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Want to Weigh Less? Eat More Often — Health Check

A new study finds those who’ve lost weight and kept it off tend to eat more often than heavier people — yet still took in fewer daily calories.

Lead researcher Jessica Bachman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, PA, was part of a group that profiled 250 people who’d lost significant amounts of weight. The key was to learn how they maintain their weight loss in order to help others lose weight and keep it off.

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Watch Out Guys, Birth Control May Be Causing Prostate Cancer — Health Check

Researchers discovered that countries with the highest numbers of women using oral contraceptives also have the highest rates of death from prostate cancer. What does this mean? They think estrogen from the urine of women who take birth control pills could be to blame.

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Brushing Your Teeth Just May Save Your Life — Health Check

A multi-year study of more than 100,000 people by researchers in Taiwan found dental cleanings can be associated with a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes.

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Financially Stressed Older Adults May Smoke or Drink More — Health Check

A new study published in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs may have found a potential link between older adults, financial woes, and alcohol and tobacco usage.

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Study Finds Autistic Kids Have Too Many Brain Cells — Health Check

New research finds autistic children’s brains have far more neurons in the prefrontal cortex than those of kids who don’t have the disease.

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FDA Says Flu Injector Devices Not Approved as Vaccines

Flu vaccines have always been dreaded by those who hate shots, but this year a company called PharmaJet introduced a device that uses “a high-pressure steam of liquid to pierce the skin and deliver the vaccine.” The needle-phobics rejoiced.

But now the FDA is saying, Not so fast.

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Vietnamese Woman’s Face Ages 50 Years in Just a Few Days [VIDEO]

Every woman of a certain age knows the horror of waking up to find a few new wrinkles, but Nguyen Thi Phuong lived a worse nightmare. This 23-year-old Vietnamese woman woke up one morning three years ago and looked 50 years older than she was.

The young woman was given medication for a seafood allergy that may have caused a reaction in which her skin aged decades in a matter of days.

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Little Girl’s Touching Reaction to Her New Face After Cleft Lip Surgery [VIDEO]

Left untreated, a cleft lip dooms a child to a lifetime of emotional and physical difficulties. It’s a also relatively easy condition to fix, and the organization Operation Smile has made it their mission to provide free surgery to needy children around the world who suffer from cleft lip and other facial deformities.

In this heartwarming video you can see a young Brazilian girl’s shocked and overjoyed first reaction to her new face after getting cleft lip surgery. You might want to grab a box of tissues before watching. (And you can donate to Operation Smile here.)

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Drunk Man Tries to Pull His Own Tooth

There’s drunk, really drunk and so drunk you think you’re licensed to perform dentistry. A Port St. Lucie, Florida man was so liquored up he attempted to pull his own tooth, forcing his wife to call the cops to get him to stop.

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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 making her unhealthily skinny.

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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.

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Man Runs 50-Mile Marathon With Mouth Wired Shut

Brandon Mulnix wasn’t going to let a little thing like having his jaw wired shut get in the way of completing a 50-mile marathon.

The 32-year-old from Lowell, Michigan made it to the finish line of the 50 mile North Country Trail Run in roughly 12 hours, despite having his jaw wired shut ten days prior to fix complications from a previous injury. He was only able to take in liquid nutrition before the race.

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