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June 07, 2011


1. The Weiner Case: When Is Tweeting Cheating? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news64
Apart from the eerie similarity to the opening plot point of the Matt Damon vehicle The Adjustment Bureau (handsome potential New York City mayor  brought down by ill-advised photograph), the most striking thing about the spectacle of the slow-motion Weinermobile [...]

2. No Decline in Sperm Counts After All, Danish Data Show http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news65
In the dystopian book and film Children of Men, human beings suddenly stop being able to have children. There's no real explanation given for the change â€" though there's talk of a precipitous decline in sperm count quality â€" but [...]

3. Rep. Weiner's Wife Dodges the Role of Supportive Spouse http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news66
With the world a-Twitter over suggestive photos that the aptly named Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) dispatched to at least six women he did not know, it's hard to deny that these are squirm-inducing days for the wives and daughters of [...]

4. 10 Pivotal Food Safety Scares http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news67
The outbreak of the virulent strain of E. coli that is killing and sickening people in Germany is only the most recent in a long history of food-borne illnesses. Following are the most significant cases in recent memory, including those [...]

5. CDC: Gay and Bisexual Teens Are More Likely to Risk Their Health http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news68
In the largest study of its kind, government health officials report that gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers are significantly more likely to engage in risky, unhealthy behaviors â€" such as smoking, drinking, using drugs, having unprotected sex and contemplating suicide [...]

6. Dropping the 'Disorder' from PTSD. What Do Psychiatric Labels Mean? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news69
What's wrong with me? The question of where to draw the line between normal and abnormal and how to label our mental differences has become more vexing than ever. It's an issue that fuels the continuing debates over Americans' liberal [...]

7. Where Have All the Women Gone? Why Sex Selection Persists http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news70
Greater and greater numbers of boys are being born for every girl. In her new book, Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men, Beijing-based journalist Mara Hvistendahl investigates what's driving the sex [...]

8. With Two False Starts, Why Officials Can't Finger the Source of the E. Coli Outbreak http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news71
German officials were forced for the second time to retract a statement about the source of a deadly E. coli outbreak that has killed 22 and sickened hundreds. On Sunday, local authorities pointed the finger at bean sprouts from an [...]

9. Milk Money: Selling Breast Milk Earns Some Women Hundreds of Dollars a Month http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news72

10. A Breast Cancer Treatment Works as Prevention Too http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN7ksxBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWT5p/news73


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