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We May Finally Know The Cause of Polio-Like Illness Paralysing Children Around The World

For decades, cases were rare. A virus called enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) popped up only sporadically, causing mild respiratory symptoms, and was identified less than 700 times in total. Then, in 2014, something changed.

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To make your day better, stay in bed longer. Really.

When the alarm goes off, what do you do? (Besides hit snooze, that is!) Pop out of bed and get going? Guess what: you're doing it wrong. And I was too. When you bolt upright from lying prone for several (several) hours, says physical therapist Erika Mundinger, you run the risk of hurting yourself...

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Birth Control Doesnt Make You Have Riskier Sex

When President Donald Trump’s administration recently issued new rules immediately rolling back the federal requirement that employers cover birth control in their health insurance plans, it not only cited religious freedom concerns, but also cast doubt on the safety and effectiveness of contraception. In the rules, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, the...

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Does Farting Burn Calories?

There's no denying the fact that unleashing a fart can make you feel a thousand times lighter—especially when you're bloated as hell. But does farting actually burn calories? ...

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