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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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Anti-Marijuana Assemblyman Charged with Pot Possession by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Do you love irony? Well, apparently there’s an idiot in the New York State Assembly who does. On March 14, New York State assemblyman Stephen M. Katz was stopped for speedin ... Read on »
Anxiety More Common Than Depression After Childbirth by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study published on March 4 in the online version of the journal Pediatrics shows that anxiety is more prevalent after pregnancy and is associated  with shorter breastf ... Read on »
Appeals Court Makes Milestone Ruling on California Dad’s Medical Marijuana Use by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A Southern California father was released from a court-mandated parental supervision after an appeals court ruled that his medical marijuana use alone does not constitute ch ... Read on »
April Will Mark 28th Annual Alcohol Awareness Month by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Alcohol Awareness Month kicks off in April and this year’s theme is ”Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.” Started by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (N ... Read on »
Arizona Adopts Drug Testing Law for Taxi, Limo Drivers by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In a move to increase the confidence of Arizonans who patronize “for hire” vehicles, Governor Jan Brewer approved a bill earlier this month that requires drug testing for ta ... Read on »
Arizona Anti-Drug Abuse Law Includes Synthetic Drug Ban by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine State Governor Jan Brewer signed into law on Wednesday legislation that would combat the production and use of synthetic marijuana and bath salts. HB 2327, sponsored by Rep. ... Read on »
Arkansas Lawmakers Urged to Consider Substance Abuse Treatment Measures by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Two legislative task forces are urging state lawmakers to consider a number of drug abuse treatment measures when they convene on Jan. 14, the Log Cabin Democrat reports. Th ... Read on »
Arkansas’ Marijuana Supporters Not Giving Up in Their Fight to Legalize Medical Marijuana by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Arkansas may have failed to become the first southern state to legalize medical marijuana after voters narrowly rejected the measure on Tuesday, but supporters said they wil ... Read on »
Arsenic in Rice Raising Concerns Among Consumer Groups by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Rice is considered an excellent source of carbohydrates which provide the body with energy. However, it seems that the benefits of rice is now being clouded by the possibili ... Read on »
ASAPNYS Opens Up About The Challenges in Drug Addiction in an Exclusive Interview by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Ending drug addiction entails a concerted effort among different sectors of the community. That includes parents, educators, law enforcement, legislators, and health care pr ... Read on »
Asthmatic Children in Danger of Second Hospital Admission Due to Secondhand Smoke by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It’s not really rocket science, but the risks of cigarette smoking to asthmatic kids were stressed by a recent study by a children’s hospital in Ohio. Dr. Robert Kahn of the ... Read on »
Attorney General Holder: Any Drug is Potentially Harmful by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.S. Department of Justice seems to have a firm hold on the issue of marijuana and other drugs, and the current chief has declared his opinions against these illicit sub ... Read on »
Attorneys General Pressuring Urban Outfitters to Stop Selling “Prescription Line”... by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Twenty-three attorneys general addressed a letter to Urban Outfitters requesting the Philadelphia-headquartered chain to cease from selling novelty items that promote prescr ... Read on »
Aussie Child Found With Lead Pellets In His Appendix! by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Lead is a very toxic heavy metal that is present in batteries, plastics and paint. When introduced into the body, it can cause seizures, mental disturbances, or even death. ... Read on »
Australian Scientists Developed Genetic Testing for Early Detection of Autism by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A team of researchers at the University of Melbourne, Australia, developed a revolutionary genetic test that can help predict a child’s risk of developing Autism Spectrum ... Read on »
Autism Risk Higher In Infants Born By Induced Labor by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Inducing pregnant women to deliver their babies may lead to a higher risk of autism, especially in male children, according to a recent study. Results of the research conduc ... Read on »
Ballot Initiative for Pot Legalization in California to Wait Until 2016 by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine California voters who were looking forward to stating their decision about whether to legalize marijuana will have to wait until 2016.  The coalition of investors and strate ... Read on »
Bariatric Surgery Voted as Top Medical Innovation for 2013 by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Bariatic surgery has been chosen as the No.1 best medical device innovations for 2013 by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists. Also known as weight loss sur ... Read on »
Beer Labels with Marijuana Reference Rise Against Federal Guidelines by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Marijuana-flavored beer, anyone? This seems to be the future of beer making, as manufacturers and brewers welcome the popularity of marijuana and incorporate it into their p ... Read on »
Betty Ford Center Dismisses Director of Spiritual Care in Wake of Merger by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The merger between the Betty Ford Center and the Hazelden Foundation has a few casualties. John P. McAndrew confirmed this week that he was dismissed from his position of Sp ... Read on »