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4/21/2019

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



12 Things Your Poop Says About Your Health


12 Things Your Poop Says About Your HealthIs your number two normal?



The 12 Clothing Pieces You Need for a Perfect Business Casual Wardrobe


The 12 Clothing Pieces You Need for a Perfect Business Casual Wardrobe



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



20 Genius Garage Organization Ideas to Keep Your Life in Order


20 Genius Garage Organization Ideas to Keep Your Life in Order



24 Tricks That'll Save You Tons of Money on Summer Travel


24 Tricks That'll Save You Tons of Money on Summer Travel



Steve Irwin's Wife Reveals the Real Reason Why She Hasn't Dated Since He Died


Steve Irwin's Wife Reveals the Real Reason Why She Hasn't Dated Since He DiedIt's been 10 years since her late husband's fatal accident.



Cute and Easy Easter Cakes You Can Make with Your Kids


Cute and Easy Easter Cakes You Can Make with Your KidsGrab some Easter candy and baking supplies, and get ready to be inspired!



Here's Why You Get Those Little Floaty Things in Your Vision


Here's Why You Get Those Little Floaty Things in Your Vision



These Easter Desserts Are Almost Too Adorable to Eat


These Easter Desserts Are Almost Too Adorable to Eat



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenA measles outbreak centered around Portland, Ore., and neighboring Vancouver, Wash., has sickened at least 53 people, most of them children. According to the health department in Clark County, Wa...



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenA measles outbreak centered around Portland, Ore., and neighboring Vancouver, Wash., has sickened at least 53 people, most of them children. According to the health department in Clark County, Wa...



Does Coconut Oil Actually Help You Lose Weight?


Does Coconut Oil Actually Help You Lose Weight?There are some red flags to this saturated fat.



The Warning Signs Your Body Gives You Before a Heart Attack


The Warning Signs Your Body Gives You Before a Heart Attack



Why are Americans in so much pain?


Why are Americans in so much pain?Brian Whitfield sat on the floor of his office, back against the wall, gun in hand and a heavy-duty garbage bag nearby. Whitfield says he still can’t pinpoint why he felt so intensely depressed or abandoned in those moments. The chaos began about five years before, in 2011, when Whitfield visited multiple doctors for pain from knee and back injuries he had sustained while serving in the Marine Corps several years earlier.



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...



30 Valentine's Day Gifts for Men Who Already Have Everything


30 Valentine's Day Gifts for Men Who Already Have Everything



Add These Expert-Approved Multivitamins to Your Diet ASAP


Add These Expert-Approved Multivitamins to Your Diet ASAP



Heart-Healthy Dinners You Should Make Tonight


Heart-Healthy Dinners You Should Make Tonight



How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?


How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?Spoiler: quality matters more than quantity.



20 Gorgeous Ways to Style a Bob


20 Gorgeous Ways to Style a Bob



Short Curly Hairstyles You Need to Try


Short Curly Hairstyles You Need to Try



Running Shoes She Is Going to Love


Running Shoes She Is Going to Love



5 Ways to Lose Water Weight Fast


5 Ways to Lose Water Weight Fast



These Small Tattoo Ideas Are Perfect If You're Looking for Something Simple


These Small Tattoo Ideas Are Perfect If You're Looking for Something Simple



Healthy Dinner Ideas That'll Keep You Full (And They're Under 400 Calories!)


Healthy Dinner Ideas That'll Keep You Full (And They're Under 400 Calories!)



These Apps Can Actually Help You Lose Weight


These Apps Can Actually Help You Lose Weight



These Are the Best Ways to Lose Weight in Your Face


These Are the Best Ways to Lose Weight in Your FaceA few all-natural tweaks may be just what you need.



Homemade Food Gifts You Can Make Last-Minute


Homemade Food Gifts You Can Make Last-Minute



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...



Thanksgiving Appetizers to Kick Off the Holiday Right


Thanksgiving Appetizers to Kick Off the Holiday Right



Which of These Classics is Your Favorite Easter Candy?


Which of These Classics is Your Favorite Easter Candy?



16 Hairstyles That Prove Everyone Look Good In Bangs


16 Hairstyles That Prove Everyone Look Good In Bangs



9 Ways Digestive Problems Could Be Totally Screwing With Your Weight


9 Ways Digestive Problems Could Be Totally Screwing With Your WeightIt could explain why that number on the scale is rising.



Mother's Day Crafts Your Kid Can Make That are Adorable and Useful (Everybody Wins!)


Mother's Day Crafts Your Kid Can Make That are Adorable and Useful (Everybody Wins!)



