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Lifesaving Rescue, Birth Assistance a Day’s Work for Cop

Lifesaving Rescue, Birth Assistance a Day’s Work for Cop

iStock/Thinkstock(BURLINGTON, Mass.) — Saving a man’s life and helping a woman give birth within 24 hours count as a “great learning experience,” a Massachusetts cop said Monday.“It’s one of those situations where if it d…

Five Common Confidence Mistakes Women Make, and the Confidence Quiz

Five Common Confidence Mistakes Women Make, and the Confidence Quiz

The AtlanticABC News’ Claire Shipman reports:
(NEW YORK) — We all know those familiar, frustrating feelings.  We’re afraid to speak up at a meeting because we aren’t sure what we have to say is perfect.  And then a few minu…

Bill Clinton May Cheat On His Diet — But Vegans Love Him

Bill Clinton May Cheat On His Diet — But Vegans Love Him

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bill Clinton is cheating — on his vegan diet.Clinton’s doctor let the secret out in the New York Times that sometimes the former president cheats on his healthy diet.But two of the nation’s leadin…

Viagra Ice Cream Commissioned for A-List Party

Viagra Ice Cream Commissioned for A-List Party

File photo. iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A British ice cream maker says he created Viagra ice cream for an A-list party.Charlie Harry Francis of “Lick Me I’m Delicious,” who made headlines last year for his glow-in-the-dark ice cre…

Why Your Spouse May Be ‘Hangry’ for a Fight

Why Your Spouse May Be ‘Hangry’ for a Fight

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It may be that domestic arguments are an unavoidable part of matrimony. For some couples, however, the answer lies not with a marriage counselor, but with a visit to the kitchen.Hunger could be the sinister culprit behi…

How to Survive a Bear Attack

How to Survive a Bear Attack

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A recent black bear attack in a Florida suburb has people on edge as authorities hunt for the missing animal, which fled after mauling a woman in her garage over the weekend.The odds of encountering a bear outside the wil…

Study: The More Kids Watch TV, the Less They Sleep

Study: The More Kids Watch TV, the Less They Sleep

Image Source White/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Previous studies have shown that when children get less sleep, it has negative effects on both their mental and physical health. Now, a study specifically links TV watching with lack of proper sleep.Researcher…

Some Love Taking Risks Because It Makes Them Feel Good

Some Love Taking Risks Because It Makes Them Feel Good

amoklv/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Like a lot of what we do, the amount of risk we’re willing to take in a game of chance is tied to how much pleasure we derive from it.Dr. Kaisa Hytonen of Finland’s Aalto University explains, “The stronger the emotion are…

Naps Might Not Be So Good for You After All

Naps Might Not Be So Good for You After All

BONNINSTUDIO/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you take a regular nap, you may be taking your life in your hands. Seriously.Researchers at Cambridge University tracked the sleep habits of about 16,000 men and women in their 90s over 13 years. During that time…

Does the Polar Vortex Mean a Pollen-Heavy Allergy Season?

Does the Polar Vortex Mean a Pollen-Heavy Allergy Season?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) –  After a seemingly never-ending winter, temperatures have finally warmed from “polar vortex” lows to more spring-like temperatures. However, a new menace lurks for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors: pollen.”Th…

CDC Looking into Second Viral Outbreak on Cruise Ship in Two Weeks

CDC Looking into Second Viral Outbreak on Cruise Ship in Two Weeks

Photo Courtesy Royal Caribbean(BALTIMORE) — Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas is scheduled to leave Baltimore on its next voyage on Saturday afternoon, but will need approval from the Centers for Disease Control after its last two cruises saw pas…

CDC Looking into Second Viral Outbreak on Cruise Ship in Two Weeks

CDC Looking into Second Viral Outbreak on Cruise Ship in Two Weeks

Photo Courtesy Royal Caribbean(BALTIMORE) — Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas is scheduled to leave Baltimore on its next voyage on Saturday afternoon, but will need approval from the Centers for Disease Control after its last two cruises saw pas…

Illinois Health Dept. Takes Man with Tuberculosis to Court

Illinois Health Dept. Takes Man with Tuberculosis to Court

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Officials in Illinois say a man infected with tuberculosis has been ordered by the county court to remain quarantined in his home for at least six weeks and be fitted with an ankle monitor.Julie Pryde, the administrat…

Standing Desks Aren’t for Everybody, Techies Discover

Standing Desks Aren’t for Everybody, Techies Discover

pickcrew.com(MONTREAL) — Mikael Cho, 28, thought having a standing desk in the office would be the bee’s knees, transforming his sedentary job to support his active lifestyle. But despite the trendy stories of health and productivity benefits, after a…

New NHL Lawsuit Is the Most Graphic Yet

New NHL Lawsuit Is the Most Graphic Yet

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd(NEW YORK) — A new lawsuit that accuses the NHL of putting profits before safety is littered with images of bloodied, toothless hockey players.The class action suit, filed Wednesday in federal court in New York on behal…

Research Shows Babies Photos Not Really Taking Over Your Facebook Newsfeed

Research Shows Babies Photos Not Really Taking Over Your Facebook Newsfeed

LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It only looks like new moms are oversharing on social media.In reality, women’s posts on Facebook decrease by half after they give birth, according to research from Meredith Ringel Morris, a comput…

From “Star Wars” to “Game of Thrones”: Characters Spark Baby Name Trends

From “Star Wars” to “Game of Thrones”: Characters Spark Baby Name Trends

Keith Bernstein/HBO(NEW YORK) — Today’s parents might be naming their kids after Game of Thrones, but stealing baby names from the silver screen is nothing new.Darth Rimmer, 36, who lives in Buckeye, Ariz., has made the most of his unique first …

Classmates Throw Prom, Graduation for Student with Brain Cancer

Classmates Throw Prom, Graduation for Student with Brain Cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — The official senior prom at Houston’s Carnegie Vanguard High School is not scheduled to take place until next Saturday, but one student has already had the prom of her life thanks to her classmates.Kennedy Brown is a…

Girl with Cerebral Palsy Gets Poignant Hospital Visit from Boyfriend

Girl with Cerebral Palsy Gets Poignant Hospital Visit from Boyfriend

Courtesy Donnie Brainard(NEW YORK) — After cuddling with her sister in the hospital earlier this week, India Brainard got another special hospital visitor Thursday: her boyfriend.India, who is 15 and has cerebral palsy, underwent grueling surgery earl…

Researchers See if Google Glass Can Help Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers See if Google Glass Can Help Parkinson’s Patients

Courtesy of Newcastle University (NEW YORK) — As rumors swirl about Google Glass finally being available to the public, the device is already being examined for use as a daily aid for people with Parkinson’s disease.In Newcastle University in Ne…

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