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NO NUTS MAKE MEN GO NUTS

Having a vasectomy may be linked to dementia and loss of language skills, Reuters reported Feb. 13. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois, writing in the journal Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, stated that 40 percent of men with primary progressive aphasia had had the sterilization surgery, while only 16 percent of the total men.

MAN GETS CHARGED AFTER SHOOTING HIMSELF IN THE FOOT

Police in Sheboygan, Wis., have charged a man with being a felon in possession of a firearm after he was rushed to the hospital for shooting himself in the foot. Believing the gun to be unloaded, the man was allegedly cleaning it when it fired into his right foot. If found guilty, he could be incarcerated for up to five years and fined up to $25,000.

NAKED COLLEGE PARTIES

A Philadelphia CBS affiliate reported on a growing trend among America’s universities: naked parties Feb. 13. According to a Penn State student, the parties’ mantra, “Don’t be a prude, come to the nude party,” is embraced as students shed their clothes, piece by piece, depending on the room or floor they’re in at the party house.

MAN SETS SIGHTS ON HELPING SCIENCE BY LOSING AN EYE

A man in Seattle is seen as helping scientists find a cure for macular degeneration by supplying researchers with one of his eyes. The man, who has a rare, incurable cancer, said that he seeks to give the blind a chance to see.

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