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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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Guidelines Released To Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently released the Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Smoking Cessation to help cancer patients kick the habit. ... Read on »
Diabetes and Obesity Risk Heightened By Poor Sleep by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Sleep deprivation of at least 30 minutes a day may have repercussions in metabolic processes related to obesity and diabetes, according to a new study. Read on »
Study: TV Ads on E-Cigarettes Trigger Increased Craving For Tobacco Smoking by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Regular smokers who watched a TV ad of someone smoking an e-cigarette were more inclined to reach for a cigarette than those who didn't see anyone vaping on screen. Read on »
Children Face Risk Over Marijuana Candy Products by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The availability of marijuana in candy form increases the risk of children to ingest marijuana without their knowledge, according to researchers. Read on »
Vaccine For Type 1 Diabetes? Scientists Get Closer To The Answer by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Research teams from universities in the U.K. are set to collaborate on a series of studies that will determine whether a cure for Type 1 Diabetes is feasible. Read on »
Federal Medical Marijuana Bill Pushed By Bipartisan Senators by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act was pushed March 10 as a way to legalize medical marijuana in the federal level. Read on »
Georgia State Capitol Flooded By Rallyists For Medical Marijuana by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Families and supporters trooped to the Georgia State Capitol March 5 to urge for the approval of House Bill 1 to legalize medical marijuana in the state. Read on »
Study: Drinking Frequency Increases As Men Age by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Men who start drinking during adolescence find themselves falling into a more regular drinking pattern going into mid-life and older age, according to a study. Read on »
Diabetes Risk May Be Predicted By Intestinal Bacteria, Says Researchers by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Results of the study showed that individuals with pre-diabetes have more harmful bacteria in their gut, compared to those with normal blood sugar levels. Read on »
Video: The Truth About E-Cigarettes, From American Chemical Society by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The American Chemical Society just released an informational video that discusses some truths about electronic cigarettes and some claims by its manufacturers. Read on »
E-cigarettes Easily Accessible To Teenagers Online by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A group of researchers discovered that most teenagers were able to buy e-cigarettes through online shops without being required to divulge their age. Read on »
Exposure To E-Cigarette Vapor Increases Risk Of Viral Infections by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A research from Johns Hopkins University discovered that exposure to e-cigarette vapor may lead to a higher risk of getting infected by viruses and bacteria. Read on »
Proposed California Bill Bans Baseball Practice of Chewing Tobacco by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine California State Assembly member Tony Thurmond forwarded a bill that seeks to prohibit Major League Baseball (MLB) players from chewing tobacco during games. Read on »
Alaska Legalizes Marijuana Use With More Lenient Rules Than Other States by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A voter initiative in Alaska has pushed the legalization of marijuana in the state February 24, bringing years of convoluted laws surrounding the issue to a close. Read on »
Got The Munchies? Scientists Prove Marijuana-Triggered Food Cravings by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to researchers from Yale University, "marijuana fools the brain's feeding system" by disrupting the normal function of appetite-suppressing neurons. Read on »
Minorities Susceptible To Arrest Due To Preference For Crack Cocaine Over Powder by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study showed that African Americans are at higher risk than other racial profiles to get arrested, despite the implementation of the Fair Sentencing Act. Read on »
Debates For Marijuana Legislation Heating Up In Congress by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A newly proposed bill authored by Colorado Rep. Jared Polis and Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer aims to legalize marijuana across the entire federal jurisdiction. Read on »
Cancer Risk Aggravated By Drinking Too Much Soda, Study Claims by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Roughly half of U.S. residents older than six drink one or more soda cans daily, increasing their exposure to 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI), a potential carcinogen. Read on »
Breakthrough Drug May Help People To Quit Smoking by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study looked into varenicline, a drug designed to treat people from addiction to nicotine, and how effective it is in helping people to quit smoking. Read on »
Minnesota Seeking Labs to Test Medical Marijuana by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Minnesota is in the market for labs that can test its medical marijuana for content, contamination and consistency. The state aims to certify laboratories to test marijuana ... Read on »