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Archives: April 2015

Parents, Kids and Steroids: An Interview with Brian Cuban

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Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, author and TV host. He has dedicated his energies to raising awareness about a condition he has battled most of his life: Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). Having faced a number of serious physical and psychological issues, Brian now reaches out to parents, kids, teachers and coaches to educate them … »

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It’s Surprising–Some Moobs Are Worth Millions, Some Aren’t

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As the 1200+ individual Risperdal trials slog their way through the U.S. justice system, the verdicts may eventually not be so newsworthy. But to those of us interested in the link between Risperdal and gynecomastia, these first few jury decisions are fascinating. If you have been following the story, you’ll recall that the anti-psychotic drug’s … »

Thursday, April 16, 2015

3 Reasons Why Losing Weight Won’t Lose You the Moobs

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It seems quite logical to think that if you have gynecomastia, dropping some pounds will improve the appearance of your chest. Unfortunately the reverse tends to be true. While losing weight should help shrink the size your chest along with other parts of your body, it’s also very possible that your man boobs may look … »

Monday, April 6, 2015

Man with Gynecomastia Wins First Risperdal Trial

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There’s good news for men who developed gynecomastia after taking the drug Risperdal. Just a few days ago in Philadelphia, a jury ordered the manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, to pay a 20-year old man $2.5 million dollars in damages after he developed size 46 DD breasts while taking the anti-psychotic drug as a teen. Johnson … »

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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