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8/24/2019

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...



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



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



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



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...



Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids


Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for KidsTo fuel their growing bodies and provide the energy necessary to study and stay active, kids and teens need to eat every 3 to 4 hours, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That’s ...



These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity


These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity



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


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



Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout


Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout



The 9 Best Jobs for Teachers To Make Some Cash During the Summer Break


The 9 Best Jobs for Teachers To Make Some Cash During the Summer BreakMake the most of your skills with one of these jobs.



How to Spot and Avoid Algal Blooms


How to Spot and Avoid Algal BloomsWith many U.S. waterways reaching their highest temperatures at this time of year, colonies of algae in lakes, ponds, and even the ocean can “bloom”—grow far more rapidly than normal. While most ...



How to Spot and Avoid Algal Blooms


How to Spot and Avoid Algal BloomsWith many U.S. waterways reaching their highest temperatures at this time of year, colonies of algae in lakes, ponds, and even the ocean can “bloom”—grow far more rapidly than normal. While most ...



These Baby Halloween Costumes Are Too Cute to Handle


These Baby Halloween Costumes Are Too Cute to Handle



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 other shared space. Th...



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 other shared space. Th...



Try These Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Next Big Bash


Try These Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Next Big Bash



Procrastinators, You'll Appreciate These Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


Procrastinators, You'll Appreciate These Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas



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


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



31 Fall Crafts To Get Your Home Ready For The Season


31 Fall Crafts To Get Your Home Ready For The Season



DNA detectives: New tech can mean a diagnosis for your child, but not a lot of answers


DNA detectives: New tech can mean a diagnosis for your child, but not a lot of answersFour-year-old Eli Kadkhoda is one of a handful of children with IRF2BPL-related condition, named after the gene to which it is linked. Its patients are all healthy at birth, stumbling and losing speech by kindergarten, wheelchair-dependent soon after.



61 Cauliflower Recipes To Make The Low-Carb Life Easy


61 Cauliflower Recipes To Make The Low-Carb Life Easy



Get Your Partner To Wear These Couples Costumes This Halloween


Get Your Partner To Wear These Couples Costumes This Halloween



34 Halloween Desserts That Are Sweet and Spooky At the Same Time


34 Halloween Desserts That Are Sweet and Spooky At the Same Time



These 37 Easy Halloween Party Ideas Will Save You Tons of Money


These 37 Easy Halloween Party Ideas Will Save You Tons of Money



29 Spooktacularly Simple Halloween Crafts to Make


29 Spooktacularly Simple Halloween Crafts to Make



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...



26 Kids Halloween Movies That Won't Bore Adults To Tears


26 Kids Halloween Movies That Won't Bore Adults To Tears



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



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



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



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...



Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids


Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for KidsTo fuel their growing bodies and provide the energy necessary to study and stay active, kids and teens need to eat every 3 to 4 hours, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That’s ...



Experts urge Americans to refinance in 2019



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



CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease


At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found.

E-cigarettes change blood vessels after just one use, study says


A new study is the latest to show changes in cardiovascular function after vaping e-liquids, though in this case, those liquids didn't even contain nicotine.

FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological symptoms related to vaping


The US Food and Drug Administration has received 127 reports of seizures or other neurological symptoms possibly related to e-cigarettes, the agency announced Wednesday. Investigators have yet to determine, however, whether vaping was directly linked to the cases.

A man's false teeth got stuck in his throat during a surgery. It was eight days before anyone noticed.


A 72-year-old's false teeth got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days, doctors have said.

Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says


Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances.

Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel is the largest on record in Georgia


An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel is the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia, a public health official told CNN on Sunday.

Philadelphia Eagles open sensory room for fans with autism


The "no reentry" rule that's applied at most major venues can make a family coping with sensory needs think twice about whether they go to an event like a professional football game.

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?"

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).

Refinance rates at 2.75% APR. Do you qualify?



How To Pay Off Your House ASAP (It's So Simple)



Shrewsbury nurse describes tasting sewage in river swim


Melissa Compton, who swam 220 miles along the River Severn for charity, contracted a stomach bug.

Puppy helps Ellie May, 8, to cope with diabetes


A family is hoping a seven-month-old golden retriever will help their daughter manage her type 1 diabetes.

'Why me? I had ovarian cancer at 14'


Kelliyah thought she was simply putting on weight - and was shocked to find her condition was much more serious.

Four-in-one pill prevents third of heart problems


The drug combination has huge potential and would cost just "pennies a day", say the researchers.

Microplastics in water pose ‘no apparent health risk’


The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.

Nigeria goes three years without a case of polio


Nigeria, the continent's last country to have had a polio case, is close to being declared polio-free.

Fish oil pills 'no benefit' for type 2 diabetes


People with type 2 diabetes "should not be encouraged" to take omega-3, researchers say.

New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably


NHS England is funding a new treatment for patients with severe haemophilia A.

High blood pressure in mid-30s may pose risk to brain health


People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life.

Vitamin D: Add 'sunshine vitamin' to flour, study says


One in five UK adults doesn't get enough of the "sunshine vitamin", especially in winter.

Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread


A fall in uptake of the MMR vaccine means the UK has lost its measles-free status.

Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons


Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.

'Why me? I had ovarian cancer at 14'


Kelliyah thought she was putting on weight - and was shocked to find her condition was much more serious.

Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link


Twenty UK women are taking legal action over a rare type of breast implant-related cancer.

Candida auris: The new superbug on the block


The fungus was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now a problem in hospitals across the world.

Patients who cannot eat food 'fear for lives'


Problems making "liquid nutrition" have led to a national emergency, the NHS says.

'Hundreds' seek private clinics for medical cannabis


Private cannabis clinics have now opened in the UK, charging up to £800 per month for prescriptions.

'There was no hope': Treatable disease often mistaken for Alzheimer's


Normal pressure hydrocephalus, which causes mobility and memory issues, can be mistaken for dementia.

A body donated to science - but used to test bombs


A US centre was sued over its handling of donated bodies. What do we know about the industry?

I gave my DNA away. Can I get it back?


Why are people selling the very core of their identity to private firms?

CBD oil: Have the benefits been overstated?


It's suddenly in everything from coffee to lip balm but does it work?

Parkinson's: 'Playing piano helps me cope with my disease'


Derick Davies has written a song about his experiences to inspire others with the disease.

'My kids would wake up 40 times a night'


A new scheme has helped boost children's sleep by more than two hours a night, the NHS says.

Genetic testing: What secrets could it reveal about you?


Genome sequencing projects around the world are revealing promising new health insights.

Heatwaves and the human body


What impact do high temperatures have on our bodies?

'A small bite changed my whole world'


Yen says she was "living her best life" until a small bite turned her world upside down.

Football grounds to pubs: Our fight for free tampons


Has your period ever ruined a night out? Three Celtic fans are trying to do something about it.

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