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  • NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual Associated Press - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 9:37 AM PHT
    NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual

    NEW YORK (AP) — The city said Tuesday it has reached a tentative agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision. …

  • The pursuit of happy-ness: Liz Uy's beauty secret Yahoo Southeast Asia SHE - 18 hours ago
    The pursuit of happy-ness: Liz Uy's beauty secret

    The celebrity stylist lets us in on how she maintains her happy glow. …

  • To manage diabetes, eat breakfast like an athlete, dinner like a sloth, study suggests AFP Relax - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:24 PM PHT
    To manage diabetes, eat breakfast like an athlete, dinner like a sloth, study suggests

    Type 2 diabetes patients should eat a high-energy breakfast and a low-energy dinner for optimal control over their blood sugar, according to researchers hailing from Sweden and Israel who conducted a small-scale study. In the new study, published in the journal Diabetologia, they worked with eight men and 10 women who have lived with type 2 diabetes for less than 10 years. Ten of the 18 participants were being treated with a combination of diet advice and the drug metformin and the remaining …

  • You are what you eat: 6 ways to eat mindfully Yahoo Southeast Asia SHE - Mon, Feb 23, 2015 8:31 PM PHT
    You are what you eat: 6 ways to eat mindfully

    Mindfulness can be brought into what you eat and how you eat. …

  • Date without the pressure of hooking up: Peekawoo is the app for you Yahoo Southeast Asia SHE - 17 hours ago
    Date without the pressure of hooking up: Peekawoo is the app for you

    This female-fueled, Filipina-made app brings old-fashioned courtship into modern dating. …

  • Eating peanuts early could prevent allergy in infants: study AFP Relax - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 4:47 PM PHT
    Eating peanuts early could prevent allergy in infants: study

    With peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a study Monday found that contrary to previous advice, feeding foods containing peanuts to babies before 11 months of age may help prevent allergies. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine are based on a British study of 640 children, aged four months to 11 months, who were considered at high risk of becoming allergic to peanuts either because of a pre-existing egg allergy or eczema, which can be linked to peanut allergy. Researchers …

  • UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria Associated Press - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 2:42 AM PHT
    UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

    LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of three British schoolgirls said Tuesday they believe the teenagers are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria — likely joining dozens of other young women leaving Europe to join terrorists. …

  • Give in to the pressure! Pressure cooking is safe and easy Associated Press - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 6:14 AM PHT
    Give in to the pressure! Pressure cooking is safe and easy

    It's one of the most pervasive of culinary cliches — the exploding pressure cooker. And thanks to it, all manner of otherwise adept home cooks fearfully retreat from this kitchen workhorse. …