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5/24/2018

Celebrity Couples Who Look Eerily Alike


Celebrity Couples Who Look Eerily Alike



Allergy Causes: The Myths and Facts


Allergy Causes: The Myths and FactsWhile an extended winter means many seasonal allergy sufferers are still breathing easy, tree pollen is already in the air in much of the country, causing sneezing, itchy eyes and a runny nose, c...



Allergy Causes: The Myths and Facts


Allergy Causes: The Myths and FactsWhile an extended winter means many seasonal allergy sufferers are still breathing easy, tree pollen is already in the air in much of the country, causing sneezing, itchy eyes and a runny nose, c...



8 Healthy Foods You Can Overdo


8 Healthy Foods You Can OverdoGet more fiber. Eat fish for omega-3s. Though following diet advice like this can improve your health, some folks get carried away. "The belief that if some is good, more must be better is pretty...



25 Cute and Easy Easter Cakes


25 Cute and Easy Easter Cakes



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."



45+ Picnic Food Ideas You Need to Try


45+ Picnic Food Ideas You Need to Try



16 Summer Pasta Salad Recipes You Need


16 Summer Pasta Salad Recipes You Need



100+ Delicious Dinners Ready in Under 30 Minutes


100+ Delicious Dinners Ready in Under 30 Minutes



60+ of the Easiest Vegetarian Recipes for Dinner


60+ of the Easiest Vegetarian Recipes for Dinner



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...



60+ Easy and Satisfying Avocado Recipes


60+ Easy and Satisfying Avocado Recipes



31 Vegetarian Recipes For Your Summer BBQ


31 Vegetarian Recipes For Your Summer BBQ

Meatless Monday is going to last all summer long.

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23 Father's Day Brunch Recipes Dad Will Love


23 Father's Day Brunch Recipes Dad Will Love



20 Father's Day Craft Ideas


20 Father's Day Craft Ideas



15 Easy Memorial Day Recipes


15 Easy Memorial Day Recipes



Photos That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity


Photos That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity



21 Easy Father's Day Cake Ideas Dad Will Love


21 Easy Father's Day Cake Ideas Dad Will Love



20 Amazing Memorial Day Desserts


20 Amazing Memorial Day Desserts



Best Weight Loss Apps


Best Weight Loss Apps



12 of the Best Memorial Day Activities


12 of the Best Memorial Day Activities



16 Fun and Free Printable Father's Day Cards


16 Fun and Free Printable Father's Day Cards



Facts About Melania Trump's Parenting Style


Facts About Melania Trump's Parenting Style



How Safe Is Deet?


How 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 repellents. Consumer R...



How Safe Is Deet?


How 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 repellents. Consumer R...



15 Fun Father's Day Activities to Plan for Dad


15 Fun Father's Day Activities to Plan for Dad



7 Tips for Applying Bug Spray Properly


7 Tips for Applying Bug Spray ProperlyTo fight off mosquitoes and ticks—and avoid the diseases they can spread—you need an effective insect repellent. But even the best bug spray won’t help much if you don’t apply it properly. And th...



7 Tips for Applying Bug Spray Properly


7 Tips for Applying Bug Spray ProperlyTo fight off mosquitoes and ticks—and avoid the diseases they can spread—you need an effective insect repellent. But even the best bug spray won’t help much if you don’t apply it properly. And th...



What to Write in a Mother's Day Card


What to Write in a Mother's Day CardThis year, send her a heartfelt greeting that she'll never forget.



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenVaccinations that help protect children from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps have saved hundreds of thousands of lives in the U.S. and prevented millions of hospitalizations over th...



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenVaccinations that help protect children from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps have saved hundreds of thousands of lives in the U.S. and prevented millions of hospitalizations over th...



20 Gorgeous Pieces of Mother's Day Jewelry


20 Gorgeous Pieces of Mother's Day Jewelry



30+ Heartfelt Mother's Day Crafts


30+ Heartfelt Mother's Day Crafts



20 Gorgeous Mother's Day Cakes


20 Gorgeous Mother's Day Cakes



18 Free Printable Mother's Day Cards


18 Free Printable Mother's Day Cards



25 Recipes for a Perfect Mother's Day Brunch


25 Recipes for a Perfect Mother's Day Brunch



20 Mother's Day Bouquet Ideas


20 Mother's Day Bouquet Ideas



15 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas


15 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas



10 Amazing Sunscreens for Your Skin


10 Amazing Sunscreens for Your Skin



50+ Perfect Mother's Day Gifts Under $50


50+ Perfect Mother's Day Gifts Under $50



70+ Hearty, Healthy Dinner Recipes


70+ Hearty, Healthy Dinner Recipes



15 Fun Ideas for a Festive Fourth of July Party


15 Fun Ideas for a Festive Fourth of July Party



Best Running Shoes for Women


Best Running Shoes for Women



5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip


5 Types of Insect Repellent to SkipOne of the upshots of the 2016 Zika outbreaks is that there are now many more insect repellents to choose from.   According to a recent study by scientists at New Mexico State University, the num...



