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Disgusting Ingredients That Aren’t on the Label

Here are some things you are eating but don’t know about because they are not on the ingredients panel on the items you buy. The ‘cochineal beetle’ is used to make red food dye, so if you ever ate tomato products, cherries or jams, you also ate beetles. ‘Beaver anal glands’ or ‘castoreum’, a mixture of anal secretion and urine, is used in vanilla and raspberry flavors and some perfumes.

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Giant African Sanils Invade South Florida

Its bad enough Florida is dealing with a huge population of wild pythons, now in South Florida they are dealing with a new problem, giant African snails. The snails can eat through almost anything including stucco, hard plastic recycling bins and their shells are hard enough to blow-out a vehicle tire if run over.

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Andy Capwell’s Struggle To Quit Diet Soda

It's been almost two weeks since I had my last drink of diet soda. Let me backtrack a little on why I am trying to stop drinking diet soda, actually soda all together. About a year ago, my weight loss had got to its low point. I had dropped over 70 pounds and was feeling good.

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‘March for Babies’ + Support the March of Dimes in Walks Throughout Central Maine

It's time again to 'March for Babies' and support the March of Dimes. When you walk, you give hope to the more than half a million babies born too soon each year. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies and it funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies.

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‘What’s Wrong With Guys Hugging Hello?’ — Tiki Barber’s Take

Former NFL star Tiki Barber is here to give some advice on just about anything men want to know. This week, Tiki takes on "bro hugs", tipping, guy's weekends and ideas to kill some time.

Category: Health, Sports
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Quick-Thinking Waffle House Waitress Saves Diabetic Customer’s Life

The food at Waffle House may not prolong your life, but the help sure will.

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You Could Die of Boredom With the Amount of Time You’ll Spend in a Doctor’s Waiting Room

If you plan to see a doctor anytime soon, here’s some advice: bring a good book.

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Category: Health, Lifestyle

Teen Dying of Cancer Will Get to Go to Her Prom and Cross Another Item Off Her Bucket List

For one brief moment, Katelyn Norman will feel like a regular teenager.

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Some Clinics See Rise in Vasectomies During NCAA Tournament

Now that the NCAA Basketball Tournament is in full swing, men are taking the opportunity to get a vasectomy at the same time. At the Cleveland clinic they have noticed a sharp rise in the amount of vasectomies they are performing now that the tournament is underway.  According to Dr. Steven Jones there has be a 50% increase with him doing one every 15 minutes.

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Want to Live to be 100 Years Old? Follow These 7 Tips

More and more people are living to 100 years old and more these days and according to the U.S. Census by the year 2040 there will be 580,000 people in America that are 100 or older, currently there are 84,000. With medical research and the push for healthy living and eating, the age of men and women is increasing. There are 7 things you should be doing if you want to live to 100.

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