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11/18/2018

20 Teacher Gift Ideas That'll Brighten Their Holiday Season


20 Teacher Gift Ideas That'll Brighten Their Holiday Season



30 Delicious Fall Soups to Make on a Chilly Day


30 Delicious Fall Soups to Make on a Chilly Day



5 Turkey Cooking Tips That'll Guarantee You Have the Perfect Bird


5 Turkey Cooking Tips That'll Guarantee You Have the Perfect BirdThere's no need to wing it at Thanksgiving this year.



20 Must-Try Gravy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Feast


20 Must-Try Gravy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Feast



25 Simple Thanksgiving Decorations That'll Beautify Your Home


25 Simple Thanksgiving Decorations That'll Beautify Your Home



8 Simple Ways to Be a Better Networker


8 Simple Ways to Be a Better NetworkerIt's not what you know, it's who.



20 Christmas Gifts for Men Under $50


20 Christmas Gifts for Men Under $50



These 30-Minute Meals Get Dinner on the Table in a Flash


These 30-Minute Meals Get Dinner on the Table in a Flash



25 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes to Make Tonight


25 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes to Make Tonight



21 Green Bean Recipes That'll Steal the Show This Thanksgiving


21 Green Bean Recipes That'll Steal the Show This Thanksgiving



30 Stuffing Recipes That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast


30 Stuffing Recipes That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast



20 Hearty Potato Soup Recipes to Warm You Up This Fall


20 Hearty Potato Soup Recipes to Warm You Up This Fall



15 Takes on Roasted Sweet Potatoes to Try This Thanksgiving


15 Takes on Roasted Sweet Potatoes to Try This Thanksgiving



50+ Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces That'll Make Your Table Stand Out


50+ Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces That'll Make Your Table Stand Out



15 Simple Cornbread Recipes That Pair Perfectly With Turkey


15 Simple Cornbread Recipes That Pair Perfectly With Turkey



40 Absolutely Delicious Sweet Potato Recipes You Need in Your Life


40 Absolutely Delicious Sweet Potato Recipes You Need in Your Life



4 Common Kids' Health Concerns


4 Common Kids' Health ConcernsRunny noses. Sore throats. Stomachaches. All are common in households with children. In fact, more than 3 out of 4 children in the U.S. miss at least one day of school per year because they’re si...



Thanksgiving Appetizers to Kick Off the Holiday Right


Thanksgiving Appetizers to Kick Off the Holiday Right



These Celeb Couples Totally Fell In Love Onscreen


These Celeb Couples Totally Fell In Love Onscreen



18 Ways to Make Money from Home


18 Ways to Make Money from Home



Vegetarian Meals That Aren't Just Pasta or Salads


Vegetarian Meals That Aren't Just Pasta or Salads



35 Christmas Albums That Are Guaranteed to Spread Cheer


35 Christmas Albums That Are Guaranteed to Spread Cheer



20 Holiday Drinks That Your Whole Family Will Love


20 Holiday Drinks That Your Whole Family Will Love



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


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



These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity


These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity



Here's Everything You Wanted to Know About Multivitamins


Here's Everything You Wanted to Know About Multivitamins



64 Amazing Couples Costumes You Need This Halloween


64 Amazing Couples Costumes You Need This Halloween



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenA small but growing percentage of very young children aren't getting critical vaccines that protect them from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps, according to the Centers for Disease C...



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenA small but growing percentage of very young children aren't getting critical vaccines that protect them from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps, according to the Centers for Disease C...



27 Baby Halloween Costumes That Are Too Cute to Handle


27 Baby Halloween Costumes That Are Too Cute to Handle



25+ Affordable Plus Size Costumes for the Best Halloween Ever


25+ Affordable Plus Size Costumes for the Best Halloween Ever



25 Group Halloween Costumes for All of Your Friends


25 Group Halloween Costumes for All of Your Friends



Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural Disaster


Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural DisasterHurricane season is far from over on the East Coast of the U.S., and wildfires continue to rage across the west. If you're facing a storm or other major disaster, there are a number of measures y...



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out


What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutIf you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...



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 be used to soothe a cut or burn—or to save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced ...



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 be used to soothe a cut or burn—or to save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced ...



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out


What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutIf you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...



50 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas You Can Whip Up at Home


50 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas You Can Whip Up at Home



40 Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Big Bash


40 Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Big Bash



28 Easy Halloween Finger Foods to Whip Up This Year


28 Easy Halloween Finger Foods to Whip Up This Year



45+ Fun Pumpkin Painting Ideas for the Best Halloween Ever


45+ Fun Pumpkin Painting Ideas for the Best Halloween Ever



40 Halloween Snacks That'll Blow Your Guests Away


40 Halloween Snacks That'll Blow Your Guests Away



9 Surprisingly Salty Foods


9 Surprisingly Salty FoodsAlmost half the sodium in the American diet comes from just 10 foods. Some of them, such as cheese, pizza, and salty snacks, are obvious. But sometimes sodium hides where you least expect it—and ...



