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Can you stand on one foot for 10 seconds without wobbling? If not, you are twice as likely to die in 10 years.

A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that people who failed to balance on one foot for 10 seconds were nearly twice as likely to die in the next 10 years.

The researchers tested 1,702 participants from ages 51 to 75 for the study, with the average age set at 61.

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Lead researcher, Dr. Claudio Gil Soares de Araújo found that poor balance and musculoskeletal fitness can be linked with frailty in older adults.

"If you are younger than 70 years, you are expected to successfully complete the 10 seconds," Araújo wrote in an email to USA TODAY. "For those older than 70 years of age, if you complete it, you are in better static balance status than your age-peers..."

"Aged people falling are in very high risk of major fractures and other related complications. This may play a role in the higher risk of mortality," he said.

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Only individuals who could walk steadily were included in the study. Participants were all asked to stand on one leg for 10 seconds without resting their foot on one leg or holding onto anything for support. One in 5 participants failed the test.

The inability of participants to pass the balance test increased with age, while those with weight problems or diabetes were more likely to fail, USA Today reported.

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A recent study in Georgia found that Black women are 1.5 times more likely to die of cervical cancer than white women. Similar studies conducted 10 years ago reached the same conclusions.

40 percent of Black women diagnosed with cervical cancer every year will die.

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) is a sexually transmitted virus that is the main cause of cervical cancer.

Black women continue to lead in the category of high-risk HPV infections. According to Blackdoctor.org, Black women are 1.5 times more likely to test positive for high-risk HPV infections. Also, 56 percent of Black women were still infected 2 years after they were diagnosed.

HPV infection in women clears up on its own. But research has found that Black women have a hard time clearing up HPV infections.

The reasons for the high HPV infection rate among Black women vary from socioeconomic, fear of doctors, a lack of education, no transportation, a lack of nearby clinics and doctors, and a lack of awareness about the HPV vaccine.

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Lesbians have a high prevalence of cervical cancer because of risk factors, such as obesity, smoking, and delay in getting Pap smears and pelvic examinations as recommended.

Cervical cancer is a preventable disease if detected early. Pap smears can often detect early changes in cervical cells that are a precursor to cancer.

According to WSB-TV, some Black women don't know there is a vaccine that can prevent HPV.

The Georgia study recommended that the state expand insurance access, fund programs to prevent and treat cervical cancer, and encourage women to get the HPV vaccine.




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Last week, the mainstream media reported that Dr. Anthony Fauci funded horrific experiments on adorable beagle puppies.

However, it wasn't just beagles and monkeys that Dr. Fauci's National Institutes of Health (NIH) experimented on over the years.

Now comes word that Fauci funded drug experiments on orphaned children diagnosed with the AIDS virus in New York in 2004.

The AIDS orphans story was first reported on right-wing blogs. They also were first to report the beagle puppies story.

The NIH was also caught funding experiments on AIDS orphans at a New York City hospital in 2004.

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The Fauci-led NIH approved funding for experiments on hundreds of New York City orphans. Government agencies and pharmaceutical companies reportedly used the orphans in deadly AIDS drug trials.

In 2005, the city of New York hired the VERA Institute to form a final report on the drug trials. VERA was given no access to medical records for any of the children used in trials. Their report was published in 2008.

They reported that twenty-five children died during the drug studies, that an additional fifty-five children died following the studies (in foster care), and, according to Tim Ross, Director of the Child Welfare program at VERA (as of 2009), 29% of the remaining 417 children who were used in drug studies had died (out of a total 532 children that are admitted to have been used). Source

A worker who took care of some of the children said many of them immediately became ill and vomited after taking the drugs.

She said children who refused to take the drugs were operated on and gastric tubes were inserted into their stomachs to force feed them AZT.

The children, some as young as 1, were wards at the Incarnation Children's Center (ICC) in New York City. Their parents died of AIDS.

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24 lawmakers signed a letter to Dr. Anthony Fauci who approved grants to fund horrific experiments on adorable beagle puppies.

The White Coat Waste Project, a nonprofit organization, obtained documents and photos about the experiments on beagle puppies in Bethesda, Maryland in 2016 and Tunisia, Africa in 2018 and 2019.

