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Woman Dies in Head-on Crash Moments After Facebook Post Police received a call reporting a head-on car collision just a minute after 32-year-old North Carolina woman posted about how happy she was listening to the Pharrell song, "Happy" after uploading some selfies. At 8:33 am, Courtney Sanford shared her last words with her friends and family via Facebook - "The happy song makes me HAPPY." Seconds after posting this message to Facebook, her car hit a recycling truck head on after crossing the center median of the road.

Early Spread of AIDS Traced to Congo's Expanding Transportation Network As the Ebola epidemic spreads, new information has emerged on the origins of a far more deadly killer. A new family history of the HIV virus that causes AIDS, reported Thursday, is troubling but instructive: Modernization in mid-20th-century Africa, especially in the city Kinshasa, played a profound role in shaping that global epidemic. NG Staff Ebola and HIV are spread in different ways—Ebola via direct contact and HIV mainly through sexual contact—and could take different paths as epidemics. But the new study, which illuminates the origins of the AIDS crisis, highlights the importance of understanding the social forces that drive epidemics as well as the mechanics of viral transmission.

Dad Bods: Weird new Instagram trend - Lifestyle Love a buff, muscular guy with bulging biceps, toned pecs and a hard six-pack? Then this Instagram account is not for you. College Dad Bods is the latest "it" Instagram sensation, which rounds up photos of college-aged men with "dad bods" - those a special breed of male physique that is not quite muscular but not quite all beer gut, either.

Body Image - The Media Lies Researchers have found that ongoing exposure to certain ideas can shape and distort our perceptions of reality. How many naked bodies do most of us view on a regular basis in real life--not counting what we see in the media? Very few. But if women or men consume a steady diet of fashion magazines or pornography, they encounter more naked or semi-naked female bodies than they would otherwise--female bodies that just happen to be airbrushed and plastic-surgery-enhanced.

Skin-care Advice The teen years can be filled with angst – the last thing you need is trouble skin. We asked the experts for solutions to the most common teen skin problems. WebMD Feature Is there really a single ideal body shape for women? Many scholars of Renaissance art tell us that Botticelli’s Birth of Venus captures the tension between the celestial perfection of divine beauty and its flawed earthly manifestation. As classical ideas blossomed anew in 15th-century Florence, Botticelli could not have missed the popular Neoplatonic notion that contemplating earthly beauty teaches us about the divine. Evolutionary biologists aren’t all that Neoplatonic. Like most scientists, we’ve long stopped contemplating the celestial, having – to appropriate Laplace’s immortal words to Napoleon – “no need of that hypothesis”.

interaktiivinen kartta liikalihavuudesta alueellisesta ilmenemusestä Yhdysvalloissa Click image above to view slideshow There’s no hiding a bulging waistline. And thanks to a new interactive U.S. map, there’s no concealing the state-by-state status of the obesity epidemic.

See How Much the "Perfect" Female Body Has Changed in 100 Years (It's Crazy!) You might also like How to Stop Being Disappointed With Your Body READ There's a reason magazine covers include lines like "5 Moves for Michelle Obama Arms" or "The Secret for a Booty Like Beyoncé." But if you’ve ever found yourself wishing for this actress’s waist or that singer’s legs, remember this: The media’s concept of the ideal woman’s body isn’t static. Whoever People magazine deems “most beautiful” this year is just a representation of what has bubbled up in the cauldron of pop culture. That silhouette of the “ideal woman” has been put through a series of fun house mirrors (fashion, movies, pop music, politics).

Mirror, mirror - A summary of research findings on body image Motives: why we look in the mirror We are all more obsessed with our appearance than we like to admit. But this is not an indication of 'vanity'. Vanity means conceit, excessive pride in one's appearance. Concern about appearance is quite normal and understandable. Alcohol Advice Is Alcohol a Drug? Alcohol is often forgotten about when we mention drugs as it’s so accepted and widely available nowadays. Though it may be legal and is usually a counterpart of a good night out, it can still pose the same threats as other less common drugs. I’m sure we all know the short-term effects of alcohol, at worst these are: slurred speech, vomiting, headaches, distorted speech and vision, impaired judgement, memory loss and many more.

What do teens really think about body image, beauty and bullying? 3 perspectives from around the world Body image, beauty and bullying. These three themes have been passionately presented by dozens of students participating in TED-Ed Clubs around the globe. When these students were asked to present an idea they felt most passionate about, many club members boldly chose to talk about how to combat negative body image, distorted images of beauty and the bullying that comes with these challenges. National Geographic This interactive was built in conjunction with National Geographic’s Future of Food series. The data was sourced from FAOSTAT. Values reflect domestic utilization for food consumption in each country or region from 1961 to 2011. Food groupings and units of measure vary slightly from those depicted on the FAOSTAT site. Download the data from here. Values for China refer to FAO’s "China, mainland."

article It's called reverse anorexia and it happens to men who believe they are too little and too frail and new research shows its driving men to inject steroids and suffer psychologically. Muscle dysmorphia affects men whose have normal muscle mass but who believe their muscles are inadequate. Sydney University research has found men with these body image issues are four times more likely than females with eating disorders to go undiagnosed.

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