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Tuberculosis India's Top Killer Disease with 27% Affected People: WHO

World Health Organization's (WHO's) 2018 Global TB report said that of the 10 million people, who developed the disease in 2017, two-thirds were from …

World Health Organization

Bodybuilder's Guide to BCAAs

Before creatine, arginine and whey protein ranked supreme as popular bodybuilding supplements, the branched-chain amino acids were the hot ticket for …

Fitness

In Florence's wake 1.7 million chickens drown, hogs in peril

Hurricane Florence<p>About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.<p>Sanderson Farms said Tuesday the losses occurred at …

Floods

How to Massage Your Back With a Lacrosse Ball

You’re well-acquainted with the foam roller, but there’s a myofascial release tool that true back relief aficionados always have on hand: a lacrosse …

Stretching

This device will have you ditching your massage therapist

Someone came up with a massage kit that could have you kicking your foam roller to the curb. The 'Whole Body Kit' keeps balls in place so that you …

Massage Therapy

Lying Tri vs. Incline Tri

<b>OPENING ARGUMENTS</b><p><b>DEFENSE</b><p>Lying triceps extensions are a great mass builder, as they hit the long head of the triceps and allow you to use fairly heavy …

Where a Sore Throat Becomes a Death Sentence

KIGALI, Rwanda — Neighbors whisper that she is pregnant, a disgrace for a young, unmarried woman. The rumors mortify her. She hates her swollen belly.<p>But Florence Ndimubakunzi is not pregnant. Her heart is failing. It pumps so poorly that blood backs up in her veins, bloating her liver and spleen, …

General Hospital

11 Mistakes Tourists Make in Bangkok and Beyond

As I plan my 11th trip to Thailand for 2019, my mind wanders back to my first few visits to this Southeast Asian paradise, recalling all the mistakes …

Low-Cost Carriers

Break the Plateau and Grow

You train hard, but does your physique reflect the amount of time you spend in the gym? Are you making steady gains in strength and muscular …

Hawaiian princess loses control of $215M fortune

It’s a Hawaiian punch!<p>The state’s “last princess” has lost control of her $215 million trust after a judge in Honolulu ruled she doesn’t have the …

Royal Family

Here's the Army’s Tip Sheet for Acing Its New Combat Fitness Test

Army fitness officials recently released the manual for the upcoming Army Combat Fitness Test, including tips for pleasing graders on each …

U.S. Military

Why the Marines Love Glock

And the 19M pistol.Why the Marines Love GlockIt’s ambidextrous, ergonomic, compact and easy to conceal — but for now, this handgun is only available …

U.S. Marines

33 things you probably didn't know about Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick's face is everywhere this week, thanks to Nike's latest "Just Do It" campaign, featuring the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback.<p>From a huge billboard in Union Square to the Twitter-sphere, it's nearly impossible to avoid the Nike ad, which depicts a serene Kaepernick in …

UC Berkeley

242 pounds, 4 percent body fat: How Cam Newton got ready for the 2018 NFL season

Last week as Carolina prepared for its first game of the 2018 NFL season, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he's "always in the best shape of my …

Body Fat

2 Young Sisters Die After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation

<i>Editor's note:</i> <i>Given the subject this story explores, the discussion includes some explicit language.</i><p>Two sisters from a remote pastoral village in Puntland State, Somalia, died on Sept. 11 of complications from a female genital mutilation (FGM) procedure.<p>An "inexperienced self-proclaimed traditional …

Female Genital Mutilation

Freezing Credit Will Now Be Free. Here’s Why You Should Go for It.

Consumers will soon be able to freeze their credit files without charge. So if you have not yet frozen your files — a recommended step to foil identity theft — now is a good time to take action, consumer advocates say.<p>Security freezes, often called credit freezes, are “absolutely” the best way to …

Personal Information

TN bans production, sale and use of e-cigarettes: Everything you need to know

While some claim e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking traditional cigarettes, experts are divided in their opinion.<p>There has been much chatter …

Public Health

Zimbabwe: Harare Cholera Death Toll Hits 25 As 700 New Cases Reported

Zimbabwe Red Cross Society volunteers perform a cholera awareness drama for school children.<p>THE cholera death toll has surged to 25 with four people …

Red Cross

Research: Having a Black Doctor Led Black Men to Receive More-Effective Care

In the U.S., racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of chronic disease, obesity, and premature death than white people. Black patients in particular have among the worst health outcomes, experiencing higher rates of hypertension and stroke. And black men have the lowest life expectancy of …

Flu Vaccine

Deal Alert: US to Costa Rica From $208 Round-Trip

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Costa Rica

FDA declares youth vaping an epidemic, announces investigation, new enforcement

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday declared youth vaping an "epidemic," and said the agency will halt sales of flavored electronic cigarettes if the major manufacturers can't prove they are doing enough to keep them out of the hands of children and teens.<p>The FDA …

Public Health

A Weirdly Emotional Farewell to MoviePass from Its Most Dedicated Users

"MoviePass has made me the number-one customer at my local Regal, and put me on a first-name basis with the staff, who I consider my second family."<p>Friends, enemies, loved ones, and burn-outs: Today, we gather together in this ephemeral online existence we call the internet to commemorate the short …

MoviePass

The Countries That Use the Most Resources

If you spent your whole paycheck two weeks before the next payday, you'd probably notice. But you may not have noticed that last month, all of …

Ecology

'They said my twin was a witch and deserved to die': How Britain is tackling the female genital mutilation of schoolgirls

Lucy Njomo will never forget her twin, who died when they were just 11-years-old.<p>The weeks leading up to her death were traumatic for both girls, who then lived in Cameroon.<p>Their father came from a community that practiced female genital mutilation (FGM), in which the clitoris and labia are removed …

Female Genital Mutilation

You'll Forget All About Fancy Weddings When You See This Couple's City Hall Nuptials

Many envision having a grand wedding ceremony and reception where all their friends and loved ones are there to witness a union. But Alva and Bo's intimate nuptials might convince you to downsize your guest list to two. The couple decided to have their own destination wedding in San Francisco to …

Weddings

HIV rates have risen in Northern Ireland - while dropping across rest of UK

Northern Ireland was the only UK region to see a rise in HIV rates last year.<p>New public health figures have revealed that 84 people were diagnosed …

Public Health

Chargerito: The World's Smallest iPhone Charger | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Specs</b><p>Dimensions: 2"H x 0.6"L x 1.8"W<br>• Cordless design<br>• Folding prongs<br>• Certifications: UL, MFi, RoHS, FCC and PSE<br>• Power input: 100 - 240VAC; 50 - 60Hz 200mA<br>• Power output: 5 VDC 1A 7.5W<p><b>Compatibility</b><p>iPhone 5, 5c, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and X<br>• iPad 4; mini 4; Pro 1st Gen 9.7" and …

iPhone 5

This Alarm Clock Has Amazon Alexa Built Inside

This clock will improve both your productivity and sleep, and it's available for over 20 percent off.<p>The smart-clock revolution has forever changed our frayed relationship with these time-keepers for the better, however, since it has ushered in a series of intelligent clocks that actively help us …

Monkeypox: UK's first case of rare viral infection confirmed

More than 50 members of the public could have been exposed to a rare viral infection, health officials fear after the first case of monkeypox was diagnosed in the UK.<p>A Nigerian naval officer who came to the UK to take part in an Ministry of Defence (MoD) training exercise at a Royal Navy base in …

Disease

5 Countries Where You Can Retire By the Beach for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Whether you’re five months or 15 years away from handing in that final two weeks notice, you’ve probably dreamt of the beachside digs where you’ll …

Costa Rica