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  • Many skin cancer survivors ignore sun safety advice

    April 8, 2013 5:27 PM 275

    Wear your sunscreen, seek the shade, wear protective clothing and never, ever go to a tanning salon. Despite decades of repetition, many of us fail to follow that skin-saving advice — and a new study shows that's true even for people who have had the most serious form of skin cancer. More than a quarter of people who have had melanoma say they never

  • ICYMI: Tango As Medicine, What Stress Looks Like And Your Brain On 'Food Porn'

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 190

    Fox, known for his roles in "Spin City" and the "Back to the Future" trilogy, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at age 30 in 1991, according to his foundation's website. However, he didn't share his condition publicly until 1998, and he officially retired from "Spin City" in 2000. That same year, Fox launched The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's

  • Industry-Supported Chemical Bill Straight From 'Merchants Of Doubt' Playbook, Critics Say

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 195

    Tuesday's unveiling of a bipartisan bill in Congress that would reform how the nation regulates toxic chemicals sparked fervor among environmental and public health advocates. One group said the legislation may improve public health protections, but many more warned it may prove a step backward -- notably by stymying chemical-safety efforts by states

  • How To Cook An Egg Inside Out And Pull Off The Ultimate Practical Yolk

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 193

    Today in Things You Never Knew You Needed To Know And Probably Don't Need To Know But Still Kind Of Want To Know news, we learn to boil an egg inside out. That's right, folks! While we're all accustomed to a yellow yolk encircled by gummy whites, this trick will put the egg's thing down, flip it and reverse it ... or something. You'll need an egg, some clear

  • 11 Basic Cooking Rules Even The Most Avid Cooks Forget

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 222

    This rich and hearty chili is spiced up with a blend of paprika, oregano, ground cumin, garlic powder and crushed red pepper. Makes 8 (1-cup) servings. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup chopped onion

  • Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac May Help End Homelessness In America

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 200

    Two organizations synonymous with the 2008 financial crisis could play vital roles in helping America's most vulnerable residents get off the streets. ThinkProgress reported that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- two government-backed mortgage companies whose buying and guaranteeing of risky mortgages contributed to the Great Recession -- are now able to contribute

  • Here Are The Amazing Things Your Body Will Do In The Minute You Spend Reading This

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 219

    300: that’s how many words the average human reads per minute. But in the minute or two it’ll take you to get through this roughly 600-word article, your body will be doing a lot more -- spawning millions of blood cells, shootings trillions of chemical signals, and basically, you know, keeping you alive. We teamed up with CVS/Minute Clinic to take a look at the astounding

  • 25 Of The Most Incredible Breakfasts To Make The Day After Thanksgiving

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 203

    The party is over. The fat lady has sung her turkey-tuned song. The refrigerator is overflowing with Tupperware galore, not to mention extra ingredients you bought in case of emergencies. It's the morning after Thanksgiving and, against all odds, you and everyone in your household is feeling hungry again. Yes, y'all could hover around the open refrigerator

  • Why So Many Women Don't Seek Help For Postpartum Depression

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 219

    OK, so technically you're not pregnant yet, but your due date is based on the first day of your last period, which is considered week one of your pregnancy. What's happening to baby: Nothing yet, but as soon as fertilization occurs, your baby will begin undergoing thousands of changes over the next 40 weeks. What's happening to Mom: As you prepare for this long journey

  • Why America Can’t Kick Its Painkiller Problem

    November 30, 0002 12:00 AM 183

    On a chilly evening in late March,
Dan McClain was getting ready for dinner when his cell phone rang: Indiana Governor Mike Pence wanted to talk. Over the previous two months a fast-spreading outbreak of HIV had torn through Scott County, a poor, rural pocket 20 miles from the Kentucky border where McClain has been sheriff since 2011. What began as eight