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Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

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Changemakers: One Startup Revolutionizing the Medical Marijuana Industry

The cannabis industry has grown (pun intended) drastically over the past five years; in 2016 revenue is expected to hit $6.7 billion. By 2021, the weed industry is expected to have nearly 14,000 companies generating $27 billion, according to consumer market research firm IBISWorld.<p>The time is green …

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Hope of cure for arthritis, MS and diabetes as Stanford makes stem cell transplants safe

Hundreds of thousands of people could be cured of autoimmune diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and lupus after scientists discovered how to make stem cell transplants safe.<p>Autoimmune diseases trigger the body into attacking itself but transplants of bone marrow stem cells from …

Cop replaces kid’s stolen Pokémon cards with his own collection

When Cleveland police recovered a 9-year-old boy's stolen "Pokémon" binder, some of the cards were missing -- so one officer dug into his own …

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A bionic skin could soon be a widespread reality

As the intersection of medicine and technology continues to blur the line between science fiction and real world science, a recent innovation in …

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

7 Reasons Your Wife Isn't Interested In Having Sex With You

Sometimes "I'm exhausted" really *does* just mean "I'm exhausted."<p>When your wife isn't interested in getting busy, it's all too easy to assume she's not interested in you <i></i>anymore, either.<p>But don't jump to conclusions or give up on your sex life just yet, said Tammy Nelson, a sexologist and the …

The Best Beaches in Cuba

Travel + Leisure’s Destination of the Year offers a unique cultural experience–delicious cuisine, infinite salsa music, and endless stretches of …

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My mother and grandmother are proof that talking openly about sex is a smart parenting tactic

When my grandmother died last summer at 97, my family asked me to write the eulogy. The only challenge was which stories to highlight from her long life: her stint during World War II as a Navy Wave, driving ambulances and delivering ship plans? The time she chased down a pickpocket on the subway, …

Parenting

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

The woman who captured NYC’s graffiti gangs

Legendary photojournalist Martha Cooper started documenting the New York graffiti scene in the 70s, when it was still considered an ‘underground phenomenon’. She was introduced in the late 70s to Dondi, one of the most significant graffiti artists of the movement and the ‘king’ of one of New York’s …

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Seoul, Tokyo threaten to intercept N. Korean rocket debris

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and Japan vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket that North …

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You Might Want to Think Twice About Putting Weed in Your Vagina to Ease Cramps

Cannabis could be a good way to cure cramps but the science just isn’t there yet.<p>When it comes to sticking drugs up your vagina, I recommend erring on the side of caution. There's been a lot of talk lately about inserting weed in your vagina to alleviate menstrual cramps. Foria, a California …

30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.<p>The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science …

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Legal Marijuana Sales Could Hit $6.7 Billion In 2016

As voters in more states embrace legalized marijuana sales, the burgeoning cannabis industry has gone from a curiosity to a bona fide booming …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Yes, pot is stronger today, but not for the reasons you think

Taboos about drugs are lying shattered across the U.S., like broken debris after a party. But even as some states have begun to decriminalize or legalize marijuana, there is an argument that is making some Americans hesitate.<p>They ask: Aren't many drugs, even pot, much more potent today than they …

Alcohol

Strength Tips from a Man Who Lifts 5 Times His Bodyweight | Men's Health

Hell, there’s barely a sound as he readies himself for his heaviest lift of the day in his hometown gym in D’Iberville, Mississippi.<p>“Let’s go,” murmurs Winston Ceasear, a Mack truck of a man who’s swapping sets with Hawthorne. “Easy weight.”<p>The load on the bar is 365 pounds—an impressive but not …

Keyless Automobile Ignition Systems Are Fatally Flawed, Critics Say

You wouldn’t deliberately leave your car running after you pull into the garage, but if that car has a keyless push-button ignition you could forget to turn it off. With an attached garage, the carbon monoxide spewing out of the tailpipe could very easily seep into your house, causing illness or …

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The 10 biggest movies coming in 2016

But, as with any year, there are going to be 10 films that rise above the rest to theatrical glory.<p>And we here at Cinema Blend, like a bunch of box office analysts who've watched "Moneyball" one too many times, are going to try and rank the films of 2016 in order of their financial worth.

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The lavish side of Syria that Americans never see

PBS news series "Frontline" showed a side of Syria that Americans have never seen.<p>The documentary, "Inside Assad's Syria," opens with young Syrians drinking and dancing at a rooftop bar in Damascus, which seems unfathomable with the contrasting footage of constant bombing and tank fighting going on …

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6 Healthy Things You Do Before Bedtime To Make Your Morning Awesome!

Having a more productive morning means having a healthier, less chaotic bedtime. These simple steps will help you to accomplish just that.

Health

Photographer Captures Incredible ‘Liquid Mountains’ During Wind Storms on Lake Erie

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer from Ontario, whose roots in photography keep him coming back to bodies of water, capturing …

​Extremely Conscious and Incredibly Scared of It

Sometimes I wonder if my conditions, which fluctuate on a continuum from the height of terror to a vague sense of unease, could instead be called seeing too much, feeling too much, or thinking too much.<p>According to the DSM-V, my official diagnosis is panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, …

The $40,000 ‘Bug’ Camera Drone Being Tested by the US Military

The PD-100 Black Hornet 2 is a high-tech camera drone that’s currently being tested by the US military. Unlike consumer drones used by photographers, …

Lack of Balance Between Babyfaces and Heels Is Destroying WWE

Link to Media<p>Sheamus is the new WWE world heavyweight champion, and he's also the latest heel to climb the ladder of the company. The fact that he's WWE's best man for the job doesn't make many fans very happy, and the fact that he's endorsed by The Authority isn't helping matters much at all.<p>The …

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