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Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

May 21
Yoga has been said to help the mind and body, but some say it also can help the face. New yoga classes target the face with silly expressions.

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

By Saleh Mwanamilongo | May 21
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residensats, Congo's health minister announced.

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

By Marilynn Marchione | May 21
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

By Andrew Taylor | May 19
The U.S. sugar industry on Thursday won an easier-than-expected victory over food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers trying to rewrite the government's much-criticized sugar program.

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

By Linda A. Johnson | May 19
U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.

Lovato has Concert Activities for Mental Health Awareness

Lovato has Concert Activities for Mental Health Awareness

By John Carucci | May 18
Demi Lovato, who says that she "thrives" with bipolar disorder, held what can be described as one-hour therapy sessions for a few hundred fans before she taking the stage.

Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

By Jill Colvin and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 18
The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers.

Health Officials Say: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have Diarreah

Health Officials Say: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have Diarreah

By Mike Stobbe | May 18
Health officials say hotel pools and hot tubs are a major source of the stomach bugs people get from swimming. And they're reminding people with diarrhea to stay out of pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds.

Celebrities Bring Awareness to Mental Health Issues

Celebrities Bring Awareness to Mental Health Issues

By John Carucci | May 17
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. And "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds has acknowledged dealing with anxiety disorder.

Zoës Kitchen Launches National Whole30 Partnership

Zoës Kitchen Launches National Whole30 Partnership

May 16
Zoës Kitchen, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant group, has announced its partnership as the only national Whole30 approved Mediterranean restaurant.

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