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YouTuber Kris Honey recently uploaded the pimple-popping video to end all pimple-popping videos. It features her 11-year-old daughter’s enormous ear zit in the starring role. “My 11 year old daughter had this ear zit for 6 years. We thought it was scar tissue…until her curiosity took over,” Kris posted to YouTube. In the video, a …

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It seems like there have been several food recalls recently. Kellogg is joining the ranks by issuing a recall on certain snacks that the company produces. Some of the snacks and cookies made in Georgia could contain peanut products. The products are from a line made with wheat flour. The company producing the cookies and …

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People become obsessed when it comes to the ideal pan that can cook great food, something that can them a perfect result, but it usually ends up in the back of your cabinet, forgotten. The truth is, there is one of these miracle products out there that’s easy to use, lasts forever and can even …

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Cerebral hydatid disease (neurohydatidosis) is caused by Echinococcus granulosus or less commonly E. alveolaris or E. multilocularis. The larval stage is the cause of hydatid disease in humans 1. Epidemiology Cerebral hydatid disease is a rare parasitic infestation and accounts for 1-2 % of all cystic echinococcosis. Hydatid disease is endemic in the Mediterranean region, …

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Parasitic worms are enterprising creatures that force their way into the intestinal tracts of unsuspecting human hosts. Worm eggs can be transferred from a blade of grass to the tips of your children’s fingers; or they can be swallowed at a four-star restaurant. The human intestinal tract is the perfect accommodation for these freeloaders. Worms …

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A research study shows that up to 70% of cancers are completely preventable. While there are still some cancers that are the result of mutations that we have no control over, many can be directly linked to our habits. That’s why it’s important to know what you are putting in your body and what it …

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Recalls seem to be a common occurrence these days. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear about a major food distribution company sending out notices that our foods are contaminated in some way. It should be a major cause for concern, but when these products are aimed towards our children and they end up …

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Smoking is not the healthiest of habits, and most that pick it up at some point realize they need to quit. It is easier said than done as most find out, but what if I told you there was a better way to kick that nasty habit. More than a billion people smoke around the …

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President Trump hasn’t been able to lock down a travel ban, or repeal Obamacare, but he has succeeded in one area: changing school food. After only six days on the job, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue moved to stall one of former first lady Michelle Obama’s signature accomplishments: stricter nutritional standards for school breakfasts and lunches, …

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A rapist faces a nerve-wracking wait to find out if he caught the deadly HIV/Aids virus from his victim. Richard Thomas, 27, collapsed and had to be admitted to hospital when Manchester police told him about his victim’s condition after the attack in July. Thomas broke in to the house of the woman, whom he …

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No one knows how painful keeping your eyebrows in check can be more than this 16-year-old beauty student.Tylah Durie has tried plucking and waxing her way to the perfect eyebrows. But what she wanted now was to tint them. Unfortunately, she decided to go to her on her own instead of going to an actual …

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We’re in that period now where we all take a look outside, decide the shorts are coming out, and then have to make a snap decision about sun cream. Many of us come to the conclusion that the British sun can’t actually be that powerful and that we’ll take our chances. Then, for some reason, …

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While pimple popping and cyst removal is the biggest gross-out craze on the internet these days, someone has decided to up the ante and record tonsil stone removal. I don’t know what it is, but people can’t get enough of this stuff and thanks to YouTube and other media outlets there is plenty of footage out …

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What is our fascination with disturbing videos and images? Is the internet to blame for our sick obsessions, or has it only made it worse? As gross as it is, people cannot help but be fascinated with medical procedures, especially cyst and pimple popping. Heck, there is even a YouTube channel devoted solely for the …

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It never ceases to amaze my that people will let a cyst grow for decades before having it drained and removed.  This woman has waited for 22 years and in that time, it accumulated a massive amount of gross pus.  It must have been a real relief getting rid of all that goo.  Meanwhile, we …

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Who doesn’t like a good scrub? Nothing feels better than using one of those shower puffs to exfoliate your skin. Not only does it allow you to lather and scrub, but it leaves your skin feeling as smooth as a baby’s bottom. And, the colorful puffs come in a variety of colors, some even with …

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For a lot of people, staying tan is a part of staying looking good. In order to maintain that tan, especially in the winter, some people choose to use tanning beds. It is now extremely common to drive by tanning salons since it is such a service that is used by so many people. For …

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Never underestimate the kindness of strangers. This is a lesson that Hooters waitress Mariana Villarreal from Roswell, Georgia imparted on one of her customers in a big way. Last week, Villarreal donated one of her kidneys to Don Thomas, a regular patron at the restaurant. Their saga began in a rather unassuming way. While providing …

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When 5-year-old Kailyn Donovan came in after spending the day outside, her mom Kristine noticed a little bruise on the back of her knee. Kristine assumed it was just a bug bite but when the “bruise” started turning black a few days later, Donovan knew something wasn’t right. After getting a phone call from Kailyn’s …

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Trend is increasing among those who can’t get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say. As opioid addiction sweeps the country, those addicted to painkillers, like pills and heroin, are now turning to abusing these over-the-counter medications. And it’s becoming a growing trend. This abuse of Imodium — with its key ingredient, loperamide — is a growing …

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We live in an age of inequality and social divide. With 1% of the population in the United States holding 38% of the wealth and almost all of the power. Education, healthcare, the government, and even the food we eat and drink are owned by wealthy individuals and faceless corporations.  So it may not come as a …

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