Son of Former Bear Adrian Peterson Dies

Son of Former Bear Adrian Peterson Dies

Former Chicago Bears running back Adrian Peterson’s son AJ passed away on Tuesday morning. Last year, 6-year-old AJ was diagnosed with an inoperable brainstem tumor. Peterson made the announcement of his son’s death on Facebook early on Tuesday morning with … More »

Is the HPV Vaccine for Men a Good Idea?

Is the HPV Vaccine for Men a Good Idea?

HPV – or the Human Papillomavirus — is an extremely common virus that the CDC says most people will have at some point during their lives.  The virus, of which there are 40 types, is spread through sexual contact, specifically … More »

Rob Ford Diagnosed With Rare Form of Cancer

Rob Ford Diagnosed With Rare Form of Cancer

Now matter what you think of Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s drug use, politics or other antics, it’s sad to hear that Ford has been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer — a malignant liposarcoma. Liposarcoma is a tumor that … More »

Mayo Clinic Uses Measles Virus to Cure Cancer

Mayo Clinic Uses Measles Virus to Cure Cancer

While many of us are busy worrying about measles outbreaks, Mayo Clinic has been infecting cancer patients with the measles virus to cure their cancer. Kind of. A specific engineered measles virus might be the cure for certain types of … More »

Where is Medical Marijuana Legal?

Where is Medical Marijuana Legal?

So what are the best states to live if you are in need of medical marijuana? We have the state-by-state rundown on the legality of marijuana. Image credit: sxc.hu States Where It Is Completely Outlawed: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, … More »