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10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Toxic waste 'major global threat'

<b>More than 200 million people around the world are at risk of exposure to toxic waste, a report has concluded.</b><p>The authors say the large number of people at risk places toxic waste in a similar league to public health threats such as malaria and tuberculosis.<p>The study from the Blacksmith Institute …

Iceberg the size of Singapore breaks from Antarctica to roam the ocean

NASA's Earth Observatory says that a vast chunk of ice the size of Singapore has broken away from Antarctica, and may soon start drifting in the Southern Ocean. Named B-31 by the US National Ice Center, the slab of ice is 21 miles by 12 miles in size and now floating in Pine Island Bay, south-west …

What Happens to Your Body When You Get Jealous

Surprise: A little envy is actually good for you<p>We're probably all hardwired for jealousy; even babies and dogs feel it. Not to be confused with envy, which is about coveting what someone else has (e.g., a fab house), jealousy is about protecting what's yours—or what you think is yours. It …

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Why Scientists Held Back Details On A Unique Botulinum Toxin

Scientists have discovered the first new form of botulinum toxin in over 40 years, but they're taking the unusual step of keeping key details about it secret.<p>That's because botulinum toxin is one of the most poisonous substances known. It causes botulism, and the newly identified form of it can't …

10 Birth Control Myths—Debunked!

Learn the truth about these common misconceptions<p><b>Myth #1: The Pill makes you gain weight</b>Reality: The truth is, it might depend on your prescription. In 2011, researchers at the Cochran Database System Review analyzed 49 studies that compared a variety of birth control methods with placebos and …

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Obamacare and LGBT Health

Throughout the administration, we operate on the fundamental belief that every American deserves equal opportunity, equal protection, and equal rights under the law. That's why the Affordable Care Act is so important for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans.<p>The health care law …

Heart Attacks In Young Women Don't Always Cause Chest Pain

When you think of the signature symptom of a heart attack, chest pain probably comes to mind. But according to a new study, when some young and middle-aged women have a heart attack, they won't experience this tell-tale sign.<p>"We need to move away from the image of an older man clutching his chest, …

Food Judgment

If you are remotely interested in a healthy diet, you'll most likely have read dozens of experts claim they know the perfect way to eat. I can totally identify with the fact that when you find a formula that makes you feel really great, you want to share it with others, shout it from the rooftops. …

The Contradictions of Cancer

Cancer is full of contradictions. We allow doctors to inject our bodies with near-lethal levels of chemicals and toxins in hopes of saving our lives. We weaken our immune system and transplant another person's bone marrow into our bloodstreams so that their cells can kill off our own. We cut out …

Cold Sores Linked With Gene Mutation

Do you get cold sores? Your genes might be to blame.<p>A new study shows that a gene mutation could explain why some people are more susceptible to developing this itchy, unsightly sores on and around their lips. The findings are published in the journal PLoS Pathogens.<p>Most people -- 90 percent in the …

What A Flu Pandemic In The U.S. Would Look Like

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer<p>Published: 09/17/2013 02:33 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>A recently declassified U.S. government plan for how to react in the face of a pandemic flu has some scary, but realistic predictions.<p>According to a 2009 Department of Defense plan, if a flu pandemic strikes, about 30 …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

Was Your Chicken Nugget Made In China? It'll Soon Be Hard To Know

Here's a bit of news that might make you drop that chicken nugget midbite.<p>Just before the start of the long holiday weekend last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture quietly announced that it was ending a ban on processed chicken imports from China. The kicker: These products can now be sold …

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was "Church Trap," descibed as "an interactive wonderland for the religiously …

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New Giant Volcano Below Sea Is Largest in the World

Tamu Massif in the northwest Pacific challenges traditional views of ocean science.<p><b>A volcano the size of New Mexico or the British Isles has been identified under the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Japan, making it the biggest volcano on Earth and one of the biggest in</b> …