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5 tips to get the most out of napping

While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it's important to consider the effects napping may bring. Read more

Meet the man bringing Chance the Rapper's music to the deaf community

Matt Maxey was diagnosed with profound hearing loss at an early age but has made music his life's passion. Read more

5 things for August 17: Aretha Franklin, politics, China, clergy sex abuse, overdoses

Hankering for a trip across the pond? It's now cheaper than ever to fly across the Atlantic. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Read more

Insurance refused to pay for cancer treatment

After the nation's largest health insurance company refused to pay for Kate Weissman's cancer therapy, her parents stepped in and funded he… Read more

Birthday: Annie Proulx

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Author Annie Proulx (proo) is 83. Read more

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5 tips to get the most out of napping

While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it's important to consider the effects napping may bring. Read more

States Leverage Federal Funds To Help Insurers Lower Premiums

Even as it chips away at Obamacare, the Trump administration is solidly behind state-based initiatives to cover high-cost patients, known as “reinsurance” programs. It approved two more last month. Read more

4 ways to protect against skin cancer (other than sunscreen)

While sunscreen is essential to lowering your risk for skin cancer, there are other simple, over-the-counter options you can incorporate into your summer skin protection routine. Nicotinamide may help prevent certain skin cancers. Nicotinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that has been shown to reduce... Read more

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Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

You could go with a classic tie or "World's Best Dad" mug, but why not step your Father's Day game up a bit? These 10 gift ideas have a lit… Read more

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6 truths about grains

Grains-- even whole grains-- are commonly disparaged in the news, on the internet and during social gatherings. Popular fad diets like paleo, Whole30 and ketogenic forbid followers from eating grains. Supporters of these diets claim that grains make you fat and cause chronic diseases, like diabetes and... Read more

Navajo WIC program successfully meeting the nutrition challenge

Courtesy of the Navajo Nation Department of Health. The Navajo Women, Infants and Children program is enjoying success and working with families in educating, mentoring, providing nutrition supplemental support and reaching out to more than 8,000 young mothers every month. NWIC is a federal grant... Read more

FDA expands recall of blood pressure drug valsartan due to cancer concern

The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the list of drugs being recalled that contain valsartan. The drug is used as a component in a set of drugs used to treat heart failure and blood pressure. Read more