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KS Man Ordered to Pay Child Support To Lesbians After Donating His Semen

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Anyone who donates their semen or has done so in the past may get very nervous after hearing the story of a man who ended up facing child support payments after donating his “goods”. It seems that the state of Kansas recognizes a donation as a pledge to take care of a child until they turn 18, if things don’t work out for the recipient of the “donation”. A Kansas…

Nelson Mandela Recovering At Home Now After Three Week Hospitalization

Nelson Mandela Recovering At Home Now After Three Week Hospitalization

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s recovery is ‘on track’ at his home in Johannesburg, the government said on Wednesday in its first statement since the anti-apartheid hero was released from hospital a week ago. Mandela, 94, who has been in frail health for several years, spent nearly three weeks in a Pretoria hospital in December for treatment of a lung infection and surgery to remove gallstones, his longest stay…

Mother of Nigerian Finance Minister Safe and Sound after Scary Kidnapping Incident

Mother of Nigerian Finance Minister Safe and Sound after Scary Kidnapping Incident

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Kamene Okonjo, the mother of Nigeria’s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was kidnapped recently.  She was kept for five days after being taken away at her home, according to Nigerian police officials. Police spokesman, Frank Mba says that the woman is in good health and good spirits.  She was found unharmed after police engaged in a massive manhunt to find those were responsible for the kidnapping. “The Okonjo Family is full…

Study:  African Americans Who Experience Adversity Have Stronger Cognitive Abilities in Old Age

Study: African Americans Who Experience Adversity Have Stronger Cognitive Abilities in Old Age

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Have you ever heard those stories being told by your grandparents about how difficult it was when they were kids?  Well, it turns out that many of these stories actually made your grandparents into a stronger people. A recent study finds that African Americans who went through tough times as children have a greater ability to stay alert and focused for longer periods of time.  The study was completed at…

Lil Wayne Pays Off $8 Million IRS Debt

Lil Wayne Pays Off $8 Million IRS Debt

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According to Gossip Extra,  Lil Wayne paid his bill after the IRS put not one or two but three liens on his properties. According to Miami-Dade County records, Tunechi owed $3.6M snd 2.3M in taxes 2008 and $2,258,956 in 2008 and 2009 alone, respectively. The IRS came after the “No Worries” rapper last year when they found out he was trying to sell his 15,000 square foot Miami Beach mansion for $11.6M….

Warning!!! If You Are Taking This Popular Weight Loss Drug, You May Want To Stop

Warning!!! If You Are Taking This Popular Weight Loss Drug, You May Want To Stop

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A NEW study released this week sends out a strongly worded warning about risks of kidney, liver, and other organ damage from the most popular weight drugs on the market. According to a University of Rhode Island study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), orlistat, which goes by the prescription brand name Xenical and the over-the-counter name Alli, can cause “severe toxicity” to major internal organs. The research…

Joe Jackson In Hospital In Serious Condition After Suffering A Stroke

Joe Jackson In Hospital In Serious Condition After Suffering A Stroke

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Joseph “Joe” Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family and infamous manager of the Jackson 5, has suffered a stroke according to a close family insider. “He’s in ‘serious’ condition. Joe has been struggling with his health a lot over the past three or four months,” said the source. “The good thing is that he was taken immediately to the hospital as he was with a couple of people at…

Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Will Most Likely Include Resignation And Jail Time

Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Will Most Likely Include Resignation And Jail Time

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A resignation from Congress and jail time are reportedly part of a tentative plea deal U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is currently considering. CBS Chicago reported Saturday that veteran criminal defense attorney and former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb is negotiating a deal that tentatively includes the congressman pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds, resigning for health reasons, repaying any campaign contributions that went toward personal expenditures and — almost…

Papa John’s Pizza CEO Cuts Employees’ Hours To Avoid The Cost Of Obamacare

Papa John’s Pizza CEO Cuts Employees’ Hours To Avoid The Cost Of Obamacare

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Papa John’s CEO, John Schnatter, told his employees that he would start cutting their hours because Obama care costs his franchise too much money to provide health care coverage to all their employees that work over 30 hours. Those employees are insured by the company and by cutting their hours, Papa John’s no longer have to insure them under what he is calling a pricier plan, according to the Huffington…

A 2011 survey that found "sexters" more likely to engage in risky sex behaviors.

Research Shows Teens Who ‘Sext’ More Likely To Take Health Risks

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If you’re a parent of a child with a cell phone, especially a teenager with a cell phone, it may be in your best interest to make sure your teen isn’t exchanging sexually explicit messages or “sext” messages with friends. A recent survey shows that teens who engage in sexting are more than likely to have risky sexual behavior. One out of every seven high schooler with a cell phone…

Pew Research Shows Upper- and upper-middle class Americans describe themselves as happier, less stressed, and healthier than lower-income Americans

Money Can’t Buy Happiness? Research Reveals Otherwise

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Perhaps one of the greatest fibs ever told is that money can’t buy one happiness. While there may be truth to the statement in the literal sense, research proves it is absolutely fictitious in theory. According to a report released by the Pew Research Center, upper- and upper-middle class Americans describe themselves as happier, less stressed, and healthier than lower-middle class Americans. The research found that stress closely correlated with financial…

According to a recent study at Standford University, organic foods are not much healthier

Study Shows Organic Foods Are Not Much Healthier

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People who often cite their loyalty to organic products — which are significantly priced higher than other foods — as being a healthier option are wrong. Stanford University doctors dug through reams of research to find out — and concluded there’s little evidence that going organic is much healthier, citing only a few differences involving pesticides and antibiotics. The study was conducted after numerous patients asked them if eating organic…

Lying triggers stressful hormones, nhophotos

Research Shows Lying Triggers High Blood Pressure And Other Critical Medical Problems

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A Notre Dame psychology professor spent 10 weeks tracking 110 adults asking half of them to report the number of lies they told each week and the other half  to stop lying completely or not to make false statements; however, they could still omit the truth, avoid answering the question, and keep secrets. Anita Kelly had all of the participants take a weekly lie detector test and complete questionnaires about their health…

Donna Summer: “9/11 Gave Me Cancer”

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TMZ is reporting that the late Donna Summer strongly believed that the air surrounding ground zero after 9/11 was the cause for her cancer.  Summer had an apartment near ground zero at the time of the attacks, and often complained about breathing in the rancid air.  Summer’s friends say that she was obsessed with the smell and the long-term health consequences of breathing in the air.  She even carried around…

Bishop T.D. Jakes Starts New Campaign For Discounted Prescription Drugs

Bishop T.D. Jakes Starts New Campaign For Discounted Prescription Drugs

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Bishop T.D. Jakes has started a new campaign offering free prescription drug discounts that will purportedly give patients up to 75 percent off medications at thousands of pharmacies across the country. Jakes, who leads The Potters’ House in Dallas, Texas, is promoting a pre-activated RxRelief Card that he argues can save struggling families hundreds of dollars a year on prescription medications. “I am offering a FREE pharmacy discount card to…