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Study: Eating Nuts Is Tied To Lower Risk Of Death

Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.

11/20/2013

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Vt. Lye Victim Attacked By Ex-Husband Gets New Face

A Vermont woman whose face was disfigured in a lye attack has received a face transplant.

02/27/2013

Kenyan teenage Maasai girls attend an alternative right of passage at Kilgoris, Trans Mara district, 220 kilometres north-west of the capital Nairobi, on April 19, 2008 at a ceremony organised by an anti-female genital mutilation, (FGM) campaign, Cherish Others Organisation. (Photo by TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

United Nations: Female Genital Mutilation On Decline

Around the globe, the ritualistic act of female genital mutilation is on the decline, according to the United Nations.

02/08/2013