Survey: Over one-fourth of teens have sent nude photos of themselves

General Health
Bloomberg News reports, "More than a quarter of American teenagers sent nude photos of themselves electronically, and those who engaged in 'sexting' were almost twice as likely as their peers to have had sex," according to a study based on a survey of almost "1,000 students ages 14 to 19 from seven public high schools in Texas published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine." (more…)
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Acupuncture provides relief for lung disease patients

General Health
The Boston Globe reports, "Acupuncture may finally be poised to earn some long-sought respect from the medical establishment – and perhaps better insurance coverage – with a new clinical trial showing that the technique works better than a sham treatment to relieve not just pain but other symptoms that are less subjective to measure." (more…)
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Arthritis treatment, flacocoxid (Limbrel) is associated with severe liver damage

General Health
The Los Angeles Times "Booster Shots" blog reports, "Flavocoxid – an arthritis treatment marketed as an effective counter to joint inflammation – appears to cause 'clinically significant liver injury' in some patients, and physicians should probably discourage their patients from taking it, says a new study and its accompanying editorial" published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. (more…)
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Larimore Family Newsletter – August 2012

Family Newsletter
Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Awards Who’s Who in America Best Doctors in America Family Update Broadcast Update National Interviews on The Ultimate Guys' Body Book Publication Updates Significant Living article on natural medications CAFP News articles on vaccines A new printing of Alternative Medicine New on-line devotional, Morning Glory, Evening Grace Events of the Last Month Upcoming Events (more…)
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