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Are TV ads making your kids fat?

It seems that when a child is exposed to a commercial on TV that advertises a fast-food menu he will be inclined to manipulate all family members in going to that specific diner. The investigation focused on how often kids watched four children's TV channels; if the kids asked to go to the two national fast-food chains advertised in those channels; if the children collected toys from those restaurant chains; and how often the families visited those fast-food restaurants.

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Movember: What's it all about?

As Mo Bros unite and clean shave on the 1st of the month, they become walking, talking billboards helping to generate awareness and raise vital funds as they wear Movember's hairy ribbon, the moustache for 30 days. Don't fake it. No beards, no goatees, and no fake moustaches. "We're very excited to be partnering with the University of Manitoba for this year's Celebrity Shave Off", said Movember Winnipeg co-chair Jamie Hopkins .

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American Cancer Society new guidelines recommend fewer mammograms, screen later

The new guidelines fall more closely in line with guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force, a government-backed panel of experts that recommend biennial breast cancer screening starting at age 50 for most women. Q: Why is the cancer society now recommending annual mammograms starting at 45, not 40? Having lived through chemo, radiation and a mastectomy, Ellis stands by the old guidelines.

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DOJ settles with almost 500 hospitals for $250M

DRMC, Intermountain Medical Center in Sandy, McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden and Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo paid a cumulative $2 million as IHC Health Services' portion of the settlement . The devices cost $25,000 each, and Medicare has strict rules for what patients can receive the devices and when. Catholic Health Initiatives paid $7.8 million overall.

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Google's Most Popular Hair Trend of 2015 Will Surprise You

Based on the search engine's data, 2015 was the biggest year ever for searches about men's hairstyles. Man buns are a trend that many men are adopting these days, whether people like it or not. "There's a ton of content out there" regarding man buns and comb-overs, he said, but relatively little advertising or content from brands. Guys are also searching for this advice on the go.

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Two-thirds of People under age 50 have HSV-1

A few 140 million people between the ages of 15 and 49 years have contracted genital HSV-1 infection. But it can also cause genital herpes, which leads to painful blisters and ulcers in the anal and genital areas. Nathalie Broutet, a WHO medical officer, said in a statement that US National Institutes of Health and companies, including GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), are busy carrying out trials to find out if any therapeutic or preventive vaccine was preferable.