5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip


5 Types of Insect Repellent to SkipOne of the upshots of the 2016 Zika outbreaks is that there are now many more insect repellents to choose from.   According to a recent study by scientists at New Mexico State University, the num...



35 Healthy Dinner Ideas Under 400 Calories


35 Healthy Dinner Ideas Under 400 Calories



20 Quick and Tasty Grilled Chicken Recipes


20 Quick and Tasty Grilled Chicken Recipes



Her search for new lungs begins with changed heart


Claire Wineland vowed she wouldn't have a lung transplant, but her decline from cystic fibrosis made her reconsider. Now she's fighting for a chance at survival.

Ebola outbreak death toll reaches 27 in Congo, WHO says


Ebola virus disease has taken the lives of 27 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. Based on information gathered earlier this week, the WHO also reported a cumulative total of 58 cases of the rare and deadly illness in the current Congo outbreak.

Trump move to defund Planned Parenthood fulfills a promise -- and promises a battle


Before the Trump administration even announced a new rule to stop Title X-funded health centers from providing abortions, the responses poured in.

NRA's incoming president ties Ritalin to school shootings


Oliver North, the National Rifle Association's incoming president, suggested on "Fox News Sunday" that Ritalin -- a drug commonly used to treat ADHD -- is somehow linked with school shootings. Experts weigh in on that idea.

The animals that children grow up with worldwide


Pets around the world include bunnies, birds, and beetles. Here is just a sampling of the animals that some children across the globe grow up with.

What is the Nordic diet? (And why should you start eating it?)


You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits.

FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren't safe for children


The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine.

Ireland: Where thousands of women travel abroad for an abortion


Julie O'Donnell was 29 weeks pregnant, on a flight from Dublin to Liverpool that was packed with rowdy holidaymakers, tears streaming down her face.

Congress passes 'right-to-try' bill for terminally ill people


The US House of Representatives is expected to vote on legislation today that could give terminally ill patients the right to seek drugs that are still experimental and not fully approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Since Parkland, 14 states have introduced measures to arm teachers and staff


Once again, we're talking about arming teachers as a solution to gun violence.

What you need to know about lethal Nipah virus


A little-known virus causing deaths in a southern Indian state has become a global cause for concern seemingly overnight.

USC, ex-school gynecologist face lawsuits over alleged inappropriate touching


Daniella Mohazab is the seventh woman to file suit against Dr. George Tyndall and the University of Southern California. The graduate student and the other women allege Tyndall, a former gynecologist at USC's student health center for nearly 30 years, used racist and inappropriately sexual language during consultations and conducted pelvic examinations with his fingers and didn't wear gloves.

Missing CDC worker's death was a suicide by drowning, medical examiner rules


The CDC worker who was missing for nearly two months before his body was found in a river in Atlanta died of suicide by drowning, the Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak told CNN Wednesday.

What we know about the possible 'sonic attacks' in Cuba and now China


The US State Department is looking into what could be a new "sonic attack" in China, "similar to what happened in Cuba" over a year ago, a US diplomatic official told CNN.

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity


One of Michael Jackson's most spectacular dance moves is not biomechanically feasible without the special prop he invented, say neurosurgeons.

Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%


Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study.

A germ-free childhood could trigger leukemia, scientist suggests


Germ-free childhoods followed by infections later in life can trigger the onset of childhood leukemia, a new study suggests.

Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?


A busy sunscreen aisle can leave parents confused about which lotions, sticks or sprays to buy for their kids.

10 confirmed dead from Nipah virus outbreak in India, including nurse treating patients


The death toll from an outbreak of Nipah virus has risen to 10 in India's southern state of Kerala.

An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease


Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests.

Christianity and depression: It's complicated



Parasites and bacteria may be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs, CDC warns


Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water -- such as pools and hot tubs -- between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government report. During that 15-year period, a total of 493 outbreaks linked to treated recreational water were reported in 46 states and Puerto Rico, the report indicates.

