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Can Growing Human Organs in Pigs Solve the Organ Shortage?

Singularity University | Farah Mohamed | June 13, 2016 | World
Back in the 90s, a deeply disturbing image surfaced on the nascent Internet: a lab mouse with something looking like a human ear grown on its back.

California Moves To Extend Health Insurance To Undocumented Immigrants

Reuters | Andrew Hart | June 11, 2016 | Politics
(Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law allowing unauthorized immigrants to buy health insurance on a state exchange created under the U.S. Affordable Care Act, making the state the first in the country to offer that kind of coverage. The law lets the...

B.C. Bans E-Cigarette Sales To Youths

CBC British Columbia | Joanna Adams | June 13, 2016 | Canada British Columbia
It won't apply to people vaping pot.

'Super Bacteria' Found At Brazil Olympic Venues, Beaches

Reuters | Andrew Hart | June 10, 2016 | World
By Brad Brooks RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant "super bacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on Aug. 5. The...

Artist's Paint-Mixing Videos Are As Addicting As They Are Gorgeous

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | June 10, 2016 | Good News
We just can't. Stop. Watching.  Vancouver, British Columbia-based artist Sára J. Molčan's shares paint-mixing posts on Instagram and has generated quite a bit of attention on the social media site for it. The posts, which are a way for the artist to showcase an intimate part...

Study Reveals Fertility Tracker Apps Are 'Generally Inaccurate' | Anna Almendrala | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 06/09/2016 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Fertility-focused apps and websites that aim to figure out which days a woman is most likely to conceive may not be very accurate, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed more than 50...

It's Taking Way Too Long For The FDA To Recall Tainted Food

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration is too slow to order companies to recall tainted foods, leaving people at risk of illness and death, a government watchdog said in a review of the agency's food safety program. The Department...

Why Your Doctor Should Be Talking To You About Sleep

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | June 10, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
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The Disability Community Is Pissed AF About ‘Me Before You’

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | June 10, 2016 | Impact
People with disabilities are over the way they’re portrayed in pop culture. So much so that disability activists have taken to Twitter to express their disdain over Hollywood’s latest offense, "Me Before You."

Daisy Ridley Shares An Empowering Message On Endometriosis

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Daisy Ridley is one of many women who suffer from endometriosis -- and she's sick and tired (literally) of its debilitating effects. The "Star Wars" actress opened up about the condition as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome, which has caused skin issues for her, in an Instagram post on...

Did Hillary Clinton's Win Make You Cry Happy Tears? Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
When Hillary Clinton was named the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee on Tuesday, it was marked by numerous expressions of joy, pride, apprehension and anger -- all natural on the spectrum of emotions we experience on a regular basis (and certainly during an election season). But among supporters who cried or...

Women’s And Men’s Brains Work Differently When It Comes To Cooperating

Sara G. Miller | Alanna Vagianos | June 10, 2016 | Women
By: Sara G. Miller, Staff Writer Published: 06/09/2016 on LiveScience When men and women work together, their brains may not take the same approach to cooperating, a new study suggests. In the new study, the areas of the brain that lit up were synchronized...

Olivia Wilde Sums Up Why Abortion Access Is So Damn Important

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | June 10, 2016 | Women

This New Drug Could Be The Answer For People With Migraines

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
An experimental new drug called erenumab has been shown in a study to significantly reduce the number of migraine days per month for chronic sufferers, its developers say. If the drug eventually hits the market, it could mean major relief for people with

Daily Meditation: Spark Creativity

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | June 10, 2016 | Religion
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features an inspiring TED talk on creativity by radio host Julie Burstein. What projects...

This Is How Kim Cattrall Got Over A Big Problem In The Bedroom

Sarah Digiulio | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
It seemed like a small matter at first. Until it felt like a gorilla sitting on her chest. That’s what chronic insomnia feels like, Kim Cattrall explained during a BBC Woman’s Hour broadcast. “It was like a three-ton gorilla sitting on my chest. He was...

Democratic Congressional Candidate Opens Up About Having HIV In Emotional Video

Daniel Marans | June 10, 2016 | Politics
Bob Poe, a Democratic candidate for an open congressional seat in central Florida, revealed on Thursday that he is HIV positive. Poe, 61, a former businessman who helped start the Orlando Magic NBA team and once chaired the Florida Democratic Party, made the disclosure in a

W.H.O. Advises Delaying Pregnancy In Areas With Zika Transmission

Andrew Hart | June 9, 2016 | Healthy Living
People living in areas where the Zika virus is circulating should consider delaying pregnancy to avoid having babies with birth defects, the World Health Organization has concluded.

Here's Why Men Don't Like Going To The Doctor

Anna Almendrala | June 13, 2016 | Healthy Living
Men tend to die earlier than women, are more likely to die from eight out of the ten top causes of death in the U.S. than women, and are also more likely to smoke and drink excessively. Researchers think a...

Recovering Addicts Can Party Safely At This Alcohol-Free, Sober Bar

Kimberly Yam | June 10, 2016 | Good News
Recovering addicts in Crystal Lake, Illinois, have spot to chill without temptation, thanks to one nonprofit.  The Other Side is a sober bar where recovering addicts can hang out over non-alcoholic beverages. The bar, which launched in 2013, is run as part of nonprofit New Directions...
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