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PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana— With the ambitious “top kill” having failed to stop a massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend and a relief well at least two months away, BP was ramping up its efforts to clean up the Louisiana coast. Another temporary fix — an effort to saw through the […]

VIA: WebMD.Com Some inheritances are a curse. I don’t mean your grandmother’s cabinet of porcelain fawns, nor your uncle’s portfolio of watercolor still lifes, nor the 40 years of Model Railroader magazines stowed in the rafters of your dad’s garage. Worse than any of these is the hand-me-down that could be hiding in your genes. […]

VIA: HealthyWomen.Org As a single, busy woman living in New York City, sick wasn’t a part of my vocabulary when I entered the last year of my 20s. Nonetheless, it soon found its way into my life. It began with a swollen toe joint, which I easily dismissed as a yoga injury. But when the […]

VIA: REUTERS.COM (Reuters Health) – People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests.   Researchers found that among more than 38,000 Dutch adults they followed for a decade, those who got the […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM COPD presents 13 million Americans with new challenges and opportunities for better health.   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Quiz the average person on the street, and how many could tell you what it is? Would you know that it’s the 4th leading cause of death in the United States? Not likely. But that […]

Via: NIM.NIH.Gov If you frequent your local grocer, you may have encountered this dilemma while in the produce section–whether or not to buy organic. New research has found that there is no strong evidence that organic products have nutritional health benefits. The few studies that were conducted were short term and showed to have limitations. […]

We’re kicking off the unofficial start of summer with a “Memorial Weekend Kiss Mix”.  Listen as DJ Drake and DJ Lonnie B take you back with all the best old school, R&B, Go-Go and more!  Plus as we turn your back yard into a dance floor, we’re going to give you your last chance to […]

Via: WebMD.Com As women age, the threat of gaining weight increases. There seems to be a solution to this problem. A new study shows women who are at a healthy weight already and get an hour of moderate activity every day can avoid gaining any unwanted pounds. A lot of research has been done to […]

Makeup is meant for your face—but keeping it there gets a lot harder once summer hits. Makeup artist Laura Mercier gave Allure tips about how to stop the stuff from melting when the mercury rises. Prime. “Primers are lightweight, so you won’t feel the extra layer on your skin, but you will notice that your […]

FROM GLAMOUR: It may be hot out, but that doesn’t mean flip-flops are OK for every occasion. Summer-ify your shoe collection with these versatile sandals, heels, and warm-weather wedges. TRY THESE 4 STYLES: BUCKLE DETAILS on shoes serve as an updated (and slightly more sophisticated) spin on last season’s gladiator heels. SAFARI-INSPIRED styles can be […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will send 1,200 National Guard troops to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border, an administration official and an Arizona congresswoman said Tuesday, pre-empting Republican plans to try to force votes on such a deployment.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, seeking to show command of a crisis that has exasperated the U.S., will head back to the state of Louisiana on Friday to review efforts to stop the disastrous Gulf oil spill.