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    Big Budah’s blog: Basketball, Movember, and lump-related lab results

    What a busy week!! I had work, basketball practice, choir practice, Pioneer Trek prep… CALGON TAKE ME AWAY(sigh). As busy as this past week was, it was also extremely rewarding. And the best part? I had energy and enthusiasm to spare. It is day 20 of Movember, and I am still going strong. And I […]

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    Study: Bad marriage could actually break your heart

    If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist. A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those who are happily wed. The study, funded by the National Institute […]

  • Actor Bill Cosby became one of TV's favorite dads when he served up tough love to his five children on "The Cosby Show."

    Bill Cosby allegations continue

    (CNN) — It seems lately as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby’s image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Though the star has vehemently denied most of the accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted young women seeking career guidance, the stories are […]

  • ‘FreeBYU’ pushes for policy change on leaving LDS church while attending BYU

    PROVO, Utah — The majority of the students walking around campus at Brigham Young University are members of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but there are some who belong to other religions, and even a few who are lying about theirs altogether. “I really was afraid,” said Zach, who is a […]

  • HealthFix: Knee osteoarthritis

    Topic: Knee Osteoarthritis—Symptoms and treatment options Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between the joints wears down overtime, causing the bones of the joints to rub closely against one another. This can result in pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased mobility, and, in more extreme cases, bone spur formation. The most common cause of knee osteoarthritis is age, […]

  • HealthFix: Anterior hip replacement surgery

    Topic: Anterior hip replacement surgery Making the decision to undergo hip replacement surgery can be tough, especially when you consider the pros and cons of each surgical option. While traditional hip replacement surgery continues to yield successful results, newer techniques involving muscle- and tissue-sparing approaches may be a better option for your situation. What is […]

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    Must See: Group of grannies smoke weed for first time, this video is the result

    SEATTLE — A group in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, found three grandmothers who had never smoked pot and wanted to give it a try for the first time.  The group then gave the three women snacks and games to play. This six-minute video was the result. Source: KDVR

  • HealthFix – Regenerative Medicine: What it is and how it can help you?

    How does Regenerative Medicine work? When soft tissue is damaged, the body’s natural response is to deliver platelets to the area of injury. Platelets release growth factors, which promote the repair and regeneration of connective tissue, and call stem cells to the damaged area. With Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), a small amount of blood is […]

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    Customers trick Wal-Mart into selling PlayStation 4 at $90 instead of $400

    There have been numerous reports of customers exploiting a price-match policy at Wal-Mart in order to get PlayStation 4 consoles valued at $400 for as low as $90, and on Wednesday Wal-Mart reportedly modified their policy in response. Posts on Reddit and Twitter (like the tweet below) showed several people displaying receipts that appeared to […]

  • A Buffalo, New York resident attempts to walk his dog between feet-high piles of snow as heavy lake-effect snow continues to fall.

    Snow storms kill 5 as frigid temperatures hammer half of U.S.

    BUFFALO, NY – Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week and there’s more havoc coming Wednesday. About 50 percent of the country had snow on the ground Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Buffalo, New York, one of the hardest-hit areas, is buried under 6 feet of snow — […]

  • This map depicts the proposed locations of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

    Keystone bill dies in the Senate — for now

    By Eric Bradner CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend — embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu. The vote could just be a speedbump for the Keystone project, with Republicans likely to try […]

  • Pope Francis greets President Henry B. Eyring in the Synod Hall at Vatican City as colloquium on marriage begins.© Chris Warde-Jones/Humanum.it.

    Video: LDS President Henry B. Eyring’s speech given at the Vatican

    The following is a transcript of a speech called “To Become as One,” given November 18, 2014 by President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, during a colloquium on marriage and family held at Vatican City. For more information on the colloquium, click […]