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    Parents push back against elementary schools’ decision to share book about transgender child

    A school district in Ann Arbor, Mich., is under fire from elementary school parents after making the decision to air a videotaped book reading about the story of transgender child Jazz Jennings to their young students without parental consent. According to a local Michigan publication M Live, the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH) decided […]

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    Have You Been Blowing Your Nose Wrong This Whole Time?

    Your latest bout with the cold has you tethered to an entire box of tissues. You know the drill. Blow. Toss. Repeat. No matter how often you unclog your drain, though, that mucus just keeps on coming. Sometimes it seems like there’s no end in sight. It’s a familiar scenario and typically a harmless one, […]

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    Starbucks’ new Witch’s Brew drink contains a superfood

    Big news, Starbucks fans: There’s a new drink out in time for Halloween. It’s called the Witch’s Brew Frappuccino, and it’s pretty eye-catching. The drink has a purple blend of “toad’s breath” and orange crème Frappuccino, along with a swirl of green “bat warts” (made with chia seeds), according to a Starbucks press release. It’s […]

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    Is It Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot? Experts Weigh In

    October is here and so is flu season. Is it too late to get your flu shot? Doctors say no — and advise getting one as soon as possible, especially since last year was one of the deadliest flu seasons in history. Darria Long Gillespie, a clinical assistant professor at the University of Tennessee School […]

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    How each Myers-Briggs type makes major life decisions

    Every person has a different way of making major decisions. One person may take the logical, tactical approach, while another may hem and haw, crowdsourcing the most critical aspects of their life. How you make decisions ultimately depends on your personality. As for how you should think about decision-making, your Myers-Briggs personality type holds some […]

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    This Sunburn-Inspired Eye Makeup Is the Only Sunburn We’ll Ever Be OK With

    You may have noticed we’re a little fanatical about our SPF here at Allure. (Rightfully so — skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer despite the fact that it’s so preventable.) But lo and behold, there’s one “sunburn” we’re actually kind of into thanks to this eye-makeup look that’s weirdly awesome. Terry Barber, […]

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    Sleep Deprivation Is More Dangerous Than We Thought, Studies Show

    From ELLE If, like us, your brain decides bedtime is the perfect moment to bombard your head with all of your work, relationship and finance worries, it might be time for you to address the effect your lack of sleep is having on your health. And no, we’re not talking about those panda-like bags under […]