You Can Now Send Your Kids to Black Friday 'Camp' While You Shop

Black Friday — the biggest shopping day of the year — is almost upon us, folks. (Yeah, yeah, we know: That came up fast.) No problem, though, because we’ve got the 411 on a very cool babysitting option for your kids, so you can empty that wallet unfettered, all through Thanksgiving week. Select Life Time gyms are offering full and […]

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The night gardeners: Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep

Science tells us that a lot of good things happen in our brains while we sleep—learning and memories are consolidated and waste is removed, among other things. New research shows for the first time that important immune cells called microglia—which play an important role in reorganizing the connections between nerve cells, fighting infections, and repairing damage—are also primarily active while […]

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15 people get HIV while waiting to get access to preventative pill

At least 15 people in England contract HIV while waiting to get a place on a trial for a pill which prevents the AIDS-causing virus and is freely available in the rest of the UK Pre-exposure prophylaxis, known as PrEP, has been trialled in the UK since 2017 Freely available in Scotland, Wales and N. Ireland but access limited in England […]

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Nearly one in five parents say their child never wears a helmet while riding a bike

Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds. Eighteen percent of parents say their child never wears a helmet on a bike ride, and even more say their kids skip helmets on a skateboard (58 percent) and scooter (61 percent), suggests the […]

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Watch This Dad Comfort His Daughter While Escaping the California Wildfires

The 2018 California wildfires have been devastating, and one of the most recent fires, the Camp Fire, has already had horrific effects. Much of the city of Paradise, California, has been destroyed, 76 people have lost their lives and, according to the Los Angeles Times, hundreds remain missing (not to mention some 50,000 residents have been displaced). But in these dark […]

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