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Minnesota residents have reason to celebrate this month: The Mayo Clinic, located in Rochester, was recently named the nation's top hospital in U.S.

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In a world of beauty advertisements, and photoshopped images, what does the term "beautiful" mean to a blind person?

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"It was like a scene from Jaws," said one observer, describing the rush of panicked swimmers trying to get out of the ocean after a rare lightning strike at Venice Beach, California,...

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Dutch Olympic and three-time world champion Marianne Vos made history today on the final stretch (and most prestigious stage) of the Tour de France, taking home the top prize as...

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You know all that advice about not acting too eager to please on a first date? Well, according to new research, you may want to throw that approach out the window.

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Truth be told, there are some nights we’re lucky to wash our face at all.

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In 50 years, we may all be eating this futuristic-looking egg. Maybe.

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Whether it's hoots, hisses, whistles, or sexual innuendo, cat calling can be more than just a minor annoyance. It can be inappropriate, scary, and even threatening.

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Good news for everyone who loves sex but hates HIV, HPV, herpes, and all sexually transmitted diseases that don't start with "H:" Anti-viral condoms are now a thing.

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Sometimes, when we’re glaring at an out-of-nowhere bump on our nose, we have to wonder whether anything will ever send acne packing for good.

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