Twins treated for genetic disorder in the womb


Corinna already had one child with a genetic disorder that left him unable to sweat or grow teeth normally.

A 'confidence code' for girls: 5 ways to build up our daughters


If there's one quality I want my girls to have more than any other, it is confidence.

Texas doctor accused of giving fake diagnoses, faces $240 million health care fraud case


A 70-year-old McAllen Texas resident, Maria Zapata, went to see Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada because one of her knees was bothering her. The rheumatologist told her she had arthritis and that he'd give her injections "to strengthen the cartilage" in her knee, she said. After years of treatment that didn't help, she went to another doctor who told her she didn't really have arthritis. Zapata was not the only patient to be misdiagnosed, according to a joint federal and local investigation. The task force investigating Zamora-Quezada announced Monday that he was being indicted in a $240 million medical fraud case. The Department of Justice said Monday he had given patients chemotherapy and toxic treatments they didn't need, all to fund his "lavish" and "opulent lifestyle."

Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks


An 18-year old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes, perhaps another of the innumerable bistro workers hoping to calm frayed nerves with a smoke -- or in this case, a vape.

We have a vaccine for Ebola. Will it work?


As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo spreads, there is a new tool that could be key in controlling the virus: an experimental vaccine.

Trump's ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions



How Trump's anti-abortion agenda impacts women around the world



Iran mushroom poisoning: More than 800 sick from deadly fungi


At least 11 die and 800 fall ill after eating the deadly fungi in the west of the country.

An egg a day to keep the doctor away?


A study in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of a stroke

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly


A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.

Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo


Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.

Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'


Four to five sessions a week are needed to stop the main arteries to the heart from furring up.

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs 'a global issue'


Scientists warn this could lead to more outbreaks of disease and affect people who are already ill.

Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India


Nipah is "top of the list" of 10 priority diseases the WHO has identified for the next major outbreak.

US birth rates drop to lowest since 1987


Births decreased among young women and teenagers but increased among those aged between 40 and 44.

Small NHS funding rise would be 'disastrous'


Health committee chair Sarah Wollaston says rise of 3% will 'not be high enough'

Mum helps stop daughter being bullied for birthmark


Sophie Parker shares her story of being bullied for having a birthmark on her face.

Are we using too much Calpol?


Thousands of litres are sold in the UK every year but do we use it at the right times?

Dementia-friendly lunches served at Norwich restaurant


A restaurant aims to give diners with dementia and their carers the "best possible time".

‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain'


More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court.

Period power brings free sanitary towels to school


A group of teenagers at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.

Comfort box gives Norfolk cancer patients a 'little lift'


The kindness in a box that is making a huge difference to women undergoing chemotherapy.

Singapore's measures to reduce short-sightedness


As global rates of short-sightedness - or myopia - increase around the world, Singapore is hoping to buck the trend with three simple but innovative solutions.

'Memory transplant' achieved in snails


Memories are transferred from one snail to another in a laboratory.

Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?


Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?

Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?


Artificial sweeteners offer a sweet taste without the calories, but are they healthy?

Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu


José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.

Mental Health Awareness Week: 'My camera helped me beat anxiety'


A photographer's portraits of strangers helped him to overcome his mental health problems.

How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?


As a man dies from an exploding vape pen, we ask how dangerous are the devices?

Mum wants postnatal depression awareness after dad's suicide


Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.

Sleep tips: Six ways to boost the chances of a good night's rest


How to maximise the chances of a good night's sleep.

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients 'taken to church'


Two of the three patients who were taken from the treatment centre for prayers have died.

Water resistant sunscreen claims ‘meaningless’, says Which?


The creams work much less well after they have been worn in the sea, warns consumer group Which?.

Bank holiday warning over gardening and DIY accidents


Surgeons say this time of year can bring a spike in accidents with gardening and DIY equipment.

Blitz on sweet treats sees slow start


The sugar hit in puddings, biscuits and chocolate remains high despite a crackdown.

Missing microbes 'cause' childhood cancer


Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia, says a UK scientist.

Doctors explain Michael Jackson's impossible dance move


Spine experts reveal the improbable dynamics of the "Smooth Criminal" lean.

Lini Puthussery: India's 'hero' nurse who died battling Nipah virus


Lini Puthussery is among 10 people who died in the viral outbreak in India's southern Kerala state.

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