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What Medical Problems Does Alcohol Cause?

What Are the Medical Effects of Alcoholism?

Think the worst that alcohol can do to you is give you a hangover? Tell that to 35-year-old Beverley Pickorer (pictured), whose decade-long alcohol addiction led to a range of medical problems — chiefly cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) — that have left her bed-ridden and looking literally twice her age. And don’t think that […]

Can Hot Peppers Cure Cancer?

Can Hot Peppers Cure Cancer?

Ed Currie, founder of the Puckerbutt Pepper Company in Fort Mill, South Carolina, hopes his homegrown “Carolina Reaper” — a crossbreed of a Sweet Habanero and a Naga Viper — will soon own the Guinness world record for the hottest chili pepper, but even if it doesn’t, he won’t feel his work has been in […]

Michael Douglas Got Throat Cancer from Oral Sex

Michael Douglas Got Throat Cancer from Oral Sex

In 2010, actor Michael Douglas stunned fans worldwide when he revealed that he had stage 4 throat cancer, a condition that he at the time attributed to a combination of alcohol, tobacco and stress, but just recently he revealed that the disease — which has since gone into remission — was in fact caused by […]