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Why You May Want to Rethink Grooming Your Pubic Hair - TIME

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Why You May Want to Rethink Grooming Your Pubic Hair
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Most Americans have, at one point or another, removed hair from down there. But new research suggests that the grooming practice is linked to a major downside: an increased risk of STIs, or sexually transmitted infections. In a new study published in ...
Bikini waxing linked to higher STD ratesCBS News
Pubic Hair Grooming May Raise STI RiskLive Science
Pubic hair grooming 'STI risk linked to skin tears'BBC News
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Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens - NPR

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Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens
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We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance ...
Parents want to limit screen time, but not for themselvesThe Boston Globe
Parents, put the phone down — after you read thisLos Angeles Times
Parents who want kids to get off their phones should look in the mirror firstTulsa World
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Study: Snacking On Nuts Can Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease, Cancer - CBS Local

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Study: Snacking On Nuts Can Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease, Cancer
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LONDON (CBS) – If you're looking for a healthy snack, nuts might be the answer. A new study from European researchers in the journal BMC Medicine says eating a handful of nuts a day can cut down on several health risks. Data from more than 800,000 ...
A handful of nuts a day may keep the grim reaper awayNew Atlas
Cancer Prevention: Can Eating A Handful Of Nuts A Day Reduce Risks Of Disease?International Business Times
A handful of nuts a day keeps the doctor away: studyNew York Daily News
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Golden Years: Americans Get Happier in Older Age - Live Science

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Golden Years: Americans Get Happier in Older Age
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There is an upside to aging: Older Americans tend to be happier, according to a new poll. In the poll, from Gallup-Healthways, older adults in the United States scored higher on a survey of well-being than did their younger counterparts. On average ...
Older Americans are happiest in Hawaii, least happy in West Virginia, according to new Gallup rankingWashington Post
Older Americans Give Florida High Marks for Well-BeingPatch.com
Older Americans Happiest in Hawaii, Gallup SaysNewsmax
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The 21st Century Cures Act: A huge handout to the drug industry disguised as a pro-research bounty - Los Angeles Times

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The 21st Century Cures Act: A huge handout to the drug industry disguised as a pro-research bounty
Los Angeles Times
The problem with bills in Congress that roar toward passage like juggernauts is that they're especially worthy of close examination, and especially unlikely to get it. That's the story with the 21st Century Cures Act, which reaches the Senate this week ...
20 tech gifts under $100 for everyone in your lifeBusiness Insider
Giant Medical Research Funding Bill: Some Win, Some LoseNBCNews.com
21st Century Cures Act Could Have Big Tech ImpactMedscape
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Naperville North students fall ill after eating tainted gummy bears - Chicago Tribune

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Naperville North students fall ill after eating tainted gummy bears
Chicago Tribune
More than a dozen Naperville North High School students were transported to the hospital Tuesday after some ate gummy bears that may have been tainted, police said. A 17-year-old student is being questioned in connection with the incident, but no ...
Naperville police testing gummy bears that made 12 students sickChicago Daily Herald
Naperville North HS students sickened by laced gummy bears, police sayWLS-TV
Laced gummy bears send Ill. high school kids to the hospitalCBS News
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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep - NPR

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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep
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Traffic safety officials regularly warn us of the risks of driving while drunk or distracted. But Americans still need to wake up to the dangers of getting behind the wheel when sleepy, according to a recent study of crash rates. A report released ...
Drowsy Driving | AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyAAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

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Don't give the flu this holiday - The Daily News Online

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Don't give the flu this holiday
The Daily News Online
'Tis the season of gift giving for many, but how many of you want the gift of the flu? Dec. 4-10 is National Influenza (Flu) Immunization Week. Influenza is a serious disease that causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations ...
Minn. Dept. of Health: Get your flu shotKARE
McHenry County Department of Health urges residents to get flu shotNorthwest Herald
Flu activity increases in Clark CountyKCSG
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Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Health Insurance - NPR

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Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Health Insurance
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Before he went to prison, Ernest killed his 2-year-old daughter in the grip of a psychotic delusion. When the Indiana Department of Correction released him in 2015, he was terrified something awful might happen again. He had to see a doctor. He had ...
Health insurance enrollment for 2017 holds few surprisesPaducah Sun

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Smoke just a little bit? It'll still kill you, study shows - fox8.com

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Smoke just a little bit? It'll still kill you, study shows
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More bad news for smokers, this time for those who think that cutting back will help their health. It turns out that while people who smoke between one and 10 cigarettes a day have an 87% higher risk of earlier death compared to those who've never ...
Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking levelThe Boston Globe
Social smokers, listen up: Even one daily cigarette could kill youAOL News
Hospitals 'woefully failing' to crack down on smokingDaily Mail
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