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The Special Olympics World Games will draw thousands of athletes to Abu Dhabi this weekend, each one bringing a unique story about obstacles faced and overcome....

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I'm not exaggerating in the slightest when I say that the gym I frequented growing up in Wisconsin was directly attached to a restaurant....

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Okinawa, Japan, where hundreds of residents are over 100 years old, is often known as "the land of immortals." Last year, the number of...

When rips, tears and falls kill a dancer’s career (or don’t)

Lauren Post, a corps de ballet member of American Ballet Theatre, caught her foot in the hem of her costume one night and tripped. Just...

Lasers Rise as Threat to Retinas

So far, the reports have been scattered and anecdotal. But eye doctors around the world are warning that recent cases of teenagers who suffered...

What are the healthiest foods for a balanced diet?

Everyone knows that a balanced diet is essential to enjoying a long, healthy life. And we all know that we're supposed to aim for five...

Dangers Of Indoor Air Pollution

The air you breathe in your home or office may be hazardous to your health - more dangerous, in fact, than the outdoor air...

Stress, Obsess, Repeat: What It’s Like to Have OCD

Irrational thoughts, intense rituals, fears that just won't go away: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (commonly referred to as OCD) is very real, extremely debilitating, and currently...

How backpacks contribute to back pain and what you can do...

From kindergarten to high school to our first job or a big trip, we carry our lives in our backpacks. But while they’re meant...

Most scientists say you shouldn’t hit the snooze button — here’s...

Most of us don't have much of a choice as to when we wake up in the morning — otherwise, approximately 85% of people...

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