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Dog’s blood saves dying cat

Dog’s blood saves dying cat

www.3news.co.nz A cat in New Zealand is alive today thanks to an 18-month-old Labrador. A cat may have nine lives, but sometimes he needs a little help from man’s best friend. Rory, a ginger feline from New Zealand, was in ...

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Single men change their sheets every three months: survey

Single men change their sheets every three months: survey

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Getty Images/Wavebreak Media More than half of the survey respondents who said they change their sheets every three months were between the ages of 18 and 25. Watch out, ladies — your dream date could have some nightmarish sheets ...

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BMI isn’t an accurate measure of your health: experts

BMI isn’t an accurate measure of your health: experts

Kitch Bain/shutterstock.com Some scientists say that it’s time to do away with a common way to measure weight: body mass index (BMI). As waistlines around the globe continue expanding, some scientists say that it’s time to do away with a ...

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Hepatitis A may be in fruit from UWS grocery store

Hepatitis A may be in fruit from UWS grocery store

Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News The Health Department says chopped, ready-to-eat fruit from Westside Market at 2589 Broadway may contain Hepatitis A after a food handler there became infected. City health officials say anyone who recently ate fruit from ...

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Self-portraits inspire obese photog to lose 110lbs

Self-portraits inspire obese photog to lose 110lbs

Jen Davis Jen Davis underwent Lap-Band surgery in 2011 and has since lost more than 100 pounds. Here, a thinner Davis has a snack in 2012’s “Untitled No. 50.” One woman’s decision to bare her soul and body in a ...

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New hospital for terminally ill to open in East Harlem

New hospital for terminally ill to open in East Harlem

Photo courtesy NYC Health and Hospitals Corp. Philanthropist Henry J. Carter cuts ribbon at pre-opening ceremony for a $ 285 million, 365-bed hospital and nursing care facility in East Harlem to serve the terminally ill that bears his name. The ...

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‘I wasn’t trying to be a hero’: plumber who saved tourist hit by cab

‘I wasn’t trying to be a hero’: plumber who saved tourist hit by cab

Marcus Santos/New York Daily News Heros David Justino, 44, was on a coffee break when he spotted the runaway cab hop a curb and cut down a British tourist, whose foot was severed in the wreck. The quick-thinking plumber used ...

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Quinn: I’d consider birth control for middle school kids

Quinn: I’d consider birth control for middle school kids

Chase Guttman/New York Daily News Planned Parenthood New York announced   endorsement of Christine Quinn for New York City mayor. For her part,  Quinn opened the door to providing emergency contraception to NYC  schoolkids as young as 11. City Council ...

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Pot less toxic than booze? Federal agency joins fray

Pot less toxic than booze? Federal agency joins fray

Getty Images The National Institute on Drug Abuse released a statement this week taking issue at a claim made in an ad by the Marijuana Policy Project that stated that pot is “les toxic” than alcohol.  Marijuana supporters are wondering ...

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29% of white girls use tanning beds, despite cancer risks

29% of white girls use tanning beds, despite cancer risks

AL GRILLO/AP Despite a stark correlation with higher rates of skin cancer, nearly one-third of white high school girls has used a tanning bed more than once in the past year.  One third of American white girls are flirting with ...

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