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Egyptians Use Novel Ways To Regain Access To The Internet

Egyptians have found a number of ways to regain access to the Internet since their government turned off standard access a few days ago amidst growing numbers of anti-government protests across the country. [...]

The Day The Internet Went Down

Egyptians woke to a strange world this morning. Their government had turned off Internet access and cellphone services overnight. [...]

New Aging And Memory Impairment Research

Today we look at some three new research studies that cover aging and dementia. [...]

You Don’t Need No Educashun! – Tea Party Racism Oozes Out

Tea Party groups have succeeded in reversing nationally praised school integration policies in Raleigh, North Carolina. They want to roll back the clock to before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [...]

Au Revoir, Keith!

Keith Olbermann’s “Countdown” is off of the air. What might he do next? Should we boycott MSNBC? [...]

Smoking Damages The Body In Minutes

A new study shows that smoking causes damage to the body much faster than previously thought. [...]

We’re Not Going There

I’m really glad I didn’t call this article “A New Meaning To The Term Dick Head”. [...]

Simulators May Help Seniors Keep Driving Longer

Everyone knows that driving skills deteriorate rapidly as we age. Many states have tests designed to take unsafe drivers off of the road, but a new study suggests an alternative approach. [...]

Effects Are Usually Caused

We don’t yet know, and may never know, exactly what drove the shooter, Jared Loughman, to commit this atrocity, but when there’s a crime there’s generally a motive. If he hadn’t been caught straight away one has to wonder what the lines of enquiry of the detectives on the case would have been. [...]

Study Shows That Walking Can Help Prevent Or Delay Diabetes

About 20% of the population over the age of 65 has this form of diabetes. A five year Australian study has shown a link between the amount of walking that a person does and the risk of developing diabetes. [...]

Posting #500 – Death, Destruction and Dimwits

Second Amendment remedies, a Governor who murders people, right wing dimwits and our heroes of the medical research age. They’re all in our 500 hundredth posting. [...]

Health Care Reform Crazy Season Kicks Off

Today, just as they promised, the Republicans started their first move to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They don’t care about the insured, the sick, the elderly or anyone other than the corporations that they serve. Despite claims of fiscal responsibility they’re prepared to add $230 billion to the deficit. Can they win? [...]

More Health Care Reform Act Benefits Take Effect

2011 ushers in new benefits and regulations as a result of last year’s Affordable Care Act. A lot of the new benefits affect seniors. [...]