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Dolly Parton Speaks Out On Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage might not be recognized in Dolly Parton's native Tennessee, but the blond bombshell supports equality for all.<p>"I didn’t know any gay people in my childhood. I do have a lot of gays in my family now, but some will never come out," the singer, who was one of 12 children in a …

Amy Schumer’s Speech On Self-Worth Will Change The Way You Wake Up In The Morning

It’s certainly been the week of emotional and heartfelt speeches. The other day, Gabourey Sidibe inspired many with her moving speech about believing in yourself. Now Amy Schumer gives it a shot and totally nails it.<p>The full speech can be read over at Vulture and it paints a picture of Schumer’s …

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Female Anatomy: A Guide to Your Private Parts

<i>Your body can do some amazing things, as proven by this video:</i><p><b>PRIVATE INVESTIGATION</b><br>To start, let's clear up one of the biggest misconceptions about the vagina. It's not the entire genital area. If you're standing naked in front of a full-length mirror, you're actually seeing your vulva, the …

Does medical marijuana equal bad parenting?

Shawnee's voice is shrill, quavering -- on the edge of desperate. She clutches her 11-month-old son while trying to comprehend the situation unfolding in front of her.<p>Her boyfriend -- her child's father, Aaron -- is in handcuffs.<p>"Why are you doing this?" she pleads with police officers standing on …

High school athletes often playing with concussions | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of high school athletes with concussions play despite their symptoms, and often their coaches aren’t aware of the injury, according to a new study.<p>Most U.S. states have passed laws intended to prevent high school athletes from having a concussion go …

10 Ways to Stop Overeating Today

Have you every really tasted a strawberry?<p>Have you ever truly noticed the texture of a piece of chocolate? Or the flavor of it?<p>If you haven't -- and if you tend to overeat, eat emotionally or compulsively -- you're missing out on one of the most beautiful sides of life: the colors, flavors, …

GOP ready to quell food stamp revolt

Republican leaders are threatening to take congressional action to stop state governors from flouting the food stamp cuts contained in the 2014 farm bill.<p>The governors of at least six states — New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Montana and Oregon — have now taken measures to protect …

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Lea Michele Releases Song, 'You're Mine,' For Cory Monteith (AUDIO)

Lea Michele has released a moving new song dedicated to her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith.<p>The "Glee" star said the song had been one of Monteith's favorites before his death last year of a drug overdose at the age of 31.<p>On it, Michele sings:<p><i>And I told you all my dreams and fears And you looked at</i> …

Anna Kendrick Tells Newcastle Beer to 'Suck It' in Anti-Super Bowl Ad

Looks like Anna Kendrick won't be adding "Super Bowl commercial star" to her resume anytime soon — or maybe she can?<p>The Oscar-nominated actress stars …

John Stamos, Bob Saget And Dave Coulier Haven't Changed Much Since 'Full House'

"Full House" fans are in for a treat this Sunday. During the Super Bowl, John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier will reunite for an Oikos yogurt commercial.<p>While promoting Oikos on Wednesday (Jan. 29) in New York City, Stamos, Saget, and Coulier chatted with HuffPost TV about "Full House" …

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Birdy's New Video for Skinny Love Will Make You Want to Cry Alone in Your Bedroom—in a Good Way

You may already know Birdy, but her latest video for "Skinny Love," will force you to take a closer look—she's up next in the line of one-name starlets to get heads turning. Her eerie, classic, and raw vibe is haunting in the most amazing way, and her latest music video is no exception. Its horror …

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chace Crawford to Guest on 100th Episode of 'Glee'

Two-part episode will air on March 18th and 25th<p><i>Glee</i> will celebrate its 100th episode with some high-profile guests. According to <i>the Hollywood</i> …

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How to spot a murderer's brain

Do your genes, rather than upbringing, determine whether you will become a criminal? Adrian Raine believed so – and breaking that taboo put him on collision course with the world of science<p>In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

The Shape of Your Head and the Shape of Your Mind

How the archaic study of brain shape and head reading — the origin of terms like “highbrow” and “lowbrow,” “well rounded,” and “shrink” — shaped the modern obsession with the mind. One reason phrenology attracted so many followers was that it seemed to provide the toolbox for the American dream.<p>To …

Gorgeous glass sculptures let you see into the world's most deadly viruses

Viruses are usually depicted as ugly, scary, almost weapon-like blobs just waiting to meddle inside of your body, but Luke Jerram sees them as something different. There isn't really a color to viruses after all — they're smaller than the wavelength of visible light — and as mere smears when viewed …

Video: How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. What happens when you overload?<p>Check out this …

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Implant reduces sleep apnea episodes by 70 percent - Futurity

A year after having a sleep apnea device implanted, people reported a dramatic reduction in daytime sleepiness, according to a new study.

Don't worry, be happy: overcoming worry may be key to mental health

Are you weary of "new year, new you" positive thinking exercises? Tired of trying to feel Tiggerish in the cold, dark, midwinter mornings? Why not try this quick experiment to redress the balance. All you have to do is imagine that something great has happened in your life: maybe you've run into an …

Which Drugs Actually Kill Americans [Infographic]

Hint: not pot<p>In 2010, there were 80,000 drug and alcohol overdose deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database. The database, maintained by the National Center for Health Statistics, keeps a tally of all the deaths listed on certificates …

Theories on Why Women Don't Enjoy Succeeding at Work as Much as Men Do

New research suggests that men are more likely to reap the emotional benefits of doing well in their careers than women are.<p>In yesterday's <i>New York Times</i> opinions section, three University of Toronto sociologists published an article with an unfortunate headline--"When Leaning In Doesn't Pay …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …