Health

How Much Weight Do Ex-Smokers Put On After Quitting?
Since nicotine is an appetite suppressant and a stimulant, a fear of weight gain is one reason many smokers cite for refusing to quit.
And a new report stating ex-smokers pack on more pounds than previously thought probably won’t help matters any — but all may not be as it seems.
FDA Approves at Home H.I.V Test
The New York Times is reporting that the Food & Drug Administration has approved an at home test to detect H.I.V. The test is called OraQuick, and requires a quick swab, and in 20 to 40 minutes you will have the results.
Coke and Pepsi’s Newest Ingredient Is Booze
When you drink your favorite sodas, you’re getting more than just a kick of caffeine. France’s National Institute of Consumption tested 19 popular carbonated soft drinks and found that 10 — including Coke and Pepsi — contained a very small amount of alcohol.
Getting Bullied at Your Workplace? You’re Not Alone
Bullying isn’t just limited to kids on a playground — it also affects adults in the workplace. In fact, a recent poll found more than a third of American employees, 53 million in all, have been intimidated, harassed or threatened by a boss or co-worker.
Mark Ingram Returns to Flint on Saturday
Mark Ingram Jr. is Flint's only Heisman Trophy winner, and the current New Orleans Saints running back is returning home to help raise awareness for men's health.  Check out the details on how you can attend for free.
Flushing 8-Year-Old With Autism Has Book Available On Amazon
While we don't have autism figured out, the recognition and treatment of the condition has come a long way.  People with autism are living happy, productive lives, and Ethan Rice, aged 8 and from Flushing is proof of that.  His book, 'Ethan's Story: My Life With Autism'…
Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading
The best thing about gonorrhea is that it's really easy to get rid of.  Pop 4 antibiotics at once and you'll be back to raw doggin it the next day.  That was until now, because an antibiotic-resistant strand of super gonorrhea is making it's way around, gunking up your junk …

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