Results for tag: health

Ronald found destroyed in Pioneer Park.

Ronald McDonald has been found hanging from a tree. Sadly it was just a prank and not an act of self-destruction by the clown himself when he realized the unhealthy habits he was promoting to children. Even worse is the fact he was stolen from "Ronald McDonald House, the non-profit organization that uses the well-known clown image as a symbol of its work with children and families." The hypocrisy of McDonalds never ceases to amaze me.

Linked on the 9th of March, 2001 Details

"sexy tan" kills student Anna.

Here’s a reminder in case you still think a tan is a great thing to sport: use sunscreen!

Linked on the 28th of February, 2001 Details

Scientific American: Apple Juice: It Does a Heart Good

The old adage "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is close to the truth, just make it two apples, or about 1 litre of apple juice.

Linked on the 25th of February, 2001 Details

Winnie the Pooh tales made up of misfits.

Pooh is obsessive-compulsive, Eeyore is chronically depressed, Piglet needs medication, Roo is a juvenile delinquent in-the-making, and Christopher Robin has gender issues. That's what Canadian doctors are saying anyway.

Linked on the 13th of December, 2000 Details

HIV is older than we thought

Some local scientists, using new computer dating methods (no, not that kind!), claim to have tracked links back more than 300 years between HIV, and a similar virus found in chimpanzees.

Linked on the 6th of December, 2000 Details