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Record Heat: How the Body Reacts to Soaring Temperatures

Tomwang112/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — Offi­cials in both Iran and Iraq declared a manda­tory hol­i­day this month after tem­per­a­tures soared far into the triple dig­its.
In Iraq, tem­per­a­tures reached a swel­ter­ing 126 degrees and offi­cials declared a mand…

 

Study: Ebola Vaccine Tested in Guinea Proves to Be 100% Effective

iStock/Thinkstock(GENEVA) — Researchers may have found a vac­cine for the deadly Ebola virusA new study con­ducted on Ebola-affected com­mu­ni­ties in the African coun­try of Guinea has proved to be 100 per­cent effec­tive in stop­ping the spread of the virus.…

 

'Skinny' the Fat Cat Reveals 22-Pound Weight Loss

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Skinny, as he is now appro­pri­ately called, was found aban­doned in a Dal­las sub­urb back in 2012. The cat weighed a whop­ping 41-pounds and had a hard time walk­ing more than five steps.But all that changed when he was adopted by vete…

 

Is Social Media Making Teens Sad?

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Gen­er­a­tion Z is noto­ri­ous for being glued to their phones and spend­ing count­less hours on social media like Face­book, Twit­ter, Insta­gram and Snapchat. And, accord­ing to a new study, all that time spent on social…

 

Your Body: Are You Caring for Your Lips the Way You Should?

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical Con­trib­u­to­rYou use them every day for some of the most impor­tant things you do, and if you’re not care­ful, they might be silently suf­fer­ing. We’re talk­ing lips, ladies, and th…

 

 

How MMA Fighter Ronda Rousey Got Over Her Body Issues

Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ronda Rousey recently posed in Sports Illus­trated for its swim­suit issue. Instead of drop­ping weight like most do before strip­ping down and putting on a bikini, the cham­pion MMA fighter decided to pack on…

 

Gatwick Airport Introduces Meals to Make Fliers Happier

Loop Images/UIG via Getty Images(LONDON) — Arriv­ing at the air­port isn’t usu­ally an expe­ri­ence trav­el­ers equate with a pos­i­tive mood.But fliers trav­el­ing from London’s Gatwick Air­port will find mood-boosting food avail­able, designed specifically …