Monthly Archives: May 2014

100,000 Americans Die Each Year from Prescription Drugs, While Pharma Companies Get Rich

“The study estimating that 100,000 Americans die each year from their prescriptions looked only at deaths from known side effects.”

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by | May 30, 2014 · 8:36 pm

The Average Heroin Addict Is Not Who You Think It Is

“…90% of heroin users are white men and women…the current median age for men and women now is around 23 years old. Three-quarters of these current users were first introduced to heroin by way of prescription opiates like Oxycontin. That means that expensive prescription drugs are serving as a gateway drug for young millennials living in suburbia trying to find an inexpensive but dangerous alternative: heroin…”

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by | May 30, 2014 · 8:31 pm

Financial lessons from the playground: The importance of modeling good money habits for your children

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by | May 28, 2014 · 7:35 pm

Year later, salmonella outbreak tied to chicken continues

“…In January, USDA inspectors briefly closed the a Foster Farms plant in Livingston, Calif., after finding cockroaches on five separate occasions over four months.”

 

We get such shit from USDA at work with shipping cars to and from Hawaii, and they’re not worried about contaminated meat?! Shame, shame USDA!

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by | May 28, 2014 · 7:23 pm

Actor LeVar Burton Raising Funds to Bring ‘Reading Rainbow’ to the Web

http://laughingsquid.com/actor-levar-burton-raising-funds-to-bring-reading-rainbow-to-the-web/

Please donate! Anything helps!

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How To Be a Nonconformist: 22 Irreverent Illustrated Steps to Counterculture Cred from 1968

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by | May 28, 2014 · 5:50 pm

I work for McDonald’s in Denmark…

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by | May 20, 2014 · 10:52 pm