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Twitter Chat Tips on the Benefits of Gratitude

Gratitude is good for your health.

Why You Act Like a Kid When You Go Home for Thanksgiving

It???s only natural for adults to slip back into their childhood personas.

5 Tips to Avoid Overindulging on Thanksgiving

Never fear! We're here to help you strategize so you can enjoy Thanksgiving without overdoing it.

Why the Thanksgiving Turkey Isn't What It Used to Be

The Fowl History of the Thanksgiving Turkey

How Many Calories You'll Eat This Thanksgiving

There's nothing like a day of solid eating to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit, but as family members catch up, they often don't realize just how many calories they're

Tiny Liver Transplant Patient to Taste First Thanksgiving

Born with a rare disease that rendered eating protein poisonous, Kennedy Stevenson, 3, was never able to appreciate a good bite of Thanksgiving turkey, until now.

Recipient of Double Arm Transplant Happy to Hug

Recipient of double arm transplant at Boston hospital happy to be able to hug again

New Calorie Display Rules Go Into Effect Nationwide

All food establishments nationwide are now required to post calorie counts on their menus.

Why Couple Adopted 8 Boys -- All From Same Family

Scott and Melissa Groves adopt their eighth son in time for Thanksgiving.

5 Thanksgiving Health Hazards to Avoid

Along with turkey and stuffing, Thanksgiving serves up plenty of health hazards.

The Skinny on Nestle's New Exercise in a Bottle Project

Exercise in a bottle? Maybe someday.

Generic Drug Price Sticker Shock Prompts Probe by Congress

The prices of common generic drugs have skyrocketed in recent years, but the reasons remain murky, lawmakers said at a Senate hearing on Thursday.

5 Tricks to Burn More Calories

Tips to avoid the dreaded plateau.

Birthday Years Ending in 9 Prompt Big Life Decisions

Running your first marathon? Having an affair? There's a good chance you're a 9-ender.

Take a Tour of the Eerily Beautiful 'Golden Blood' Factory

A tour inside Britain's "Golden Blood" factory.

Why Your Mom Was Wrong About Cold Weather and the Flu

Find out why everyone gets sick in winter months. It may not be what you think.

Germy Perils of a French Kiss, Especially if You're Short

A 10-second kiss transfers up to 80 million bacteria, a new study finds.

Health Risks of Staying in a Stranger's Home

Bed bugs, allergens and other hazards of staying with strangers.

Healthy Baking Swaps You Need to Try

This isn't your mother's kitchen.

Ways You???re Using Olive Oil Wrong

Fix your olive oil mistakes and learn how to use it correctly.

5 Reasons Women Live Longer Than Men

Find out why ladies are so tough.

Dr. Besser's Look at Life Inside the Hot Zone

Dr. Richard Besser reports on the growing outbreak from Monrovia, Liberia.

Meet the Window Washers That Transform Into Superheroes for Sick Kids

Pediatric patients delighted to meet rappelling superheroes at Mayo Clinic.

8 Surprising Effects of Obesity

Obesity ups the risk of common cancers, a new study found.

Twinless Twins Grieve Together

People whose twin has died have found one another on Facebook.

Cancer Lessons I Learned From a Fictional Teenage Boy

That love scene from "The Fault in Our Stars" is so intense.

How Scientists and Doctors Use Baby-Friendly Tricks to Study Infants

For all the impressive advancements in medical technology, researchers and scientists still face a daunting challenge when they study the habits of the adorable but uncommunicative subjects called human infants.