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Woman Accused of Using MySpace to Torment Depressed Teenager: Young Girl Later Commits Suicide

New Source: WiredPR News.com Wired PR News.com – A woman in Missouri allegedly devised a plan to torment a depressed 13 year-old online. The young girl subsequently committed suicide. As reported by Reuters, 49 year-old Lori Drew impersonated a teenage boy on the widely popular social networking site MySpace, and sent messages to Megan Meier. Megan was once friends with Drew’s daughter, and after their friendship...

Improve your health without Alzheimer

CNN.com – according to a study out this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Ginkgo is a top-selling herb and has been hailed by some as a memory-booster, but the new University of Pittsburgh study found it didn’t help prevent Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia in more than 3,000 elderly study subjects. Ginkgo manufacturers say this isn’t the first — or the last...

New female player in Obama’s team

Chicagotribune.com – Dawn Johnson is a professor of law in Indiana University, she is a member of Obama’s Department of Justice Review Team, but it’s unclear what her role will be. Under transition team policy, she cannot speak publicly about her role. The law professor helped Bill Clinton make the transition to power; she served on President-elect Clinton’s transition team in 1992 before...

Doctors Amazed at Case of Teen Who Lived Months Without Heart

Wired PR News.com – In what has turned out to be a truly remarkable case, a 14 year-old from South Carolina went four months having no heart in her chest, and lives to tell about her ordeal. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), D’Zhana Simmons, who was released from the hospital on Wednesday after a second heart transplant in October, survived 118 days without an actual heart in her chest. Simmons,...

New female player in Obama’s team

Chicagotribune.com – Dawn Johnson is a professor of law in Indiana University, she is a member of Obama’s Department of Justice Review Team, but it’s unclear what her role will be. Under transition team policy, she cannot speak publicly about her role. The law professor helped Bill Clinton make the transition to power; she served on President-elect Clinton’s transition team in 1992 before...

Lung cancer is the killer No.1

MyDesert.com – Lung cancer still the killer no.1 in USA, It’s typically discovered too late to be treated successfully, with about 85 percent of victims dead within five years of diagnosis, And nine out of 10 cases of the disease are tied to a single behavior — smoking. Lung cancer killed 160,390 people in 2007, according to the Lung Cancer Alliance. That’s an average of 439 people a day, and...

Obama and McCain to Work Together for the Greater Good

New Source: WiredPR News.com Wired PR News.com – President Elect Barack Obama and Senator John McCain met in Chicago on Monday, reportedly reaching an agreement to work together on issues pertaining to government and economic improvements. As reported by the Associated Press, the two put past rivalry aside and issued the joint statement saying “At this defining moment in history, we believe that Americans...

Mavericks Owner Cuban Denies Participation in Insider Trading

New Source: WiredPR News.com Wired PR News.com – Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban has been accused of insider trading by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). As reported by AFP, the billionaire, who is no stranger to controversy, has denied charges that he sold hundreds of thousands of shares in Internet company, Momma.com, due to inside tips not available to the public. The allegations against Cuban...

Yahoo Makes Change of Power: CEO and Co-Founder to Be Replaced

New Source: WiredPR News.com Wired PR News.com – Yahoo announced Monday that co-founder and CEO, Jerry Yang, will be stepping down in his position as Chief Executive. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the company will find a replacement before completing the change. Yahoo Chairman, Roy Bostock was quoted as stating “Jerry and the board have had an ongoing dialogue about succession timing, and we...

Dallas Cowboys Get Much Needed Victory Over Redskins

New Source: WiredPR News.com Wired PR News.com – The Dallas Cowboys won their way back into playoff territory with Sunday’s defeat over the Washington Redskins. The team took the lead 14 to 10 in a game that could have taken them out of the running for the playoffs altogether. The Cowboys have faced major challenges over the past few weeks with the injuries of several key players, including quarterback Tony...