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Women Share Surprising Facts About Their Boobs

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Women think about their boobs almost as often as men think about sex…kind of.Elle mag­a­zine knows how impor­tant boobs are to women and their every­day lives, so the mag­a­zine con­ducted its first ever “Boob Survey…

 

Officials Confirm Ebola's Return to Liberia

ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images(MONROVIA, Liberia) — Liber­ian offi­cials con­firmed that Ebola has returned to the coun­try after the death of a teenager.The 17-year-old boy tested pos­i­tive for the virus 48 days after the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion declared L…

 

Study Investigates Possible Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

Ls9907/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Can­cer researchers are exam­in­ing if eat­ing cit­rus might put peo­ple more at risk for devel­op­ing melanoma since researchers have long known that cer­tain cit­rus juices on the sur­face of the skin can make skin so sensi…

 

California Gov. Signs Vaccination Legislation into Law

uiscar/iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Cal­i­for­nia Gov­er­nor Jerry Brown on Tues­day signed into law leg­is­la­tion requir­ing pub­lic school stu­dents be vac­ci­nated, a bill that prompted much debate.The law revokes a parent’s abil­ity to opt out of vac…

 

Therapy Tortoise Comforts Residents at Florida Nursing Home

Chau­tauqua Reha­bil­i­ta­tion & Nurs­ing Center(DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla.) — A 20-year-old is one of the slow­est at a nurs­ing home in Florida.Shelly — an African spur thigh tor­toise — has roamed the halls of the Chau­tauqua Reha­bil­i­ta­tion & Nurs­ing C…

 

 

Your Body: The Deadly Effects of Smoking

Wave­break Media/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical Con­trib­u­torThe per­cent­age of Amer­i­cans who smoke has decreased from 23 per­cent in 2000 to 18 per­cent in 2012. But the bad news is that there’s still a stag­ger­ing num­ber of deaths…