How to Stop Negative Thoughts and Think More Clearly

May 20, 2019
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You’ve Marie Kondo’d your closet, or at least thought about doing it—and you strive to keep the rest of your home nice and neat. But your mental space? Let’s just say it can get a little cluttered too. Everyday worries (Why hasn’t Alex called me back?) and subconscious preoccupations (I can’t believe I just ate […]

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Quality Time at Runtastic — How We Spend Time Together

May 20, 2019

Why only spend time with co-workers only at work? Here’s what Runtastics like to do together in their leisure time The post Quality Time at Runtastic — How We Spend Time Together appeared first on Runtastic Blog.

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A Psychologist Explains Why People Gossip—and the Reason Might Surprise You

May 17, 2019
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Everybody gossips. Sure, we like to think that our daily conversations are strictly productive idea exchanges and debates about life’s unanswered questions. But in reality, we all talk about other people. In fact, a new study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science found that the typical person spends about 52 minutes per day […]

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The FDA Issued a Tattoo Ink Recall—Here’s What You Need to Know

May 17, 2019
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Six types of commercially available tattoo inks have been contaminated with harmful bacteria, the FDA said in a statement this week. The administration is urging consumers to pause before getting any new tattoos and tattoo artists to confirm they’re not using any of the recalled ink. The government became aware of the contaminated ink after […]

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Lovebug Insect Season is Upon Us—Here’s What You Need to Know

May 17, 2019
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For many in the United States, May and September mean lovebug season. The lovebug, also known as Plecia nearctica, is a fly species that’s found throughout Southern states in both the fall and spring. The bug has been in the news lately because it’s been ruining vacations. This made us wonder about how the insect […]

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This 11-Year-Old Accidentally Lodged a Sharpened Pencil Into Her Neck at School

May 16, 2019
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A recess break at school nearly turned fatal for an 11-year-old girl, whose injury and recovery is featured in a new case report from the BMJ. The girl was playing outdoors when she fell, and a sharpened pencil accidentally became lodged into her neck. She was taken to a hospital for evaluation, but the pencil wasn’t […]

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4 Moms Show Off Their Postpartum Bodies in Photo: ‘If It Helped Even One Woman, We Would Be Happy’

May 16, 2019
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Four mom bloggers are on a mission to change the way society views postpartum bodies. Desiree Fortin, Katie Crenshaw, Meg Boggs and Bethanie Garcia knew each other online before meeting in person for the first time in April. That was when they decided to pose for an honest and unfiltered photo showing how their bodies had […]

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Is It a HIPAA Violation if a Doctor’s Office Tells a 24-Year-Old’s Parents That She’s Pregnant?

May 16, 2019
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Understanding HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) laws is no easy feat—but in some situations, it can be crucial to understand the rights this act grants you. In a story posted to Reddit’s r/legaladvice on Wednesday, a 24-year-old woman inquired about her HIPAA rights after a surgery assistant in her doctor’s office told […]

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Vitamin B12 Deficiencies Can Lead to ‘Reversible Dementia.’ Here’s How

May 16, 2019
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A woman struggled with a vitamin B12 deficiency for five years before doctors correctly diagnosed her condition, a new case report from the BMJ says. The woman, who was 61 when doctors evaluated her, has a condition called Addison’s anemia. The condition is also called pernicious anemia, and it’s caused by a decrease in red blood […]

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This 58-Year-Old Woman Had a Huge Tailgut Cyst Removed Because of a Decades-Old Health Problem

May 15, 2019
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An operation that one woman had as an infant caused complications and necessitated surgery when she was 58, according to a new case report in the BMJ. The case report explains what happened to a 58-year-old who had what’s called a tailgut cyst removed. As an infant, the patient had a presacral mass removed. Presacral is the area inside […]

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