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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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Google Glass Helping Parkinson’s Patients Live More Independently by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Whether or not the general public embraces Google Glass, one group of individuals are already benefiting from the high-tech, wearable gadget. Google Glass is currently under ... Read on »
Half of poison center calls involving e-cigarette liquids involved children: CDC study by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fifty-one percent of calls over the past four years to poison centers related to e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine involved children 5 years and younger, according to ... Read on »
Air Pollution Becomes Top Environmental Health Risk by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.N. health agency stated that air pollution posts the largest health risk related to heart disease, stroke, asthma and lung cancer. Read on »
Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Emphasized Through Billboard Campaign by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cleveland city leaders recently launched a billboard campaign against prescription drug abuse. Read on »
Guatemala Could be Next Country to Legalize Marijuana by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Guatemala president Otto Perez says his government will present a plan by the end of the year to legalize not only the production of marijuana, but also opium poppies. A gov ... Read on »
BPA Possibly Linked to Prostate Cancer by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, has been under fire in recent years, as it’s been linked to numerous health concerns, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes ... Read on »
HIV-infected men may be more prone to heart disease by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Men with HIV may have a higher risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. The reason for the increased risk of heart disease is because men with HIV have more more soft pl ... Read on »
Study: E-Cigarettes Don’t Help People Quit Smoking by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A study by the Center for Tobacco Control disclosed that there is no factual basis on the effectiveness of the e-cigarettes to help people kick the habit. Read on »
The U.S. FDA Proposes New Nutrition Facts Label by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Back on St. Patrick’s Day, the US Food and Drug Administration released a notice  to propose a new Nutrition Facts label.  The proposed new labels would help consumers quick ... Read on »
Canada puts medical marijuana decisions into hands of doctors by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new rule that takes effect today puts the entire decision making process about who should receive a marijuana prescription on doctors’ shoulders in Canada.  Previously, pa ... Read on »
Porn Addict Makes and Releases his Own Documentary About Dealing with Addiction by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Documentary filmmaker Matt Pollack’s Run Run It’s Him will be available for download April 1 at runrunitshim.com. The film, made during the 2000s prior to internet porn bein ... Read on »
Scientists Develop Fluorescent Date Rape Drug Sensor by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The compound, which the National University of Singapore research team named as GHB Orange, was found to change its color as it reacts with the date rape drug. Read on »
Molly Package Intercepted By Virginia Police by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The US Postal Service was used as the delivery medium to send 10 oxycodone pills and about 8-1/2 grams of MDMA to the address of a certain Thomas C. Watson. Read on »
More Women Being Arrested for DUI in California by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Significantly more women are being arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in California, according to an analysis of Department of Motor Vehicles data ... Read on »
DR-TB: A New And Tougher Strain Of Tuberculosis by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As if tuberculosis is not enough bad news, a new strain of the disease is fast gaining an identity called the Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB). Read on »
Sleeping Soundly? Snoring Is A Serious Health Issue by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Most people who snore do not give much attention to the sound that they make when they sleep. Read more on how snoring can be a very serious health concern. Read on »
Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes More Likely to Smoke Real Cigarettes by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is probably the least surprising thing you’ll read all day.  Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to smoke real cigarettes than teens who don’t use e-cigarettes, ... Read on »
Researchers and Health Experts Talk About Alcoholism by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Addiction to alcohol attributes to many major health problems like cirrhosis of the liver, anemia, cancer, cardiovascular diseases and pancreatitis to mention a few. Read on »
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Linked To Impaired Oxytocin Development by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scientists revealed that a properly developed oxytocin system lowers the pleasure that a person gets from alcohol and drugs, as well as reducing the effects of stress. Read on »
Computers that Recognize Legitimate Pain May Help in the Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New computer software can identify when a person is faking pain up to 85% of the time, according to a study published in Current Biology. Researchers say from the University ... Read on »