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A major blind spot in animal testing is endangering the lives of women

Animal studies are the backbone of medical and scientific research. Because of animal testing, humans have developed vaccinations for smallpox, nearly eradicated polio, discovered chemotherapy, and made countless other innovations across the medical spectrum. But there’s a major flaw in the way we …

The health care bill could be Donald Trump’s Iraq War

Sold on lies, poorly planned, deadly to thousands, and a catastrophe for its authors.<p>If it passes, the American Health Care Act will be Donald Trump and Paul Ryan's Iraq War. It's been sold with lies. It's been pushed forward with a shock-and-awe legislative strategy. And its architects are …

Why Soup Might Be the Answer to Your Weight-Loss Prayers

By now, you’ve likely heard of juicing. But what about “souping”? Essentially, instead of downing green juice all day long, this cleanse involves …

10 Black-Owned Brands to Know

On Small Business Saturday and beyond.<p>Today, when #Blacklivesmatter is more of a battle cry than a hashtag, where you choose to spend your money is more important than ever. Luckily, there are plenty of black-owned businesses to shop from, guaranteeing the value and impact of your dollars.<p>In the …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other to See If They're ‘the One’

“If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world.” - Bill Murray<p>Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to …

China Used Crispr to Fight Cancer in a Real, Live Human

Do you remember President-elect Trump holding forth on the campaign trail about “China beating us at our own game”? Well, it's true, as long as the …

Women who regularly consume soft drinks may be reducing their chances of getting pregnant

Women who regularly consume soft drinks may be reducing their chances of getting pregnant, according to new research.<p>A study of 524 patients found a link between artificial sweeteners, such as those used in “diet” sodas, and lower fertility rates, while use of sugar in soft drinks and added to …

Being Happy at Work: The Secret is in Your Strengths

According to Deepak Chopra: most of us are fooled into believing that getting the next big thing is the answer to our happiness and yet studies continue to show it's not about the external rather the internal. This means that we have to learn new ways to be happy. To emphasize this point further, …

Happiness

Mystery Zika case in Utah may have been spread via tears or sweat

Experts examine whether virus can be passed on in sweat or tears after man appears to catch Zika at father’s bedside<p>Experts are investigating the possibility that the Zika virus can be passed on in sweat or tears, after the infection of a 38-year-old man in the US who appears to have caught the …

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart failure, BMJ finds

Anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen add to dangers, particularly in the elderly, study of 10 million users concludes<p>Common painkillers such as ibuprofen used by millions of people in the UK are linked to an increased risk of heart failure, experts have said.<p>Non-selective non-steroidal …

Associated Press News

Prosecutor: Pennsylvania attorney general had sought revenge

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A blind desire for revenge led Pennsylvania's attorney general to leak secret criminal files to the press to embarrass a rival …

Corruption

Poll: Clinton leading Sanders nationally by 25 points

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders nationwide by a crushing 25-point margin, though Sanders bests Clinton in a hypothetical general election match-up against GOP front-runner Donald Trump, two polls released Sunday by NBC News/Wall Street Journal have found.<p>The former …

Nigerian politicians brawl in parliament over PDP split

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1011000/1011804_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532595859_285cd86c2301496dc3c71a46a317abd9<p><b>Nigerian politicians have exchanged punches after a splinter group from the governing People's Democratic Party (PDP) tried to address parliament.</b><p>The …

Africa

Nigeria's Boko Haram unrest: Scores killed in Borno state

<b>Nigeria's army and Boko Haram militants have engaged in a fierce gun battle in the north-eastern Borno state, reportedly leaving scores dead on either side.</b><p>The army says it killed 150 militants, while 16 soldiers died and nine more are missing.<p>However, local media report that around 100 soldiers …