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Two of three candidates in Tennessee county race die

Robert Ledford Funeral Home  Margaret Seward, 54, would have been declared the winner Tuesday, but died the same day of a heart attack. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — By the time the votes were counted, two of the three candidates vying to ...

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Spotify, NYC doc create perfect playlist for giving birth

iStockPhotos A NYC OB-GYN has partnered with Spotify to create a playlist for giving birth. It has a good beat and you can push to it. A Manhattan OB-GYN has teamed up with Spotify, the music streaming service, to deliver ...

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Inside the Push to Restore Literacy for the Blind

[embedded content] For Elijah Hedgemond, his Braille books are a lifeline. “It’s helpful to learn Braille. For me, I can’t read print,” the 15-year-old said from his desk at the New York Institute for Special Education.​ ​”​If I didn’t learn ...

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Naturopathic doc details floral remedies to relieve trauma

istockphoto.com Certain flowers can remedy specific emotional traumas, especially for victims of sexual and psychological abuse, the author says. While leading an herb walk through Crotona Park in the Bronx, considered one of the most dangerous parks in New York ...

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Baby gorilla born in UK in rare, risky emergency C-section

LONDON — A mother gorilla and her baby are doing fine in a British zoo after a very rare delivery by emergency cesarean surgery. The infant was born 11 days ago by surgical intervention after the mother showed signs of ...

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Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

Liv Friis-Larsen/Getty Images Compared to no coffee consumption, researchers estimated one cup a day was tied to a 22% lower risk of liver disease. Drinking more coffee might help reduce the kind of liver damage that’s associated with overindulging in ...

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Woman's sonogram shows dying twin embracing sister in womb

Twins are known to have a special bond, but this one tops them all. A Kansas couple’s unborn child, with a hole in his heart and an abnormal brain, can be seen embracing his sister in the womb in a ...

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SI swimsuit cover model Ashley Graham shares success secrets

theashleygraham via Instagram Ashley Graham, one of the three new cover models for Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition, works hard to stay in shape. Curvaceous bikini babe Ashley Graham, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s first plus-size cover girl, told the Daily News ...

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SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes in hearing

A GOP Congressman vaped his opposition to a ban on using e-cigarettes on airplanes Thursday but his argument went up in smoke. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) took a long pull from his device and blew out a small cloud during ...

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If women breastfed longer, 820,000 babies could be saved

Dmytro Vietrov/Getty/iStock Babies should breast-feed exclusively until 6-months-old and continue to nurse until 2-years-old, according to a massive study. If all women breast-fed their babies longer, 820,000 babies a year and 20,000 women would not die. These striking estimates are ...

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