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  • The Henry AR-7 Survival Rifle
    The Henry AR-7 is THE ultimate survival tool
    Howdy campers. I don't like opening on a sour note, but I did a little research and found something that I want to share. Since November, seven people have been reported as lost or needed rescue efforts, in Utah alone. Thankfully, everyone has...
  • H1Z1 screen
    Despite its rough Early Access launch, 'H1Z1' rocks
    Last year, Examiner received a hands-off demonstration of the upcoming massively multiplayer online zombie-survival game, H1Z1, and we were not impressed. It's been a while since we've seen from the game, but now that Early Access is...
  • Why are cats' tongues so sandpapery?
    Why are cats' tongues so rough, like sandpaper?
    If you've ever had a cat lick you, you know how rough their tongues are. If your cat likes to wash you in one spot, over and over again, it can feel like she's trying to sand your skin off. By contrast, if you've ever had a dog lick...
  • Reasons behind racial differences in breast cancer survival
    Reasons behind racial differences in breast cancer survival
    A new study assessed racial differences in breast cancer survival among women in the United States and came up with some interesting findings. The study was published on January 13 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by...
  • 'Not a Drop to Drink' by Mindy McGinnis: Dystopian future without water
    'Not a Drop to Drink' by Mindy McGinnis: Dystopian future without water
    In "Not a Drop to Drink" Mindy McGinnis creates an all-too-real world in the not-too-far-off future where all available fresh water has been taken over and is controlled by business interests. Tap water is a thing of the past, and if you...
  • Active surveillance recommended for prostate cancer
    Active surveillance recommended for prostate cancer
    A new study has found that active surveillance is preferable to surgery or radiation for low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, in some men, such as the elderly or those with major health problems it...
  • New drug holds promise for women with advanced breast cancer
    New drug holds promise for women with advanced breast cancer
    Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have published the results of a clinical trial for a new drug to treat patients with advanced breast cancer. The study found that the experimental drug palbociclib, discovered and...
  • Lung cancer drug Cyramza offers new hope to patients
    Lung cancer drug Cyramza offers new hope to patients
    Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that on December 12, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication, Cyramza (ramucirumab), to treat non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). They note that...
  • "Beyond Razor Sharp"
    "Beyond Razor Sharp": The perfect guy gift
    Finding the perfect gift for your man is always a challenge, but your holiday shopping may be much easier now that Patrick Roehrman has released his “Beyond Razor Sharp: How to Sharpen Almost Anything” DVD. It’s a DIY dream for...
  • Review: Random Men's Soap Scents Zombie Survival Kit by saplingnaturals
    Review: Random Men's Soap Scents Zombie Survival Kit by saplingnaturals
    As the name indicates, the soaps in the Random Men's Soap Scents Zombie Survival Kit are to be used in the event of a zombie apocalypse, or, you know, they can just be used in the meantime because they smell absolutely fantastic. With the...
  • Jungle of Bones by Ben Mikaelsen
    'Jungle of Bones' by Ben Mikaelsen: Young adult survival story about change
    In "Jungle of Bones" by Ben Mikaelsen, the stubborn teenage boy who is the protagonist is on his way to a troubled future. His father was killed while reporting in Darfur, and his mother does not know how to cope with Dylan's anger...
  • MTTM Tactical Survival
    MTTM hosts Tactical Survival course Dec 13-14 in Ann Arbor
    Martial Tactical Training of Michigan is hosting a Tactical Survival course in Ann Arbor on December 13-14. From their website, the course description is as follows:This is the most practical tactical course you will ever take. Learn to truly...
  • No Dawn without Darkness by Dayna Lorentz
    'No Dawn Without Darkness' by Dayna Lorentz: Last in the YA trilogy
    What happens when a terrorist bomb filled with a deadly virus strikes an upscale mall filled with shoppers? Dayna Lorentz takes readers there in her series "No Safety in Numbers," which is also the title of the first book in the trilogy....
  • Breast cancer vaccine holds promise for metastatic disease
    Breast cancer vaccine holds promise for metastatic disease
    A new study has reported promising results of a vaccine for women with metastatic breast cancer. The vaccine might not only benefit women with breast cancer but also prevent the development of the malignancy. They published their findings on...
  • Mortality comparison of coronary artery bypass vs. angioplasty
    Mortality comparison of coronary artery bypass vs. angioplasty
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the county. Basically, two methods are available to open blocked coronary arteries, a coronary artery...