Tuesday, September 2, 2014

How To Turn Your Phone Into The Ultimate Weight-Loss Tool

Posted in Weight Loss

Health.usnews.com 8/25/2014

"... Your smartphone comes with a ton of features – but did you know that with a few small tweaks, you can turn it into the ultimate weight-loss tool? The Apple App Store and Google Play Store offer a plethora of apps that can unlock the full potential of your phone and help you get in shape. ..."

Read the entire article: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2014/07/02/how-to-turn-your-phone-into-the-ultimate-weight-loss-tool 

New Blood Test For Prostate Cancer Improves Diagnostic Accuracy

Posted in Prostate Cancer

Foxnews.com 8/27/2014

"... A new blood test for prostate cancer is improving the accuracy of diagnoses and may even reduce the frequency of false positives and unnecessary biopsies. The Prostate Health Index (PHI) test could fill the diagnostic gap clinicians currently have when screening for prostate cancer.  By using three different prostate-specific markers, the test is more accurate in detecting prostate cancer than the current prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/08/05/new-blood-test-for-prostate-cancer-improves-diagnostic-accuracy/ 

The Cure For Cancer That Parents Won’t Use

Posted in Teen Health

Washingtonpost.com 8/27/2014

"... A new breed of cancer of the back of the tongue and tonsils, caused by HPV, is rising in incidence — likely caused, researchers suspect, by increases in premarital sex and oral sex over the past several decades. These cancers afflict men far more often than women, and at relatively younger ages than do other head and neck cancers, which typically appear in men older than 60. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/meredith-wadman-hpv-vaccinations-will-guard-against-a-rising-cancer-threat/2014/08/21/846d5766-27de-11e4-958c-268a320a60ce_story.html 

In Our Digital World, Are Young People Losing The Ability To Read Emotions?

Posted in Teen Health

Sciencedaily.com 8/27/2014

"... Are young people losing the ability to read emotions in our digital world? Scientists report that sixth-graders who went five days without even glancing at a smartphone, television or other screen did substantially better at reading emotions than sixth-graders from the same school who, as usual, spent hours each day looking at their smartphones and other screens. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140822094240.htm 

Panic Over Supposed Campus 'Rape Culture' Harms Students And Small Businesses

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Examiner.com 8/26/2014

"... Scheming politicians, opportunists, and grifters have latched onto the recent panic over a supposed “rape culture” on college campuses to clamp down on activities having nothing to do with rape. In some cases, they have imposed regulations that take away student opportunities and harm small businesses. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.examiner.com/article/campus-rape-culture-panic-harms-students-and-small-businesses 

NCFM Adviser Gordon Finley Urges Governor Brown Not To Sign SB 967 Which Denies Due Process To College Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

Posted in Policy & Legislation

NCFM.org 8/26/2014

"... If the ideologically tainted advocates in the administration, in Congress, and on campus continue this crusade against male students, it is possible that colleges and universities – as well as taxpayers — will be spending more money on administering these laws and on lawsuit pay-outs than on instruction. ..."

Read the entire article: http://ncfm.org/2014/08/action/ncfm-adviser-gordon-finley-urges-governor-brown-not-to-sign-sb-967-which-denies-due-process-to-college-students-accused-of-sexual-assault/ 

Men Punished In Sexual Misconduct Cases On Colleges Campuses Are Fighting Back

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Washingtonpost.com 8/26/2014

"... Men punished for sexual misconduct in the wave of cases sweeping college campuses are fighting back against what they call unfair student disciplinary systems and publicity that threatens to shatter their reputations. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/men-punished-in-sexual-misconduct-cases-on-colleges-campuses-are-fighting-back/2014/08/20/96bb3c6a-1d72-11e4-ae54-0cfe1f974f8a_story.html 


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