November 21, 2017

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Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authoritiesContinue Reading

American hostage mom hopes children ‘find enough happiness’ to make up for captivity

American hostage mom hopes children ‘find enough happiness’ to make up for captivity

The American mom held hostage by the Taliban for five years says she was beaten and raped as she tried to protect her children from their captors.Continue Reading

Do I have Alzheimer’s? 5 questions to ask yourself

Do I have Alzheimer’s? 5 questions to ask yourself

It’s no secret that you’re getting older.Continue Reading

How to avoid salmonella poisoning during the holiday season

How to avoid salmonella poisoning during the holiday season

This holiday season, enjoy your turkey and trimmings — without a side of food poisoning.Continue Reading

An Unexpected Friendship Brought The Sun Out Again For A Grieving Man

An Unexpected Friendship Brought The Sun Out Again For A Grieving Man

After his wife died, Dan Peterson didn’t know what to do with himself. Then, he found a new friend in an unlikely place: the grocery store.(Image credit: Courtesy of Tara Wood)Continue Reading

Poll: Majority of LGBTQ Americans Report Harassment, Violence Based On Identity

Poll: Majority of LGBTQ Americans Report Harassment, Violence Based On Identity

In the poll, LGBTQ people also reported numerous experiences of institutional discrimination — in jobs, equal pay, promotions, and when trying to obtain health care or housing.(Image credit: Matthew Zhang/NPR)Continue Reading

Staying connected can improve your health – Harvard Health

Staying connected can improve your health – Harvard Health

Harvard HealthStaying connected can improve your healthHarvard HealthIn an effort to ward off the loneliness that followed his wife's death, a 94-year-old man in Minnesota decided to install a swimming pool in his backyard for the neighborhood children. His backyard is now a hub of activity in the summer, filled with …Continue Reading

How false assumptions about weight may affect your health – Harvard Health

How false assumptions about weight may affect your health – Harvard Health

Harvard HealthHow false assumptions about weight may affect your healthHarvard HealthIf you've ever delayed a doctor's appointment so you could lose a few pounds before your annual weigh-in, or hesitated to exercise in public because you felt self-conscious among a sea of hard-bodied gym goers, your weight may be affecting your health …Continue Reading

U.S. Surgeon General Says Working Together Is Key To Combating Opioid Crisis

U.S. Surgeon General Says Working Together Is Key To Combating Opioid Crisis

The country’s top public health advocate says the cycle of opioid addiction won’t be stopped without more money from Congress and cooperation among federal, state and local officials.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Continue Reading

Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question

Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question

U.K. scientists say arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs or bits of ragged tissue in sore shoulders offered no more pain relief than than sham surgery in their randomized test.(Image credit: Michele Constantini/Getty Images/PhotoAlto)Continue Reading

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