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Video shows man punch kangaroo to save his dog

A man on a hunting trip punches a kangaroo to save his dog. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the kangaroo can't believe what hit him.

Bedridden Vietnam vet dies 3 days after going fishing as dying wish

A bedridden 69-year-old veteran terminally ill with cancer died shortly after going on a fishing trip that was his dying wish.<p>Connie Willhite, a boastwain’s mate for the Navy in Vietnam from Soperton, Georgia, snagged a fish for last time on Aug. 26, three days before he died.<p>A hospice social …

Workers tell Wells Fargo horror stories

Relentless pressure. Wildly unrealistic sales targets. Employees leaning on family members and friends to open unnecessary bank accounts.<p>That's how more than a dozen former Wells Fargo employees described the bank's culture to CNNMoney.<p>Wells Fargo (WFC)has been accused by federal regulators of …

Is a fast-acting OCD cure on the horizon? Science says yes.

Among all the mental illnesses, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is particularly difficult as it’s sort of shrouded in mystery; no one really …

High-Intensity Finishers Will Amp Up Your Workout

Complete your workout feeling strong and burn more calories after it’s over by using metabolic finisher sets at the end of your routine. “These use …

Exercise

It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby "cry it out," the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep. But a new study adds support to the idea that the method is effective …

Fake funeral home billboard tells people to text and drive

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Wathan Funeral Home wants you to text and drive -- they've even put up a billboard asking you to.<p>"It is a horrible thing for a funeral home to do," they say on their website. "But we're not a funeral home."<p>The billboard is part of a campaign to help stop Canadians from texting and …

FDA Warns Antipsychotic Drug Can Cause Compulsive Sex and Gambling

The FDA warned Tuesday that the antipsychotic drug aripiprazole, which is found in medications like Abilify and Aristada, has been linked to …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

The State Department Had to Apologize for Implying You're Not a "10," Even on Spring Break

We're all a 10 to someone, okay?<p>Spring break season is here, and if you're lucky, that means you're jetting off to a tropical beach somewhere, ready for lots of sunbathing and mixed drinks. In an attempt to get travelers to stay safe while they're partying, the U.S. State Department launched a …

U.S. State Department

15 Simple To-Dos For a Happy and Energized Weekend

If you're heading into the weekend feeling dead from your strenuous work or school week, then listen up! It's time to shake off the stress from your M-F schedule so you can celebrate health and embrace happiness. There are so many supersimple, positive tricks you can add into your routine; here are …

Gifts That Make You Sleep Better

March 13th is Daylight Savings, so what better time to shed some light on sleep? Like many people, I've been suffering from troubled sleep for about …

Sleep

Tone Up From Head to Toe With This Fun Goblet Squat Variation

All of your body, all in one move.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Here's this weekend's move:</i><p><b>Goblet Squat to Press</b><b>:</b> Get ready to drop it low and pump it up, people. This week's challenge engages your entire …

How to Reclaim Your Single Status Without Getting a Divorce

It's time to renegotiate the terms of the agreement.<p>We’ve been told for so long that married people live longer, happier lives. Still, when recent research shows that husbands create seven extra hours of housework for their wives per week, it seems like women get more of the longer part than the …

I loved, lived with, and lost my mother to borderline personality disorder

<b>A photo of the author with her mother.</b><p>Having a borderline parent is like living beside Mt. Vesuvius. It took me years to begin to understand her illness<p>Sarah Haufrect<p>February 28, 2016 11:59pm (UTC)<p>Six months after my mom’s suicide, there is still a 12-pound lasagna she made in my freezer, and I …

18-year-old arrested for pretending to be a doctor, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 18-year-old man that officials say was posing as a medical doctor posted bail and walked out of the Palm Beach County Jail on Wednesday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.<p>Sheriff's deputies in West Palm Beach, Florida, arrested Malachi Love-Robinson on Tuesday afternoon …

Palm Beach County

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. …

Self-improvement

This girl was banished from the gym because her midriff was deemed a "public health risk"

When Santa Clara University in California freshman Grace DiChristina decided she was going to the gym in January, she put on a (super cute) cotton …

Woman nurses on TV and no one could even tell, making awesome point about normalizing breastfeeding

When New York-based writer and entrepreneur Rachel Sklar was asked to appear on <i>CBC News Now,</i> hosted by Andrew Nichols, to talk about the new Barbies …

We KNEW it: Knitting is amazing for your health and here’s why

Whether we’ve actually picked up a pair of needles or not, we can all agree that there’s something super comforting about knitting: The fluffy piles …

I might not meet the right guy—and that's OK

In her book <i>Spinster</i>, a memoir and an examination on what it means to be a single adult woman in contemporary America, Kate Bolick writes: “Whom to …

Veterans Let Slip the Masks of War: Can This Art Therapy Ease PTSD?

How papier-mâché masks are helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans heal.<p>Service members suffering from PTSD often feel like they’re wearing a mask. …

Carbs, Coffee, and Cortisol

Day to day, you and I encounter many variables that affect our cortisol levels. From daily stress to the foods we eat--all can and do affect the way our adrenals function, and, consequently the way you feel and even sleep.<p>Let's tackle a few questions to give you some understanding about your …

Wellness

Dashcam video undermines Texas prof’s claim of racial profiling, says chief

A Texas journalism professor's explosive charge that police hassled her for "walking while black," a claim lodged in a guest column in the state's biggest newspaper, doesn't square with the videotape, according to the police chief.<p>The incident occurred when Dorothy Bland, dean of the journalism …

This man saved a baby deer's life. Then she wanted to be his pet forever.

A man recently found himself in the middle of a real-life Bambi story when a doe gave birth to two fawns in his backyard. Then things got a little …