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British Airways Tests ‘Happiness Blanket’ to Measure In

25 Ideas for Your Best Summer Ever Best Family Getaways 2014 10 Surprising Facts About Turbulence British Airways knows the importance of a “good flight’s sleep,” which is why they began testing its ‘Happiness Blanket’ on passengers last week. Volunteers on board the BA189 Dreamliner service from Heathrow to New York were …

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Fat

Why anyone would think it’s socially acceptable to publicly criticize someone else’s body, we can’t fathom. But it happened (once again) on Friday, when for some bizarre reason, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace and radio talk show host Mike Gallagher felt at liberty to critique Kelly Clarkson’s post-baby body on the …

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What to Do If You Have a Cancer Scare

Late last month, Angelina Jolie announced that she had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes with the aim of reducing her cancer risk. In her New York Times op-ed, she noted that she had recently had a cancer scare: Her doctor was concerned about some unusual blood test results, and …

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Can my fibroids ever turn into cancer?

Can my fibroids ever turn into cancer? Don’t worry: True uterine fibroids do not develop into cancer, and having them doesn’t up your risk of the disease, either. Fibroids arise from the uterine wall; they often appear in multiples. As many as 25 percent of reproductive-age women may get them. …

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How One Man’s Photos Are Celebrating Athletic Women’s Bodies

The definition of a physically fit woman is often misaligned with being super skinny and seriously lacking in muscle. But Jasper, Indiana, photographer Cory Layman is out to challenge that stereotype with his riveting photo series “Body by Derby.” Inspired by Howard Schatz’s Athlete, Layman’s snaps feature roller derby players …

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