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    ‘Human Project’ study will ask 10,000 to share life’s data

    NEW YORK (AP) — Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years. Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the city next year for a study so sweeping it’s called […]

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    Drinking Gin Could Curb Allergy Symptoms

    As if we needed another reason to crack open the gin this summer, allergy experts reckon it could be the best alcohol for hay fever sufferers to drink. Drinking alcohol is actually proven to worsen symptoms of hay fever and asthma, like sneezing, due to its histamine content — produced during the fermentation process and responsible for […]

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    Ashley Tisdale Cut This One Thing Out of Her Diet to Get in Her Best Shape Yet

    As Ashley Tisdale’s 9.4 million Instagram followers know, the High School Musical alum has been looking extra fit lately. So what’s the key to her success? According to the 31-year-old actress, it has to do with cutting one food group out of her diet completely. “I recently found out what my food sensitivities are, so […]

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    Indonesian Actress Julia Perez Dies After 3-Year Battle with Cervical Cancer

    One of Indonesia’s most popular actresses, Julia Perez, has died of cervical cancer. She was 36. The singer-turned-screen star, born Yuli Rachmawati, underwent surgery at Jakarta’s Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital on Friday, but died on Saturday morning, according to theJakarta Post. Perez was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014, and two years later, the […]

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    5 Surprising Sore Throat Remedies That’ll Bring Sweet Relief

    Your goal: Kick a sore throat to the curb. No one wants to deal with the pain that makes even talking difficult. It’s one of the top 10 reasons people head to the doc. The source behind all the scratchiness is mostly likely a viral infection from a cold. Only about 10% of sufferers test […]

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    ‘Multi-Masking’ Is the Latest Instagram Beauty Trend. Is It Necessary?

    At some point, while perusing your Instagram feed, you’ve probably come across posts of people with different-colored stripes on their faces. The effect is eye-catching, but it’s not just for show: The stripes are actually various beauty masks being used at once, as part of a growing beauty trend known as “multi-masking.” The concept of […]

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    How Long Does It Take For Birth Control Pills To Start Working?

    If you’re cracking open your first pack of birth control pills, welcome to the club! Or perhaps you’ve been struggling to sort out which birth control method works best for you and are about to try yet another pill with a different blend of hormones. Either way, getting new birth control can be an exciting […]

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    Is Coconut Oil Actually Unhealthy?

    Coconut oil has long been touted for its health and beauty benefits — some people use it for just about everything. From cooking and moisturizing, to teeth cleaning and anti-fungal cream, it seems like there’s nothing that coconut oil can’t be used for. Coconut oil’s popularity spike in the past few years has also brought a number of […]