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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 ‘Entertainmen…
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 ti…
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 …
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 mak…
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. A study of 7,428 workers by Harvard Medical School found that 23.8 percent suffered from insomnia, and that the average American worker lost 11.3 days — or $2,00…
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. When compa…
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. Eman calculates that at her current rate of weight gain it will take her …

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