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9/19/2018

25 Baby Halloween Costumes That Are Almost Too Cute to Handle


25 Baby Halloween Costumes That Are Almost Too Cute to Handle



35+ Fun Painted Pumpkins for the Best Halloween Ever


35+ Fun Painted Pumpkins for the Best Halloween Ever



28 Pumpkin Pie Recipes That'll Take Your Thanksgiving to the Next Level


28 Pumpkin Pie Recipes That'll Take Your Thanksgiving to the Next Level



Is Your Child Too Sick for School?


Is Your Child Too Sick for School?Your child awakens on a school morning grumbling that “my tummy hurts,” or with a warm forehead and flushed cheeks, or another—probably minor—health complaint. Or he has an odd rash or a few left...



Is Your Child Too Sick for School?


Is Your Child Too Sick for School?Your child awakens on a school morning grumbling that “my tummy hurts,” or with a warm forehead and flushed cheeks, or another—probably minor—health complaint. Or he has an odd rash or a few left...



15 Scalloped Potato Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds


15 Scalloped Potato Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds



15 Sweet Potato Casseroles That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast


15 Sweet Potato Casseroles That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast



8 Reasons Probiotics Should Be a Regular Part of Your Diet


8 Reasons Probiotics Should Be a Regular Part of Your Diet



25+ Thanksgiving Cupcakes You Must Serve for Dessert This Year


25+ Thanksgiving Cupcakes You Must Serve for Dessert This Year



40+ Thanksgiving Appetizers That Will Wow Your Guests


40+ Thanksgiving Appetizers That Will Wow Your Guests



How to Avoid a Contact Lens Infection


How to Avoid a Contact Lens InfectionApproximately 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses to correct their vision—and most of them go years without a problem. But contact lenses are not without their risks, some potential...



How to Avoid a Contact Lens Infection


How to Avoid a Contact Lens InfectionApproximately 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses to correct their vision—and most of them go years without a problem. But contact lenses are not without their risks, some potential...



Set Your Kids Up for Back-to-School Health


Set Your Kids Up for Back-to-School HealthGetting children ready to head back to class often brings a flurry of activity: ticking items off the classroom supply list, checking the school calendar for important dates, and picking up new c...



Set Your Kids Up for Back-to-School Health


Set Your Kids Up for Back-to-School HealthGetting children ready to head back to class often brings a flurry of activity: ticking items off the classroom supply list, checking the school calendar for important dates, and picking up new c...



12 Ways Teachers Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping


12 Ways Teachers Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping

Let's be honest, who knows better than them?

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15 Back-to-School DIY Ideas That Will Get Your Kids Excited to Learn


15 Back-to-School DIY Ideas That Will Get Your Kids Excited to Learn



10 Easy Back-to-School Tips That'll Make This Year a Breeze


10 Easy Back-to-School Tips That'll Make This Year a Breeze



18 Cool Back-to-School Backpacks for Your Little Students


18 Cool Back-to-School Backpacks for Your Little Students



50+ Natural Photos That You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped


50+ Natural Photos That You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped



Why You Should Skip Adderall as a Study Drug


Why You Should Skip Adderall as a Study DrugWhen Kari Benson was an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina doing laboratory research on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, acquaintances often asked if she could hook them u...



Why You Should Skip Adderall as a Study Drug


Why You Should Skip Adderall as a Study DrugWhen Kari Benson was an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina doing laboratory research on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, acquaintances often asked if she could hook them u...



18 Superhero Costumes Your Kids Will Want to Save the Day In


18 Superhero Costumes Your Kids Will Want to Save the Day In



15 Strong Woman Quotes By the People We Admire the Most


15 Strong Woman Quotes By the People We Admire the Most



15 Pregnant Halloween Costumes That'll Help You Win Halloween


15 Pregnant Halloween Costumes That'll Help You Win Halloween



35+ Spooky Outdoor Halloween Decorations Your Yard Needs


35+ Spooky Outdoor Halloween Decorations Your Yard Needs



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.



20 Affordable Plus Size Costumes For the Best Halloween Ever


20 Affordable Plus Size Costumes For the Best Halloween Ever



How Your Period Changes In Your 20s, 30s, and 40s


How Your Period Changes In Your 20s, 30s, and 40sHint: It changes as you get older.



Get These 4 Vaccines for College


Get These 4 Vaccines for CollegeIf your child is a college student—or soon to be one—making sure he or she is fully vaccinated is critically important, especially for those who will be living in a dorm or another shared space. ...



