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Real Chance Of Love Star Has Successful Surgery For Stage Four Colon Cancer!

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This is excellent news!

Earlier this year, we caught wind that Real Chance Of Love star Ahmad Givens was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. Well just this Wednesday the reality star went under the knife and it sounds like the surgery was a BIG success!

Doctors were able to remove the disease (which actually turned out to be stage four rectal cancer), however they discovered

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Diem Brown's Cancer Is In Remission!!!!!

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Diem Brown has been going through a second cancer diagnosis, having beat her first a few years ago. Things the second time around can be tough — even tougher than the first. It become trickier, and there aren't a lot of sure fire ways for you to be positive you've beaten it again.

We've been following Diem's courageous progress for a while now, and we are relieved and ecstatic to hear that a new liver scan has given her some of the best news it can: she is now cancer free!

Here are some of the things she had to say about dealing with such good news:

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Scientists: We Created A Functioning Liver Out Of Stem Cells

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Holy. Shizzballs.

If this is true, this is a HUGE step for stem cell research!

A group of Japanese scientists are claiming to have created a functioning human liver out of stem cells!

The team transplanted induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into the body of a mouse, where it grew into a small, but working, human liver.

A TINY HUMAN LIVER INSIDE OF A MOUSE!

iPS cells have the potential to develop into any body tissue and can be taken from adults — so there's much less of a moral objection to this.

They're saying the breakthrough will lead to creating human organs we can use for transplants!

WOW!

Science! Science! Science!

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Robin Gibb Back In The Hospital For Liver Cancer Treatment

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Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb is back in the hospital to continue chemotherapy treatment for his liver cancer.

He checked into the London Clinic last Wednesday and sources say doctors have been "astounded at his response to treatment."

That's such good news! He must not be in too bad of shape because not only was he recently quoted as saying he "feels fantastic," but he performed at a benefit concert on February 13th.

Let's hope his body continues to respond favorably to the chemo so he can beat this disease!

Good luck with the rest of your treatment, Robin!

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The Doctors' Ultimate Hangover Breakfast

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Most of our readers who have reached the legal drinking age are going to be facing a pretty nasty hangover this Sunday, but The Doctors are here to help!

Since alcohol can dehydrate the body and cause deficiency in important vitamins and nutrients, the daytime television doctors have devised the Ultimate Hangover Breakfast.

By using simple healthy ingredients like bananas and eggs to replace the nutrients your body lost, The Doctors promise it is a natural cure to any hangover!

Check out the recipe below and try it out on January 1st (or earlier) for yourself!

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Prepare To Lose Your Appetite! Russian Man Arrested For Eating Human Liver

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So much for eating ANYTHING for the rest of the day!

Today, police in Moscow, Russia arrested a man caught "eating an acquaintance's liver." Yuck.

Here's what a police spokeswoman for Moscow's western district had to say about it:

"When the police came to arrest the suspect, he was eating a human liver with potatoes."

According to the spokeswoman, they found the rest of the partially eaten human liver in a refrigerator.

Here's what the prosecutor general's main investigative unit had to say about it in a statement:

"[The suspect] admitted his crime and that he had eaten part of his acquaintance's liver."

Seems so unnecessary! Instead of eating his acquaintance's liver, why couldn't the two of them just take a trip to Trader Joe's together for non-human groceries?

…Okay, so we're not 100% sure how many Trader Joe's locations there are in Moscow, but at the very least there must have been a bodega or a market somewhere nearby! ANYTHING's better than eating your "acquaintance's" liver!!!

Truly disturbing.

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4 Reasons Not To Binge Drink

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4 Reasons Not To Binge Drink

Binge drinking is a celebrated epidemic. Movies glamorize it and college students pretty much demand it of their peers. One out of 3 adults and 2 out of 3 high school students who drink alcohol binge drink. And yet, there are numerous downsides to binge drinking, which is defined as having five or more drinks in a couple of hours for men and teens, and four or more for women, at least once in the previous 30 days.

Here are the top four reasons that you should avoid binge drinking:

Car Crashes: Binge drinkers are 14 times more likely than non–binge drinkers to drive while impaired, significantly increasing the chance of an accident.

Assault and Violence: Among college students— 80% of whom drink, including 51% who binge drink — an estimated 700,000 are attacked by another student in alcohol-related incidents, according to a study. Also, nearly 100,000 college women report being sexually assaulted in attacks that involve drinking, although experts suggest that number is far higher because many attacks go unreported.

Long-term illness and death: Over time, chronic binge drinking is also associated with a variety of long-term health problems. The problems include cirrhosis of the liver, high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, and cancer.. A study also found that 42% of alcohol-related deaths could be attributed to chronic illness.

Unplanned Pregnancies and STDs: Binge drinking can lead to risky sexual behavior, including engaging in unprotected sex and sex with multiple partners. This increases rates of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. A study found that rates of gonorrhea were nearly five times higher in female binge drinkers than in women who abstained from alcohol.

Drinking can be fun, but please don’t have toooo much fun! Seriously, one night of craziness won’t justify a lifetime of regret!

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