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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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Laser Technology Introduces Non-Invasive Blood Sugar Measurement by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new procedure is being developed by a team of researchers from Princeton University to use laser technology as a non-invasive way to extracting blood samples. Read on »
Study: Cigarettes With Reduced Nicotine Don’t Lead To More Smoking by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to a news study, people who smoke reduced-nicotine cigarettes did not increase the number of sticks that they consume. Read on »
E-Cigarettes: Flight Hazard According To Airport Officials by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A bag that heated up inside an Embraer 190 passenger plane at the Logan International Airport in Boston was traced to an e-cigarette inside the said bag. Read on »
Robin Williams’ Death Puts Marijuana in Spotlight for Parkinson’s Treatment by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine After Robin Williams' suicide, some advocates are using the current hot topic as a means to revive the idea of using marijuana as a treatment for Parkinson's Disease. Read on »
New Drug Reduces Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke in Some Women by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Researchers from the University of Sydney found that women who are at risk for heart attack or stroke may find hope thanks to a new cholesterol-lowering drug.  Type 2 diabet ... Read on »
Hospitalization Due to Heart Attack and Stroke is Down by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A recent study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation has revealed the number of hospitalizations and deaths attributed to heart disease has decreas ... Read on »
West Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Linger For Months by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian and non-partisan medical care organization, said the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has escalated to "dangerous". 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 »
What do you think the most dangerous drug in the world is? by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine At TestCountry, we want to hear what you think the most dangerous drug is. You can vote on this list of 10 drugs or add any that you believe should be on the list. Share in ... Read on »
Robin Williams Found Dead in Home by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Although an autopsy has yet to be conducted on the body of actor Robin Williams, preliminary evidence seems to suggest an apparent suicide due to asphyxia. Read on »
Ebola Drug Experimentation Under Way After FDA Hold by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The FDA recently lifted its hold on medical experiments by the Canadian company, probably due to the urgency of the Ebola situation. Read on »
New Research Says Workplace Drug Testing Benefits African-American Men by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In what many may see as an odd twist, people’s own bigoted misconceptions actually mean that workplace drug testing benefits African-American men. This is because even thoug ... Read on »
Nebraska Lawmakers Looking to Make Marijuana Oil Legal by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A group of Nebraska lawmakers wants to legalize marijuana oil for patients with severe forms of epilepsy. Influenced by families who have moved to Colorado because they want ... Read on »
WHO Declares Public Health Emergency Over Ebola Virus Outbreak by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Despite earlier reports that the Ebola virus outbreak is contained in West Africa and neighboring countries, the World Health Organization has declared the issue an "interna ... Read on »
Woman Fired For Using Medical Marijuana Sues Former Employer by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The former employee, a certain Donna Smith from New Mexico, is filing charges against Presbyterian Health Services after being fired for testing positive for marijuana use. ... Read on »
Health apps not only likely useless, could potentially harm you by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine If you are using one of the thousands of health apps out there, including: calorie counters; blood-pressure testers; and even music-therapy apps, you are using an unregulate ... Read on »
Substance abuse largely depends on friends’ usage by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In one of the least surprising conclusions ever reported in a study, researchers found that the more friends ex-inmates have who abuse drugs, the more likely they are to abu ... Read on »
Vaping is apparently a sport now by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The rise of e-cigarettes has lead to a new type of “sport:” cloud chasing. Cloud chasing involves people modifying their e-cigarettes or vaporizers and competing with each o ... Read on »
Drug Testing Myths Debunked by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The folks at Test Country have listed a number of myths surrounding drug testing technology, and the realities behind them. Here are some of the highlights, Read on »
Why Your Company Needs a Current Marijuana Policy by Lena Butler Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new Yahoo article explains in detail why companies need to ensure their drug testing policies are worded correctly to reflect the growing acceptance of marijuana in the co ... Read on »