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Experts: Weight bias bigger problem than you may think

Fatness was an unexpected topic at the presidential debate at Hofstra University on Monday -- and many obesity experts now say that they are concerned about what was said.

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CDC releases new guidance on Zika and sex

If you're a man who travels to an area with active Zika transmission, you should wait at least six months after exposure to have unprotected sex or try to conceive a baby, the Centers for Disease Control announced Friday, even if you never had sympto...

Luigi the robot

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Meet Luigi: MIT's sewer-scouring robot

We've seen used robots as personal assistants, emergency rescuers and even hotel concierges -- but what if they could also do our dirty work?

Anne Hathaway, May 2016

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Celebrities: Where were they born?

When it comes to the birthplaces of celebrities, they're all over the map. See which celebrity was born where.

Rihanna, February 2016

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Most 'dangerous' celeb web searches of 2016

When it comes to Googling your favorite celebrities for the latest Hollywood dirt, you may want to think twice about clicking unfamiliar links about any of the following stars.

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'Cat man' of Aleppo takes in hundreds of abandoned cats

Mohammad Alaa Jaleel, or the "cat man," as news sources such as the BBC are calling him, has taken in hundreds of abandoned and stray cats in Aleppo, Syria.

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Little kidney stone? Ride a roller coaster, says study

When you're trying to pass a kidney stone, you're probably not thinking, in your cloud of agony, "Darn it! I should have ridden a roller coaster."

And yet a new study suggests doing just that. According to research published in the Journal of the Amer...

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Aetna insurance will subsidize the Apple Watch

If you want an Apple Watch to keep track of your health, Aetna might help you pay for it.

The health insurance provider announced on Tuesday it will subsidize the cost of the device for some of its customers.

Aetna didn't specify how much it would con...

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Celebrities who were Boy Scouts

See which famous faces once were Boy Scouts.



WHO: Americas officially free from measles

The region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday.

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Montreal bans pit bulls

Residents of Montreal, Canada, won't be able to legally buy pit bulls under a new law that bans all new ownership of the dog breed and those similar to it.