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My Son's Fortnite Obsession Has Ruined Summer Break

When I was a kid, summer break meant hours spent riding my bike. The only rule to follow was “be home before dark.” Summer meant swimming pools, night games, and always being outside. I long for my three sons to have the kind of summers I did growing up, but our modern world (and one

Obesity has become the new normal but it’s still a health risk

Nike’s London store recently introduced a plus-sized mannequin to display its active clothing range which goes up to a size 32. The mannequin triggered a cascade of responses ranging from outrage to celebration. One side argues that the mannequin normalizes obesity and leads obese people to feel that they are healthy when in fact they

‘Cannabis addiction’ gene has been discovered by scientists

‘Cannabis addiction gene’ that could make people more likely to abuse the drug is discovered by scientists in a ‘really important’ breakthrough Gene CHRNA2 regulates a ‘nicotine receptor’ in the brain, scientists have said  Low levels of this receptor has been linked to an increased of marijuana abuse Discovery could help medics treat and even

PSA: Trader Joe's Has a YouTube Channel

Trader Joe’s has made it very clear it puts people first, from its customers to its employees. So it’s no surprise the grocer — which was recently named by Forbes as America’s best employer — was quietly working behind the scenes to film and produce not one, not two, but 12 videos for its brand-new

The Best Things Kim Kardashian Has Said About Motherhood

Proud mom! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West started growing their family in 2013, and the reality star has been gushing about her children ever since. The couple first welcomed their daughter North, followed by Saint in 2015 and Chicago three years later. While the makeup mogul carried her first two babies, she welcomed her third via surrogate after

Has America’s Fight Against HIV Stalled?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 — The battle against new HIV infections has lost some steam in recent years, a new report shows. After about five years of significant declines, the number of new HIV infections began to level off in 2013, at about 39,000 infections per year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cancer has a biological clock and this drug may keep it from ticking

A new drug shows potential to halt cancer cells’ growth by stunting the cells’ biological clock. The findings from scientists at the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience and Nagoya University’s Institute of Transformative BioMolecules (ITbM) advance a burgeoning area of research: turning the body’s circadian rhythms against cancer. Their study, conducted on human kidney

Oreo's New Cookie Flavor Has Us Scratching Our Heads

Oreo’s may just be our favorite grocery store cookie. I mean, whether you bite ’em, twist ’em or dunk ’em, they are delicious, but their latest flavor has us scratching our heads. According to Instagram user @thejunkfoodaisle, Nabisco will be releasing a buttered popcorn-flavored Oreo. Say what?! Details about the cookie are vague, though we imagine

Giada De Laurentiis Has a New Baking Show

Here we thought 2018 was Giada De Laurentiis’ biggest and best year to date. Not only did the Food Network star release a gourmet popcorn line, Simply7, boasting authentic Italian flavors and clean ingredients, but the Giada at Home host also created a new Dutch oven with Italian cookware company Lagostina. Not to mention, the

Chef José Andrés Has Been Nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Chef José Andrés has plenty of accomplishments to his name: New York Times best-selling author, James Beard Award winner, humanitarian and one of Time’s 100 most influential people. And recently, the chef has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, recognizing his humanitarian efforts. More: Guy Fieri Serves Surprise Dinner to Those Fighting Camp

Rare polio-like illness has US health authorities on alert

A rare disease that peaked this autumn and paralyzes its victims – mainly children – in ways similar to polio has put health authorities on alert across the United States. There is no known specific treatment for the disease, known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). Some patients who contracted AFM quickly recover, while others end

Renal-replacement timing has no effect in kidney injury, sepsis

(HealthDay)—For patients with early-stage septic shock and severe acute kidney injury, 90-day mortality does not differ for patients randomly assigned to an early strategy for initiation of renal-replacement therapy versus a delayed strategy, according to a study published in the Oct. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Saber D. Barbar, M.D., Ph.D.,