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How to get rid of canker sores and prevent them from coming back

 (defun) Canker sores are frustrating and painful. If you find you’re getting canker sores often, the solution may be as simple as avoiding spicy foods or acidic fruits, which can irritate the mouth. Also, try brushing and flossing right after ...

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Walgreens sues Theranos for breach of contract, seeks $140 million

The logo of Walgreens is seen at their Times Square store in New York  (Copyright Reuters 2016) Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc sued Theranos Inc on Tuesday, seeking $ 140 million in damages while accusing its onetime lab-testing partner of breaching ...

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Treating Weiner: What is a cybersex addiction?

Health news from AskDrManny Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner has reportedly entered treatment for a cybersex addiction amid the latest revelation that he was exchanging sexually explicit messages with an underage girl. Cybersex can include viewing sexual images or content ...

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Ebola adapted to target humans during 2014 outbreak, study finds

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola victim for burial at a cemetery in Freetown December 17, 2014.  (REUTERS/Baz Ratner) Before the 2014 outbreak in West Africa, Ebola was long thought to be a virus that primarily impacted bats. ...

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Girl with rare face tumor stands up to her bullies by singing

(Youtube/CourtneyLuvsToSing) She has trouble speaking, has suffered through over 20 surgeries and was tormented for years by her classmates in school. More on this… Anti-bullying app matches teens with someone to sit with at lunch Students rally to replace deaf ...

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Toilet talk: What does your waste say about you?

 (iStock) I’ve never quite understood the fascination with pee and poop – past the age of potty training, that is. It’s one thing for a four-year-old to be proud of herself for pooping in the potty, quite another for grown ...

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UN expert: Junk food is a human rights concern

 (iStock) UNITED NATIONS –  A U.N. expert says junk food is a human rights concern. Hilal Elver, the U.N.’s special representative on the right to food, said Tuesday the rise of industrial food production combined with trade liberalization has allowed ...

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The right way to take melatonin supplements, according to a sleep doc

 (Gam1983) Jet lag always seems to get the best of me when I travel. I’ve tried prescription sleeping pills, well-timed cups of coffee, and even gradually adjusting my sleep schedule in the days leading up to a trip. But I ...

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Being overweight ages your brain by 10 years

 (AFP/File) Extra fat may make your brain shrivel: People who are overweight show more age-related decline in their brains than lean people do, a new study published in Neurobiology of Aging suggests. After analyzing imaging from 527 adults, the researchers discovered overweight people—those ...

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Placenta accreta: The life-threatening condition affecting 1 in 533 pregnancies

(image courtesy Adam family) In 2009, Dr. Maya Adam, found herself unexpectedly pregnant with her third child.  The then-36-year-old and her husband, Lawrence Seeff, were surprised, but thrilled. Although her two previous deliveries were uncomplicated and her sons Kiran, now ...

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