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Therapy Dog Brings Hope Into ‘Nightmare’ of Childhood Cancer

Therapy Dog Brings Hope On 'Nightmare' of Childhood Cancer (CNN) Shrieks of delight ring around the room at Vanderbilt's Children's Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Nine-year-old cancer...

12 Hangover ‘Remedies’ Exposed

No one loves to drink too much (or eat too much) and wake up with morning-after regrets — about the booze consumed or otherwise. While the festivities offer a slew of excuses to overindulge, remember that the only guaranteed way to avoid a hangover is to reduce...

There’s No Magic Pill for a Hangover, But This May Help

Excess drinking on New Year's Eve can contribute to an awful morning after, with no sure-fire cure available. But helpful methods for dealing with a...

6 Factors That Greatly Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease affects nearly 5 million Americans, a number that's expected to balloon to 13.8 million by 2050. In its mildest form, the neurodegenerative condition is characterized...

Do I have Alzheimer’s? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

It’s no secret that you’re getting older. Now that the years are adding up on you, you might be making jokes about telltale aging...

Having A Dog May Add Years To Your Life, New Study...

No doubt the cat versus dog debate will carry on, but we have some great news for canine lovers. According to research recently disclosed...

Pomeranian Apparently Melted When Water Was Add… Is Too Cute!

Pomeranian Descended from large sled dog breeds, the now-tiny Pomeranian bears a long and fascinating past. The foxy-faced dog, nicknamed “the little dog who thinks he can,” is compact, energetic, and able to contend in quickness and obedience or simply being a household friend. On a scale from one...

Behavior Problems Worsen When a Child is Spanked

Disciplining kids with spanking is a divisive topic that almost every parent has an opinion on. However, over the past few years, increasing scientific...

Obesity Among US Adults Has Reached A Staggering All-Time High

Obesity on the rise Obesity in the United States looks like it won't be diminishing anytime soon: Approximately 40% of adults and 19% of youth...

Fibromyalgia: Doctors Agree… It’s Not All in Your Head Anymore

Overview Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which people experience pain or ache all over your body. Find themselves fatigued even after a whole night's sleep....

Dirtiest Thing at a Gas Station… It’s Not in the Bathroom

While some gas station bathrooms are pleasantly cleaner and more stylish than others, we’ve all come across the ones that just… aren’t. Without question, most...

Premature Death Now Linked to Eating Fried Potatoes… Experts Agree

Premature death risk Premature death now linked to how your spuds are cooked. People who consume fried potatoes two or more times a week increase...

Pet ownership considered unethical? Why more and more ethicists say yes.

Pet ownership Ninety percent of Britons think of their pet as part of the family, 16% even included them in the last census. But recent...

Police Dog Fired For Being Too Friendly…. So Heartwarming!

Police Dogs A police dog, is accepted in some English-speaking countries as a "K-9" or "K9" (a homophone of "canine"), is a dog that is specially qualified to assist law enforcement and...

Dog Empathy is Far Stronger Than People…. A recent Study Suggests!

Dog Empathy Overview You’re viewing a flick. A dog and his human companions go through a battlefield, dodging gunfire and blasts. Be sincere: you’re more...

Autism Gene Mutation Causes Too Many Brain Connections

Autism Overview Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in...

Depression Symptoms Reduced with Magic Mushrooms

Depression Overview Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical...

Wildfires in California Couldn’t Keep This Adorable Family Dog Away

Wildfires Wildfires can occur anywhere and can destroy homes, businesses, infrastructure, natural resources, and agriculture, as well as death or injury to people and animals. Fortunately,...

Breast Cancer Risks Narrows Down with New Gene Testing

Breast Cancer Narrows Down Breast cancer risks show significant improvement with gene testing. A gene test advising women how likely they are to develop breast...

Huntington’s Disease Advances Show Promising Results In Mice

Huntington's Disease Overview Recent Huntington's disease advances show promising results in lab mice but first what is Huntington's disease or (HD), it's a deadly neurodegenerative...

The Reason This Man Has Sat Outside His Wife’s Bedroom for...

For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. We've all heard those cliché vows a MILLION times. They might sound...

Green Tea Discovered Loaded with Cancer Fighting Chemicals by Teen

Green tea is so healthy for you that it's even got some scientists crazed about it. "It's the healthiest thing I can think of to...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes… Frida The Mexican Rescue Dog Has...

Not all heroes wear capes. Some are just looking for survivors of natural disasters. One of the most popular k9 dog rescue workers looking...

Marriage May Be Healthy…Discover These 7 Secret Health Benefits

It’s no secret that a happy marriage takes hard work. After all, we’re only human, and we all make mistakes, have bad days and...

Drinking Health Benefits You Probably Never Knew

Benefits of alcohol and drinking We’ve all heard that old saying: Drink in moderation or else you’ll do more harm than good. It sounds like a...

Swedish Politicians Demand Workers Get Paid for Sex Breaks — All...

Free gym membership, paid vacation, company-wide retreats, free snacks, and coffee… and sex breaks? A Swedish politician has proposed what may be the most unique benefit...

Could Pornography Be Hurting Your Love-Life?

Figuring out the risk-to-benefit ratio of watching pornography may just top the ranks of controversial topics scientists can’t seem to completely agree on. But...

Prostate Cancer Warning from Celebrity Might Save Your Life

Prostate Cancer Overview Prostate cancer is cancer that occurs in the prostate — a small walnut-shaped gland in men that produces the seminal fluid that...

Sex Desire Isn’t What It Use to Be?… Try These 9...

What Is Low Sex drive? Low sex desire or low libido describes a decreased interest in sexual activity. It’s common to have low desire for sex...

Penile Implant. 4 Tips to Consider Before Going Under the Knife

Why a penile implant A penile implant doesn't make you any less of a man. Fast and hard erections are becoming more and more a...