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Chinese Companies Are Asking Female Employees to Get Pregnant on Schedule

While couples in China are welcoming the end of the nation’s decades-long one-child policy, private companies seem to be reacting to the news with …

I Was Fine With My Divorce — Until I Befriended My Ex's New Wife

After almost 20 years since her marriage ended, the last thing she expected was this Facebook message.<p>The message began, "Don't know if you remember me, I'm Jonathan's wife." I'd only met her once, talked to her maybe twice, and that was more than a decade ago, but I remembered her. I also …

Leonardo DiCaprio on the 'completely disgusting' thing he ate for 'The Revenant'

In order to properly portray frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass in the harrowing biopic "The Revenant," Leonardo DiCaprio had to rough it in real life, enduring extreme weather, brutal conditions and one really gross meal.<p>DiCaprio wasn't faking it when he gnawed on a big slab of bison liver on …

This Dress Lets You Change in Public Without Getting Naked

Last year, we were all introduced to the genius that is The Undress — a dress that acts like a portable changing room, allowing you to change outfits in public. Need to ditch the sports bra and leggings before your lunch date? Slip into the The Undress and out of the gear. Tired of pulling off your …

Emerging Technology

Girl Scouts are learning to lead

<b>(CNN) —</b> I got so excited when my daughter touched a Madagascar hissing roach.<p>I wouldn't be so proud except she had been insisting for weeks that she wouldn't, couldn't, shouldn't have to earn the bug badge on her Girl Scout Brownie troop's agenda this year.<p>Insects are gross. Yes, of course, bees …

Google Cardboard saves baby's life

<b>(CNN) —</b> A toy-like cardboard contraption that sells for less than $20 online has helped save the life of a baby who was so sick that doctors told her parents to take her home to die.<p>Google Cardboard looks like a set of big square goggles. Stick your iPhone inside and with the right app, you can see …

Medicine

Every year, thousands of reindeer travel across Norway — and it's majestic

Every year, thousands of reindeer migrate from Norway to Finland.<p>This year, a whopping 3,500 of them are making the trip, accompanied by dozens of Sami herders — indigenous Scandinavians traditionally linked to reindeer herding.<p>The journey begins in the Sami capital of Karasjok in northern Norway. …

5 Things Every First-Time Parent Needs to Know About Baby Names

Welcome to the thrilling and mysterious world of parenting. Expecting a tiny bundle of joy means you’re about to discover the new and radically different world of baby names. Whether you’re set on classic baby names or you’re tempted by creative themes like athletic baby names or nature-inspired …

Selfies

New Dietary Guidelines: Limit Added Sugars but Enjoy That Coffee

New recommendations for sugar, coffee and cholesterol consumption have been made in dietary guidelines released today by the U.S. Department of …

Cancer now No. 1 killer in 22 states, ahead of heart disease

Cancer is becoming the No. 1 killer in more and more states as deaths from heart disease have declined, new health statistics show.<p>Nationwide, heart disease is still the leading cause of death, just ahead of cancer. While death rates for both have been falling for nearly 25 years, heart disease has …

6 New Wearables that Promise to Make You Healthier

By<p>Technology and healthcare have always gone hand-in-hand. The average lifespan has been extended considerably, in part, thanks to advances in health …

Cutting sugar in sweetened drinks isn’t doing much now — but its long-term impact could be astonishing

Two separate pieces of research published on Thursday in the British Medical Journal and The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal found that either approach can lead to a drop in calories of between about 16 and 39 a day.<p>The British parliament's Health Committee called last November for tough …