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Boba May Cause Cancer?

What doesn’t these days, but now the latest Asian food scare is boba or “bubble tea”. It may have a carcinogen that shouldn’t be in food at all is what “they” are saying. What took them so long to figure this one out?! For those who are freaked out because you’re slurping up a ball as you read this, who knows… factories which make boba aren’t all equal. This is a single sample from a single place. But you never know. (Huffington Post – Boba)

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Tommy Chong Using Hemp to Treat Prostate Cancer

“I’ve got prostate cancer, and I’m treating it with hemp oil, with cannabis,” he told CNN’s Don Lemon. “So (legalizing marijuana) means a lot more to me than just being able to smoke a joint without being arrested.” The article makes no mention of any other treatments but surely he’s also getting some type of other treatments. (CNN – Chong)

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Hello Kitty on Japan Airlines Profile!

This is getting strange. Imagine Hello Kitty has a profile? Not a story or past or likes and dislikes, but an actual profile. This is what Hello Kitty looks like when it’s facing forward in a profile. There’s no nose, it’s eye has a lash and although it’s called Hellosmile, there no mouth. This is actually a project to put out the word on cervical cancer. So basically, the name, the new logo, the jet and the actual reason is makes little sense. A smile is always nice, but it’s actual tie in, not quite fitting. The plane’s route is a simple one as it’s going from Haneda to Sapporo at this time. You most likely won’t see it.

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Asians Chew Grows into Health Risks

Need a deterent to stop chewing tobacco? This is it. South Asians chew especially in England. It’s all about the betel leaf which is something we don’t see in the US. Addicting, but also with “benefits”, in the end, we’re not telling anyone to not chew, but there are problems with it that don’t get told along with it’s long cultural history. (BBC – Chewing is Bad)  

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