9 Surprisingly Salty Foods


9 Surprisingly Salty FoodsAlmost half the sodium in the American diet comes from just 10 foods. Some of them, such as cheese, pizza, and salty snacks, are obvious. But sometimes sodium hides where you least expect it—and ...



40+ Halloween Dinner Ideas That Are So Good It's Scary


40+ Halloween Dinner Ideas That Are So Good It's Scary



40 Cheap and Easy Last-Minute Halloween Party Ideas


40 Cheap and Easy Last-Minute Halloween Party Ideas



20 Halloween Movies for Kids to Watch This Spooky Season


20 Halloween Movies for Kids to Watch This Spooky Season



These Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Cupcakes Will Steal the Spotlight


These Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Cupcakes Will Steal the Spotlight



When You Don't Have to Finish Your Antibiotics


When You Don't Have to Finish Your AntibioticsFor decades, doctors and public-health officials have given those who have been prescribed antibiotics the same advice: Finish the whole bottle—even if you’re feeling better. But an analysis publ...



When You Don't Have to Finish Your Antibiotics


When You Don't Have to Finish Your AntibioticsFor decades, doctors and public-health officials have given those who have been prescribed antibiotics the same advice: Finish the whole bottle—even if you’re feeling better. But an analysis publ...



Ikigai: The Japanese secret to living longer


What if you could live longer just by doing more of what you love to do most?

11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey


An 11th child has died and 23 additional children have become sick in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Friday.

Norovirus strikes shelters for California wildfire evacuees


Evacuees who fled the Camp Fire in California are facing norovirus outbreaks in shelters. The Butte County Public Health Department said that 145 people have been sick with vomiting and/or diarrhea since the shelters opened to evacuees and 41 people were experiencing symptoms at four different shelters as of Wednesday evening.

A cancer survivor thought she'd never run again after losing her leg. Now, she's training for a half-Ironman


Alma Faz was just 19 when her right leg was amputated.

19-year-old dies after inhaling deodorant spray to get high


A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated the man in the Netherlands are using the case to highlight the fatal consequences of inhaling chemicals.

Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies


Your baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva?

These jobs have highest suicide rates in the United States, according to the CDC


Men who work in construction and extraction had the highest rates of suicide in the United States, according to a report published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For women, suicide rates were highest among those who work in arts, design, entertainment, sports and media.

Combat climate change by cutting beef and lamb production, report says


A new report a British advisory body has called for a 20%-50% cut in the number of sheep and cattle to help combat climate change -- adding to the growing international consensus that eating red meat is not only bad for your health, it is also bad for the environment.

London's low-emission zone ineffective in improving child lung health, study says


Traffic control measures have improved air quality in London, but the number of children with poor lung capacity because of traffic pollution remains high, a new analysis says.

Neanderthals' lives weren't more violent than humans', study suggests


For years, researchers analyzing traumatic injuries found on Neanderthal fossils believed they had lived dangerous, violent lives.

Experimental treatment helps 2 out of 3 peanut allergy sufferers, study finds



Congo health workers face violence as Ebola virus spreads



Need for speed: The quest for the world's fastest humans, without an engine



Due to wildfires, California now has the most polluted cities in the world


Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites.

Deadly multistate salmonella outbreak related to raw turkey grows


As Thanksgiving nears, there are 74 more cases of salmonella, including 1 death, linked to raw turkey products, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and it's still a mystery as to where the tainted turkey products come from.

High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations


Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures against flavored nicotine products that have propelled the rise, the agency announced Thursday.

After separation, Bhutanese conjoined twins want to be close


Despite their new-found independence, the Bhutanese conjoined twins who were separated by doctors in Australia last week still want to be close to each other, nurses have told reporters.

Her kidney donation now could save her granddaughter's life later


When Meghann Adams learned that she was pregnant in early 2015, she was ecstatic. Starting a family with her husband, Chris, had not been easy, but she was carrying twins. They were to be named Delly and Aubrey.

Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM


Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition.

As more cases confirmed, CDC says evidence suggests 'viral association' for AFM


There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year.

What parents should know about the 'huge epidemic' of vaping



Beijing issues rare public warning on 'serious' swine fever crisis


Chinese authorities have announced strict new measures in an attempt to halt the country's fast-growing African swine fever crisis, which has spread to 18 provinces and led to the culling of more than 200,000 pigs.

How China can fix its eyesight crisis


President Xi Jinping recently described myopia as an epidemic affecting China's younger generations.

Low-carb diets might be best for maintaining weight loss, study says


The best way to maintain weight loss may be to change your diet to one low in carbohydrates, according to new research.

More than 200 cases of polio-like illness under investigation


There have been 80 confirmed cases of the polio-like illness known as AFM in 25 states this year as of Friday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

Coca-Cola scales back Christmas truck tour after backlash


Coca-Cola has slimmed down its Christmas truck tour through Britain amid opposition from health campaigners.

