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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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Colorado Revisits Medical Marijuana Law Five Years After Approval by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Colorado lawmakers need to renew its medical marijuana bill before January 23. Otherwise, the state will no longer be allowed to use medical marijuana. Read on »
Pizza: New Threat To Kids Health? by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study revealed that kids took more calories, sodium and saturated fat on days when they ate pizza, in contrast to when they didn't eat a slice or two. Read on »
New Surgically Implanted Weight Management Device Approved By FDA by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new obesity device called the Maestro Rechargeable System was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration to address the issue of weight management. Read on »
Study Investigates Risk Factors For Death of Pregnant Women by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Pregnant women are at higher risk of maternal deaths due to six factors identified by a recent study. Read on »
Majority of U.S. Fatal Car Crashes Caused By Marijuana Or Alcohol by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A study revealed that 50.3% of car crashes that result in death of young adults and teenagers were due to driving under the influence of marijuana or alcohol. Read on »
Study Reveals Diabetes Overtreatment In Seniors by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that some seniors are being overtreated for diabetes, leading them to higher risk of hypoglycemia. Read on »
E-Joints Marry E-Cigarettes and Marijuana by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You knew this one had to be coming: e-joints. A device called a JuJu Joint, marries the vaporizing ability of an e-cigarette, or vaporizer, and cannabis oil, which contains ... Read on »
Study: Mortality of Type 1 Diabetes Patients Not Heightened By Intensive Treatment by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Contrary to early findings, a recent study disproves the idea that intensive treatment for Type 1 Diabetes could adversely affect life expectancy of patients. Read on »
Happy New Year! by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From everyone at TestCountry, have a wonderful and prosperous 2015! Be happy, be healthy and make this year your best year ever! Read on »
New Study Finds Most Frequent Reason for Calling Poison Centers are Prescription Drugs by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Poisonings from prescription drugs are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, according to National Poison Control Center data from 2012. Also topping the l ... Read on »
Estrogen Could be Behind Females’ More Severe Allergies by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Could estrogen be to blame for women tending to have more severe allergic reactions than their male counterparts? That seems to be the case, at least in mice. A team of scie ... Read on »
Top 10 Drug Stories of 2014 in TestCountry Blog by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As we prepare for the turn of the year, join us as we look back at the top drug stories in the TestCountry blog for the past year. Read on »
Want To Lower Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes? Try Eating More Yogurt! by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Higher yogurt ingestion is linked to a lower likelihood of developing Type 2 Diabetes, thereby highlighting the significance of yogurt in the human diet. Read on »
Late Christmas Present? Illinois Kids Get Access To Medical Marijuana by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new Illinois rule allows kids access to medical marijuana by the turn of the year. Young users may only take the drug through marijuana-induced products. Read on »
Happy Holidays from TestCountry! by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We here at TestCountry have had a wonderful 2014 and we owe that all to our wonderful customers and business partners. We wish them, along with all of their friends and fami ... Read on »
Scientists Invent Chemical to Help People Feel Full by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scientists have created a chemical that can be added to food to make people feel full and initial tests have shown it’s helped people to eat less and slow weight gain. The c ... Read on »
Boston University Publishes Alcohol Stats to Curb Student Binge Drinking by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In a bid to cut down on student binge drinking, Boston University’s online newspaper is publishing weekly statistics about how many students had been hospitalized for alcoho ... Read on »
Survey Shows Troubling Trend Among Connecticut Youth by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new survey funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Tobacco Products reveals that some youths who ha ... Read on »
E-Cigarettes Better Than Tobacco Products In Terms Of Toxicity and Addiction by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study suggests that e-cigarettes trigger less addictions compared to conventional tobacco cigarettes. The products are also less toxic. Read on »
Substance Created by Bees Could be Answer to Fighting Baldness by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine While honey is the most widely known substance bees make, propolis, which bees make to line the interiors of their hives, might just overtake it. A new study conducted by re ... Read on »