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War Veteran Undergoes Successful Penis Transplant
This is the greatest news I heard all day and needed to share it with you.  A war hero who survived a blast in Afghanistan a few years ago that devastated his groin and pelvic region is doing well after the surgery back in March that fully rebuilt his manhood.
Ticks Are Out In Full Force
Finally the nice weather is here, but make sure you are taking necessary precautions because ticks are also out in full force.
Restroom Hand Dryers Blowing Feces
I actually prefer those high powered hand dryers over paper towels in the restrooms. I felt that if nothing was touching my hands, but air, it was probably the most sanitary way to dry my hands. A study shows this is definitely not the case and I'm grossed out over it.
Bath Toys Could Make Your Kids Sick
It seems obvious to us, as parents, that bacteria can form inside all of those bath toys that our kids play with in the tub. But now that there is a study out and details, it's quite gross.
Cold Medicine Recall [PIC]
There is a popular cold medicine that is being voluntarily recalled. It has to do with this product mislabeling the ingredients. So before you take anything in your medicine cabinet, make sure you read on.
Second Wave Of Flu Season Here
If you didn't get the flu this season, well you were one of the lucky ones. But you may not be in the clear just yet. There's a warning that a second wave of the flu is here.
The ABCs Of Cancer – A Child’s Perspective [PHOTOS]
While visiting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, it was eye-opening how they understand the needs of the patients and their families. There is a wall inside the hospital that deals with the ABCs of Cancer. It is a powerful and moving display from the children's perspect…
Teen Patient Art Gallery Showcases Hope [PHOTO]
When we visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis earlier this month, the first thing I noticed was the overwhelming feeling of hope and love inside the walls. They are focused on the needs of each and every child and offer so many programs to help them through their journey. I w…
Red Caps For Babies Raise Awareness [PIC]
Newborns at hospitals across the Capital Region are sporting knitted red hats to raise awareness for American Heart month. Thousands of volunteers have been working hard to make sure all the new babies are wearing a red knit hat.
Flu Epidemic In NY State – Fed Help Requested
This is by far the worst flu season New York State has seen in quite some time. It is so bad, that a local Senator is asking that the federal government get involved to monitor the spread of the flu in New York.
Your Dog Can Catch The Human Flu
So I got the flu this year. I have been in isolation in my bedroom since I was diagnosed. Fortunately, I made sure that my dog Freddie stayed away from me too, and it's a good thing because I found out he could catch it too.

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