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Doctors perform thousands of unnecessary surgeries

A USA TODAY study found that tens of thousands of times each year, patients undergo surgery they don't need.<p>Jonathan Stelly was 22, a semi-pro baseball player aiming for the big leagues, when a fainting spell sent him to his cardiologist for tests. The doctor's office called afterward with shocking …

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15 Beautiful Off-Grid Homes We’d Like to Live In

The idea of eschewing electricity, running water, and the white picket fence is a terrifying prospect for the average American. Based on the number …

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Three-Story Interior Green Wall Breathes Life into Home

What looks like an imposing, monolithic black volume from the outside is filled with air, light and greenery on the inside. Casa CorManca is a …

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Jacob Barnett, 14-Year-Old With Asperger's Syndrome, May Be Smarter Than Einstein

When Jacob Barnett was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism. Doctors told his parents that the boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities like tying his shoe laces.<p>But they were sorely, …

Photos of the Mesmerizing Sun Halo that Appeared Over New York Today

Earlier today, residents of New York and the surrounding area were privy to a really amazing celestial treat; it’s called a Sun Halo, and one spent …

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