23 Free Printable Mother's Day Cards to Give to Mom This Year


23 Free Printable Mother's Day Cards to Give to Mom This Year



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


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



6 Common UTI Symptoms Women Need To Know About


6 Common UTI Symptoms Women Need To Know AboutPelvic pain and a strong need to pee are just some of the warning signs.



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


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



PHOTOS: The power of poo: How biogas has become a cleaner alternative fuel in Rwanda — but is still out of reach for most


PHOTOS: The power of poo: How biogas has become a cleaner alternative fuel in Rwanda — but is still out of reach for mostEven human waste can be put to use this way. All of Rwanda’s prison kitchens reuse waste from inmates, mixed with cow dung.



Lori Loughlin's Daughters Are All Grown Up and Look Exactly Like Their Mom


Lori Loughlin's Daughters Are All Grown Up and Look Exactly Like Their MomThe Fuller House star's daughters are influencers and YouTube stars.



Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy Definitely Have the Sweetest Love Story In Hollywood


Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy Definitely Have the Sweetest Love Story In HollywoodThe couple is celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary.



FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children


The first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was approved Friday by the Food and Drug Administration. Instead of medication, the device delivers a low-level electrical stimulation to the parts of the brain that regulate emotion, behavior and attention.

Recall of blood pressure drug losartan expanded


If you take blood pressure medicine, you'll want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets.

This flu season is the longest in a decade, CDC says


It's official: This year's flu season is a record breaker.

World champion triathlete breaks neck but comes back to complete Ironman


The Ironman triathlon is one of the most grueling competitions in the world. It could easily be seen as a form of self-torture. A true Ironman triathlon involves a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run. And in case you're not aware, the Ironman competition puts these three events back-to-back-to-back.

Rural health clinics struggle to fight skyrocketing syphilis cases


Syphilis is spreading from big cities into rural counties across the Midwest and West. One Missouri clinic has seen more than six times as many cases in the first few months of 2019 compared with the same period last year. Communities grappling with budget cuts and crumbling public health infrastructure also lack experience in fighting the disease.

Indiana University is dealing with a mumps outbreak -- and most cases are linked to a fraternity


At least 16 cases of mumps have been reported at Indiana University since Februrary, and nine cases have ties to a single fraternity.

Report finds 'alarming unaddressed deficiencies' in US offshore oil drilling


Even as the Trump administration has taken steps to expand offshore oil drilling, a new report shows that thousands of oil spills are still happening and that workers in the oil and gas industry are still dying on the job.

CDC investigating listeria infections linked to deli meats and cheeses


Eight people in several states have been hospitalized with listeria infections, including one person who died, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Experimental blood pumping system restores some function to brains of dead pigs, study says


A new experiment has raised questions as serious as those surrounding gene editing: A support system delivering artificial blood to pig brains prevented degradation of important neural functions, Yale researchers discovered.

A measles outbreak is dividing families in this orthodox Jewish community. Passover could make it worse


As one of the holiest Jewish celebrations of the year arrives, families in the Hasidic section of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, face a dilemma.

This baby got measles because of anti-vaxers


Fainy Sukenik believes in vaccines, and her four children are up to date on all their shots.

Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born


Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.

What school threats and lockdowns are doing to a generation of children


Schools across the country are facing the possibility of security threats. Many have plans in place and run drills to prepare for the unthinkable. But lockdown drills and the constant discussion of danger can confuse and traumatize children. And it doesn't necessarily make them safer.

Michigan measles outbreak linked to outbreak in New York


Michigan health officials confirmed the measles outbreak in Oakland County is linked to the ongoing outbreak in New York.

Measles cases are up nearly 300% over last year. This is a global crisis


We are in the middle of a global measles crisis. Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated -- like the United States. In this year to date, the United States has already seen its second-greatest number of cases since 2000. And this past week, New York City declared a public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the virus.

20 years on, Columbine survivors tell Parkland students: 'We're sorry we couldn't stop it.'



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



Human health can be 'mostly sustained' for a year in space, NASA Twins Study concludes


Spending 340 days aboard the International Space Station between 2015 and 2016 caused changes in astronaut Scott Kelly's body, from his weight down to his genes, according to the results of the NASA Twins Study, released Thursday.

Congo Ebola outbreak not a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says


The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said Friday.

A peep into the history of Easter's marshmallow icon


Easter is a popular time for America's bunny- and chick-shaped marshmallows friends known as Peeps. Every day, about 5.5 million Peeps are produced, roughly 2 billion a year.

Life lessons from the native tribe with the healthiest hearts in the world


A few years ago, I read reports of an indigenous tribe living deep in the Amazon rainforest whose members had hardly any evidence of heart disease. In fact, the researchers concluded after a year-long study that the Tsimane, as they are called, had the healthiest hearts in the world, a title previously held by Japanese women.

How to talk to your kids about 420 Day


How to protect your kids as mainstream brands and social media influencers jump on the weed wagon.

Does sugar make kids hyper? That's largely a myth


Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe.

