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You are probably washing your hands wrong

Are you at risk to food poisoning by washing your hands the wrong way? Read more

Photo of baby encircled by IVF needles goes viral

Wearing a rainbow swaddle, a 2-week-old newborn is encircled with hundreds of syringes showing her parents' in vitro fertilization struggle… Read more

It took 4 years, 3 miscarriages and 1,616 shots to make this baby

This photo is testament to an undying hope in the face of heartbreak after heartbreak. Read more

How #MeToo Is Changing How Men Cope With Sexual Trauma

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When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95,000 lifesaving treatment

Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer. Read more

A contact lens was embedded in woman's eyelid for 28 years

Calling all contact lens users: Do not panic. (Shuddering is fine.) Read more

5 tips to get the most out of napping

While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it's important to consider the effects napping may bring. Read more

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Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

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Navajo WIC program successfully meeting the nutrition challenge

Courtesy of the Navajo Nation Department of Health. The Navajo Women, Infants and Children program is enjoying success and working with families in educating, mentoring, providing nutrition supplemental support and reaching out to more than 8,000 young mothers every month. NWIC is a federal grant... Read more

FDA expands recall of blood pressure drug valsartan due to cancer concern

The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the list of drugs being recalled that contain valsartan. The drug is used as a component in a set of drugs used to treat heart failure and blood pressure. Read more

Juul and the vape debate: Choosing between smokers and teens

The year was 2004, and James Monsees and Adam Bowen couldn't stop taking smoking breaks during a brainstorming session for their joint master's thesis at Stanford University's design school. It was during one of these breaks that they decided: Why not create a better way to deliver nicotine? Read more