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  • Khloe Kardashian Debuts Cornrows, Explains Her Recent Weight Gain

    Khloe's got a new polarizing 'do. Khloe Kardashian is rocking a new braided 'do! Khloe, 30, stepped out in cornrows on the way to the gym for a morning workout in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday, rocking giant sunglasses and a matching Nike hoodie and sweats.

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  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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  • Big Health Expands Its Digital Therapy For Sleep Disorders To The iPhone

    Big Health Expands Its Digital Therapy For Sleep Disorders To The iPhoneIndex Ventures-backed UK health startup Big Health has launched its first app, extending its inaugural web product, Sleepio — a cognitive behavioral therapy program for sleep disorder

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  • New York nurses press for higher staffing levels

    About 700 nurses and supporters rallied Wednesday outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association to press for higher staffing levels at hospitals. The demonstration by the New York State Nurses Association was intended to rally support for a bill in the state legislature that…

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  • Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. “Although we could not confirm our original hypothesis, we were surprised by the large influence of sodium intake on smoking…

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  • Workout Wednesday: JetSet Pilates is Trailblazing Boutique Fitness in Wynwood

    Welcome to Workout Wednesday, where we shed the limelight on Miami's hottest fitness trends, studios and workouts. The only thing dangerous about the new JetSet Pilates in Wynwood, is that Zak the Baker is located next door. Since its first studio opened in South Beach back in 2011, JetSet has been…

    Racked Miami
  • Intelligence: Nail Salons in NYC Are Way Grosser Than You Thought

    Among the many surprises in NYC Public Advocate Letitia James' report on the state of New York City nail salons is the fact that over half of them (56%) were in violation of health and safety rules between 2008 and 2012, the New York Observer reports.

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    Pregnant Mila Kunis Flaunts Baby Bump In Super-Short Shorts As Countdown To Due Date Continues

    Ready-to-pop Mila Kunis is trying to beat the heat! The 31-year-old mama-to-be—who is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with fiancé Ashton Kutcher—was spotted out and about in Los Angeles on Tuesday, where she was snapped rocking a pair of short black biker shorts and a fitted tank as she…

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  • Doctors: Foul floodwaters sicken people in Kashmir

    Doctors in the flood-ravaged Himalayan region of Kashmir said Wednesday that they were seeing outbreaks of gastroenteritis among people crowded into shelters after their homes were inundated two weeks ago. Patients were also dying due to a lack of basic medical equipment, Dr. Tariq Ahmed Tramboo…

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  • Bionic Pancreas: A Father's Mission To Fight Type 1 Diabetes

    More than 29 million Americans have diabetes — it is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. In most cases, poor diet and lack of exercise are contributing factors to Type 2 diabetes, in which the pancreas doesn't use the hormone insulin properly. The rarer form of diabetes is Type 1, in which…

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Eagles Injury Report: Mychal Kendricks sits out, Matt Tobin returns

    The Philadelphia Eagles have released their first injury report in preparation of their Week 3 game against the Washington Redskins. The most notable injury situation is that of starting inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks. Defensive coordinator Bill Davis noted that Kendricks is "day-to-day" so…

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  • Food companies' U.S. calorie-cutting pledge could stall: researchers

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - A campaign by 16 of the world's largest food and beverage companies to dramatically cut the number of calories sold in the United States may have stalled after initial success, researchers reported on Wednesday. The companies, including Campbell Soup and…

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  • House passes 'no welfare for weed' bill

    The House passed a bill Tuesday that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. The bill would prevent people from using government-issued welfare debit cards to make purchases at stores that sell marijuana. It…

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  • George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

    George the goldfish undergoes a life-saving surgery. A goldfish named George underwent a life-saving operation last week to remove a tumor on its head. "The surgery went swimmingly and George has now returned home with his loving owner," said a statement on the Facebook page of Lort Smith Animal…

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  • Here's How Much Caregivers Pay Out-Of-Pocket

    A survey released today by Next Avenue partner Caring.com shows that almost half of family caregivers, typically boomers, are shelling out $5,000 a year for medications, medical bills, in-home care, nursing homes and more. “Two-thirds of them are women,” Cohen said.

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    Study Raises Questions About Artificial Sweeteners

    The artificial sweeteners in diet sodas, yogurt and other foods consumed every day by millions can raise the blood-sugar level instead of reducing it, according to experiments done in mice and people. WSJ’s Gautam Naik reports on the latest findings. Photo: iStock

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  • AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly Collaborate for Alzheimer's Drug

    AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly Collaborate for Alzheimer's Drug AstraZeneca (AZN) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) for the development and commercialization of an oral beta secretase cleaving enzyme inhibitor

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  • Giancarlo Stanton shares gruesome before-and-after pictures of his facial injuries

    Giancarlo Stanton shares gruesome before-and-after pictures of his facial injuriesFive days after a fastball to the face sent him to the hospital with multiple facial fractures and dental damage Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton posted a before-and-after

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  • Yelp Wanted: Researchers Continue to Track Food Poisoning With Yelp

    Yelp Wanted: Researchers Continue to Track Food Poisoning With Yelp [Photo: unnormalized/Flickr] More scientific studies are using Yelp reviews to track foodborne illness: Vox reports that researchers at Boston Children's Hospital recently scanned the

    Eater
  • US Waistlines Gained an Inch This Decade

    The average waistline of people in the United States has expanded more than an inch in one decade, a new study finds. The researchers looked at nearly 33,000 adults and the circumference of their waists, which is a measure of abdominal fat. The results showed that in 2012, the average waistline was…

    LiveScience.com
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    Round 2: Measles vs. Cancer

    Scientists at the Mayo Clinic are starting a second round of human clinical trials to test if an engineered strain of measles virus is an effective cancer treatment. The trial follows a successful first round of tests where a woman went into complete remission after a massive dose of the virus…

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