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Feeding Tubes to Lose Weight?
Guess what folks? There is yet another new trend out there to shed pounds quickly...the K-E Diet ....More
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Are You Careful What You Say Online?
We live in a world where information is almost instantaneous. Post a video on YouTube, a photo on...More
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Are you nice?
A new study suggests that being nice (kindness and generosity) comes partly from our genes . But,...More
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Bully Movie: Is Bullying Worse Today?
The new movie Bully was released limitedly this past weekend. It has received acclaim for...More
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Sex Ed in Public Schools?
Should Sexual Education be taught in public schools? The CDC recently shared new data showing that...More
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Why do we love Betty White?
Aging well is a topic that often comes up in our community here at WebMD. We all want to know how we...More
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Do Docs Order Unnecessary Medical Tests?
Nine major medical groups say that many of us may be getting medical tests that we don't need ....More
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Will Repeal of Affordable Care Act Affect You?
If the Supreme Court decides to throw out the Affordable Care Act completely, will it directly...More
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How long should you breastfeed your child?
Another topic I see crop up in health news and regular news on and off is the subject of when is the...More
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Winning the Lottery: Is There a Downside?
This weekend, some folks found themselves quite a bit richer for playing the Mega Millions lottery....More
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Why Do You Think Autism Rates Have Risen?
A new story broke today that says autism rates have increased by 78% in the U.S. since 2002. Now,...More
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April Fool's Day: Love it? Hate it?
My teenage daughter and I were having a conversation yesterday about April Fool's Day. I told her...More
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Adults Behaving Badly: Worse Today?
There has been quite a bit of news lately about adults behaving badly in public places with kids...More
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Photoshopped Beauty: Yes or No?
Actress Cate Blanchett recently posed for a non-retouched cover shot for Intelligent Life ...More
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Should sick co-workers stay home?
Colds, flu and allergies are raging right now. It seems like all around us we hear sniffling,...More
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Should Employers Have Access to Your Facebook?
We've got HIPAA to protect our medical privacy from everyone, even our employers. But now, the new ...More
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Disney Anti-Obesity Cartoon Villains Go Too Far?
Disney has joined the fight against childhood obesity with its own "Habit Heroes" website featuring...More
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Should the government force you to have insurance?
The Supreme Court is about to start its hearings regarding whether the new Health Care Reform...More
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Medical Costs More in US: Overpriced or Better Car...
This debate comes to you from member FCL -- This Washington Post article outlines the...More
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What does HAPPY mean?
Last week this year's list of the "happiest" states came out. Based on that, I started thinking...More
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Breastfeeding in Public: Beautiful or Rude?
This has always been a somewhat touchy topic with strong opinions on both sides, and it has come...More
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Downsized Candy Bars: Is Less Really More?
Mars recently announced that they will downsize all their candy bars so that no bar has more than...More
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Do Upper Class People Really Break More Rules?
Recent experiments at the University of California, Berkley, and the University of Toronto, showed...More
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8-Yr-Old Dies of Cancer, Parents Jailed: Justified...
Recently, parents of an 8-year-old boy who died of untreated Hodgkin's Lymphoma were jailed...More
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Academy Awards, Favorite Movies and Emotions
The Academy Awards are coming up this weekend, and those of us who are movie buffs will watch to...More
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Rihanna and Chris Brown: Forgive Abuse?
In 2009, singer Chris Brown was charged with beating his then girlfriend, pop star Rihanna. Brown...More
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Online Dating: Luckier in Love?
According to a recent WebMD story, "A new study finds that Internet dating sites help us get...More
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Will your doctor fire you?
A recent study says that more and more pediatricians are "firing" their patients who refuse to have...More
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Does it really matter who is President?
As we move farther into the year, the race for the 2012 elections heats up more and more. Each...More
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