Why an ancient religious text is the best parenting book I've read in years


As a parenthood writer, I read a lot of parenting books. Most of them underwhelm by either repeating the obvious or suggesting approaches that are in deep denial of the vagaries of human nature.

It's now legal for your meat to have trace amounts of fecal matter. A group of doctors want to change that


This product "may contain feces."

Doctors develop 'cure' for babies with 'bubble boy' disease


Dannie Hawkins dreamed for her precious baby nephew, Ja'Ceon Golden, to experience the simple joys of childhood -- swimming in pools during the summer, going to birthday parties, playing in parks filled with people, having a pet -- without risk.

Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study


Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday.

Stop letting your kids stare at iPads in restaurants, science says


I try to be restrained in my judgments of other parents. We have so many obligations and pressures when it comes to parental duties that it's probably more detrimental to kids if their parents are further stressed by worrying that they're doing it all wrong.

Wake up, America: You're fooling yourself about sleep, study says


When it comes to getting a good night's sleep, Americans aren't very good at separating myths from facts, a new study finds.

Researchers 3D-print heart from human patient's cells


Researchers have 3D-printed a heart using a patient's cells, providing hope that the technique could be used to heal hearts or engineer new ones for transplants.

A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'


Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.

Breech baby scan 'would save lives'


A scan at 36 weeks could help spot tricky breech deliveries, when a baby's bottom or feet will emerge first.

Measles cases quadruple globally in 2019, says UN


The World Health Organization says the latest figures paint "an alarming picture".

Statins 'don't work well for one in two people'


Fresh research questions the merit of the cholesterol-lowering pills taken by millions of Britons.

Sleep myths 'damaging your health'


US researchers have looked at the most common ones that we may fall for.

Spina bifida womb op baby back home in Essex


Two-week-old Elouise Simpson is home after "foetal repair" surgery following a spina bifida diagnosis.

Ebola outbreak 'not global emergency yet'


World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo will become an emergency without more support.

Web therapy 'calmed my irritable bowels'


People with irritable bowel syndrome could have fewer symptoms after web-based therapy, research suggests.

Italian police arrest 34 people in 'bone-breaking' scam


A gang allegedly made millions of euros by breaking their victims' limbs and staging accidents.

Call to end ban on producing immune therapy from UK blood


Eight-year-old Megan Steadman's immune system is like that of a newborn without the treatment, her mum says.

Dutch fertility doctor used own sperm to father 49 children, DNA tests show


DNA tests confirm doctor Jan Karbaat used his own sperm to impregnate women at his clinic.

‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece


The baby was conceived using an experimental form of IVF that has been criticised by some experts.

'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'


A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.

'My son killed himself after circumcision'


Why did a young man kill himself two years after being circumcised?

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'


When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life.

Is it really worth injecting vitamins?


There is a growing trend for intravenous "vitamin" drips - but what are the risks? And do they even work?

Stoma bags: Bin rules 'can add to house share struggles'


Amber Davies opens up about having to dispose of her stoma bag while living with friends.

Oregon woman lived until 99 with organs in the wrong places


Oregon woman Rose Marie Bentley's condition made her a one in 50 million case, researchers say.

Umbilical cord art - would you do it?


Some mothers are making their baby's umbilical cord into artwork, but are getting mixed reactions.

How we became part of a kidney swap chain


Mandy Murray's husband Graham gave his kidney to someone in Belfast so his wife got a transplant in return.

Measles: How a preventable disease returned from the past


Almost 100 countries have reported an increase in cases, despite it being highly preventable.

'I had my misgivings about going abroad for surgery'


Studies show that a growing number of people are going overseas for medical treatment.

Healthcare: When left-right awareness is crucial


Telling left from right can be tricky for some and this can be a serious problem for medical professionals.

How making bars of soap 'started my life again'


Meet the people behind the soap company that help people with disabilities into the workplace.

Are plants a necessity or a luxury?


A new campaign says we should pay less tax on plants because they are good for the environment and mental health.

London loneliness: Hackney Brocals help men find friends


The group aims to tackle male isolation across London through regular meet ups and trips.

Nottingham midwife saves best friend's life


Aimee Summers recognised the signs of a potentially fatal blood clot and gave emergency first aid.

'My boyfriend's sperm, or a donor's?'


"Emma" says it is unfair that she faces a deadline to choose how to fertilise her frozen eggs.

Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures


The use of self-injected dermal and lip fillers is rising, along with dangerous cosmetic surgery.

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog


Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.

The profoundly deaf girl who found her voice after brain surgery


Leia was born profoundly deaf but pioneering surgery and therapy has enabled her to hear sounds.

HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease


All eight infants now have fully functioning immune systems after undergoing treatment, say experts.

Pig brains partially revived four hours after death


The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.

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