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Injuries from pubic hair grooming are more common than what people think

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  • August 19, 2017
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1 out of every 4 people injure themselves while grooming their pubic hair, according to a new survey. About 76 percent of the participants admitted having groomed ‘down there,’ and an important part of them got injuries and infections after doing so. A lot of people tend to remove their pubic hair – either partially […]

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Walnuts May Control Your Mind To Help Lose Weight

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  • August 19, 2017
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Here oranges, pomegranates and walnuts are on display at the Talensac market in central Nantes, western France. (Photo: GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images) No nut is going to control me, you may say. You are your own person. You eat what you want, when you want. But science may say otherwise about walnuts. What is up with […]

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Scientist Hawking blames UK government for health service ‘crisis’

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  • August 19, 2017
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Reuters Staff 3 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) – Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of words with Britain’s Conservative government after he said it had caused a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS) and was leading it towards a profit-making U.S.-style system. Writing in the Guardian newspaper on Saturday, the British […]

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Scientist Hawking blames UK government for health service

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  • August 19, 2017
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Reuters Staff 3 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) – Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of words with Britain’s Conservative government after he said it had caused a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS) and was leading it towards a profit-making U.S.-style system. Writing in the Guardian newspaper on Saturday, the British […]

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UK Targets Calorie Reduction In Popular Food Items To Combat Childhood Obesity

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  • August 19, 2017
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Grenfell Tower Fire: Kensington and Chelsea leader quits UK health officials seek the reduction of calorie content in food items that children often eat. These include burgers, pizzas and sandwiches.   ( Pixabay ) Health officials in the United Kingdom are doubling down in their efforts to reduce childhood obesity. Their new plan is to […]

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Binge Watching Leads To Poorer Sleep Quality, Fatigue And Insomnia: Study

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  • August 19, 2017
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Young orca stuns onlookers with beautiful belly flops New research has found a link between binge-watching and sleep problems such as insomnia and poor sleep quality. The quality of shows, as well as the format of which the episodes are released, contribute to the trend of binge-watching.   ( Pixabay ) A new study links […]

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Health Highlights

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Peanut Allergy Pill Works Four Years Later Australian researchers report that a pill to treat peanut allergy still worked four years after it was given. For 18 months, 24 of 48 children were given a daily probiotic that […]

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Boy, 2, chokes to death on grape at grocery store

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  • August 18, 2017
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DETROIT A toddler choked to death on a grape at a grocery store after his mother was unable to perform CPR. >> Read more trending news Mother Emma Carver did not notice her son Ayyan Umar, 2, had eaten some grapes until she heard him making choking sounds last week. “I started banging on him,” mother […]

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Opioid drugmaker settles with Illinois for $4.5 million

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  • August 18, 2017
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An Arizona drug company has agreed to pay Illinois $4.45 million to settle allegations that it deceptively marketed and sold a prescription opioid drug for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The settlement became official Friday, about two weeks after the chief financial officer for the drug company, Insys Therapeutics, said […]

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Coyote that bit woman on New York trail had rabies

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  • August 18, 2017
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KINGSBURY, N.Y. — Authorities say a coyote shot by an environmental conservation officer after it attacked a woman on a rural New York trail has tested positive for rabies. The Washington County sheriff’s office says the animal was killed Thursday, one day after a woman was attacked on a trail along a canal in the […]

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