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Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — This Father’s Day, a daughter is giving her dad a priceless gift — a second chance at life. Florida high school music teacher Ronald Corbin had been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant for three years when his daughter, Candice Corbin, contacted him with good news, according to ABC Palm Beach station WPBF-TV. After …

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New Study Shows Baby Wipes Linked To Food Allergies

The use of baby wipes may promote childhood food allergies by disrupting the skins natural protective barrier, US researchers say. However the infant must already carry certain genetic mutations that affect the skin. A study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, suggests a mix of environmental and genetic factors must coexist to trigger a food allergy. The factors …

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Non Smokers Fed Up, Want Equal Time To Smoke Breaks

If you don’t smoke, and you find it annoying that your co-workers who do are always running outside to light up, listen up.  According to a new survey, some non-smokers feel they should get extra vacation days to make up for all those smoke breaks their nicotine-addicted colleagues are getting. In a survey of more than 1,000 American adults conducted …

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Don’t Rush–Lose Weight Slowly, It Stays Off Longer

People have grown so accustomed to quick-fix weight-loss plans that losing a pound a week is viewed as “too slow” or somehow disappointing. Most experts agree that losing 1 to 2 pounds per week is the recipe for long-term weight management. Anything faster than that seems to increase the potential for weight re-gain, with many people gaining even more weight than …

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Save Time Cleaning With These Kitchen Hacks

  Good Housekeeping style director Lori Bergamotto appeared on “Good Morning America” today to share some of her top hacks for easy and cost-saving ways to tidy up your home using items you most likely already have around the house. Here is a breakdown of how you can use some common household items to tackle some of the hardest-to-clean messes …

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Baltimore Pastor’s Non-Profit Helps Families With Mental Health After Violence

Andre Humphrey(BALTIMORE) — In 2014, 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott was sitting on her porch in Baltimore when a stray bullet struck and killed her while she was playing. As police and EMTs swirled around the grieving and traumatized family, another first responder was called in: Pastor Andre Humphrey. Humphrey has run the Baltimore Trauma Response Team (BTRT), a non-profit organization that …

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