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Why You Should Care About GNC's New Supplement Guidelines


GNC / PR Newswire(NEW YORK) -- After being one of four companies to be accused of selling phony dietary supplements, GNC announced Monday that it will institute better testing guidelines. Health experts say consumers should still be vigilant when picking

What the Inside of Your Fridge Says About You


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Show us your fridge! That's the popular demand of users on Periscope, Twitter's new live-streaming app released last Thursday. Showing the contents of your fridge apparently gets you lots of "hearts," users say, and no one -

Billboards to Welcome Newborns Gaining Popularity With Parents


Henrico Doctors' Hospital(RICHMOND, Va.) -- That rented stork you have on your lawn? Oh, baby please. Parents of newborns are taking birth announcements to new heights -- literally. With the help of the hospitals they deliver in, parents can see their bab

American Ebola Patient's Condition Improves to Fair


NIH(BETHESDA, Md.) -- An American health care worker who is being treated for the Ebola virus at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Maryland continues to show improvement.The NIH announced on Monday that the patient's condition has been

Cats Ought Not to Be Fat and Dogs Shouldn't Look Like Hogs


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Although a lot of attention is being paid to the obesity epidemic in this county, millions are neglecting to see how it affects other members of their households, namely, pets.The Association of Pet Obesity and Preventi

Millennials Claim Sex Assaults Are Rampant in College and High School


iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Most young adults in the U.S. believe that sexual assaults are a regular occurrence in both college and high school.A survey of 2,300 Americans ages 18-to-35 conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute finds t

Oklahoma Reports First Case of Measles Since 1997


RidvanArda/iStock/Thinkstock(STILLWATER, Okla.) -- The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on Friday the state had received the first confirmed measles case in Oklahoma since 1997. Officials said the person is a spouse of an Oklahoma State Unive

Indiana Couple Welcomes 'One in a Million' Set of Triplets


WRTV(GREENFIELD, Ind.) -- An Indiana couple is celebrating an extra-special arrival with the birth of their identical triplet daughters.Ashley and Matt Alexander of Greenfield, Indiana, were surprised weeks ago when they learned they were expecting three

Germanwings Crash: How Often Pilots Commit 'Aircraft-Assisted Suicide'


ABC News / Flight Aware(NEW YORK) -- Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France intended to “destroy the plane” with 150 people on board, so-called “aircraft-assisted suicide

School Tells 'Tiny' Girl Her Body Mass Index is Too High


Hemera/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- A Missouri mother is livid after her daughter came home from elementary school with a note saying that her body mass index was too high despite her lean frame."She goes, 'Does this mean I'm fat?' and I said, 'No, thi

Pot Brownie That Made Man Fear Stroke Highlights Concerns About Pot Edibles


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The case of a man who mistook a reaction to marijuana-laced brownies for a stroke has again highlighted concern about what can happen when people confuse marijuana edibles with regular food.A Michigan man called police earli

Baby Nicknames Include Happy Meal, Sweet Thang, Fish Stick


Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Happy Meal. Pepperoni. Little Tuna.They're all words that might easily be taken for foods a woman craves while she is pregnant. But in fact, they are among the nicknames given to unborn children across the country.The app O

How Kelly Rowland Lost 70 Pounds in Just Four Months


Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wait, what!? Kelly Rowland dropped 70 pounds of baby weight in just four months.The former Destiny's Child singer, 34, spoke to Extra about having a baby, Titan, with her husband, Tim Witherspoon, in Novemb

'Bubble Boy' Seth Lane Asks the Internet to Wear His Favorite Color


Courtesy Leanne Lane(NEW YORK) -- Five-year-old Seth Lane is taking the Internet by storm on Friday with his family's viral campaign #WearYellowForSeth.On March 11, Seth's mom, Leanne, posted a video of her son on YouTube asking the world to don his favor

Sunburn Indicator Strip Could Be a Real Lifesaver


iStock/Thinkstock(BELFAST, Northern Ireland) — One doesn’t normally think of Ireland as the sun and fun capital of Europe but like anywhere else, people do get sunburned there.That’s what might have spurred a Queen's University Belfast c

Researchers: Schools Should Counsel, Not Suspend, Pot Smoking Adolescents


iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — The war on drugs is becoming less punitive and more supportive, at least at some schools in Washington state and Victoria, Australia.Richard Catalano, a professor of social work at the University of Washington, says a st

Average Doctor's Office Wait Time Dipped By a Minute in 2014


Monkey Business/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The waiting is often the hardest part at the doctor’s office as anyone who’s had an appointment can attest.The physician review website Vitalis.com says the average wait time to see a physician last

How to Cut White Rice's Caloric Content in Half


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For much of the world, rice is the staff of life. Here in the U.S., it’s more of a side dish with white rice the preferred variety by most people.However, even a single cup packs 200 calories, which in of itself i

Manufacturer of Scopes Cited in Spread of LA 'Superbug' Releases Updated Disinfe


ChrisPole/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Olympus America, the company that manufactures the duodenoscopes that were cited in the spread of a superbug at a Los Angeles hospital in February, released an urgent safety notification regarding updated cleaning

Ebola Patient at NIH Upgraded from Critical to Serious Condition


Photo by Andrew Councill/MCT/MCT via Getty Images(BETHESDA, Md.) -- A patient being treated for the Ebola virus at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda was upgraded from critical to serious condition, the NIH said Thursday.The NIH

CDC Unveils New Anti-Smoking Ads Featuring Real Smokers


Credit: James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a new set of anti-smoking ads featuring real smokers who are living with the long-term health effects of smokin
 
The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics March 30th - April 3rd 2015
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics March 23rd-27th 2015
Monday March 23rd James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday March 24th David Ickes Wednesday March 25th Scalefest Sunday March 29th 9am...
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