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1/22/2018

8 Ways to Make Money Doing What You Love


8 Ways to Make Money Doing What You LoveHere's how to turn your hobby into a career.



17 Great Gift Ideas for Teachers


17 Great Gift Ideas for Teachers



16 Easy Halloween Cupcakes You Can Make At Home


16 Easy Halloween Cupcakes You Can Make At Home



Julia Stiles Had a Secret "Shotgun" Wedding Over Labor Day Weekend


Julia Stiles Had a Secret "Shotgun" Wedding Over Labor Day Weekend



25 Super Cute Halloween Party Snacks


25 Super Cute Halloween Party Snacks



21 Devilishly Delicious Halloween Appetizers


21 Devilishly Delicious Halloween Appetizers



26 Sweet and Spooky Halloween Desserts


26 Sweet and Spooky Halloween Desserts



100+ Super-Quick, No-Fuss Recipes to Make for Dinner


100+ Super-Quick, No-Fuss Recipes to Make for Dinner



32 Ridiculously Delicious Ways to Eat Sweet Potatoes


32 Ridiculously Delicious Ways to Eat Sweet Potatoes



48 Deliciously Easy Seafood Dinner Ideas


48 Deliciously Easy Seafood Dinner Ideas



45+ Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Have You Missing Meat


45+ Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Have You Missing Meat



94 Delicious Dinners Ready in Under 30 Minutes


94 Delicious Dinners Ready in Under 30 Minutes



32 Super Speedy Chicken Dinner Recipes


32 Super Speedy Chicken Dinner Recipes



95+ Cheap and Delicious Recipes for Weeknight Dinners


95+ Cheap and Delicious Recipes for Weeknight Dinners



How to Shoot Great Food Photos


How to Shoot Great Food PhotosIf you're a food-lover like me, your Instagram feed is flooded with food photos and Thanksgiving is, well, the food photographer’s Super Bowl. Who can resist taking a few snaps of the honey-glaze...



How to Shoot Great Food Photos


How to Shoot Great Food PhotosIf you're a food-lover like me, your Instagram feed is flooded with food photos and Thanksgiving is, well, the food photographer’s Super Bowl. Who can resist taking a few snaps of the honey-glaze...



Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday Season


Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday SeasonIf you're planning to celebrate the holidays overseas—or even to sneak in a quick getaway before the festivities begin—you've probably got a lot to do beforehand.   You might be tempted to skip t...



Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday Season


Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday SeasonIf you're planning to celebrate the holidays overseas—or even to sneak in a quick getaway before the festivities begin—you've probably got a lot to do beforehand.   You might be tempted to skip t...



33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes


33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes



An Easy 6-Day Plan To Lose 10 Pounds


An Easy 6-Day Plan To Lose 10 Pounds



The hero rats of Africa sniff out land mines — and TB infections


The hero rats of Africa sniff out land mines — and TB infectionsIn Tanzania, a nonprofit trains African giant pouched rats to save lives by detecting land mines and tuberculosis.



19 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes


19 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes



16 Simple and Flavorful Ways to Prepare Green Beans


16 Simple and Flavorful Ways to Prepare Green Beans



28 Turkey Stuffing Recipes Your Thanksgiving Needs


28 Turkey Stuffing Recipes Your Thanksgiving Needs



30+ Genius Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


30+ Genius Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas



Weirdest Celebrity Parenting Tips


Weirdest Celebrity Parenting Tips



Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections


Protect Yourself Against C. Diff InfectionsAntibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them, too. In fact, a recent study has found that the number of virulent infections linked to the use of antibiotics has skyrocketed...



Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections


Protect Yourself Against C. Diff InfectionsAntibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them, too. In fact, a recent study has found that the number of virulent infections linked to the use of antibiotics has skyrocketed...



25 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas


25 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas



41 Easy Fall and Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas


41 Easy Fall and Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas



58 Easter Dinner Ideas That Will Totally Upgrade Your Holiday Menu


58 Easter Dinner Ideas That Will Totally Upgrade Your Holiday MenuYour meal is about to go from good to oh yes.



When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-Bag


When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-BagA well-stocked medication go-bag can soothe a cut or burn—or save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced with the need ...



When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-Bag


When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-BagA well-stocked medication go-bag can soothe a cut or burn—or save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced with the need ...



25+ Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas


25+ Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas



I Helped My Mom Fight Cancer—Now I Want to Help Other Teens Do the Same


I Helped My Mom Fight Cancer—Now I Want to Help Other Teens Do the Same"I'll never forget how I felt when she told me she had cancer."



