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Take a bath to lower your blood sugar34m Take a bath to lower your blood sugar
Daily Mail
Researchers from Loughborough University found that indulging in a warm soak for an hour triggers the release of chemicals that combat inflammation and relax blood vessels.
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Model Brooke Hogan, 26, shares her health and beauty secrets56m Model Brooke Hogan, 26, shares her health and beauty secrets
Daily Mail
Australian model Brooke Hogan has offered a glimpse into her life, as she shared her secrets to beauty, fitness, food, travel and her tips on channelling her look this summer.
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3h Updated Man discovers he does NOT have cancer after misdiagnosis led to years of chemotherapy and biopsies 
Daily Mail
James Salaz (left), of Montrose, Colorado, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2012 by Dr Choon-Kee Lee (right). After five years, Salaz learned he actually had blood vessel inflammation.
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NFL awarding more than $35 million to brain injury studies7h Updated NFL awarding more than $35 million to brain injury studies
Daily Mail
It is part of the league's 2016 $100 million 'Play Smart. Play Safe' pledge to investigate brain diseases to demonstrate that they are seriously concerned about players' safety.
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8h YouTube stunts lead to rise in Swansea hospital burns victims
BBC
Surgeons issue a warning as more young people suffer injuries performing stunts for social media.
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9h Updated Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second trimester 
Daily Mail
The pregnant comedian, who is in her second trimester, posted a photo from her hospital bed while informing fans that she has been forced to cancel her Texas gig.
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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes13h Updated FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes
Daily Mail
About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates.
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Boy, 6, undergoing multiple surgeries to fix damaged intestines after swallowing 14 magnets14h Boy, 6, undergoing multiple surgeries to fix damaged intestines after swallowing 14 magnets
Daily Mail
Mikah Arvidson, six, from Sandy, Utah, was secretly playing with his brother's fidget toy but, when his brother walked in on him, he hid it in his mouth, inadvertently swallowing 14 magnets.
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Migraines can raise the risk of an irregular heartbeat14h Migraines can raise the risk of an irregular heartbeat
Daily Mail
Researchers at the University of South Carolina said the raised risk may be down to problems with the autonomic nervous system, which control the heart and blood vessels.
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The surprising supplements doctors take themselves14h Updated The surprising supplements doctors take themselves
Daily Mail
It comes after an ex-adviser to the Government’s Committee on Safety of Medicines, Dr Paul Clayton, claimed that 90 per cent of supplements ‘have no measurable benefits’.
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Makaton: What is the sign language being used by Rob Delaney on CBeebies?15h Makaton: What is the sign language being used by Rob Delaney on CBeebies?
The Independent
The actor will be the first person to use the version of sign language while reading a book for CBeebies Bedtime Stories
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What is transcendental meditation?15h What is transcendental meditation?
The Independent
Ellen DeGeneres is among those to practise the technique
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Insomnia does not cause an early death, finds sleep study16h Updated Insomnia does not cause an early death, finds sleep study
Daily Mail
In a review of more than 36million people, experts from Flinders University, Adelaide, found there is no evidence struggling to nod off, waking in the night or feeling sleepy during the day affects mortality.
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Council plans to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  16h Updated Council plans to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  
Daily Mail
Leisure bosses at Conwy Council, Wales, say electric bikes will help youngsters. But residents say it's another example of 'out of touch' town hall chiefs wasting taxpayers' cash on 'nonsense'.
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Norovirus outbreak in wildfire shelter: Officials forced to quarantine vomiting evacuees16h Norovirus outbreak in wildfire shelter: Officials forced to quarantine vomiting evacuees
Daily Mail
Butte County public health spokesman Lisa Almaguer said lab tests confirmed the virus and sick people have been quarantined at the shelter in Chico but in an area separate from healthy evacuees.
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Mother-of-three, 34, fighting for her life after contracting a rare fungal infection16h Mother-of-three, 34, fighting for her life after contracting a rare fungal infection
Daily Mail
Jessica Weldon, 34, of Queen Creek, Arizona, contracted mucormycosis, a rare fungal infection in September. She has undergone 11 surgeries to remove her eyes and a small section of her brain.
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Do you prefer tea or coffee? The answer is in your genes16h Updated Do you prefer tea or coffee? The answer is in your genes
Daily Mail
Research has shown bitterness alerts humans to poisoning. That's why scientists from Northwestern and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute were intrigued by coffee.
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IVF clinics could get rid of embryos expected to have low IQs17h Updated IVF clinics could get rid of embryos expected to have low IQs
Daily Mail
Genomic Predictions, a company based in New Jersey in the US, is in talks with IVF clinics to offer testing to screen embryos for 'mental disabilities' and people have ethical concerns.
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California man, 26, who tried to kill himself receives face transplant in NYC 25-hour surgery18h Updated California man, 26, who tried to kill himself receives face transplant in NYC 25-hour surgery
Daily Mail
Cameron Underwood, who battled depression for years, was 24 when he tried to take his own life with a shotgun in June 2016 after drinking all day. A year-and-a-half later he had surgery in New York.
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NHS England announces a ‘major overhaul’ of cancer screening programmes18h Updated NHS England announces a ‘major overhaul’ of cancer screening programmes
Daily Mail
Steve Brine slammed the 'unacceptable' error - made by private firm Capita, which is paid £330million to provide admin services for the NHS in England.
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Celine Dion unveils gender-neutral clothing line for children18h Celine Dion unveils gender-neutral clothing line for children
The Independent
'We're just proposing another way to take away the stereotype'
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NHS system error puts lives at risk as nearly 50,000 women are not sent screening letters21h Updated NHS system error puts lives at risk as nearly 50,000 women are not sent screening letters
Daily Mail
A blunder by the company Capita, which failed to send letters to thousands of women inviting them to cervical screening appointments, has been called 'incredibly serious' and 'appalling' by experts.
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NHS bosses look to overhaul cancer screening22h NHS bosses look to overhaul cancer screening
BBC
The announcement comes the day after an "appalling" cervical-screening blunder hits more than 40,000 women.
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Health threats of California wildfires: How smoke, dust and toxic fungus pose long-term risks 14 Nov 9:02pm Updated Health threats of California wildfires: How smoke, dust and toxic fungus pose long-term risks
Daily Mail
As devastating photos have shown, the fires ravaging California have decimated buildings, creating clouds of dust for miles. California also has dangerous fungus in the ground.
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Inspectors widen review into troubled NHS maternity unit for the THIRD time 14 Nov 8:27pm Updated Inspectors widen review into troubled NHS maternity unit for the THIRD time
Daily Mail
Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust is the subject of a major probe over concerns that dozens of babies and mothers died needlessly.
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Should we pay people for donating blood? 14 Nov 7:15pm Should we pay people for donating blood?
BBC
Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?
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