Are the health benefits of celery juice real?


It sounds simple enough: juice a bunch of celery, drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, and wait for the health benefits to roll in.

Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors


The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors. The plan came in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's September announcement that it would investigate major e-cigarette makers and review their sales and marketing practices.

Cancer surpasses heart disease as leading cause of death in many US counties


An important transition is happening across the United States: Cancer was the leading cause of death in more counties in 2015 than 13 years earlier, a new study finds. However, the opposite was true for heart disease during that period; fewer counties reported it as the top killer.

US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says


The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study.

Suicides among Japanese young people hit 30-year high


The country's education ministry says 250 children took their own lives this year.

‘Morning people’ have lower breast cancer risk


Body clocks affect sleep, mood and general health - now researchers say they may also indicate cancer risks.

Firework packaging should show graphic injuries, doctors say


Plastic surgeons are responding to a doubling in the number of firework injuries since 2010.

Children's screen time has little effect on sleep, says study


An Oxford University study suggests worries about screen time causing a lack of sleep are overblown.

The actress who almost died from undetected heart condition


Rebecca Shorrocks nearly lost her life to cardiomyopathy - a heart condition she never knew she had.

Why making postnatal depression film Early Days was 'therapy'


When Nessa Wrafter suffered after the birth of her child, she decided to make a film about her experience.

Rachael Bland's husband on how their son has reacted to his mum's death


BBC presenter Rachael Bland's husband reveals moving words of their son, Freddie, after her death.

Fighting heroin addiction: Bobby's story


Bobby was injecting heroin and crack cocaine up to six times a day. He's spoken to the BBC about what made him turn his life around.

A 12-year-old boy with Tourette's Syndrome finds animals stop his tics


Malachi Ralph from Cornwall says he feels calmer when he is around animals as his tics reduce.

Cancer treatment patients get beauty workshops


Beauticians are giving cancer patients free workshops to help with the side effects of treatment.

'I do my school work from my hospital bed'


Ashleigh tells us how she copes with kidney disease

Teenager Chloe Bellerby's 200 mile walk for mental health


Why one teenager walked from Leeds to London to raise awareness of mental health.

Llama blood clue to beating all flu


Scientists design an antibody based on llama blood that is highly effective against flu strains.

Removing items in ears and noses 'costs NHS £3m a year'


Children are behind the vast majority of cases presented at hospitals in England, research finds.

Should we pay people for donating blood?


Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?

The beautiful islands that could stop killer diseases


This living laboratory could hold the key to controlling malaria and other conditions.

'I was told I'd die if I had a baby'


Babies are being born at the world's first clinic to help woman who have a baby after being heart attack survivors.

What is it like to prevent a suicide?


Gillian Assor was walking her dog when she heard crying and what followed would change multiple lives.

'I call my OCD Olivia'


Catherine Benfield was diagnosed with OCD as a young mum. Creating a character who personifies her condition helped her recovery.

Does sex addiction really exist?


It's a year since movie mogul Harvey Weinstein checked himself into a sex addiction clinic - but does sex addiction really exist?

Veganism: Does it affect your social life?


Adrian Chiles says people don't ask him out for dinner any more - other vegans have their say.

How antibiotic resistance could take us back to the 'dark ages'


There are major concerns that the overuse of the drugs might lead to them becoming ineffective.

'Video games made me a better surgeon'


Rather than impede learning, gaming can improve your manual dexterity and concentration skills, one surgeon says.

'I never knew men could get breast cancer'


Moses Musonga, a 67-year-old Kenyan, got a shock when he was diagnosed with the disease.

Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer


A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancer gets clogged by fat and stops working, findings suggest.

'I avoid kissing as my peanut allergy could kill me'


Oli Weatherall has to go to extreme lengths to keep himself alive because of a severe peanut allergy

Kenya bans Marie Stopes from offering abortion services


Authorities say complaints were made that the Marie Stopes organisation promoted abortion.

Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco


The individual was on holiday in Morocco, a country deemed high risk by public health officials.

Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes


Action on Sugar surveyed milkshakes on sale in the UK - one contained 39 teaspoons of sugar.

Dementia risk: Five-minute scan 'can predict cognitive decline'


Scientists hope the test may offer a new way to spot those at risk of dementia, before symptoms show.

Premature baby parents 'need extra maternity leave'


The mum of a premature baby explains why maternity leave is inadequate for parents like her.

Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women


High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women, a study has found.

'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates


Half of the world's countries now have too few babies being born to maintain their populations.

'I was in excruciating pain from excess iron'


Too much iron in the blood, or haemochromatosis, is a little-known, debilitating condition, often undiagnosed.

Conjoined twins: Bhutanese girls separated in six-hour surgery


The 15-month-old girls from Bhutan are "doing very well", Australian surgeons say.

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