Melissa Guzman Cantu

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7 Weird and Crazy Facts About Mexico

<i>By Meagan Drillinger</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (Edited)</i><p>There's a decent chance you've been to Mexico before, because it's like... right there. So you don't need anyone to list reasons that it's awesome. (Tacos! Beaches! Tequila!) But just in case you were actually curious about what's going on beneath …

Why Exercise and Diet Changes May Not Be Enough to Treat Obesity

To treat people who are obese, doctors need to move beyond simply telling their patients to eat less and exercise more, some researchers …

Dwight Howard Injury Update: Rockets Star Expects to Miss 6-8 Weeks

The Houston Rockets now have a somewhat more definitive timetable for Dwight Howard's return following a bone marrow aspirate injection in his right knee.<p>According to Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston, "Dwight Howard says he expects to be out six to eight weeks. Dr. Walt Lowe says that's a …

Basketball

Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin has staph infection and needs surgery

When the<p>Clipperslanded in Oklahoma City on Saturday,Blake Griffindidn't accompany the team to its hotel.<p>He went directly to a hospital.<p>The forward's right elbow was oddly swollen, prompting Clippers trainer Jason Powell to advise him to get it checked out.<p>"It just didn't look right," Clippers …

Apple just defied a bunch of theories about business

<i>Apple’s most recent quarterly numbers broke all sorts of records and, as we shall see, a number of laws.</i><p>Apple just released its numbers for the quarter ending last December, the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year. The figures are astonishing:<p><b>iPhones</b>: Apple sold 74.5 million, +57% over last …

Tim Cook

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Pregnant Teen Mom Star Maci Bookout and Son Bentley Walk Away from 'Terrifying' Car Crash

<i>Teen Mom</i> star Maci Bookout and her 6-year-old son Bentley had a close call this weekend after their car rolled three times during an accident on the …

Al-Qaida in Yemen uses video to claim responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

An al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the group’s leadership to avenge insults to the prophet Muhammad, according to a video posted on YouTube on Wednesday.<p>“As for the blessed battle of Paris, …

Terrorism