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Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.<p>Researchers looked at 38 studies to better understand the potential risks to an unborn child in relation to …

Coffee may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes

Need an excuse to drink yet another cup of coffee today? A new study suggests that increasing coffee consumption may decrease the risk for type 2 diabetes.<p>The apparent relationship between coffee and type 2 diabetes is not new. Previous studies have found that drinking a few cups or more each day …

What You Don't Know About Sleep Could Hurt You

Does getting too much or too little sleep affect your health—or even how long you are likely to live?<p>Even though Lewis Terman began researching the …

Sleep

Drinking diet soda linked to heart disease

Diet soda’s sweet, nonexistent calories may be better for your waistline than your lifespan, a new study finds.<p>Older women who consume two or more …

Dark chocolate ingredient may prevent obesity, diabetes, study shows

Snacking on unprocessed dark chocolate may help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and diabetes, Medical Daily reported.<p>Dark chocolate is rich in flavonols, a type of antioxidant shown to improve cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and improving blood flow. In order to determine whether …

Make a Mesh Flower Spring Wreath with Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.<p>After what was the most brutal winter in memory, I am so totally ready for …

Wrap Carrot Cutlery for Easter

With Easter hippity-hopping its way closer, it’s time to start thinking about your plans! If you’re hosting an Easter brunch this year, check out …

Autism rates now 1 in 68 U.S. children: CDC

One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>This newest estimate is based on the CDC's evaluation of health and educational records of all …

Woman bets she'll lose big -- and wins

Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was weight -- and a few bucks if the money didn't motivate her to get in shape.<p>A friend's success had inspired Lugger to join DietBet, a website that hosts private and public games where people can …

Marriage is good for your heart and other new research

More than 13,000 cardiovascular experts met in Washington over the past few days for the Annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, where more than 2,000 studies are being presented so doctors and researchers can learn about the latest research in diagnosing, treating and preventing …

'Out of Options': Veterans With PTSD Hit Pot Underground

Marine veteran Logan Edwards worried he could become one of the 22 former members of the armed services who, on average, commit suicide every day.<p>Then, he says, he tried marijuana.<p>Edwards, who served eight months in Iraq, is one of an unknown number of veterans who have turned to marijuana to …

Cannabis

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Business (Canada)

How To Make Scented Linen Powder

Don't pay for extra packaging and products when you can make your own scented linen powder in a few easy steps. Your sheets will thank you. And if …

Kitchens

6 DIYs to Try This Weekend

Here are some of the cleverest crafts we’ve found on the internet this week! Which one will you try first?<p>Dollar Store Craft of the week: a candle …

10 Cute Picture Frame Ideas

We just celebrated my son’s first birthday, and of course we took approximately 1000 photos over the birthday weekend. I had a few frames stashed …

Scientists Unveil New ‘Atlas’ for Navigating Human Genome

LONDON — Scientists have built the clearest picture yet of how human genes are regulated in the vast array of cell types in the body — work that should help researchers target genes linked to disease.<p>In the journal Nature, an international consortium described how they mapped a network of switches, …

Genetics

Golden Gate Bridge May Finally Get a Suicide Barrier

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>San Francisco's famous suspension bridge is set to get a suicide barrier, after a year with the …

World now 80% polio free, World Health Organization says

<b>The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free.</b><p>The certification is being hailed a "historic milestone" in the global fight to eradicate the deadly virus.<p>It comes after India officially recorded three years without a new case of polio.<p>The announcement means 80% of …

Public Health

Tutorial: DIY Wired Headband

As a gal who loves everything retro and vintage, one of my go to hair accessories is a wire headband. Ever seen one? It’s kind of like a scarf with …

How To Make a Gallery Wall

Last week I finally revealed the before and afters of the office, and today I'm sharing how to easily make a gallery wall in any room.<p>Gallery walls …

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Tutorial: Anthropologie-Inspired Mirror

I often find inspiration at Anthropologie. There is so much eye candy there! Unfortunately, I can usually only window shop, but that’s OK with this …

Make Foam Core Board Picture Frames

Foam core board is one of those supplies that I always have around but I rarely use for actual crafty applications. Back in my school days I used it …