AP FACT CHECK: Actually, 20% of U.S. lives in a coronavirus hot spot – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — It’s been a frequent Trump administration talking point on the recent spike in COVID-19 infections: Don’t worry, only a small sliver of U.S. counties is at greater risk. In offering this reassurance, Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar have said that only 3% or 4% of counties in the country are seeing […]

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Previously claimed memory boosting font Sans Forgetica does not actually boost memory

It was previously claimed that the font Sans Forgetica could enhance people’s memory for information, however researchers from the University of Warwick and the University of Waikato, New Zealand, have found after carrying out numerous experiments that the font does not enhance memory. The Sans Forgetica font has received much press coverage, after researchers in Australia claimed they had designed […]

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Will summer actually slow the spread of coronavirus?

Despite hopes that summer will slow the coronavirus’ spread, scientists remain cautious about what the upcoming season will mean for the virus in the Northern Hemisphere, including Colorado. A recent study by the Massachusetts Institute for Technology highlights some of the uncertainty. The MIT study says, perhaps somewhat ominously, that a seasonal weather change may not have any impact on […]

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They Thought She Drank, But Her Body Actually ‘Auto-Brewed’

MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 — Doctors thought they had a fairly common scenario in front of them: A patient with advanced liver disease who needed help for her alcohol abuse. Then they discovered her own bladder was making the alcohol. The doctors, at the University of Pittsburgh, say it’s a previously unrecognized variant of so-called auto-brewery syndrome. ABS, which has […]

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New Years Resolutions for 2020 That Will Actually Improve Your Health

As we close out the year, it only makes sense that our attention turns to how we can grow, change and manifest all we need to feel better in the future. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to set goals and positive intentions, especially those concerning your health. But many resolutions fade by the spring because they’re unrealistic and […]

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Your Low Libido Might Actually Be a Sign of This Sexual Disorder

All sorts of factors, from age to relationship status, can influence whether you crave sex…or would rather clock an extra hour’s sleep. But when does a low sex drive become a disorder? It's mostly a matter of how you feel about your libido level. Some people don’t mind having a low libido, Lauren Streicher, MD, a clinical professor of obstetrics and […]

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Mum who thought she just had 'baby brain' actually had a brain tumour

A new mum who put her headaches and tiredness down to ‘baby brain’ was devastated to discover she actually had an incurable brain tumour. Claire Curtis, 30, had been experiencing headaches and feeling tired for months before her diagnosis, but just put it down to the stress of being a new mum. Doctors prescribed her medication for migraines, but when […]

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‘Dr. Pimple Popper’ dishes on popping success: ‘It actually makes people happy’

See it: Dr. Pimple Popper’s most epic extractions, why a splash mask is necessary Learn what Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper, has to say about her ‘popaholics,’ her most epic extractions, and why she tries not to forget to wear a splash mask. Dr. Sandra Lee, better known to her “Pop-a-holic” fan base as “Dr. Pimple Popper,” knows […]

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What actually happens when someone objects during a wedding

There are few things more horrifying to imagine happening at your wedding than somebody standing up to object. But the idea of choosing to speak now rather than forever holding your peace is something that only happens in movies… right?  Speaking to Reader’s Digest, wedding officiant Pamela Henry explained the classic phrase “speak now, or forever hold your peace” is actually […]

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