Halloween Infographic
(October 29th, 2004)

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Halloween Candy Liability Waiver Offered
(October 28th, 2004)
Washington, DC – Good-hearted goblins should protect themselves from lawsuits before they drop Halloween candy in little kiddies’ goodie bags this year. While millions of kids and countless parents knock on doors this holiday hoping for sweets, greedy trial lawyers hoping to cash in on America’s so-called obesity epidemic...
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PETA Whines For Dollars
(October 28th, 2004)
"This may be the most important letter I've ever written," declares People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) president Ingrid Newkirk in a September 27 fundraising letter. "I can honestly say that, in the almost 25 years that PETA has been in existence, I've never --...
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Heavy Hitters
(October 27th, 2004)
Washington, DC – The Red Sox and Cardinals are battling it out to see who is the best in baseball, but according to the government, they should be battling the bulge.Despite the fact that the Sox and Cardinals have proven to be on top of their game, the U.S....
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A Halloween Of Ghosts, Bats, And Lawsuits
(October 27th, 2004)
Even though an academic study published by the prestigious British Medical Journal concluded that "consumption of candy was associated with greater longevity" and "non-consumers of candy ... had the highest mortality overall," Halloween candy continues to bring the sour threat of frivolous obesity lawsuits from greedy...
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Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Liability and Indemnification Agreement
(October 27th, 2004)
_____________________ (hereinafter referred to as "Trick-Or-Treater") agrees not to sue, harass, or trick ____________________ (hereinafter referred to as "Benefactor") for providing free, delicious Halloween treats.Trick-Or-Treater acknowledges and understands that no warranty, either expressed or implied, is made by Benefactor as to the nutritional content of the goody....
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Coffee Addiction? Don’t Swallow It
(October 26th, 2004)
Americans are already subjected to enough conflicting health advice without hearing bogus claims that caffeine is an addictive drug . I experience baseball "withdrawal" symptoms every October, but Post-World-Series-Disorder shouldn't be a recognized medical condition.Roland Griffiths, the researcher responsible for this assault on common sense,...
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A Morning Jolt Of Common Sense
(October 26th, 2004)
When Johns Hopkins University researcher Roland Griffiths released a study arguing that "caffeine addiction" should be recognized (alongside depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia) in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, we could have guessed how the mass media would interpret his findings. read more here »

Latest Caffeine Study Is Junk Science
(October 25th, 2004)
Regarding the story headlined "Put down the coffee, pick up the aspirin" (The Sunday Capital, Oct. 17):Americans are already subjected to enough conflicting health advice without hearing bogus claims that caffeine is an addictive drug. I experience baseball "withdrawal" symptoms every October, but post-World Series disorder shouldn't be a...
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Addicted To Flawed Caffeine Studies
(October 25th, 2004)
RE: “If you 'need' a coffee, then you may have a real mental disorder,” October 19We are already subjected to enough conflicting health advice without hearing bogus claims that caffeine is an addictive drug.I experience baseball withdrawal symptoms every October, but Post-World-Series-Disorder shouldn't be a recognized medical condition.Roland...
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