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Health: Wake Up To The Joy of Not Comparing Yourself

Mark Twain famously wrote, “Comparison is the death of joy.” We’re constantly told that we should all stop comparing ourselves to others. Sounds great in theory, but how can we do that? Social comparison has ...
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Is Atlanta really burning with STDs?

While Atlanta continues to rank highly when it comes to HIV infection rates, HIV/AIDS isn’t the only STD plaguing the burgeoning city. Atlanta has seen increases in gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. While these new statistics ...
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Scientists are calling the way Americans drink ‘a public health ...

High-risk drinking rose about 30% between 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. Heavy drinking can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, stroke, cancer and infections, and liver problems. These biggest increases were seen among women, older adults, minority groups, ...
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Health: The Crazy Way ‘Complaining’ Alters Your Brain

I’m sitting at my favorite local diner on a warm and sunny Saturday in February, with my boyfriend across from me — so many things to be grateful for. Only, I’m starving. One-by-one, I watch every table ...
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HIV-positive high school coach faces 1,500 years in prison for ...

A former Maryland school aide and track coach accused of sexually assaulting several male students while he was HIV positive has been handed a 119-count indictment that could see him sentenced to more than 1,500 years in ...
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Couple jump to their deaths because they ‘can’t afford’ health ...

A broke Manhattan chiropractor and his wife jumped to their deaths from an office building Friday — leaving suicide notes describing how they “cannot live with” their “financial reality,” law-enforcement sources said. Glenn Scarpelli, 53, and ...
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R.I.P. | Pioneering Natural-Hair Blogger Meechy Monroe Has Died

Meechy Monroe, a mega-popular black beauty blogger who was a pioneering force in the natural-hair movement, died Tuesday at the age of 32. “I am broken. Rest up sis,” her beauty-blogging sister, Vaughn Monroe (aka Msvaughntv), noted on Instagram. Together, she and Meechy, of ...
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R.I.P. | Prodigy of Mobb Deep Has Passed Away at ...

Prodigy, the hard-nosed Queens rapper who kiln-fired New York hip-hop into a thing of unhurried attitude and stoic elegance as half of the duo Mobb Deep, died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was 42. His publicist, ...
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Mother Dies After Getting Cosmetic Surgery In The Dominican Republic

A case of cosmetic surgery seemingly did not go well for one mother in the Bronx. Janelle Edwards had just underwent a series of procedures in the Dominican Republic and according to the New York ...
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Demi Moore Reveals Why She’s Missing Her Front Tooth

Demi Moore has long been a glamorous Hollywood icon. From her days as a soap opera actress on General Hospital, to her star turn in films like St. Elmo’s Fire and Ghost, the latter of which garnered her a Golden Globe nomination, ...
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14 Elementary School Students Tested for HIV & Hepatitis After ...

14 students at an elementary school in Freemont, Calif. had to be tested for HIV and hepatitis after being poked with a needle that a fellow student brought to class. via ABC: “I thought I was ...
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Colgate Leads To Cancer | Avoid This Top-Selling Toxic Toothpaste

Some of the most obvious ones include soaps and antibacterial wipes, but you can also find it in cutting boards, toys, clothing, household furnishings, pet food dispensers, and much more. Despite the pervasive use of this ...