playboy Mogul Gives Runaway Bride A Second Chance

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Jamie Reidy comments on Hugh Hefner’s back-on relationship with his Runaway Bride.

When It Comes To Birth Control, Where Are The Men?

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Deanna Ogle examines Georgia Democrats’ attempt to ban vasectomies.

Why Are Teens Smoking More Pot and Cutting Down on Alcohol and Cigarettes?

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Marijuana use rises among teens as perception of it’s harm shifts, AlterNet’s Kristen Gwynne reports.

News: In Case You Missed It (from last night’s webcast)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

Webcast: It’s Komplicated TONIGHT at 9PM PST (Comics, Science, Madness)

What’s going on this evening’s webcast? A sneak preview of the tech tidbits and culture commentary from the show.

Something Fishy about Genetically Modified Salmon

Tweet With apologies for the awful headline pun, we present to you the Frankenfish: genetically modified fish that have no relation to this (unfortunately). The fish in question are farm-grown Atlantic salmon, amped up on growth hormones (from Chinook salmon) that allow them to grow to marketable size at double the natural rate. The FDA […]