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7/17/2019

20 Fresh and Fun Drinks to Make on the 4th of July


20 Fresh and Fun Drinks to Make on the 4th of July



A 4th of July Cookout Menu That'll Wow The Neighborhood


A 4th of July Cookout Menu That'll Wow The Neighborhood



15 Fun 4th of July Activities That the Whole Family Will Love


15 Fun 4th of July Activities That the Whole Family Will Love



Show Your USA Pride with These Great Fourth of July Decor


Show Your USA Pride with These Great Fourth of July Decor



Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout


Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout



How to Get Kids to Wear Sunscreen


How to Get Kids to Wear SunscreenBeing a kid in the summer is often about playing outside, but if you don’t protect your child from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, he or she has a greater chance of developing skin cancer as an adult...



How to Get Kids to Wear Sunscreen


How to Get Kids to Wear SunscreenBeing a kid in the summer is often about playing outside, but if you don’t protect your child from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, he or she has a greater chance of developing skin cancer as an adult...



Get a Good Sunscreen at a Great Price


Get a Good Sunscreen at a Great PriceNo doubt about it: If you’re using sunscreen properly, you’re going to go through a lot of it over the course of a summer. Let’s do the math. It takes a full ounce to cover your body, and you nee...



Get a Good Sunscreen at a Great Price


Get a Good Sunscreen at a Great PriceNo doubt about it: If you’re using sunscreen properly, you’re going to go through a lot of it over the course of a summer. Let’s do the math. It takes a full ounce to cover your body, and you nee...



Lightened-Up Meals That Won't Leave You Ravenous


Lightened-Up Meals That Won't Leave You Ravenous



59 Gluten-Free Dinner Ideas to Test Out Tonight


59 Gluten-Free Dinner Ideas to Test Out Tonight



50+ Easy Picnic Food Ideas That Are Perfect for Spring and Summer


50+ Easy Picnic Food Ideas That Are Perfect for Spring and Summer



29 Father's Day Quotes that Show Dad How Much You Appreciate Him


29 Father's Day Quotes that Show Dad How Much You Appreciate Him



30 Father's Day Brunch Recipes Dad Will Happily Devour


30 Father's Day Brunch Recipes Dad Will Happily Devour



Get Crafty with These Easy-to-Make Father's Day Gift Ideas


Get Crafty with These Easy-to-Make Father's Day Gift Ideas



Dad Will Eat Up These Father's Day Cakes


Dad Will Eat Up These Father's Day Cakes



Bring On the Family Bonding with These Fun Father's Day Activities!


Bring On the Family Bonding with These Fun Father's Day Activities!



Amp Up Your Memorial Day BBQ With These Sweet Treats


Amp Up Your Memorial Day BBQ With These Sweet Treats



Here Are the Best Memorial Day Activities You Can Plan With Your Family


Here Are the Best Memorial Day Activities You Can Plan With Your Family



Vegetarian Meals That Aren't Just Pasta or Salads


Vegetarian Meals That Aren't Just Pasta or Salads



39 Easy Memorial Day Recipes That'll Make Your BBQ Stand Out


39 Easy Memorial Day Recipes That'll Make Your BBQ Stand Out



34 Stunning Pieces of Jewelry Mom Will Never Want to Take Off


34 Stunning Pieces of Jewelry Mom Will Never Want to Take Off



75+ Perfect Mother's Day Gifts For $50 or Less


75+ Perfect Mother's Day Gifts For $50 or Less



How Safe Is Deet? | Insect Repellent Safety


How Safe Is Deet? | Insect Repellent SafetyHow Safe Is Deet? Deet is the most widely used insect repellent in the U.S. It has been around longer than any other active ingredient, and many scientists say it’s the gold standard for all rep...



Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?


Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?If you’re traveling abroad this summer, the last thing you probably want to think about is what you’ll do if you get sick or injured. But experts say 15 percent of travelers encounter some kind o...



Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?


Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?If you’re traveling abroad this summer, the last thing you probably want to think about is what you’ll do if you get sick or injured. But experts say 15 percent of travelers encounter some kind o...



You'll Want to Enjoy These Summer Salads All Season Long


You'll Want to Enjoy These Summer Salads All Season Long



We've Got Your Summer Reading List Right Here


We've Got Your Summer Reading List Right Here



61 Cauliflower Recipes To Make The Low-Carb Life Easy


61 Cauliflower Recipes To Make The Low-Carb Life Easy



20 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies to Watch With the Little Ones


20 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies to Watch With the Little Ones



46 Fun, Easy Ways to Paint Your Pumpkins This Halloween


46 Fun, Easy Ways to Paint Your Pumpkins This Halloween



9 Easy Ways to Make Your Jack-o'-Lanterns Last Longer


9 Easy Ways to Make Your Jack-o'-Lanterns Last LongerA little bleach goes a long way.



These DIY Ideas Will Get Your Kids Excited to Go Back to School


These DIY Ideas Will Get Your Kids Excited to Go Back to School



Get Ready for Your Most Patriotic Party Ever With These 4th of July Crafts


Get Ready for Your Most Patriotic Party Ever With These 4th of July Crafts



17 DIY 4th of July Wreaths For Your Front Door


17 DIY 4th of July Wreaths For Your Front Door



Crush Halloween This Year with These 32 Group Costumes


Crush Halloween This Year with These 32 Group Costumes



Chicken Again? Yes, When the Recipes Are This Good!


