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- 'Belly Button Challenge' May Be Harmful To Body Image It's called the "Belly Button Challenge" and according to health officials the social media challenge could be detrimental to body image.
- Drones And Dogs Deployed In Battle To Save The Guacamole With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent in. When it comes to protecting the world's supply of guacamole, no weapon can be spared.
- Companies Selling Oxygen In A Can Need an extra boost? Oxygen in a can is gaining popularity as some customers claim it can help provide energy and alleviate minor symptoms such as headaches.
- Study: Men Prefer Curvy Women Due To Evolution AUSTIN, Tex. (CBS Houston) – Men prefer curvy women, a new study finds. Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin analyzed men’s mate preferences for women and found that men prefer a woman with a 45.5 degree curve from back to buttocks...
- Over 1.3 Million Floridians Sign Up For Health Insurance Federal health officials say about 57 percent are part of the nearly 1 million who are re-enrolling and 43 percent selected a plan for the first time.
- Florida Supreme Court Considering Definition Of Sexual Intercourse In HIV Case The Florida Supreme Court will consider the definition of sexual intercourse in a case involving a gay man charged with not letting a partner know he was HIV-positive.
- Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
- How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
- Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
- Study: Regular Exercise Adds Years To Life Span All that exercise will pay off, and could even add years to your life. Canadian researchers recently found young adults who did 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week added up to five years to their lives.
- Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.
- CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
- Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.
- New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.
- Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines? According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.