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  • Nearly 40, never married and living with her mother: The sad life of Monica Lewinsky

    10/09/2012 8:33:45 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 165 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | October 10, 2012 | Sara Nathan
    <p>Monica Lewinsky - Single, living with her mother and still struggling with her weight - but 'set to make $12m with a tell-all book about her affair with Clinton'</p> <p>Stepping into the pouring rain, her thick hair swept up underneath a cap and rather bizarrely wearing sunglasses despite the gloomy New York weather, the woman went about her business without attracting a single gaze from passers-by.</p>
  • Pleas for help come too late as half-ton man dies in Mexico

    10/08/2008 6:11:41 AM PDT · by South Hawthorne · 74 replies · 1,439+ views
    CNN ^ | October 7, 2008 | CNN Story Monkey
    JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) -- A 990-pound (450-kilogram), bedridden man who had appealed on Mexican television for help tackling his weight problem died Tuesday of heart failure, his family said. Jose Luis Garza, 47, tipped the scales at almost 1,000 pounds before his death. Emergency officials had to knock down Jose Luis Garza's bedroom wall and load him onto the back of a friend's pickup as he fought for his life. The 47-year-old was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital in northern Mexico.
  • Somali workers file bias suit against Gold'n Plump

    10/10/2006 12:01:59 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 41 replies · 1,595+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 10-3-06 | staff
    Nine Somali immigrant employees at poultry processor Gold'n Plump Poultry Inc. alleged in a federal lawsuit that they were discriminated against because of their race and religion at the company's Cold Spring, Minn., plant. The group alleges the St. Cloud-based company would not permit them short breaks during the day to pray. The Muslim faith, the lawsuit says, requires five prayers a day at times defined by position of the sun. The lawsuit also claims that the company was more likely to force Somalis than whites to work the night shift and do the least desirable jobs in the factory....
  • Middle-aged Adults Melt Away Fat and Metabolic Syndrome (syndrome-x, hyperinsulinism) With Exercise

    01/15/2005 6:13:09 PM PST · by Coleus · 5 replies · 662+ views
    NIH.gov ^ | January, 2005
      Exercising, even moderately, can significantly reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, a condition that increases heart disease and diabetes risk, among older adults, according to a study.The six-month study involved over 100 people between the ages of 55 and 75. Half were "prescribed" exercises ranging from weightlifting to walking, which were performed for one hour, three times a week. The other participants were given a booklet that encouraged increased activity to promote good health.Some 43 percent of participants had metabolic syndrome when the study began. At the end of six months, the following results were observed among the...
  • We Need More Round Women

    09/30/2003 6:53:58 PM PDT · by shamus11 · 3 replies · 214+ views
    numbersixteen web page ^ | Sept 30th 2003 | James Bredin
    This is a poem about our modern society in which women are more or less compelled to diet. Almost every second program on TV is about reducing weight. This is a small poem to reverse that.