The Work-from-Home Job That Saved My Family


The Work-from-Home Job That Saved My FamilyWe built a fully handicap-accessible home with the money I made.



The threat of 'superbugs' and infections that can't be treated


The threat of 'superbugs' and infections that can't be treatedThe ability to mutate has given rise to “superbugs” that resist some — or, increasingly, all — of the antibiotics that were hailed as miracle drugs in the last century, creating one of the biggest threats to global health, food security and development today, according to the World Health Organization.



The Best Celeb Pregnancy Announcements


The Best Celeb Pregnancy Announcements"WE ARE PREGNANT," indeed.



6 Ways to Lose That Water Weight


6 Ways to Lose That Water Weight



The Truth About How Many Calories You Need to Eat to Lose Weight


The Truth About How Many Calories You Need to Eat to Lose WeightThere's more to it than just "eat less, lose weight."



The Truth About Using Apple Cider for Weight Loss


The Truth About Using Apple Cider for Weight LossHere's the dirt on this centuries-old home remedy.



16 Non-Alcoholic Drinks That Are Perfect for the Holidays


16 Non-Alcoholic Drinks That Are Perfect for the Holidays



32 of the Best Ways to Update Grandma's Favorite Recipes


32 of the Best Ways to Update Grandma's Favorite Recipes



22 of the Most Delicious Fall Soup Recipes


22 of the Most Delicious Fall Soup Recipes



31 Healthy and Hearty Pork Recipes to Try for Dinner


31 Healthy and Hearty Pork Recipes to Try for DinnerAmp up your dinner table with these flavorful twists on classic pork dishes.



45 Mouthwatering Pasta Recipes


45 Mouthwatering Pasta Recipes



43 Mouthwatering Recipes for the Best Homemade Pizza


43 Mouthwatering Recipes for the Best Homemade Pizza



Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats


One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests.

Women who marched, one year later: 'We are exhausted but we're here and we're still marching'


One year ago, Allison Busch-Vogel of South Orange, New Jersey rented four buses even before she knew if she could fill them.

Flu widespread throughout the nation, 30 children dead


This year's flu season ranks among the most severe in recent years.

Mental health menace or scapegoat?


Teens' happiness and self-esteem can be linked to the amount of time they're spending in front of their screens, a new study says.

How Nassar's abuse impacts gymnastics families everywhere


Gymnastics parents must grapple with new dilemmas: how to talk to young athletes about sex abuse, and whether they even want their children in the sport.

Groundbreaking medical marijuana case lets little girl go back to school


A little girl is back in a school she loves in Schaumburg, Illinois this week, but only after a federal judge gave her the ok. She uses medical marijuana which Illinois law prohibits on school grounds. The case could have extensive ramifications down the road.

Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says


Musician Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose of several medications, a statement from his family, posted on tompetty.com, and a news release from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner said Friday.

Fight a cold by ... eating yogurt?


This winter, there's a good chance you might be looking for anything and everything to rid yourself of an annoying, lingering and sometimes debilitating cold.

Michael Phelps: 'I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life'


Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week.

A blood test for cancers gets one step closer


Scientists develop an experimental blood test that could make it easier to detect eight major types of cancer in their early stages, but more research is needed before such a test could be widely used.

Screw up (in small ways) at parenting. It's good for your kids


Your parents messed up. They didn't mean to, but they did, somehow.

Family of patient found at a cold bus stop demands justice


A young patient, dressed only in a thin, hospital gown and tube socks, was left standing outside by a bus stop earlier this month after being discharged from a Baltimore hospital, as seen in a viral video.

A better way to build a flu vaccine?


In the quest for improved and universal vaccines, scientists turned to a mutant virus to build an experimental flu vaccine. So far, the vaccine only has been studied in mice and ferrets.

Former NFLers call for end to tackle football for kids


Several former NFL players called Thursday for an end to tackle football for kids ages 13 and under.

Repeated hits, not concussions, cause CTE, study finds


The neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy can start early and without any signs of concussion, according a study released Thursday.

Will #MeToo be a turning point for younger girls, too?


There is hope that the #MeToo conversation on sexual harassment will halt the decline in confidence that young girls experience in middle and high school.

Doctor delivers baby on international flight


This definitely wasn't what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States.

Poison control calls 'spike' due to online laundry pod challenge


It used to be that washing your kid's mouth out with soap was seen as a punishment. Now, authorities are trying to keep teens from doing just that.

