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Free Medical Services – Servicios Medicos Gratuitos April 4-7, 2013 Indio Fair-Grounds

Free Medical Services – Servicios Medicos Gratuitos April 4-7, 2013  Indio Fair-Grounds

Dental Services   Fillings   Extractions   Cleaning  Vision Services   Vision Examination   Prescriptions   Free eye glasses made on site  Medical Services   General medical exams   Diabetes…

Major US retailers reject ‘frankenfish’

Major US retailers reject ‘frankenfish’

A number of top US grocery stores, including Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, have pledged to reject selling the genetically engineered “frankenfish” if it is allowed on the market in…

Flu Myths and Legends: Mayo Clinic Expert Dispels 5 Common Flu Misconceptions

Flu Myths and Legends: Mayo Clinic Expert Dispels 5 Common Flu Misconceptions

Newswise — ROCHESTER, Minn. — It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing “the flu this” or “the flu that.” Unfortunately, this season’s influenza outbreak is one of…

Common Erectile Dysfunction Drug Not Helpful for Heart Failure Patients

Common Erectile Dysfunction Drug Not Helpful for Heart Failure Patients

Newswise — SAN FRANCISCO — A commonly used erectile dysfunction drug, sildenafil, doesn’t help patients who have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, a condition in which the heart’s lower…

Outbreaks, Epidemics and Pandemics—What You Need to Know

Outbreaks, Epidemics and Pandemics—What You Need to Know

Newswise — What is an outbreak? An outbreak is a sudden rise in the number of cases of a disease. An outbreak may occur in a community or geographical area,…

New record: 15 percent of Americans on food stamps

New record: 15 percent of Americans on food stamps

Government dependability is continuing to rise, with a record-breaking number of Americans enrolled to receive food stamps. The latest USDA report shows that 47.8 million Americans, which make up 15…

Censored cupcakes: US school removed toy soldiers from kid’s birthday cake over violence fears

Censored cupcakes: US school removed toy soldiers from kid’s birthday cake over violence fears

Toy soldiers featured on birthday cupcakes of a nine-year-old US boy have spoiled the appetite of school officials at a Michigan elementary school, whose staff said the cakes were inappropriate…

American doctors warn of new killer virus

American doctors warn of new killer virus

Traveling to the Middle East? US health officials are warning Americans to be on the lookout for a new coronavirus, an acute respiratory infection similar to SARS that has so…

High cost of cheap energy: Fukushima tragedy 2 years on

High cost of cheap energy: Fukushima tragedy 2 years on

Two years after the Fukushima disaster, much of the clean-up effort is still ‘theoretical’, survivors go to court for compensation and thousands march against nuclear power, while the government gives…

DEA chiefs urge Obama to nullify Washington and Colorado pot laws

DEA chiefs urge Obama to nullify Washington and Colorado pot laws

Former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs are urging the Obama administration to nullify marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington, which recently legalized the recreational use of pot. The eight former DEA…