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This Guy Believes The Roof Is A Perfect Place For A Dance Party

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 27, 2014 | Comedy
Sometimes, you hear a beat, and you just want to bust a move. In this video, when roofer Andrew Wilcox hears some dancey, Latin music in the middle of a roofing job with his brother, he begins to move to the beat. Soon, his brother follows suit....

Study Suggests Reason Why Black Mothers Breastfeed Less Than White Moms

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | August 27, 2014 | Parents
When it comes to breastfeeding, a persistent racial disparity exists: Black mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than white mothers. In 2010, 62 percent of American black babies were breastfed at birth, compared to 79 percent of white babies. A new study by the Centers for Disease...

Sleepy College Students Are Worried About Their Stress Levels

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | August 27, 2014 | College
College students often are not getting enough sleep and they blame it on stress from their side jobs and a lack of time, new research concludes. Dr. Adam Knowlden, a professor in University of Alabama's department of health science, and Dr. Manoj Sharma, a researcher formerly in...

The Problem With What Doctors Call Preterm Labor

Catherine Pearson | August 27, 2014 | Parents
First-time mom Jill Teeters did everything she was supposed to in order to have a healthy pregnancy. She ate well, took her vitamins and regularly saw her doctor. The weeks ticked by, and everything seemed to progress normally. Then one fall day, Teeters, who was 37 at the time, woke...

'A Day With HIV 2014' Aims To Break Down HIV Stigma

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | August 27, 2014 | Gay Voices
HIV stigma needs to be a thing of the past, and there's an awesome way you can help change public perception. For the fifth year in a row, Positively Aware and TPAN are sponsoring "A Day with HIV," an HIV photo campaign. The initiative invites people from all around the...

Third Sierra Leone Doctor Dies From Ebola

Eline Gordts | August 27, 2014 | World
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe. The announcements raised worries about Sierra Leone's fight against Ebola,...

7 Timeless Bits Of Japanese Wisdom

HuffPost Japan | Farah Mohamed | August 27, 2014 | World
In Japan, people noticed from time immemorial that certain actions led to a good outcome, which made them repeat those actions to the point where they became customs. Japanese have a tendency to qualify certain things or actions as “good omens” and others as “bad omens.” In Japanese this tendency...

What To Eat When You Are SO BORED With Everything You Cook

Lynn Andriani | August 27, 2014 | OWN
Chicken, potatoes, salmon and rice can taste brand new again. Food writer and home cook Jenny Rosenstrach shows us how, with these four innovative recipes from her new book, Dinner: The Playbook. By Lynn Andriani Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN...

Pat O'Brien Explains Why So Many Celebrities Aren't Truly Happy (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | August 27, 2014 | OWN
Before his public downfall in 2005, Pat O'Brien seemed like the type of celebrity who had it all together. He was a well-liked entertainment news anchor on "The Insider," he routinely rubbed elbows with stars like Angelina Jolie and Kevin Costner, and he took full advantage of the...

Trash Burning Far More Polluting Than Expected As Countries Often Fail To Report Emissions

AP | Nick Visser | August 27, 2014 | Green
NEW DELHI (AP) — Rampant trash-burning is throwing more pollution and toxic particles into the air than governments are reporting, according to a scientific study estimating more than 40 percent of the world's garbage is burned. The study published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology attempts the first...

How To Accept A Compliment (Without Just Giving One Back)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
We'd be lying if we didn't admit that getting a compliment is an instant mood booster. While we all know there's a difference between meaningful compliments and ones that are more surface-level, how you act on the receiving end of praise is just as important as how you...

You May Suffer From Sleep Drunkenness

Meredith Melnick | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Your alarm goes off on your phone, and instead of turning it off or hitting snooze, you pick it up and stupidly say, “Hello?” You are, to use the technical...

How The Loss Of Her Brother Led One Woman To Get Help For Anxiety

Sarah Klein | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Diane, 28, is a legal assistant in Danbury, Conn. This is her story. Growing up, I saw my family as being loving and healthy. Then I found out my brother, John [not his real name], was addicted to OxyContin pills, which led to cocaine, then heroin and finally his death...

This Is What A Yogi Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
The beauty of yoga is that it's all-inclusive -- anyone can do it, and anyone can benefit from it. Anyone can be a yogi, no matter their gender or body type, age or experience level. To prove the universality of the practice, we turned to our social communities to show...

7 Habits Of Considerate People

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
"Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree." - Marian Wright Edelman Edelman, a renowned American activist, not only dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of disadvantaged children, but also served as a strong advocate for acting...

The Latest Photoshop Fail Starts An Important Conversation

Jamie Feldman | August 27, 2014 | Style
We are reminded far too often of the dangers of Photoshop thanks to missing body parts or a botched armpit. And while we would never condone altering someone's body for a photo, sometimes the conversation that follows turns out to be not only important but inspiring,...

19 Delicious Things To Make With Overripe Bananas

Kate Bratskeir | August 27, 2014 | Taste
PSA: Do NOT throw away those overripe bananas. PSA #2: Maple Bacon Banana Donuts.

This Rapper Just Won The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With Marijuana

Matt Ferner | August 26, 2014 | Politics
Just when you thought all variations on the Ice Bucket Challenge had been exhausted, rapper B-Real from Cypress Hill shows up with a bucket of marijuana. "I know we're going through a drought with water and all that stuff, so we're going to do it a little different, but I...

WHO Shuts Sierra Leone Lab After Worker Infected With Ebola

Reuters | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Umaru Fofana and Media Coulibaly FREETOWN/KINSHASA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst...

Could This Treatment Approach Better Help Teens With Depression?

Amanda L. Chan | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
By: Laura Geggel, Staff Writer Published: 08/26/2014 04:16 PM EDT on LiveScience For teenagers with depression, finding and sticking with an effective treatment strategy can be an uphill battle. Their families often struggle to find a professional who can treat depression in adolescents, is accepting new patients...
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