Chicken Again? Yes, When the Recipes Are This Good!



44 Halloween Snacks That'll Have Your Guests Coming Back For More


44 Halloween Snacks That'll Have Your Guests Coming Back For More



Don't Forget These Vaccines When You Travel


Don't Forget These Vaccines When You TravelIf you're planning a summer trip overseas, you may be preoccupied with booking airfare and finding lodging, but certain destinations require an extra step of planning: travel vaccines. You might...



Don't Forget These Vaccines When You Travel


Don't Forget These Vaccines When You TravelIf you're planning a summer trip overseas, you may be preoccupied with booking airfare and finding lodging, but certain destinations require an extra step of planning: travel vaccines. You might...



You Won't Believe That These Nature Photos Aren't Photoshopped


You Won't Believe That These Nature Photos Aren't Photoshopped



We Created The Ultimate Summer Cookout Menu — You're Welcome


We Created The Ultimate Summer Cookout Menu — You're Welcome



Add These Expert-Approved Multivitamins to Your Diet ASAP


Add These Expert-Approved Multivitamins to Your Diet ASAP



22 Fourth of July Quotes That Celebrate What It Means to Be an American


22 Fourth of July Quotes That Celebrate What It Means to Be an American



The Best Non-Scammy Work-From-Home Jobs


The Best Non-Scammy Work-From-Home Jobs



28 Easy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Run Back Home to Eat


28 Easy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Run Back Home to Eat



Bookmark These Back-to-School Tips For September!


Bookmark These Back-to-School Tips For September!



Print One of These FREE Father's Day Cards If You Forgot to Buy One


Print One of These FREE Father's Day Cards If You Forgot to Buy One



These Fun and Easy 4th of July Appetizers Will Have Everyone Crowding the Food Table


These Fun and Easy 4th of July Appetizers Will Have Everyone Crowding the Food Table



These Patriotic Party Ideas Will Take Your 4th of July Soiree To Another Level


These Patriotic Party Ideas Will Take Your 4th of July Soiree To Another Level



Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says


The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday.

Congo confirms first case of Ebola in major city of Goma


The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, a major transit hub that is home to more than 1 million people on the Rwandan border.

Experimental Ebola treatments effective in lab study


Two experimental Ebola drugs have been found to be effective in treating the strain of the deadly virus responsible for the deaths of more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to new research published Tuesday.

Fighting Ebola is hard but mistrust and fear is making it harder


When Ebola first struck this city of more than a 100,000 people last September, many here didn't believe it was real.

She lived for 99 years with organs in all the wrong places and never knew it


On an early spring day in 2018, the faint smell of formaldehyde floating in the air, 26-year-old medical student Warren Nielsen and four of his classmates prepped a cadaver in the chilly dissection lab at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.

What we aren't eating is killing us, global study finds


Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report to say


Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce next week.

Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her


Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too.

Raising an intersex child: 'This is your body. ... There's nothing to be ashamed of'


When Stephani Lohman got her first look at her newborn in the delivery room, she playfully hit her husband, Eric, on the arm. She made a flustered comment about how ultrasounds could get the sex of the child wrong.

Surprising factors that may keep you thin


Have you ever wondered why some people seem to stay trim effortlessly, while the majority of Americans struggle with their weight?

'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH first


If you're a fan of the "fat-burning" keto diet, you'll be fired up about its ranking in the 2018 list of best diets from US News and World Report: It's tied for last, along with the relatively unknown Dukan diet.

Can you improve your emotional intelligence?


You might think you're fairly intelligent, but are you emotionally intelligent?

6 common mistakes new runners make


Running is a great way to get in shape and just about everyone can do it. You don't need access to a fancy gym, expensive equipment, or other people to do the workout. You can simply throw on your sneakers and head out the door for a run. Easy as that!

The science of a happy marriage


Have you ever waited with excitement to share some amazingly good news with your partner, only to experience a surge of frustration and resentment when he or she barely reacts to your announcement? As a society, we place a huge amount of emphasis on being there for each other when we're in need, but past research has actually shown that relationship satisfaction is influenced as much, if not more, by how we react to each other's good news. Whereas emotional support from a partner when we're down can have the unfortunate side-effect of making us feel indebted and more aware of our negative emotions, a partner's positive reaction to our good news can magnify the benefits of that good fortune and make us feel closer to them.

Is Alzheimer's disease preventable?


