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Key lifestyle factors could help reduce breast cancer risks

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Foxnews.com -- A new study concludes that if white women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer maintained key lifestyle factors, almost 30 percent of cases could be avoided. Researchers who published the study Thursday said the majority of those cases avoided would be among women at an increased risk because of family history and gene variations.

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Hot Dog Recall of Nathan and Curtis Brands

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Foxnews.com--(05/22/2017) The Ohio-based maker of Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs has issued a recall for more than 210,000 pounds of ready-to-eat beef franks after receiving complaints about finding metal materials in the products. The affected products were produced on January 26, 2017.  After receiving three complaints about metal objects in the products, John Morrell and Co. contacted the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service on May 19th.

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Instagram Worst Social Media App for Young People’s Mental Health

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Fox2now.com--(05/19/2017)  Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app for young people’s mental health, followed closely by Snapchat, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the UK. Their study, #StatusofMind, surveyed almost 1500 young people aged 14 to 24 on how certain social media platforms impact health and wellbeing issues such as anxiety, depression, self-identity and body image.

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Man whose wedding went viral accused of faking terminal illness

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(05/16/17) Several women are accusing a Florida man of faking stage 4 cancer and manipulating them to get food, money and shelter, just weeks after his wedding to a long lost love went viral.  Ken Boyer, 60, of Palm Bay, first gained notoriety when WKMG-TV covered his wedding to a Missouri woman named Michelle Kimbrel in May. Boyer claimed he "reconnected" with Kimbrel on Facebook a few weeks before they tied the knot.  

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Can drinking apple cider vinegar lead to weight loss?

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Foxnews.com -- (05/15/2017) Every week, it seems another trendy weight loss beverage is making headlines — take the craze over apple cider vinegar, which is sometimes abbreviated ACV. ACV is made from crushed apples combined with yeast and bacteria for fermentation. Some alternative medicine experts are praising the acidic substance as a miracle diet remedy, saying that downing 1 tablespoon per day can help you drop a few pounds fast. 

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Study finds good news for cheese lovers

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Foxnews.com -- (05/12/2017) Gouda news for cheese lovers: Despite claims that the fatty treat does damage to your cardiovascular health, a review of 29 studies has found no evidence that full-fat dairy products like cheese and milk boost one's risk of death, heart attack, or stroke. 

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Why your snacking habit may be leading to weight gain

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Foxnews.com -- (05/11/2017)  This probably sounds familiar: You stop by your office break room and notice some chips or cookies lying out — leftovers from a catered lunch. You’re not hungry, but you decide to have a bite or two. By the time you’re back at your desk, your stomach is screaming for more. What’s the deal with that? 

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Robot completes first ever delicate eye surgery

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Foxnews.com-- (05/10/2017) In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye , greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina . Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye. Currently, doctors perform this common eye surgery without robots.

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NFL great Nick Buoniconti diagnosed with dementia: 'I would not have played'

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Courtesy of Foxnews.com (05/09/17) NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti can’t tie his shoes or read a book anymore, nor can he believe the game he loved so much has robbed him of life’s smallest joys. In October 2016, Buoniconti was diagnosed with neurodegenerative dementia, Sports Illustrated reported.

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11-year-old revived with Narcan after heroin overdose, police say

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Courtesy of Foxnews.com (05/08/17) A Pennsylvania girl was revived with the antidote Narcan after she overdosed on heroin in her home last week, police said.  A family member found the unresponsive girl, who was not identified, in her room in the Beechview neighborhood of Pittsburgh just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the Post-Gazette. Several stamp bags of heroin were reportedly found nearby.  

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iPhones May Harm Toddlers' Speech Development

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Foxnews.com--(05/05/2017) A new observational study confirms a gut feeling many parents likely already possess: When it comes to learning, technology is no replacement for human interaction. Researchers from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York found that babies and toddlers who played non-educational games using smartphones, tablets and readers tended to have lower verbal scores than youngsters who didn’t use the devices.

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A Gluten-Free Diet May Raise Your Risk of Heart Disease

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Foxnews.com--(05/04/2017) Gluten-free diets are popular these days, but a new study finds that avoiding gluten won't lower your risk of heart disease. In fact, the researchers say that gluten-free diets could pose health concerns because people who go gluten free tend to lower their intake of whole grains — an ingredient that is linked with a lower risk of heart disease.

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An "Exercise Pill" May be Replacing Workouts Soon

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Foxnews.com--(05/03/2017) Anyone with a job, kids, or heck, a life knows fitting in fitness isn’t always easy. Then there are the folks who can’t exercise at all — be it due to a pre-existing health condition or old age. If you’re among those groups, but want to reap the physical and emotional benefits of working out, what are you to do?

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Mosquitoes unleashed in Florida to combat Zika virus

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Foxnews.com – (05/03/2017) The Florida Keys are flying in 40,000 mosquitoes a week, to take their own buzzing vacations, of sorts. “There’s 1,000 male aedis agypti mosquitoes in this tube,” says Catherine Pruszynski, field officer for the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. Pruszynski is packing 20 of these tubes in her bag, all full of male mosquitoes. 

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