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Lena Butler

I can give you the basics. My name is Lena Butler. I live in San Diego, California. I work as a customer service representative for TestCountry.com. I enjoy spending time at home, working on my painting and playing with my two pet rabbits, Carl and Lenny. I attended the University of San Diego... Full Bio
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‘No Family is Immune with Drug Abuse’ According to a Marriage and Family Therapist in... by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Parents only want the best for their children; at least, that’s what most of us think. But considering how the world works today, one can only pray that their kids are safe ... Read on »
‘Sons of Anarchy’ Actor Johnny Lewis Found Dead in a Los Angeles Home Driveaway by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Johnny Lewis, best known for his role in the FX original series Sons of Anarchy, was found dead in a driveaway of a Los Feliz Home in Los Angeles from an apparent fall. Acco ... Read on »
‘The Simpsons’ Co-Creator With Stage 4 Cancer Leaves Fortune to Charities by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine If you were a millionaire and discovered that you only had a few months to live, what would you do with all of your money? For 58-year-old Sam Simon, co-creator of the hit a ... Read on »
“Friends” Star Converts Former Home to Addiction Recovery Residence by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Former “Friends” star Matthew Perry has renovated his four-bedroom Malibu home and turned it into a residence for recovering addicts.  Perry, who no longer resides at the ho ... Read on »
“Replacement” Addictions May be a Myth by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine People overcoming one addiction only to replace it with another one is a common stereotype about addiction, but new research suggests that that may be a myth. In fact, the r ... Read on »
10 Great Things to Do With Your Dog on National Dog Day Aug. 26 by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Aug. 26 is National Dog Day and to help you celebrate, TestCountry has drawn up a list of 10 things to do with your pooch. It is your dog’s day, after all. So, grab your can ... Read on »
15 Year Old Develops Software to Identify Cancer-Causing Gene Mutations by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Nathan Han, a 15-year-old from Boston, has won the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for creating a computer program that can predict how harmful gene mutatio ... Read on »
15-year-old Boy Gunned Down Family Members in Their New Mexico Home by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As the debate surrounding Obama’s proposed gun control regulations continues to heat up, a new shooting spree has occurred in one of the neighborhoods of New Mexico. This ti ... Read on »
18 Mayors Propose Ban on Soda Purchases with Food Stamps by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was not alone after all when it comes to campaigning against sugary beverages. Bloomberg and seventeen other mayors sent a letter to Congres ... Read on »
2 Chainz Arrested for Marijuana Possession at LAX by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It seems that the music industry can’t catch a break when it comes to drugs and pot possession. This time, it’s hip hop artist 2 Chainz who was found with marijuana. Just da ... Read on »
3D Printers Foreseen To Create Human Organs by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Can you imagine making a human heart using a 3D printer? This is the vision of medical researchers: to create biological tissue out of 3D-printed surfaces. Read on »
3D Printing Technology Produces Printable Medicine Tablets by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scientists from the University of Central Lancashire in the U.K. have developed a 3D printer that can "print" medicine tablets to fit the needs of the patient. Read on »
5 Killed and Dozens Sickened in Steroids-related Meningitis Outbreak by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Five people died and more than forty other patients became ill in seven states because of steroid shots used to treat back pain, the USA Today reported. Tennessee, Virginia, ... Read on »
9/11 Attack Caused Pregnancy-Related Health Concerns by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study infers that the toxic fumes from the dusty environment of the Twin Towers collapse have affected the health of pregnant mothers and their babies. Read on »
A Dangerous Drug Called 2C-I Claimed the Lives of Two Teenagers in North Dakota by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Two teenagers in North Dakota succumbed to a fatal drug overdose. The culprit, a drug called 2C-I or ‘Smiles.’ According to a Yahoo! Shine feature, the death of the 17-year ... Read on »
About 1 Million Former Smokers Resumed Smoking After 9/11 Attacks by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Sept. 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in the history of America. Not only did it claim the lives of more than 2,000 people, but it also caused hundreds of thousands of ... Read on »
ABSI May be Better Indication of Healthy Weight by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine First there was Body Mass Index (BMI), then Waist Circumference (WC) and now there is a new number that may be the best yet at figuring out if you are a healthy weight for y ... Read on »
Abuse-Deterrent Drugs Not A Guarantee To Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A study revealed that nearly 25 percent of drug users still get to abuse the prescription painkiller Oxycontin despite the abuse-deterrent formulation. Read on »
Acetaminophen Overdoses More Common than People Realize by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Even over-the-counter drugs that contain acetaminophen will put people at risk of overdosing if they’re not careful.  About 8% of the 100 million Americans who take acetamin ... Read on »
Actor Josh Brolin Checks Into Rehab For Alcohol Abuse by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As Hollywood celebrates a surge in the U.S. box office through the hugely successful “Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, Us Weekly revealed that actor Josh Brolin has checked int ... Read on »