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Overweight mom loses 132 pounds, runs half marathon to inspire daughter

At 397 pounds, Shauna Newbold decided to embark on a healthier lifestyle to set the right example for her daughter. So the single mom took up running and finished a half-marathon to send the message that "we do hard stuff." Newbold, now 36, suffered from a dysfunctional childhood, fat-shaming and panic attacks. But she decided ..
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Broccoli compound could help treat type 2 diabetes

Some people don’t like to eat their vegetables , but for obese people with type 2 diabetes , broccoli could hold the key to slowing, and potentially reversing, the disease, according to a new study. Scientists used both computational and experimental research to zero in on a network of 50 genes that cause symptoms associated ..
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​The Apple Watch 2 is on Sale for Its Lowest Price Ever

Apple When the Series 2 Apple Watch was first released in September 2016, we remarked that finally, we had a smartwatch that could replace all other fitness trackers. It took an already great first version Apple Watch and made improvements that impressed our editors’ high bar for excellence. With the Series 2, Apple built in ..
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Man gets $870G after doctor removes wrong testicle

A Pennsylvania jury has awarded a man $870,000 after his doctor removed the wrong testicle during a botched 2013 surgery. Steven Hanes, 54, had suffered from chronic pain in his right testicle for years, Fox 43 reported. He sought treatment from Dr. V. Spencer Long, who recommended surgical removal after an ultrasound revealed scarring from ..
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‘I Moved In With My In-Laws—Here’s What It Was Like’

For 126 days last year, I lived with my in-laws. That’s 18 weeks, or approximately four months. But who’s keeping track? We made the decision to move in down the hall from my husband’s childhood bedroom (the twin-size bed of his youth didn’t quite fit the bill) to save a little bit more money before ..
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Man’s 29 lbs. of poop removed: What is Hirschsprung’s disease?

When doctors in China removed 30 inches of a young man’s colon, they also removed nearly 29 lbs. (13 kilograms) of his feces. The 22-year-old’s belly had swelled past the size that would be seen in a pregnant woman, at full-term, according to a Chinese news agency that reported his case. He told doctors that ..
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​What Are Workout Perfumes—And Should You Try Them?

Getty Images The words exercise and perfume together may recall a junior-high locker room filled with clouds of too-sweet body mists, but hear us out. According to the perfume subscription service Scentbird.com, one of the top new searches is for “workout fragrances,” the theory being that users want help getting amped for the gym. But ..
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Woman wrongly diagnosed with cancer had unnecessary mastectomy, suit claims

A Harlem mom was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer, underwent disfiguring surgery to have her left breast removed and had additional procedures to deal with complications — only to learn she never had the disease in the first place. “I didn’t know whether to smile and thank God I didn’t have cancer or cry because ..
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This Is What You Need To Know About Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

Getty RF Sore muscles are one of those things that everyone reacts to differently: Some people swear it “proves” they had a hard workout, while others think sore muscles just kind of suck. And, depending on how sore you are, you could fall into both camps at any given point. According to the American College ..
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Study pits drones against ambulances, with clear winner

They’re already used by international spies and nosy neighbors. And one day in the future, drones may be used to save lives, Reuters reports. Sweden scientists tested whether a drone could be used to rush defibrillators to people suffering heart attacks. The Karolinska Institute study found that drones beat ambulance time by about 16 minutes. ..
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Mom with rare blood disorder adopts 3 kids with same condition

A Massachusetts mom recently spoke to People magazine about the rare genetic disease that she shares with the three daughters who she adopted from China. Tracy Antonelli and her daughters have a blood disorder called thalassemia, which requires them to have blood transfusions to ensure that they have enough healthy red blood cells in their ..
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Alicia Silverstone feeds her son a vegan diet

Alicia Silverstone has been an outspoken advocate for veganism for years, even writing a book in 2011 called The Kind Diet that explains why she chose a plant-based way of eating that doesn’t include meat, fish, seafood, poultry, dairy or eggs. Now, the Clueless actress is discussing her decision to feed her 6-year-old son, Bear ..
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