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This Is What Sex Looks Like Inside An MRI Scanner (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | September 20, 2014 | Science
Ever wished you could see what was going on inside your body when you have sex? You're in luck! A new NSFW video featuring footage from multiple MRI scans affords a remarkable glimpse inside human bodies as they engage in intimate activities ranging from a French kiss to, yes, full-bore...

10 Things Not To Do Before Your Next Race

Sarah Klein | September 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Sheila Monaghan for Men's Journal With weeks, or even months, of training behind you, and mere hours until you toe the line, the day before a big race can be even more stressful than the act of racing itself. It's a single day, of course, but what...

8 Great Reasons To Get More Sleep -- Starting Tonight

Sarah Klein | September 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Robert Rosenberg, DO Too many of us fight sleep, not wanting to miss anything. Unfortunately, as with most things in life, there are consequences when you don't get enough sleep. Here are eight health reasons why you should turn...

Allowing Gay Men To Donate Blood Could Save Over 1 Million Lives, Study Finds

Reuters | Reuters | September 19, 2014 | Gay Voices
By Jennifer Chaussee SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday. The...

Flu Shot Rate Up In Kids, But Adults Fall Short On Vaccination

Caroline Bologna | September 19, 2014 | Healthy Living
By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 09/18/2014 02:15 PM EDT on LiveScience More U.S. children and adults are getting the flu shot, but public health officials say there's room for improvement in vaccination rates, particularly among young and middle-age adults. During the 2013 to 2014...

'Ebola Would Not Be What It Is Today' If Proper Health Systems Existed, Expert Says

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | September 19, 2014 | Impact
The Ebola outbreak in Africa has been an issue simmering below the surface of American consciousness since it began. Soon, however, that could – and should — change. According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people, easily the largest outbreak of the disease...

Seventeen-Year-Old Is Exposing The Scary Secrets Of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | September 19, 2014 | Teen
Seventeen-year-old Cyrus Stowe saw a dangerous trend happening at his Dallas high school. His classmates were abusing prescription drugs and nobody was talking about it. So Cyrus decided to expose the problem by making a documentary. His film, "Out of Reach" was made in collaboration with director Tucker Capps (of...

Why Posttraumatic Stress Could Make Women More Susceptible To Food Addiction

LiveScience | Alanna Vagianos | September 19, 2014 | Women
By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 09/18/2014 10:36 AM EDT on LiveScience Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be more likely to have food addiction, or a feeling of dependence on food, new research suggests. In the study, researchers surveyed more than 49,000 female nurses ages...

Gerard Depardieu Says He Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine In A Day

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | September 19, 2014 | Entertainment
French actor Gerard Depardieu revealed he can drink up to 14 bottles of wine in one, single day. That's a lot of vin. Depardieu spoke about his drinking habits during an interview with the UK's So Film magazine. "When I'm bored, I drink," he said. "Apart from occasional...

Duke Porn Star Belle Knox Once Carved The Word 'Fat' Into Her Body

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | September 19, 2014 | College
The content of this post may be sensitive to some readers. You wouldn't know it by looking at her now, but porn star Belle Knox used to feel very insecure about her body. Knox, a Duke University student who made national headlines in February when she was...

This Is Why You Should Stop Your Hand-Wringing Over Air Dryer Vs. Paper Towel Debate Right Now

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | September 19, 2014 | Healthy Living
Paper towel or air dryer? A new clip comes clean on which is more hygienic to dry your hands. AsapSCIENCE's "Paper Towel vs. Hand Dryers" video above gives both sides their sanitary props. But this battle isn't a wash, the video says. The segment explains -- and a...

Here Is Powerful Proof That Abusive Words Are Literally Weapons

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | September 19, 2014 | Impact
Whoever first claimed that "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me" was very, very wrong. To illustrate this fact, "Words Can Be Weapons" -- a multimedia campaign based in China and featured in the video above -- turns Chinese words into weapons...

Liberian Boy Who Had Ebola Does Delightful Dance During Treatment, Has Since Recovered

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | September 19, 2014 | Good News
Though this boy was fighting a devastating disease, he still found a way to bring joy to those around him. Mamadee, 11, was an Ebola-confirmed patient at a Doctors Without Borders case management center in Foya, Liberia. A video uploaded to the Doctors Without Borders' YouTube...

Jim Kelly Finds Inner Strength From Family, What Matters Most

Jordan Schultz | September 19, 2014 | Sports
Over the course of his Hall of Fame NFL career, Jim Kelly learned a thing or two about disappointment. A five-time Pro Bowler and one of the premier quarterbacks of his generation, Kelly took his Buffalo Bills to the Super Bowl every year from 1990 to 1993. The Bills are...

ISIS Has Displaced More Than 1.8 Million Iraqis. Here's How You Can Help Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | September 19, 2014 | Impact
The Islamic State militant group has upended life for hundreds of thousands of Iraqis affected by the group's expanding influence in the region. Entire communities have fled to escape the extremist group's destruction. ISIS members have raped women and thrown them into slavery, persecuted religious minorities,...

Asian Immigrants To U.S. At Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Braden Goyette | September 19, 2014 | Healthy Living
A new study has revealed why Asian Americans at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than Caucasian Americans, and prone to develop the disease at lower body weights.

How Your Brain Actually Makes Decisions While You Sleep

Farah Mohamed | September 19, 2014 | World
The idea that during sleep our minds shut down from the outside world is ancient and one that is still deeply anchored in our view of sleep today, despite some everyday life experiences and recent scientific discoveries that would tend to prove that our brains don’t completely switch off from...

How You Might Be Getting In The Way Of Your Own Spirituality

Joann Pan | September 19, 2014 | OWN
The author of Daily Love: Growing into Grace explains when we start on the path toward grace. By Mastin Kipp Spirituality is the measure of how willing we are to allow Grace -- some power greater than ourselves -- to enter our lives and guide us along our...

Spiritual Author Gary Zukav On Why Even The Best Job Won't Bring You Happiness (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | September 19, 2014 | OWN
Keith, a 23-year-old economics student, is ready to start his career. Like many new grads, he's nervous about entering the working world and worried about choosing the right job. "I have all of these friends that graduated and they have these nice jobs, and I call them a few months...

The Real Reason Your Teen Is Shutting You Out, According To Dr. Shefali Tsabary (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | September 19, 2014 | OWN
If you've ever had a door slammed in your face by your teenage son or daughter, you're well aware of the existence of seemingly random mood swings overtaking your home. While biology and hormones can explain a teen's moody behavior, one clinical psychologist and parenting author...
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