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A HAIRCUT A DAY JUST MAY KEEP THE DOCTOR AWAY

Studies done by the UT Southwestern Medical Center have trained barbers to attend to their customers not only by giving them haircuts, but by also taking their blood pressure to check for hypertension as they clip their clients’ hair. The purpose of this is to lower the blood pressure of African American males, who have the highest blood pressure out of all other groups. Apparently barber shops were chosen because of the high frequency that men go there in comparison to visiting doctors.

HELLO, MY NAME IS ‘THEY’

A 44-year-old man formerly known as Andrew Wilson has now officially decided to change his name to “They.” He did this apparently in order to come up with an answer and a face for the “they” that is so often to referred to: “They say this” or “They say that.” Or so explained Wilson, who plans on keeping this name forever.

DESIGNER ISAAC MIZRAHI GETS WILD ON THE RED CARPET

Isaac Mizrahi, world-renowned fashion artist, showed bizarre and outlandish behavior at the Golden Globes. His acts included groping Scarlett Johansson’s breasts, asking Eva Longoria about her pubic hair, and peeking down Teri Hatcher’s dress. He defends his red-carpet behavior by stating “I am very connected to popular culture… So I don’t feel it’s wrong to talk about that on the red carpet.” Mizrahi also stated, “I’m not trying to be the next Joan Rivers; I don’t want to do that. But for me right now, it’s very interesting because it really is a great job.” So be ready to see a lot more from him on the E! channel.

Compiled by Martamaria Gomez

February 21, 2006

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