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Sweat article
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Keeping Cool: The Science of Sweat

While sweating, or perspiration, can be embarrassing, it is an important body function. Sweating, and a lack of sweating, can also be a helpful sign that there is something wrong with the body.

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How to make DIY slime without using borax - CNET

DIY slime, the homemade goop that's as soothing as a fidget spinner, is most often made with borax. In fact, my first slime recipe used borax as one of the main ingredients.

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Heat Stroke: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Heat stoke is a very serious medical condition that happens when the body overheats and is unable to cool down without external help. It causes at least 240 deaths in the United States each year, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Webmd allergy article
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3 easy ways to make this allergy season less horrible - CNET

Itchy, watery eyes? Check. Runny nose? Check? The scratchy throat? Bingo. Yep, allergies suck. While it may not be possible to avoid all allergens, you can at least manage them with some cool tech and some smart home tips.

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How to sanitize your kitchen sponge in 2 minutes or less - CNET

How to sanitize your kitchen sponge in 2 minutes or...

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10 kitchen items you should throw away today - CNET - Page 3

10 kitchen items you should throw away today - CNET...

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Facts About Sunscreen and Sun Protection

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), but it is also the most preventable because sun exposure is a major factor in its growth. The best line of defense against skin cancer is sunscreen and skin protection.

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Sunburn: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Though sunburn is often laughed off as a side effect of a leisurely visit to the beach or the pool, it can be quite serious. In the United States, over 5.4 million cases of nonmelanoma skin cancer are treated each year and 90 percent of these cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.

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Parathyroid Glands: Facts, Function & Disease

Parathyroid Glands: Facts, Function & Disease

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Adrenal Glands: Facts, Function & Disease

The adrenal glands affect metabolism, blood pressure, the immune system, sex hormones and the body's response to stress. The human body has two adrenal glands. About 1 inch by 2 inches (2.54 centimeters by 5.08 cm), they sit on top of the kidneys.

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Find your lost Android device with Android Device Manager - CNET

Find your lost Android device with Android Device M...

Google allo emoji article
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Want a custom emoji? Just take a selfie and use this app

Attention, all recovering Bitmoji addicts and people love the sight of themselves in cartoon form...

Pokemon events article
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How to take full advantage of Pokemon Go events

Here's how to be the very best like no one ever was during every Pokemon Go event.

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Is it time to get a new dryer? Here's how to know

If your dryer isn't doing so hot, here's when to replace it.

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How to not get scammed on Facebook Marketplace

Here are some ways to protect yourself as a seller or as a buyer on Facebook Marketplace.