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Maine Grandmother Gives Birth to Her Grandson — Find Out How

It’s the typical American story. Daughter is becoming a first-time mom, and her mother wants to be supportive and helpful to her child. But that’s where our story takes a 21st century twist. What happens when a wannabe mother has a health condition that makes it dangerous for her to get pregnant? Enter first-time grandma. Literally.

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Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health

You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again.

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New Research Claims Exercise May Help You Stop Smoking

Smokers who have tried to quit in the past using patches, gum, voodoo witchdoctor magic and other addiction propaganda may just want to step outside for a run the next time they feel the need to smoke,.

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Is Modern Technology Making Us Fat?

It’s no secret that a sedentary lifestyle promotes obesity, but a new study by the Milken Institute in California confirms the negative impact of TVs and computers while adding a frightening statistic — for every 10 percent increase a country spends on technology, that country’s obesity rate climbs.

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Young People in Sweden Actually Believe Cancer is Contagious

Most young adults know that babies do not come from wild-eyed storks or highly potent drinking water, but a new study suggests they might be a little confused about a few other things.

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Ab Circle Pro Slapped with $25 Million Fine for Crazy Weight Loss Claims

In today’s news of the obvious, it turns out three minutes of daily exercise won’t get you in shape — no matter what type of equipment you’re using. And because Ab Circle Pro made those outrageous claims, it’s now on the hook to pay a $25 million fine.

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What’s the Biggest Health Problem Facing Kids? — Survey of the Day

It’s probably safe to say that kids these days aren’t as healthy as youngsters have been in the past.

But of all the health risks that children of the 21st century face, which poses the biggest threat?

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Plastic Fork Removed From Man’s Stomach After 10 Years

In the U.K., a 40-year-old man recently had a plastic fork surgically removed from his stomach after swallowing it. That’s bad enough, but when you consider that he ingested the item a decade ago, the story reaches all new levels of weird. We’ll never look at cutlery the same way again.

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Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
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The West Nile Outbreak Expected To Worsen

Every year there is a fear of mosquitoes.  They bite you and leave you itching for days, but this year the fear is for a far more serious reason.  The West Nile Virus has been spreading throughout the state and is expected to get worse.

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What Are the World’s Healthiest Countries?

Earlier this month, we were astonished to learn what countries were the laziest in the world. So, it stands to reason that in order to put the scope of the worldwide condition into perspective it is now necessary to identify the world’s healthiest countries.

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