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Checking Your Own Facebook Profile May Boost Self-Esteem

Checking Your Own Facebook Profile May Boost Self-EsteemPhoto Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When you think of things to do to improve your self-esteem or self-image, you probably don't think about heading to Facebook. It might actually be the last place you think of, given that a...

Oregon Teen Discovers Trick to Avoiding Cat Allergies

Oregon Teen Discovers Trick to Avoiding Cat AllergiesiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For anyone who has ever wanted to have a cat for a pet but was prohibited by allergies, one Oregon teen may have found a solution.Savannah Tobin, 17, is a high school senior in Oregon who volunteers at a local humane...

CDC Opens Multi-State Investigation of Infections After Steroid Injections

CDC Opens Multi-State Investigation of Infections After Steroid InjectionsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating steroid products produced by a Tennessee pharmacy after a number of patients who received them developed skin and soft tissue infections.So far, the CDC...

Connecticut Woman Gives Birth at Home, Alone

Connecticut Woman Gives Birth at Home, AloneCreatas/Thinkstock(SOUTHINGTON, Conn.) -- If Erica Bovino of Southington, Conn., is still trying to recall the exact details of the birth of her second child, daughter, Stella, three weeks ago, it is easy to understand why.Bovino, 34, delivered Stella ...

SARS-Like Virus Continues to Spread Through Middle East

SARS-Like Virus Continues to Spread Through Middle EastiStockphoto/Thinkstock(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) -- A new virus spreading through the Middle East has claimed three more lives, according to Saudi health officials, bringing the death toll to 30.At least 50 people have been sickened by the virus, newly-dub...

Calcium Linked to Reduced Risk of Death in Women

Calcium Linked to Reduced Risk of Death in WomeniStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While the benefits of taking calcium supplements are frequently debated, a new study shows that they may reduce the risk of death in women.The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,...

Mother’s Obesity Surgery May Break Cycle in Kids

Mother’s Obesity Surgery May Break Cycle in KidsGeorge Doyle/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Children born to mothers who have undergone weight-loss surgery weigh less than their siblings born before the mother's surgery.According to a study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...

Arizona Twins Suffer Strokes at 26, Just Months Apart

Arizona Twins Suffer Strokes at 26, Just Months ApartCourtesy Barrow Neurological Institute(TEMPE, Ariz.) -- Kathryn Tucker, a senior care coordinator for an Arizona insurance company, had just gone to bed when she felt a sharp pain the back of her head on the right side before her vision went out and sh...

Policy Makes Lung Transplant Less Likely for 10-Year-Old

Policy Makes Lung Transplant Less Likely for 10-Year-OldCourtesy Murnaghan Family(NEWROWN, Pa.) -- If Sarah Murnaghan were 12 years old, she would be at the top of the adult lung transplant list because she only has weeks to live and a lung transplant would as-good-as cure her of cystic fibrosis.But she's n...

Toddlers Struggle with Juvenile Arthritis

Toddlers Struggle with Juvenile ArthritisCourtesy Kim Pruden(PHOENIX) -- Campbell Pruden was only 19 months old, just beginning to talk, when she developed a limp and begged to be carried. The only way she could express her pain was to tell her parents, "It's too tight."In 2011, the once ener...

Meat Allergy in Children Linked to Tick Bites

Meat Allergy in Children Linked to Tick BitesiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A tiny tick might be to blame for a rash of red meat allergies across the United States, researchers say. And the latest study suggests grill-loving kids are just as vulnerable as their grown-up counterparts."Nearly ...

Face Transplant Patient Making Sounds, Swallowing

Face Transplant Patient Making Sounds, SwallowingJupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Polish man who received a life-saving face transplant just three weeks after a work accident is already making sounds and practicing swallowing, his doctors said.The 33-year-old man, identified only as Grzegorz, ...

Magnet Implants: Sixth Sense or Nonsense?

Magnet Implants: Sixth Sense or Nonsense?Dann Berg(NEW YORK) -- As superpowers go, sensing the electromagnet waves given off by a microwave or computer may not be quite as impressive as flying or a cloak of invisibility but it is a power that is literally within anyone’s grasp. All it t...

Seven People Suffer Complications After Using Common Pain-Reliever

Seven People Suffer Complications After Using Common Pain-RelieveriStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEWBERN, Tenn.) -- Seven people in Midwest and south are suffering complications after being injected with medicine routinely used to treat back pain and joint swelling, and health officials are on the case because this particula...

‘Redshirting’ in Kindergarten Still Subject to Debate

‘Redshirting’ in Kindergarten Still Subject to DebateiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More parents are putting off a child's kindergarten entry so he or she will be a little older than the classmates. It's a phenomenon known as redshirting. "The reasons parents choose to redshirt their child vary, dep...

Real Risks at Amusement Park Not Rollercoasters, Study Finds

Real Risks at Amusement Park Not Rollercoasters, Study FindsiStockphoto(NEW YORK) -- May to September is prime time for fun at the amusement park, and with fun comes a little bit of danger. From frightening news reports to personal YouTube videos, there is no shortage of amusement-ride scares. But a new study h...

Motorists Can’t Face Fears, Get a Lift Across Bridge

Motorists Can’t Face Fears, Get a Lift Across BridgeiStockphoto(MACKINAW CITY, Mich.) -- The Mackinac Bridge in Michigan spans five miles and is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world with the roadway soaring more than 200 feet over Lake Michigan. The bridge's dimensions provide stunning vie...

Cockroaches Evolve to Lose Sweet Tooth to Avoid Traps

Cockroaches Evolve to Lose Sweet Tooth to Avoid TrapsiStockphoto(NEW YORK) -- Add this to the list of reasons why cockroaches are going to rule the world one day. In only a few years, several German populations of cockroaches have evolved to lose their sweet tooths, according to a new study published in ...

More PE in School, New Report Recommends

More PE in School, New Report RecommendsHemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An Institute of Medicine report out Thursday makes some ambitious recommendations for physical education requirements in schools, including at least 30 minutes a day of movement during school hours. In the re...

Inexpensive Sunscreens Top “Consumer Reports” List

Inexpensive Sunscreens Top “Consumer Reports” ListComstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Before your trip to a tropical paradise, you may want to stop at Walmart or Target for the best sunscreen protection. According to Consumer Reports, the top two sunscreens in their tests were Walmart's Equate Ultra Pro...

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