He Tried To Commit Suicide And Was Left Disfigured. Now He Has A New Lease On Life.

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He Tried To Commit Suicide And Was Left Disfigured. Now He Has A New Lease On Life.
The idea of getting a face transplant is relatively new because our technology has only recently been able to accomplish such a complex task. Dr. Samir Mardini is a doctor who specializes in facial reconstruction and he met Andy Sandness shortly after one of the most difficult days of his life. Sandness was depressed and […]

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How We Beat Measles In The ’90s — And Why It Won’t Work Now

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How We Beat Measles In The ’90s — And Why It Won’t Work Now
During the 1989–1991 outbreak, measles was an issue of poverty. Now it’s a personal choice. View this image › Getty Images / Joe Raedle / Via gettyimages.com In response to the current measles outbreak, public health officials and the media have struggled to understand who anti-vaccination parents are. Where do they live? (Orange County.) What […]

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The Number Of Reported Child Suicides Has Nearly Doubled — These Are The Signs

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The Number Of Reported Child Suicides Has Nearly Doubled — These Are The Signs
A swarm of children huddled around a petite casket, each holding onto a powder blue balloon and carrying a note to their fellow classmate, Ashlynn Conner. Ashlynn’s older sister discovered the 10-year-old hanging from a clothing rod just a day after coming home in tears and asking to be taken out of school. Her parents […]

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The FDA Just Gave 23andMe A Major Victory

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The FDA Just Gave 23andMe A Major Victory
Consumer genetics testing startup 23andMe can now tell people about their risk for one inherited disease. It’s a big first step. View this image › 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki speaks at an announcement for the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences at Genentech Hall on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. […]

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Dad Is Horrified When He Finds Out Where His Ex Is Keeping Their Kids

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Dad Is Horrified When He Finds Out Where His Ex Is Keeping Their Kids
Even when marriages don’t work out, parents can generally trust that their exes will do a decent job taking care of the kids when it’s their turn to spend time with them. Sure, differences of opinion can arise in any co-parenting relationship, but most moms and dads just want their kids to be happy and […]

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People Worldwide Are Honoring A Dying Teen’s Last Wish — You May Want To As Well

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People Worldwide Are Honoring A Dying Teen’s Last Wish — You May Want To As Well
Almost two years ago, now 17-year-old Rebecca Schofield from Riverview, New Brunswick, had a cancerous brain tumor removed. After months of chemotherapy, “All her scans were clear. We thought we were out of the woods,” said her mom, Anne Schofield. But late last year, doctors found two more tumors that were inoperable. They told Rebecca […]

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The Reasons Why You Hate Going To The Gym.

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The Reasons Why You Hate Going To The Gym.
Everyone hates going to the gym. If anyone tells you differently, they are a psychopath. There are plenty of reasons to hate the gym, and no one in the world has time to go through all of them, so we will just explore a few here. It’s Expensive. raquelokyay A good gym in New York […]

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He Thinly Sliced Up An Apple And Made This Beautifully Delicious Dessert

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He Thinly Sliced Up An Apple And Made This Beautifully Delicious Dessert
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But after about a week, I got tired of eating the fruit plain and decided to mix things up. Sure, adding sugar to said apple probably gets rid of any possible health benefits, but I don’t really care. This recipe is simply too tasty to […]

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One Step Inside This Incredible Mosque Will Leave Your Jaw On The Floor

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One Step Inside This Incredible Mosque Will Leave Your Jaw On The Floor
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7 Cases Of Measles Linked To Chicago-Area Day Care Center

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7 Cases Of Measles Linked To Chicago-Area Day Care Center
Officials said they aren’t yet sure what the source of the outbreak was, nor do they know if it is linked to the cases stemming from Disneyland. Six babies under the age of 1 and one adult have been diagnosed with measles in a cluster linked to a day care center in suburban Chicago. View […]

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This Poor Baby Survived A Horrifying Encounter With An Awful Person

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This Poor Baby Survived A Horrifying Encounter With An Awful Person
While all stray animals suffer to some degree without a loving home, this sweet pup has had it worse than most. Two-year-old Teresa was living on the streets in Thailand when she became the victim of a person who wanted to eat her. While trying to cut her head off, the cruel individual missed and […]

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16 Simple Things That You Can Do Every Day To Boost Your Mood

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16 Simple Things That You Can Do Every Day To Boost Your Mood
According to recent studies and metrics, people are more depressed than ever, and more people are depressed than ever. Plenty of people these days are also taking psychiatric drugs to combat the effects of depression, and many others are left wondering how they can combat the never-ending feeling of dread that they deal with every […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Get Yourself A Foam Roller And Use It!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Get Yourself A Foam Roller And Use It!
You’ve seen people using them at the gym…but you aren’t quite sure what they are. They look like foamy tubes, and for some reason, people roll all over them. Even if you’re just slightly confused, we’re here to clear things up for you. These strange cylindrical things are called foam rollers and they have a […]

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Doctors Said She Was Infertile And Near Death. Then, A Miracle Happened

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Doctors Said She Was Infertile And Near Death. Then, A Miracle Happened
In 2010, doctors gave Laura Bacon-Smith devastating news: She had a rare form of cancer with widespread tumors in her liver. They gave the then-22-year-old just six months to live. Immediately, Laura began an aggressive round of chemotherapy treatment. Doctors warned her that she would be left infertile, but having a child was the last […]

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21 Things About America That Most Americans Don’t Realize.

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21 Things About America That Most Americans Don’t Realize.
Some Americans have trouble remembering the words to the Star Spangled Banner and that is like the most basic American thing to know. It would be asking a little much to have the populace dig deeper and find out more weird things about our country. So sit back and relax, we’ve done all the research […]

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