Author: Anna Picard

no fruit juice for kids under 1: AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced on Monday new guidelines to address one of the most commonly asked questions among parents. Is it ok to give my infant fruit juice. if you’re child is under 6 months old, the answer is no. “An AAP policy statement published in 2001 and reaffirmed in 2006 recommended no juice for children younger than 6 months of age, 4-6 ounces daily for children ages 1-6 years and 8-12 ounces for children 7 and older,” the AAP said in a statement on its website. “Since then, however, considerable concern has been expressed about...

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Jennifer Lawrence Offends Indigenous Hawaiians

The whitest story ever told. — Glen Coco (@MrPooni) December 7, 2016 Appearing on National television to promote her upcoming movie.  Jennifer Lawrence with her ‘girl next door looks and persona’ has created somewhat of an uproar on Twitter. Potentially somewhat tipsy and holding a glass of wine. Jennifer makes light of “scratching her butt on a rock” that she acknowledges should not be sat on at all. In turn the rock became loose and rolled down a mountain, almost killing the productions sound engineer. She then makes light of Hawaiians and laughs off their beliefs in the curse...

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Promising Cancer vaccine breakthrough could fight any type of cancer UPDATE

According to media reports Thursday, a universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease. The potential new Cancer vaccine breakthrough involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific cancers. Although scientists have shown previously that is it is possible to engineer immune cells outside the body so they can spot cancer it is the first time it has happened inside cells. And because the genetic code could be programmed for any cancer, it...

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Buffalo most anti-gay city in the Country

Buffalo most anti-gay city According to a report from the Daily Beast article entitled “The Most Prejudiced Places in America,” Buffalo ranks in the top 10 in two troubling categories. Using data culled from Twitter by apartment-location startup Abodo, Buffalo has sent the most anti-gay tweets and eighth-most anti-black tweets in an 18-month span starting in June 2014. Buffalo News reports: The rankings in the study were established through an analysis of 12 million tweets from June 2014 to December 2015 by Abodo, a website that helps tenants find apartments, as part of its Best Places to Live series. Abodo...

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‘High School Musical 4’ Gets Green Light VIDEO

‘High School Musical 4’ Casting For High School Musical 4 Perhaps nothing encapsulates the star making power of Disney quite like the High School Musical franchise. The first three movies, starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, were a global sensation in the early 200s, spawning music deals, world tours, and a generation of fans. Now, Disney has announced the production of High School Musical 4. Peter Barsocchini and Dan Berendsen are set to write the scrip for the film, while Jeffrey Hornaday will direct and choreograph. Hornaday is well known for his work on other Disney movies, such as Teen...

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