Get These 4 Vaccines for College


Get These 4 Vaccines for CollegeIf your child is a college student—or soon to be one—making sure he or she is fully vaccinated is critically important, especially for those who will be living in a dorm or another shared space. ...



How to Avoid Dangerous Allergic Reactions at School


How to Avoid Dangerous Allergic Reactions at SchoolNine years ago, Pia Hauk, M.D., a pediatric allergist at the National Jewish Health hospital in Denver, received the kind of phone call no parent wants to get: Her young daughter had suffered a s...



How to Avoid Dangerous Allergic Reactions at School


How to Avoid Dangerous Allergic Reactions at SchoolNine years ago, Pia Hauk, M.D., a pediatric allergist at the National Jewish Health hospital in Denver, received the kind of phone call no parent wants to get: Her young daughter had suffered a s...



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



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...



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 ...



25 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes to Make Tonight


25 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes to Make Tonight



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...



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...



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



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...



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...



5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away


5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes AwayIt only takes a few minutes outdoors, particularly at dusk, to develop a deep-rooted disdain for mosquitoes. And as if buzzing incessantly near your ear and feasting on your exposed arms and legs...



5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away


5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes AwayIt only takes a few minutes outdoors, particularly at dusk, to develop a deep-rooted disdain for mosquitoes. And as if buzzing incessantly near your ear and feasting on your exposed arms and legs...



Hurricane cleanup: How to stay safe when returning home


Hurricane Florence has come and gone but the risks from power outages, damaged homes and flooding are still very present for some areas. Recovery efforts are underway in North Carolina and other areas hit by Hurricane Florence.

Pig poop and coal ash a real concern for people in North Carolina floods


Even after a hurricane's immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence -- and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwater can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state's key industries: hog farming and coal power generation.

This library loans out ties and handbags so those with limited resources can go to job interviews


For a young person, going to a job interview can be expensive. You need nice clothes and a case or handbag to hold your resume and other documents.

Aspirin use in old age: Risks may outweigh benefits


It's one of the most well-known tenets of modern medicine: An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away. But according to a trio of studies published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a daily low-dose aspirin regimen provides no significant health benefits for healthy older adults. Instead, it may cause them serious harm.

Food, supplements and a first triathlon


While training for my first triathlon at the age of 48, I began to wonder what I could do from a nutrition standpoint to optimize both my training and my race day performance.

Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds


Most yogurts have deceptively high levels of sugar, with organic yogurts among the worst offenders, a new study warned.

Air pollution linked to higher dementia risk, new study finds


A new study suggests that exposure to large amounts of air pollution may be associated with a 40% heightened risk of dementia. The study, conducted in London, adds to a growing body of evidence that there could be a link between dirty air and dementia diagnoses.

Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers


You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers.

12 dead babies found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital


The governor of Nairobi has ordered an investigation after he made a surprise visit to a hospital in the Kenyan capital and found the bodies of 12 babies stuffed in boxes and plastic bags

Middle-aged drinkers more concerned about reputation than health risks, study says


Middle-aged drinkers are more concerned about their embarrassing or childish behavior resulting from drinking alcohol than about the health risks associated with it, a new study has found.

Almost 1 in 11 students has vaped cannabis, report says


Even middle schoolers are vaping marijuana, according to a new report.

Backward leg allows young cancer survivor to dance


Thirteen-year-old Delaney Unger chose to have her leg attached backwards after cancer so she could continue her passion for dance.

Air pollution particles found in mothers' placentas


Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into their placentas, potentially reaching their fetuses.

More than 9,000 US children injured by infant walkers every year


Changes in safety standards led to a steep drop in the number of babies injured using infant walkers. Still, more than 9,000 US children are injured using the devices every year, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

'Vampire facial' may have exposed clients to HIV in spa



Spanish town uses art to tackle ongoing mental health stigmas


The picturesque town of Sant Boi in Spain, 20 kilometers from Barcelona, is surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the Parque forestal del Montbaig nature reserve.

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, report estimates


The number of people around the world who have cancer is "rapidly growing," with 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million deaths in 2018 alone, researchers estimate in a new report.

Where Australia stands on abortion


Abortion is common, safe, and the only criminalised listed medical procedure in Australia due to an archaic, flawed piece of legislation inherited from Victorian England.

FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug


The US Food and Drug Administration said it found additional "unexpected impurity" in three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals' recalled valsartan drug.