President Trump has common form of heart disease


Like most men of his age, President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease, relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Without those changes, the President has a moderate risk of having a heart attack in the next three to five years, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Why it's so hard to treat dementia


Finding a cure for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's is challenging. They're difficult to diagnose, and drugs struggle to get into the brain as the brain's blood supply is largely separate to the rest of the body.

Cigarettes and pot linked to teen psychosis


For teens, using either marijuana or cigarettes is associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found. Psychosis describes the mental condition of losing touch with reality, such as experiencing hallucinations or delusions.

This is the cognitive test the president passed



Gupta: 'Competent' or 'crazy' misses the point of presidential mental health



Aetna customers get $17 million in HIV privacy settlement


After thousands of customers' HIV statuses were revealed in mailings last year, a federal class-action lawsuit against health care company Aetna has reached a $17 million settlement.

Boy dies after contact with rabid bat


A 6-year-old Florida boy died after he came in contact with a bat and contracted the rabies virus.

UK tackles social isolation with minister for loneliness


UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a minister for loneliness in a drive to tackle social isolation, a problem endured by 9 million Britons.

Six teen suicides in six months in one Ohio district


Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months.

Sore throat remedies: How to soothe a sore throat


Fight your sore throat with some common sense remedies.

5 ways the government shutdown could be bad for your health


A government shutdown could potentially hurt the health of more than the government workers who will be plagued with the uncertainty and stress of not knowing when they'll get back to work and collect a paycheck. The shutdown could impact you, too.

New Trump initiatives: A win for anti-abortion activists, protections for 'conscience' objections


Coinciding with Friday's March for Life in Washington, President Donald Trump's administration announced new measures to support the anti-abortion cause.

What happens during a smear test?


Doctor Philippa Kaye talks us through what's involved during a cervical screening test.

The Ilford woman who carries her heart in a rucksack


Selwa Hussain is the first woman in the UK to leave hospital with an artificial heart.

Boxer Bradley Smith: 'How anxiety nearly ruined me'


Bradley Smith, 20, from St Ives, says people should talk more about mental health.

'The infection took my nose and legs'


Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.

Horse trampling woman's face rebuilt


Libby Keating's face was repaired by experts at St George's Hospital in Tooting.

Should there be a right to die?


Two women explain their opposing views on the contentious right-to-die issue.

Using cannabis helped ease 'frightening' tremors


A mother-of-two from Pembroke Dock wants to see cannabis legalised to help ease symptoms like hers.

The choir helping people with dementia


"He comes alive when he's here."

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze


Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

Singing 'speeds up' recovery from post-natal depression


Mothers in group singing sessions with babies have faster improvement in symptoms, a study suggests.

Deadly experiment


Lamin Ceesay was lucky to survive when the Gambian president took away his drugs and tried to cure him with a paste of herbs. An unknown number died.

Driving away depression


Like Minds: The little yellow car that's tackling depression.

They wouldn’t let sister die


A car crash left Polly Kitzinger with devastating brain injuries. Her family was unable to persuade doctors to let her die.

What is 'Aussie' flu and should we be worried?


The NHS is braced for a bad flu season as the 'Australian' virus strain H3N2 dominates.

Hearing hints


The signs you have a problem - and what you can do about it.

Coconut oil


Coconut oil sales are rocketing, but is it a cholesterol-busting wonder food, or is this dangerous hype?

Personality issue


Professionals are asking for earlier and better treatment for this poorly understood condition.

Embarrassment makes women avoid smear tests, charity says


Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but a majority are not aware of the risk.

Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais


Minas Gerais is one of several southern states hit by an outbreak ahead of the carnival season.

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’


Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.

Disabilities caused in babies by epilepsy drug a 'scandal'


It is thought 20,000 children have been left with disabilities caused by sodium valproate.

Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'


Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says.

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'


Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts.

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?


Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors.

Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer


Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read

Employers urged to 'normalise' menopause in the workplace


A BBC survey found 70% of women did not tell their employers about their menopause symptoms.

London's January air quality 'best in 10 years'


The capital has breached air pollution limits by 6 January every year since 2008.

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'


Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.

Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says


The sexual and urinary health of cyclists is comparable with runners and swimmers, a study suggests.

Coca-Cola to cut bottle size but increase price in face of sugar tax


Bottles of the famous fizzy drink will be smaller and more expensive from March onwards.

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