In one photo released by the White Coat Waste Project, two drugged beagle puppies lay on a table with their heads trapped inside mesh cages.

The cages were filled with flesh-eating sand flies that ate the dogs alive.

The dogs' vocal cords were cut so the laboratory staff could work in peace.

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Purebred beagle puppies sell for $500 to $5,000 in the U.S.

The beagle puppies were used in research for anti-parasitic medications.

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) does not require drugs such as anti-parasitic medications to be tested on dogs.

Dr. Fauci is a clinical associate with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

The NIAID, led by Fauci, reportedly spent $2 million on the beagle research project.

White Coat Waste told Changing America:

"Our investigators show that Fauci's NIH division shipped part of a $375,800 grant to a lab in Tunisia to drug beagles and lock their heads in mesh cages filled with hungry sand flies so that the insects could eat them alive. They also locked beagles alone in cages in the desert overnight for nine consecutive nights to use them as bait to attract infectious sand flies."

South Carolina Congresswoman Nancy Mace wrote a letter to the NIH after learning of the investigation by the White Coat Waste Project.

Fifteen House Republicans and 9 House Democrats signed the letter asking Fauci to explain why beagle puppies were used in the heinous experiments.

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Anti-vaxxers who refuse to vaccinate their children against childhood diseases are considered insane conspiracy theorists who put the health of their children at risk.

Now a ten-year study validates their fears that there may be a link to vaccines and an increase in childhood disorders.

54 percent of children and young adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic illnesses that require lifelong pharmaceutical prescriptions.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) refused to conduct a study comparing vaccinated children with their unvaccinated peers.

So pediatricians in Oregon took it upon themselves to conduct a study after they noticed respiratory illnesses in children skyrocketing over the past 30 years.

Dr. Paul Thomas, M.D., conducted the ten year study at Integrative Pediatric that found unvaccinated children were considerably healthier than vaccinated children. The results of the study were published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

The study, which followed 3,300 vaccinated and unvaccinated pediatric patients for ten years, revealed that unvaccinated children required 25 times LESS visits to the doctor for respiratory ailments than vaccinated children.

Dr. Yehuda Shoenfeld found that vaccinated children were more likely to suffer from asthma, ear infections, allergies, sinus infections and skin rashes than unvaccinated children.

The CDC recommends over 70 doses of 16 vaccines for a child before he reaches the age of 18.

Children who received 90 to 95% of the recommended vaccines were about 25 times more likely to see the pediatrician than the unvaccinated children.

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As Black History Month draws to a close, Sandrarose.com recognizes a woman whose unique cancer cells pioneered many medical and science breakthroughs.

The descendant of African slaves and their masters, Henrietta Lacks was born in 1920 in Roanoke, Virginia. She grew up dirt poor on a tobacco farm in Clover, Virginia after her mother died while giving birth to her 10th child.

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For centuries, women have fretted about their inability to achieve internal orgasms through sexual penetration. Millions of women sought treatment under the mistaken assumption that their inability to climax internally was mental or physical. Now new research suggests the vaginal orgasm does not exist.

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Raising Narcissistic children We have all done this: we are shown a photo of a friend's child, and our initial response is based on the child's looks ("She's so cute! I can see where she gets her beauty from!")

We tend to especially favor children who are light skinned with long hair. Any culture that is obsessed with beauty and image breeds narcissism. As a result, most narcissists tend to be very good looking.

Narcissism in adults is a personality disorder that stems from abnormal self-developmental in childhood.

Studies show that the sharp rise in narcissists in today's society is directly linked to the explosion in social media. Instagram is a narcissist's playground where the self-obsessed upload their photos to encourage 'likes'. And there are pages on Facebook devoted to ranking a girl's beauty from 1-10.

In a blog on Huffingtonpost.com, sports psychology consultant Nicole Forester referred to social media as an "Epidemic of narcissism".

"We are each hard-wired with the desire to feel relevant. Everyone wants to feel like they matter and are important. Social media provides this outlet, but also promotes being self-absorbed," she writes.

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