After valsartan recall, study offers 'modest reassurance' on cancer risk



Boy's head impaled by meat skewer after fall from treehouse


"He could've bled to death in that field, covered in yellowjackets," Shannon Miller said of his 10-year-old son, Xavier, who was impaled in the face with a meat skewer over the weekend in Missouri, CNN affiliate WDAF reports.

Kavanaugh's accuser says he was drunk at the time. What studies say about alcohol and memory loss


Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of physical and sexual assault, California professor Christine Blasey Ford, have indicated a willingness to testify about the allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If they do they will likely face questions about how reliable memory can be when alcohol is involved. The science says that alcohol can play a role in memory recall depending on the amount and how much time has gone by.

Man loses hands and feet after dog-related infection


By the time Greg Manteufel, 48, reached the hospital in late June, "my face was all red and blue, and it started going down the rest of my body," he said.

Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case


Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains.

This is why people hesitate to report sexual misconduct


The news has been filled with stories of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct -- many of the alleged misdeeds going back decades.

'The Maria Generation': Young people are dying and suffering on an island with a highly uncertain future


Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked this Caribbean island.

Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight


Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests.

How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence


Hurricane Florence has begun its assault on the Carolinas. Non-profits have already arrived, helping with shelters and positioning supplies and personnel to provide support for those in need.

Low testosterone, or 'male menopause,' no longer just for older men


In my practice, I've noticed that an increasing number of younger guys are complaining of sexual concerns, such as diminished libido and erectile problems, more commonly seen in older men.

E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide


In a new push to education the nearly 11 million youth at risk of e-cigarette addiction, the FDA announced a new campaign that will take the message into high school bathrooms.

'I live in constant fear of my next migraine attack'


Two thirds of migraines sufferers live in fear of an attack occurring, a new survey reveals.

Will going vegan make you healthier?


The vegan diet has become popular in the UK - but does it have an impact on wellbeing?

Cancers 'rising around the world'


One in five men and one in six women will get cancer in their lifetime, a global report suggests.

Grenfell: Back to the school


15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?

Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race


An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race.

Mum's fight to keep Southampton respite service open


A campaigning mother explains why respite services are so important.

Heart op patient wants to find Sully surgeon who saved her life


Susan Payne's life was saved by heart surgery when she was a child in 1960.

High School Musical inspires UK student's US college dream


For six years Tilly Griffiths dreamt of studying in the US and now thanks to NHS funding she is going.

Transplant patient walked down aisle by donor’s dad


Lisa Simkin contacted her donor’s family six months after a life-saving lung transplant, and says they “opened their door with loving arms”.

Harry from St John Ambulance teaches CPR


Harry from St John Ambulance teaches us how to perform CPR on a dummy.

Sex, body image, disability: 'Why I think you can be sexy and disabled'


Social media star and wheelchair user Annie Segarra started #hotpersoninawheelchair after being constantly discriminated for being disabled.

Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks


A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.

'Miracle' recovery for boy after meat skewer goes through head


The Missouri boy fell from a tree house and landed face first on a foot-long meat skewer.

Making sure you get the right type of calorie


Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge - the "quality" calorie.

Why Uganda is the 'world's fittest country'


Only 5.5% of Ugandans are physically inactive - less than any other nation.

Can cold water swimming treat depression?


One young woman stopped all her medication after taking up swimming in cold water every week.

'There's so much guilt in being a modern parent'


With one in three children obese, Jamie Oliver explains how to eat healthily at home.

How can you get enough iron from your diet?


How can you ensure you're getting the iron you need from your food, without eating too much red meat?

The secret shame of having no sperm


Male infertility is now the most common reason for couples to seek IVF - but men often feel alone.

Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12


Luke Watkin first experienced psychosis at 12 years old - he didn't talk about it for a decade.

Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'


Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume.

Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'


Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak: Anger at crowdfunding scheme


An emergency has been declared and public gatherings banned in Harare after 25 deaths.

Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier


A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light.

'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study


A major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day.

Busting the myths around sex virus HPV


It doesn't necessarily mean your partner cheated, and you can get it from safe sex.

Deaths spiked during UK heatwave


When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows.

Call to ban early baby gender tests


The party fears the eight-week blood test, available privately, may lead to selective abortions of girls.

Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS


Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy.

'My girl's meningitis was diagnosed as ear infection'


A charity warns the NHS must be more vigilant over deadly meningitis and sepsis cases.

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use


Pro-marijuana activists cheer following a landmark ruling by the country's highest court.

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