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Red Cross Urges Travelers to Add Blood Donation to Vacation List

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Before you hit the beach this week, the Red Cross would like you to donate some blood.A recent sur­vey of its reg­u­lar blood and platelet donors found that more than 40 per­cent of Red Cross sup­port­ers plan to be away o…

 

 

Your Body: Is Mascara Harming Your Health?

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical Con­trib­u­torLis­ten up makeup mavens: Feel­ing beau­ti­ful is def­i­nitely impor­tant, but not at the expense of your well-being.Did you know that some­thing like your mas­cara could be a hub for h…

 

 

Cops Bite Teeth-Pulling Phony Dentist

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — Police in Dal­las have yanked a phony den­tist and an alleged female accom­plice off the street, after one of Mario Sabillon-Mejia’s alleged “patients” tipped off the authorities.ABC News sta­tion WFAA-TV reports the bust …

 

Experts Offer Advice on Avoiding Shark Bites

ELizabethHoffmann/iStock/ThinkStock(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — A string of shark bites off the coasts of the Car­oli­nas recently have beach town offi­cials across the coun­try try­ing to fig­ure out the best ways to pre­vent shark attacks. Sharks are look­ing fo…

 

Teen's Condition Improving After Shark Attack in North Carolina

Voyagerix/iStock/Thinkstock(NORFOLK, Va.) — A teenage boy has been upgraded from crit­i­cal to seri­ous con­di­tion after he was bit­ten by a shark off the North Car­olina coast Sat­ur­day, a hos­pi­tal offi­cial said. The teen was taken to Sen­tara Nor­folk Genera…

 

Chris Squire, Yes Bassist and Co-Founder, Dead at 67

Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesChris Squire, Yes bassist and co-founder has died. He was 67. A few weeks ago, it was announced that Squire had acute ery­throid leukemia, which is a rarer form of the more com­mon acute myeloid l…