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Meghan Markle didn't stand with Queen, Kate and Camilla at Remembrance ceremony

Despite how it may have looked, Meghan Markle was not snubbed by other members of the royal family at a recent event.

New research on fish oil benefits for heart health

CBS News / Health 6 sources

Two Harvard clinical trials look at potential heart health benefits from eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement

They were stopped at the Texas border. Their nightmare had only just begun

During the past four years, at least 10 people in South Texas have been victims of murder, attempted murder, kidnapping or rape — all, according to prosecutors and officials, at the hands of Border Patrol agents who suddenly and violently…

'This is our lane': Philly-area doctors blast NRA over hostile tweet

Philly.com / News 9 sources

"I've lost track of how many young people I've seen die from their gunshot wounds - how many mothers I've seen wailing over their bodies. This is my lane."

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Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancer gets clogged by fat and stops working, findings suggest.

New exercise guidelines say every little bit helps

“Everyone should be able to walk from their homes to the park, or walk to work," a CDC expert said.


New Tide 'Eco-Box' package being compared to 'boxed wine' on Twitter

As if Tide Pods that look tasty enough to eat weren’t bad…


Childhood cancer survivor to become pediatric nurse

A child leukemia survivor who narrowly escaped death is now set to graduate as a pediatric nurse and live her dream of helping save children's lives.


How to train your brain to accept change, according to neuroscience

NBC News / Health 2 sources

Change is naturally more difficult as we age, but it’s beneficial to our cognitive health to stimulate and encourage it.


Omega 3 and Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Protect Against Cancer Or Heart Disease, Research Suggests

Omega 3 and vitamin D supplements are ineffective at protecting against cancer and heart disease, one of the largest studies to date on the topic suggests.

New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses

Philly.com 14 sources

The guidance from a committee appointed by the Department of Health and Human Services does away with the official government position that physical activity should occur in sessions of at least 10 minutes.


Your Guide To Deepika And Ranveer's Big Fat Italian Wedding

Let's get out hands on everything you need to know about Deepika and Ranveer's wedding festivities


Badger cull: Vets accuse ministers of 'barefaced lies'

BBC / Science 4 sources

Campaigners accuse the government of telling "bare faced lies" about the effectiveness of badger culls.

Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco, urgent warning issued to holidaymakers

HEALTH officials in England have released an urgent warning to travellers, after a Briton who was bitten by a cat in Morocco died of rabies.


Neck scan could indicate dementia risk

A five-minute neck scan could predict cognitive decline 10 years before symptoms appear, according to scientists.


Hontiveros seeks Senate probe into Miss Earth sexual harassment issue

RAPPLER.com 4 sources

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday, November 12, sought a Senate investigation into the alleged sexual harassment experienced by Miss Earth 2018 candidates .


DRC suffering worst Ebola outbreak in history

The Week UK 7 sources

Fight against the deadly disease complicated by ongoing conflict and vaccine fears



Doctors' outrage after NRA tells them to 'stay in their lane' over bullet wounds and guns

NZ Herald / World 9 sources

At first, Judy Melinek didn't know how to respond when she learned about an NRA tweet last week telling doctors who dared enter the gun debate to stay "in their own lane."But two days later, when the forensic pathologist, was on...

Sunday, Nov 11

Remembrance Day: Queen at special Westminster Abbey service

BBC / UK 7 sources

The Queen is at Westminster Abbey for a special service remembering those who fought in World War One.

Full transcript: November 11, 2018

Guests included Weijia Jiang, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Ed O'Keefe, Rachael Bade, Mark Landler and Dan Balz

Facebook is allegedly encouraging teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men

Firstpost / Sports 2 sources

Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as 'friend suggestions.'

Saturday, Nov 10

As Turkey salmonella outbreak sickens 164, CDC warns about Thanksgiving thawing

NJ.com / News 5 sources

A widespread outbreak of salmonella traced to raw turkey has killed one person and sickened 164 others in dozens of states, including New Jersey, federal health officials said Thursday.

Kiwi surgeon in Melbourne team that separated conjoined twins

Stuff.co.nz 7 sources

New Zealander Dr Michael Nightingale was one of four surgeons involved in the separation of conjoined 15-month-old twin sisters from Bhutan, at The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne on Friday.

Victoria's Secret apologises for transgender model comments

Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer has apologised for saying transgender models should not be included in the brand's annual shows.

Friday, Nov 9

NRA Tweets Warning To Anti-Gun Doctors: 'Stay In Your Lane'

Physicians who treat bullet wounds and deal with gun-related deaths were stunned when the National Rifle Association directed “self-important anti-gun” doctors to “stay in your lane.” The Twitter attack just hours before 12 people were…

FDA plans crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes sales

CBS News / Health 55 sources

FDA plans to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes in two places: convenience stores and gas stations

Winnie Harlow makes Victoria's Secret Fashion Show debut

Female First 32 sources

Winnie Harlow cried a lot with nerves before making her Victorias Secret Fashion Show debut.

Thursday, Nov 8

For the first time since 1944, a Utahn has died of rabies — presumably after contact with a bat

A Utahn has died of rabies. The last time that happened, the U.S. was storming the beaches of Normandy during World War II. The Utah Department of Health confirmed the death, although it released no information about the victim — except…

Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults hits all-time low

CBS News / Health 6 sources

Despite the progress, health officials say too many Americans are still using tobacco products

Countdown to Victoria’s Secret show

POUTY supermodels, Angel wings, and seriously sexy bras and knickers … welcome to the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

NHS drugs bill for diabetes soars to £1 billion a year

The Times / Life 5 sources

The NHS now spends more than £1 billion a year on drugs to treat diabetes, almost double the costs of a decade ago. One prescription in 20 is for diabetes treatment and drugs used to combat it now make up 11.4 per cent of all prescription…

Wednesday, Nov 7

Oprah’s holiday gift guide is all her favourites, plus cheaper options

Oprah’s holiday gift guide features everything from boot socks to tequila, and won’t completely break the bank.

Uganda starts vaccinating against Ebola

NBC News / News 6 sources

"Health authorities are being cautious having learnt bitter lessons from previous outbreaks,” the WHO said.

NC reports the first death from Hepatitis A outbreak

NewsObserver.com 2 sources

North Carolina has reported its first death from Hepatitis A, a virus-borne infection that can be prevented by vaccination. The death, which occurred in October, is part of a multistate outbreak of the potentially fatal disease, the N.C.…

Taxing red meat would save many lives, research shows

The cost of bacon and sausages would double if the harm they cause to people’s health was taken into account