Lou Gehrig And His Killer

Lou Gehrig was born on June 19, 1903 in New York City.  He was the son of two German immigrants, Christina and Heinrich Gehrig.  In his youth he showed incredible promise in the sports of football and baseball, which ultimately led to a football scholarship at Columbia University.  While attending Columbia he also joined the…
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Stopping The Stigma Of Schizophrenia

How common is schizophrenia and what are some of the symptoms? Schizophrenia is mental disorder that occurs throughout the world.  It is estimated that about 1% of the global population has schizophrenia.  That would equate to about 60-70 million people.  According to the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America about 3.2 million people in…
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Is Cannabis A Possible Cure For Obesity?

In recent years the epidemic of obesity has become a hot topic in the United States.  It has become a huge problem because this has a significant impact on the health of our citizens.  According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “35.7% of adults are considered to be obese.  More than 6.3%…
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