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Addiction Vaccines Will Potentially Cure Nicotine and Drug Dependencies

Scientists in San Diego are developing new vaccines that will potentially cure addictions, allowing cigarette and drug abusers to kick their habits with a simple injection.

Dr. Kim D. Janda, a Scripps Research Institute professor, is one of the leading experts, having made addiction vaccines his main priority for the past 25 years. “We view this as an alternative or better way for some people,” he tells The New York Times in reference to rehab programs.

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‘Stay Sober’ Pill In Development

A pill that eliminated all the effects alcohol on lab rats may one day be available to humans.

Researchers fed the rodents — who react to alcohol similarly to how people do — the new drug after having them consume enough booze to stumble and fall down. Then they measured the rodents for balance and reflexes, finding that the rats on the drug tested as if they were still sober.

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Botched Plastic Surgery Leaves Woman With ‘Uniboob’

Loch Ness. Big Foot. A thin Kirstie Alley. All myths with no concrete proof of their existence. Time to take a name off the list of things that people aren’t sure exist: The Uniboob. Oh it’s real and The Today Show has the story. Every cringe-worthy detail.

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Eel Slithers Up Man’s Penis During Spa Treatment

A day at the spa is supposed to be relaxing, but not for one Chinese man that had a beauty treatment go horribly wrong. Metro UK explains in graphic detail how one excited eel ended up in Zhang Nan’s bladder after taking the scenic route through his urethra.

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Are You an Alcoholic? The Answer Could Be Right in Your Hands

According to a new study, the length of your fingers says a great deal about who you are as a person. Finger length also determines if you’ve got the proclivity to be an alcoholic.
“German researchers recently studied 131 pa

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Arizona Mom Strives to Be Fattest Woman Ever [VIDEO]

World’s fattest mom Susanne Eman weighs 728 pounds, and the 32-year-old mother of two is consuming over 20,000 calories a day in hopes of eventually setting the all-time record for heaviest woman, which is 1,600 pounds.

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Marine Gets Life-Saving Transplant from Deceased Fellow Soldier [VIDEO]

Marine Sgt. Jacob Chadwick, 23, an Iraq war veteran who recently underwent a life-saving kidney transplant, received the organ from an unexpected source — 24-year-old fellow soldier Lt. Patrick Wayland.

The two men didn’t know each other, but after Wayland suffered a fatal heart attack while swimming in flight gear during training on August 1, Wayland’s family sought out the people it felt was “most deserving” of Patrick’s vital organs.

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Can New Drug Reverse the Effects of Hereditary Blindness?

While researchers are reluctant to call idebenone a cure for blindness, the drug has restored the vision of some people who suffer from hereditary blindness in a recent clinical study.

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Newborn Baby in Texas Weighs a Staggering 16 Pounds [VIDEO]

In a story that's making mothers everywhere say "ow," a Texas woman has given birth to a 16-pound baby that's already two-feet tall -- the height of an average one-year-old.

JaMichael Brown, nicknamed "The Moose" by hospital staff, was delivered by C-section (whew!) last Friday to Janet Johnson and her fiancé, Michael Brown. The tot now holds the title for the biggest infant ever born at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Texas.

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Couples having trouble conceiving can win customized fertility treatment.
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‘Win A Baby’ Lottery for Couples Having Trouble Conceiving

For about $35, couples in England who are having trouble conceiving can purchase a lottery ticket that could win them customized fertility treatments in one of the nation's top clinics.

Britain's Gambling Commission approved of this bizarre game late last month. As of now, the tickets can be purchased online, but they may soon also be available at newsstands.

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The government hopes the new rules help people make better choices when it comes to eating outside of their homes.
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US Government Mandates Fast Food Nutrition Labeling

In an effort to help people make more informed choices when eating away from home, the federal government is introducing mandatory nutrition labeling for fast food menus and vending machines.

Items sold at movie theaters are exempt, which is odd given what calorie bombs those snacks can be.

The problem is that few Americans pay much attention to the nutrition labeling on even the packaged foods brought into their homes.

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Diet Soda May Make You Pack on the Pounds

By analyzing the results of a 10-year longitudinal study of 474 people, researchers  were able to determine that the participants who drank two or more diet sodas a day experienced a waist size increase 70 percent greater than those who stayed away from diet soda.

Dr. Martin P. Paulus, a professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, and an author of the study, offered this theory as to why something without calories can lead to weight gain:

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