There is no test doctors can use to conclusively determine whether someone will get Alzheimer's disease. "If you are in your 20s or 30s and want to know if you will get the disease, we don't have information to determine that now," said Heather Snyder, director of medical and scientific operations at the Alzheimer's Association.

When kids get their first cell phones around the world


Sara Zaske's daughter, Sophia, rarely showed much interest in having her own cell phone -- that is, until they moved back to the United States from Germany.

The meaning(s) of (your) life


Every January for the past 20 years, I have taken a few moments to ponder the answer to the question "what is the meaning of life?"

A 'wake-up call' about what's killing America's young people


There has been a significant rise in accidental deaths, homicides and suicides among young people across the United States, and experts are calling it a wake-up call.

How much sex should you be having?


Are you having enough sex? You might have wondered if you should up your bedroom activity after reading about other couples' resolutions to have sex every day or about all the health benefits of getting horizontal.

Man's lung tumor turns out to be a toy he swallowed 40 years ago


When doctors performed surgery on a man to remove what they suspected to be a bronchogenic carcinoma, they instead found a toy traffic cone he had swallowed in 1974.

How does your child's screen time measure up?


It's not unusual for children to sulk or throw a tantrum when parents demand they switch off the television or put down the phone, but for parents, what's on that screen -- or how long a child has been staring at it -- is the bigger worry.

She didn't have paid maternity leave. But this mom is making it work.



Find out how you could you improve your lifespan



A beginner's guide to Ayurveda, the 'science of life'


As an Indian kid growing up in the States, my parents did everything they could to create a little feeling of their ancestral land in our small Midwestern town. There was always classical Indian music, full of sitars and harmoniums, blaring on the weekends. My father often changed into a traditional kurta shirt in the evenings, after work. Our home always carried the strong fragrances of the spices and herbs of my parents' favorite dishes, which seemed to permanently embed themselves into our furniture fabrics, clothes and even our skin.

The secret to a longer life might be your friends


If you think longevity solely comes down to genes and diet, think again.

One tactic to decrease your stress right now


What's one thing you can do right now to stop stressing out? Start breathing deeply. Here's why it works.

What Japan's oldest population eats to stay young


You have probably heard that Japan consistently has among the highest life expectancy in the world and that the island of Okinawa has the greatest concentration of centenarians (people who live to at least 100).

Try to guess the main ingredient in this wheat-free pasta



Best-selling blood pressure monitors to use at home



Paul Gascoigne v Snoop Dogg: Is cannabis or alcohol worse for you?


A debate has broken out after Snoop Dogg posted a photo of himself and Paul Gascoigne on Instagram.

Medicinal cannabis: The family that changed Australia's debate


Their heartrending story shifted perceptions on medical cannabis - but, they argue, not far enough.

E-cigarettes: How safe are they?


They are much less harmful than smoking, despite a ban on sales of e-cigarettes in one US city.

'My bulimia was hidden by my normal weight'


Lee Donald says eating disorders can go unnoticed because too many associate them with being underweight.

Conjoined twins: Sisters meet surgeons who separated them


Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.

'We need to know more on surgery for war-zone children'


A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.

Conjoined twins: How doctors separated twins joined at the head


Exclusive access to Great Ormond Street as surgeons worked to separate two girls who shared a skull.

Trieste’s mental health revolution: 'It’s the best place to get sick'


Ideas from a mental health 'revolution' in Trieste in the 1970s are helping patients recover today.

Waterloo battlefield therapy for British war veterans


Servicemen and women trying to overcome the effects of war are digging at the Battle of Waterloo site.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency


The rare declaration comes after Ebola killed more than 1,600 people in the DR Congo.

Tafida Raqeeb: Parents bid to get daughter treated in Italy


Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.

Anorexia stems from body as well as mind – study


The eating disorder charity Beat said the findings were groundbreaking.

Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk


Research suggests up to a third of cases may be preventable with lifestyle changes.

Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma


The World Health Organization says the news could be a game-changer because of the population density.

Does 5G pose health risks?


Exposure from mobile networks including 5G fall well below limits set by international regulators.

Ministers may advise on how much sleep people need


The advice is expected to form part of a series of proposals aimed at improving public health.

Good gut bacteria 'helps starving children'


A diet of bananas and peanuts boosted key gut microbes in Bangladeshi children, a study found.

Ebola in DR Congo: Fear and mistrust stalk battle to halt outbreak


A snapshot from Butembo in DR Congo - one of the frontlines in the fight against the deadly virus.

Wymondham girl, 10, making full recovery from stroke


Holly Browning lost feeling in her arm and couldn't speak.

'I spotted a lump when preparing for my ritual bath'


Why female mikveh or ritual bath attendants are being trained to look out for signs of cancer and domestic violence.

'My mother died without telling me I had HIV'


Some parents in Kenya take their secrets to the grave, leaving their children ignorant and unwell.

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