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Sherri Shepherd Diabetes: 5 Things To Know About ‘The View’ Host’s Type 2 Diabetes
May 17, 2013 16:04 PM E
“The View” co-host and comedian Sherri Shepherd has been candid about her struggle with diabetes. In her new book, Shepherd details how she has dealt with the disease and chronicles the changes she made to combat it. Here are five things to know about type 2 diabetes.
poop in pools
CDC: Poop In Pools Common; How Dangerous Are Public Pools?
May 17, 2013 12:15 PM E
Are our pools full of poop? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they are, and poop in pools is more common than you might think. How dangerous are public pools?
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Marijuana Lowers Diabetes Risk: Does Smoking Pot Prevent Diabetes?
May 17, 2013 10:48 AM E
A new Centers for Disease Control study found that smoking marijuana lowers the risk of diabetes. The study found that marijuana users have a lower risk of getting diabetes and have better blood-sugar control than those who aren't pot smokers.
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Toilet Paper Shortage: Why Is Venezuela Running Out?
May 16, 2013 21:28 PM E
Residents of Venezuela have had to put up with a toilet paper shortage. Some report looking for two weeks to find toilet paper in stores.
Roona Begum
Roona Begum: Indian Girl With Head Swelling Disorder Has Surgery; What Is Hydrocephalus? [PHOTO]
May 15, 2013 19:39 PM E
Roona Begum, an Indian toddler has the rare head-swelling condition hydrocephalus, has received life-saving surgery.
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Bird Flu Vaccine: Is China’s Deadly H7N9 Virus Threat On The Decline?
May 15, 2013 17:05 PM E
U.S. health officials are developing a bird flu vaccine to combat the H7N9 virus, but are unsure whether or not the vaccine is needed. Is the deadly virus threat on the decline?
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Pop-Tarts New Flavors: What’s In Kellogg’s Newest Pop-Tart Flavors?
May 15, 2013 11:00 AM E
Kellogg announced pop-tart’s newest flavors this week, and the buzz is all about how the brand has changed its strategy to market its breakfast to adults. What’s in Kellogg’s newest pop-tart flavors, and how are they for adults?
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Amputee Killed By Dogs: 4 Pit Bulls Maul Carlton Freeman In South Carolina; 1 Dog On The Loose
May 14, 2013 23:58 PM E
Four pit bulls attacked an amputee in South Carlina on May 8. Police are searching for one remaining dog.
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New Salt Study: Americans Consume Way Too Much Sodium; What Foods Have The Highest Salt Content?
May 14, 2013 15:26 PM E
A new salt study indicates that the U.S. food industry is still way over-salted, and that Americans consume much more sodium than is healthy for them. What are some of the saltiest foods out there, and should they be avoided?
African elephant
Elephant Tramples Poacher To Death: What Happened To Solomon Manjoro? [VIDEO]
May 14, 2013 15:21 PM E
An elephant tramples a poacher to death in Zimbabwe. Solomon Manjoro was killed while accomplices Noluck Tafuruka and Godfrey Shonge were apprehended.
Car Crash
Lower Drunk Driving Limit: What Does NTSB Want To Change It To?
May 14, 2013 15:12 PM E
On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board said states should set a lower drunk driving limit, from the current 0.08% to 0.05%.
Coke Formula
Coke Formula Claim: How Did Cliff Kluge Discover Coca-Cola Secret Recipe? Georgia Man To Sell Original Formula On eBay For $15 Million [PHOTO]
May 14, 2013 13:12 PM E
A Coke formula claim was posted on eBay by Georgia man Cliff Kluge. Buy It Now for $15 million.
CPR
Dead For 40 Minutes: How Did Australian Doctors Bring Colin Fiedler Back To Life? [VIDEO]
May 14, 2013 10:52 AM E
Doctors at The Alfred hospital in Australia brought Colin Fiedler back to life after being dead for 40 minutes.
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie Double Masectomy: What Is The BRCA1 And BRCA2 Gene?
May 14, 2013 10:28 AM E
is a human caretaker gene that produces a protein called breast cancer type 1 susceptibility protein, responsible for repairing DNABRCA2 belongs to the tumor suppressor gene family
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