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Amazon slammed for selling pro-anorexia sweatshirt

Online retail giant Amazon is experiencing a ton of backlash over a “disgusting and shameful” sweatshirt. The hooded sweatshirt, sold by Amazon vendor ArturoBuch, reads “Anorexia: Like Bulimia, except with self control.” The description of the fit of the garment ...

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Dr. Samadi: 3 steps for the early detection of breast cancer

October is typically associated with fall colors of orange, yellow and red, but pink is another color you may be noticing quite a bit during this time of year. That is because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the ...

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How politics has turned health care debate into ‘Game of Thrones’

In the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones,” a never-ending chess game is played by competing factions for power in a mythical world of political intrigue and warfare. The “Iron Throne” of the king is constantly under pressure to keep ...

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Woman in Japan dies from ‘overwork,’ a common cause of death

Media worker Miwa Sado logged 159 hours of overtime in one month before she died of heart failure. A 31-year-old employee of Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, only took 2 days off during the July 2013 when she worked nearly double ...

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Scientists develop surgical super glue that seals cuts in seconds

This new surgical technology will definitely stick to your ribs. Scientists have created an elastic super surgical glue that can seal cuts, wounds and incisions instantly. The technology, called MeTro, was created by Nasim Annabi, an assistant professor of chemical ...

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Watching hockey could double your heart rate

A health check for hockey die-hards: a new study found that the excitement of watching games — in person or on TV — can dramatically increase, and even more than double, heart rate. A research team from the Montreal Heart ...

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BRCA1 breast cancer gene discovery opens treatment possibilities

It’s been 20 years since the BRCA1 gene was found to predispose women to breast cancer, and researchers at Yale have pinpointed what about the gene’s mutation leads to cancer. The team’s findings, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, can ...

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Free burgers, custard at Shake Shack Williamsburg one-day pop-up

Hipsters have to eat. To whet appetites for its permanent Williamsburg, Brooklyn, location opening in the spring, Shake Shake launches a one-day-only pop-up Wednesday at North Brooklyn Farms at 320 Kent Ave. Shack-ers are calling it a “surprise party for ...

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Human tears and saliva can generate electricity: study

A special protein secreted by specific human fluids can create power. A new way to harvest electricity has been discovered by scientists: human bodily secretions. Lysozyme, a special protein that generates electricity when pressure is applied, can be used as ...

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Most moisturizers are lying about being allergen-free

Many moisturizers are greasing your palms — most products that claim to be fragrance-free and hypoallergenic fail to live up to the claim. Researchers at Northwestern University analyzed the top-selling moisturizers sold by Target, Amazon and Walmart and found that ...

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