Birth Control Pills

Birth Control With High Estrogen Levels May Increase Your Breast Cancer Risk

By | Fri, 08/01/2014 - 00:00

Oral contraceptives containing a high dose of estrogen, and other combination pills, can increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.

HPV-Related Oral Cancer

HPV-Related Cancer Can Be Easily Identified In Blood And Saliva

By | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:00

A new test can accurately predict recurrences of HPV-related oral cancer, using DNA from blood and saliva samples.

LGBT China

Chinese Man Undergoes Electro-Shock Therapy To Reverse Homosexuality

By | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:43

A Chinese man is suing a mental health clinic after being exposed to hypnosis and electric shocks as a form of gay conversion therapy.

Fire Challenge

Teens Purposely Setting Themselves On Fire Is About As Dumb As It Gets [VIDEOS]

By | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:57

Teens on social media are immediately regretting their decision to participate in the fire challenge after learning third-degree burns are not worth the Facebook "likes."

Mood Boosting Food

5 Mood-Boosting Foods That Will Help Lower Your Stress

By | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 17:58

Find out how you can boost your mood and control your stress levels with these five food options.

Tree Nuts

Type 2 Diabetes Patients Should Probably Start Eating Tree Nuts: Study

By | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:00

Tree nuts including almonds, cashews, chestnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, and walnuts can improve blood sugar levels among type 2 diabetes patients.

NCAA Head Injury Settlement

NCAA's $70M Concussion Fund Plays By A Weird Set Of Rules

By | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:17

The NCAA agreed to a settlement for a head injury lawsuit with a $70 million fund, but players who have suffered a concussion will not be individually compensated.

Cooking At Home

Kids Served Home-Cooked Meals More Likely To Have Healthier Habits

By | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:00

Parents should consider cooking more food at home if they want their children to practice healthy eating habits.

Calories From Soda

Calorie Counting For Dummies: Don't Forget To Count Your Drinks!

By | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:00

The average person neglects the amount of calories they consume via sugary soft drinks and fruit juices.

Brian Jackson

His Lungs Could've Exploded, But He Set The World Record [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:02

Man sets Guinness World Record by bursting three hot water bottles in just over a minute, a feat that has already claimed five lives.

Medical Cannabis

Doctor May Lose License Over Bogus Medical Marijuana Certificate

By | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:11

An Illinois doctor approved a 79-year-old patient for medical marijuana use before the cannabis eligibility form was made available by the state's Department of Public Health.

Household Germs

7 Items That Are Home To More Germs Than A Toilet Seat

By | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:00

Here are seven household items that are carrying more germs than your average toilet seat.

Alex Pring

3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm Allows 6-Year-Old To Hug Mom For The First Time

By | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:19

Six-year-old Alex Pring can finally hug his mom and climb a tree thanks to electrical, mechanical, and civil engineers from the University of Central Florida.

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A Specific Type Of Infection Accounts For 46% Of All Hepatitis C Cases Globally

By | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:40

The World Health Organization is asking everyone to "think again" when it comes to viral hepatitis as a part of its July 28 campaign, World Hepatitis Day.

Running Apps

Top 5 Must-Have Running Apps

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:47

Check out these five running apps that can track your progress and offer a little bit of motivation when you need it.

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