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Beer Muscles Are a Real Thing Now, Says Science

There have been countless naysayers throughout the years guilty of spewing out health-nut, anti-beer propaganda in hopes of convincing a society of two-fisted boozehounds that a drinker’s lifestyle is detrimental to his health.

However, an ambitious and heroic team of Japanese scientists has recently concluded that all of that “beer is bad for you” business is for feeble-bodied weaklings, as their research indicates that a steady regimen of good old-fashioned beer drinking can actually keep muscles strong.

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New Study Claims Male Packages are Shrinking

A recent study claims male genitalia is 10 percent smaller than the average package was fifty years ago.

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America’s Top 10 Dirtiest Cities.

Well, luckily Victoria didn't make the list.  There are some pretty bad drivers here but overall the city is fairly clean as far as towns go.  Certain neighborhoods being the obvious exception though but nonetheless Texas did have 2 of the top 10 spots on the list

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Mr. Wizard Is Back and Jerkier Than Ever

PBS mainstay 'Mr. Wizard' was so crotchety back in the day that comedy writers Mike Schuster and Diane Bullock had to make two videos just to contain all of his hilarious put-downs and snide remarks directed towards his young sidekicks. (You can watch the first Mr. Wizard supercut here.).

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Research Reveals Disturbing New Side Effect of Secondhand Smoke

Most of us are aware by now that not only is smoking detrimental to the health who do it, but also to everyone in their vicinity, as secondhand smoke has been labeled a culprit in diseases like respiratory infections, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and lung cancer.

Oops -- and we almost forgot memory loss.

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Sleeping In on the Weekends Could Actually Ruin Your Work Week

For some people, the weekend is spent trying to catch up on all the sleep they deprived themselves of throughout the course of the last week. Yet, while sleeping in can be somewhat of a godsend, new research finds that it might actually make you more tired throughout the week.

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Reason 2,423,877 to Quit Smoking: It Ruins Sleepy Time

As the surgeon general helpfully details on every pack of cigarettes, there are many health problems associated with smoking. But here's a new one: Smoking can cause restless nights.

German researchers surveyed the sleep habits of 1,100 smokers and 1,200 non-smokers. They found that 17 percent of

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Depressed Mothers Have Shorter Kids

According to a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics mothers who suffer depression after pregnancy are more likely to have short kids.

To reach this conclusion, researchers from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health used the U.S. Early

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Working Overtime Can Actually Kill You, So Feel Free to Call in Sick

When you work more than eight hours a day you begin to suffer from frustration and lack of a social life. But did you know overtime can actually kill you?

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Help! The Internet is Reading My Mind!

Okay, I'm usually not the paranoid sort, but in this age of technology you have to wonder.  We've all heard about how websites like Facebook gathers information based on our preferences, presumably so that they can sell that information to marketers. Here's an interesting video that maps out how information about us is gathered.

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Victoria Holding Clinical Trials.

I had the pleasure of speaking with Stacy from Crossroads Clinical Research on the show.  In case you missed it, here are some key points we went over in the interview.  Please feel f

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Unsurprising New Research Finds Bar and Restaurant Employees at High Risk for Alcoholism

Bartenders can make a lot in tips, one of the upsides to working in the bar or restaurant industry. However, a new study suggests there is a major pitfall to employment in a business where booze is served: it is a common breeding ground for alcoholism.

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