A natural disaster is being reported today by Reuters out of Gambia.
The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is putting his citizens in extreme risk by telling people that his slurry of “natural” herbs can cure people infected with HIV and/or AIDS.
He went on television this past Sunday night to proclaim that he [...]
The decision to vaccinate a child shouldn’t really be a hard one to make. In fact, I don’t really think it should be a decision at all. Vaccines have been proven time and time again to be both very safe and extremely effective. And yet some people still choose not to have their children vaccinated. [...]
We received an email at The SGU yesterday about a topic close to my head and heart; Tempur-Pedic mattresses.
Listener Jennifer from West Palm Beach Florida asked:
“… my question is about Tempur-Pedic beds. Don’t laugh, I know its trivial compared to all the other topics out there … Are they actually helpful for the [...]
Move over Jenny McCarthy.
You’ve probably heard about the HPV vaccine debate by now. Governor and presidential hopeful Rick Perry has been taking heat for his executive order that young women be offered Gardasil to inoculate against the virus linked to cervical cancer.
This isn’t the place to debate the wisdom of “being forced to [...]
Yarchagumba is a parasitic fungus that infects the larva of ghost moths. Nearly every piece of that sentence is upsetting. Similarly, the physical appearance of yarchagumba looks more like a discarded prop from a John Carpenter film than something you’d want to stick into your body:
Next to the fountain of youth, the search for sex-drive [...]