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What doesn’t kill you may not actually make you stronger, warn doctors

soon afterwards, this man was run over by a truckControversial new research published today in The Lancet challenges the accepted medical wisdom that any ailment which does not result in your death must inevitably make you stronger. Doctors have discovered that among those conditions which won’t leave you feeling better than before are cancer, HIV/AIDS, strokes, Parkinson’s disease, a broken spine, Ebola, heart attacks, radiation poisoning and massive trauma to the head. In fact the study concluded that the only medical condition that will definitely make you stronger is prolonged steroid addiction, but that too can cause premature death.

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2014
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America remembers those fallen during viewings of ‘Independence Day’

victims should have watched 'Mars Attacks!' instead‘Thousands never made it out of the movie theatres alive. It was carnage.’

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Posted: Jul 4th, 2014
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Comment: Why my first four marriages are the ideal preparation for a fifth

‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. (Nice try though, Cathy, if you’re reading this.) The important thing is always to learn from what life throws at you, and you don’t get hitched a third of a dozen times without picking up a few pointers along the way.’

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Posted: Sep 12th, 2011
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Royal Mail to start delivering babies

The Royal Mail has announced today that it is to extend its range of delivery services into the midwifery sector. ‘From next week postmen and women will be delighted to provide ‘home-birthing’ to expectant couples by delivering their newborn child direct to their door at any time between 9am and 3pm,’ said Moya Greene, Chief Executive of the Royal Mail Group.

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Posted: Apr 14th, 2011
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Literary historian discovers Lewis Carroll sequel, ‘Alice in Sunderland’

‘Alice in Sunderland is very much like the original novels,’ said Professor Terry Eagleton. ‘It might be grittier and racier, but it contains the same trademark cast of unbelievable characters performing inexplicably bizarre pastimes.’

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2011
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