Antihypertensives linked with increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women

Contact: Kristen Woodward media@fhcrc.org 206-667-2210 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Calcium-channel blockers in particular are associated with significantly increased risk SEATTLE – Older women who take certain types of medication to combat high blood pressure may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study by a team of…

Bureaucrats ban list of phrases including ‘citizen’ to avoid insulting immigrants and ‘brown bag’ as it may be considered racist

Seattle workers given list of alternative  terms to avoid offending anyone ‘Sack lunch’ to be used because of  historic test to determine skin color Political correctness has also led to bar  on ‘penmanship’ and ‘freshman’ By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:34 EST, 2  August 2013 |  UPDATED: 19:05 EST, 2 August 2013   People living…

Children’s pirate Halloween costumes from China seized for having lead levels ELEVEN times the legal limit

By Snejana Farberov PUBLISHED:16:56 EST, 16  October 2012| UPDATED:17:10 EST, 16 October 2012 Tainted threads: Two shipments of girls’ pirate costumes  worth $10,000 were seized for having lead levels 11 times the legal limit Federal agents seized nearly 1,400  Chinese-made children’s pirate Halloween costumes worth $10,000 because they  contained 11 times the legal amount of…

While chaos drives some to seek comfort in friends and family, Many Wealthy gravitate toward money and material possessions

By Yasmin Anwar, Media Relations | August 30, 2012 BERKELEY —Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt to find comfort in material possessions. While chaos drives some to…