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8 HIV myths debunked by the experts

HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live…

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Health effects of aspirin: Where do we stand?

An aspirin a day, keeps the doctor away. Or does it?

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Stop using crib bumpers, doctors say

Worried about a significant uptick in infant deaths, doctors want parents to stop using crib bumpers.

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Rowling defends Snape from haters

Severus Snape: good guy or bad guy?

If you said "bad guy," J.K. Rowling wasn't having it.

The Harry Potter author injected herself into a debate on Twitter of…

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Thanksgiving food to keep away from pets

Pet owners should be wary of giving some Thanksgiving staples to their dogs and cats.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

7 things you should know about Macy's Parade

It's a Thanksgiving Day tradition: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Here are some things you should know about this treasured holiday tradition.


REI to workers: Shun Black Friday, enjoy nature

For 13 straight years, energetic REI store manager Nikki Mashapure spent her Black Friday in the retail trenches, trying to keep from being overrun by invading…

Freezer food

How long can you eat those leftovers?

Deep in the recesses of most people's refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week's chicken dinner.

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Scientists create malaria-blocking mosquito

Scientists in the U.S. say they've created a new strain of mosquito that could eventually help eradicate malaria.


How to break even on Thanksgiving calories

With the right planning and a serving of willpower, you can have a healthy (or healthier) Thanksgiving.

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