Disease Outbreaks Demand A Flexible Approach

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:18

In the fight against Ebola, the U.S. may have unwittingly employed a flexible strategy, touched upon in a new study, to stop the disease's spread.


Care To 'Support Our Hooters' In Fight Against Breast Cancer? [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:02

Hooters is hoping to raise awareness of breast cancer through its "Support Our Hooters" campaign.

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Social Media Is Making You Hate Your Body [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 13:54

Since 1984, Glamour reveals their readers feel worse about their body, but today, it's thanks to social media.


Those Dish Cloths Were Made For Drying Dishes, And Nothing Else

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 13:15

A study found that 89 percent of dishcloths hold some kind of bacteria, and it's because people aren't using them right.


Brooke Guinan Is New York’s First (And Only) Transgender Firefighter

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:42

Brooke Guinan is New York City's first and only transgender female firefighter, and she's hoping to break down stereotypes about the LGBT community.

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Spanish Nurse With Ebola Tests Negative For The Disease

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:50

A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid after caring for two patients with the virus has tested negative in a second examination, meaning she is clear of the disease.

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'Sleeping Beauty' Can't Stay Awake For More Than 2 Hours A Day [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:51

A woman in the UK, dubbed the British "Sleeping Beauty," only gets two hours a day to live a normal life due to Kleine-Levin syndrome.

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From Social Drinker To Alcoholic, In One Flip Of A Switch

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:00

A research team from UCSF has identified changes in the brain that lead from moderate alcohol consumption to binge drinking.


5 Ebola Safety Measures That Were Unnecessarily Extreme

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:39

Ebola is nearly impossible to contract unless you live or work immediately near someone who has it. If only these people knew that.

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Ebola Has A History Of Spreading Through Poorly Equipped Medical Facilities [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:30

Ebola co-discoverer Peter Piot speaks about identifying the virus in 1976 during an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Unfortunately, many problems they faced back then persist today.

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Sex In Movies Is No Big Deal For Modern Parents

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:26

Parents may get so accustomed to seeing sex and violence in movies and television that they end up lowering their standards for what kids are allowed to watch.

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This Is How You Take Off An Ebola Hazmat Suit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:53

These health care professionals walk us through the appropriate steps for taking off a hazmat suit after treating a patient infected with Ebola.


Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians Who Drank Ashes

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:46

The Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes as a healing tonic following training sessions.

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Nigeria Is Officially Ebola-Free

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:01

The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus after six weeks with no new cases.

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Ebola Worries End For Dozens On US Watch Lists

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:46

Weeks of worries about Ebola infection ended for dozens of people who came off watch lists in the United States on Monday.