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How This Man Went From 417 Pounds to Riding 27,000 Miles

Name: Noel QuinteroAge: 35Occupation: AccountantHometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico Start Weight: 417 poundsEnd Weight: 250 poundsTime Cycling: 3 years There was a competition in my office modeled after The Biggest Loser. Without me even knowing about it, my supervisor signed me up. At least 40 to 50 employees—all men—participated in that competition, and I was… Read More »

Cancer symptoms: Can you hear this noise? You could be at risk of this type of cancer

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body which develop when the body’s normal control mechanism stops working. Cancer survival outcomes greatly depend on the type and stage of the cancer so recognising the warning signs is key to improving outcomes. A symptom associated with a rare type of cancer relates to… Read More »

Viewpoints: Weigh Health Risks Of Football And The Big Feast This Thanksgiving; Count The Ways Drug Reps Were Taught To Market Opioids

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Concussions, Broken Bones, And More: A Week Of U.S. Football  News about concussions and other injuries to young football players appears with alarming frequency, as do reports of the long-term damage to NFL players.Young pro players are leaving the game for fear of permanent… Read More »

This gravy will get you high enough to deal with your family this Thanksgiving

That’s some groovy gravy. A California marijuana company wants families to take their Thanksgiving feasts to a “higher level” by dousing dinner with cannabis-infused gravy. The doobie dressing, created by Kiva Confections, is a “cheeky take on a normally mundane holiday staple,” according to the company’s website (which grossly misrepresents the critical role of gravy).… Read More »