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What Are the Most Common Blood Types in America?

Although every single person in America bleeds the same, not all of us bleed the same blood type.

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Can Being Too Fat Actually Be Healthier Than Being Too Thin?

Much ink has been spilled about studies detailing the health risks associated with being overweight.

And while there is no doubt that severe obesity can lead to a litany of medical problems, a new study suggests that moderately overweight people are still pretty healthy. So, what’s the skinny on this phenomenon?

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Connor Boss, Miss Florida USA Contestant, is Legally Blind

By now you’ve seen the blind dude who rattled off the best things about being blind – one of which was every girl is a “10.” Let us introduce you to a ’10′ who happens to be legally blind.

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Can Cutting Your Food Into Smaller Pieces Make You Eat Less?

For a long time, we’ve all been told that one of the keys to eating less is to eat more slowly. But could cutting up our food into smaller pieces work too?

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Can Sitting Down Kill You?

Want to live longer?

It could be as easy as getting out of the chair you may be sitting in right now.

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Contraceptive Skin Gel Could Knock Out Your Sperm Count

Although women have long had several forms of reversible birth control like the pill and the IUD, the only choice offered to men (that doesn’t involve cutting off their man bits and permanent sterilization, of course) has been condoms. That could soon change.

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Can Just Looking at ‘Food Porn’ Make You Gain Weight?

If you’ve ever sat down to watch something on the Food Network and suddenly gotten hungry, it wasn’t a coincidence. New research indicates looking at “food porn” — images of sumptuous edibles — actually does stimulate the appetite.

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Can Secondhand Smoke Actually Make You Diabetic and Obese?

In the first study of its kind, scientists have used blood markers to determine that non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke could have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Science May Have Finally Found a Cure for the Hangover

Thanks to some of the best minds of our time, we’re finally being given concrete tips that will help us get over those horrid headaches we experience after a night of partying.

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Looking to Donate Blood? The One Most in Need of It Is… the Red Cross?

If you’re looking to do a good deed today, you might consider donating blood. The American Red Cross says it received 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June, and as a result, blood and platelet supplies are dangerously low.

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Student Battling Flesh-Eating Disease Makes Amazing Recovery

Despite a terrible battle with flesh-eating disease that claimed her left leg, right foot and both hands, Georgia student Aimee Copeland was able to briefly leave her hospital room for the first time in 49 days. And from here, doctors say, her prognosis is good.

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Meat Lovers Beware! Tick Bites Could Be Spreading Meat Allergies

As if high cholesterol, heart disease and the potential for Mad Cow aren’t bad enough, now red meat lovers have another threat to contend with — an allergic reaction to beef potentially triggered by a bite from the common lone star tick.

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