Miss USA Claims Healthcare is a Privilege - Not a Right: The new Miss USA, Kára McCullough, created a huge controversy after responding to a healthcare question by saying she felt that “health care is a ‘privilege, not a right.” Then I hope I’m privileged, because people who think like her really make me sick.
Study Finds No Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer: An all-inclusive new study by the National Cancer Institute found that there is no solid evidence that artificial sweeteners cause cancer in laboratory rats. That’s really good news because I just completed a search on Ancestry.Com, and it turns out there are quite a lot of laboratory rats in my family tree, although admittedly most of them are on my father’s side of the family.
Study Finds Sex Only Burns a Moderate Amount of Calories: Researchers found that sex is only a moderate exercise and doesn’t expend nearly as many calories as a more vigorous activity such as jogging. Surprisingly, despite the health benefits, 99.9% of the study volunteers say they still preferred sex to jogging.