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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – 4 Groups You Can Donate To Right Now

National nonprofits and physicians’ organizations dedicate every October to the cause of breast cancer awareness — raising funds for research and helping ensure that all women are able to receive regular screenings.

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Little Girl’s Touching Reaction to Her New Face After Cleft Lip Surgery [VIDEO]

Left untreated, a cleft lip dooms a child to a lifetime of emotional and physical difficulties. It’s a also relatively easy condition to fix, and the organization Operation Smile has made it their mission to provide free surgery to needy children around the world who suffer from cleft lip and other facial deformities.

In this heartwarming video you can see a young Brazilian girl’s shocked and overjoyed first reaction to her new face after getting cleft lip surgery. You might want to grab a box of tissues before watching. (And you can donate to Operation Smile here.)

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Stephen Lovekin / Anna Webber, Getty Images
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Where’d She Go? Kirstie Alley Drops 100 Pounds!

Actress Kirstie Alley, 60, who has notoriously struggled with her weight in years past, has now lost 100 pounds, a journey that began during her stint on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ earlier this year.

“I feel like I’m back in my element,” she told ‘Entertainment Tonight.’ “I honestly didn’t even realize what I looked like.”

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b3nscott, Flickr
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Why Are People Who Think Wi-Fi Makes Them Sick Moving to West Virginia?

Although most scientists believe the electromagnetic radiation emitted by technology such as Wi-Fi and cell phones is largely harmless, a small group of people nevertheless believe they suffer from a malady called Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity, or EHS.

The five percent of Americans who think they have EHS allegedly experience such symptoms as chest pains, headaches, and hearing loss. Some of them are so convinced of the evils of electromagnetic radiation that they’ve packed up and moved to a 13,000-square-mile area of West Virginia that has no wireless technology.

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FOX Philadelphia
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Mom Fired After Taking Time Off to Give Her Son a Kidney [VIDEO]

Claudia Rendon of Pennsylvania has had a tough year. First, her mother and uncle died, then her father was diagnosed with leukemia. As if that wasn’t enough, she later discovered her son, Alex, was in need of a kidney transplant.

Doctors found she was a suitable donor match, so Rendon took time off work to give Alex the kidney he needed. But when she tried to return to her job several weeks later, she found she’d been fired.

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Phil Bailly Photography, Flickr
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Fatherhood Can Cause a Drop in Testosterone Levels

In the first study of its kind, researchers compared the testosterone level of men when they were single and childless to their testosterone level after they had had a child.

While testosterone always decreases when men age, the decline was much more pronounced among the men who had become fathers.

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images
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Megan Fox Ditches Vegan Diet Because It Made Her Too Skinny

You can call Megan Fox the anti-Bill Clinton.

While the former president recently raved about the positive effects a vegan diet had on his health, the 25-year old actress went in the completely opposite direction during  a recent interview with Amica magazine when she blamed going vegan for making her unhealthily skinny.

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NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell Reveals She Has Breast Cancer on Air [VIDEO]

Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News and host of ‘Andrea Mitchell Reports,’ revealed that she’s recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mitchell, 64, made the announcement at the end of her show on Wednesday.

According to Mitchell, the disease has not spread and her prognosis is excellent. It was detected, she said, during a routine screening.

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Insomnia Costs America $62 Billion in Productivity

Insomnia isn’t just a bad deal for those who suffer through it.

It’s also a bad deal for the nation’s economy.

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Women Gain Weight After Marriage, Men After Divorce

Getting hitched results in women putting on the pounds, whereas the male waistline is more likely to expand after a divorce.

Researchers from Ohio State University discovered this discrepancy after analyzing a study on the effects marital events had on 10,000 people between 1986 and 2008.

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The Sun
The Sun
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Arizona Mom Strives to Be Fattest Woman Ever [VIDEO]

World’s fattest mom Susanne Eman weighs 728 pounds, and the 32-year-old mother of two is consuming over 20,000 calories a day in hopes of eventually setting the all-time record for heaviest woman, which is 1,600 pounds.

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Facebook Can Cause Psychological Disorders and Other Issues in Teens

A new study suggests that using Facebook too much triggers the development of anti-social behavior in teenagers.

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