7 Ways Stephen Hawking Beat the Odds with ALS

Stephen Hawking was never expected to live past his 25th birthday. Instead, he survived more than 50 years after that, reaching the age of 76. But how? Even with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Hawking was able to beat the odds and have a life that was definitely worth living.

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How Long Can You Safely Keep Easter Leftovers?

The Easter dinner is over, you’ve picked up the last bits of Easter basket grass, and you have leftovers: SO MANY LEFTOVERS! How long can you safely keep these leftovers in your refrigerator before they go bad? Some foods last longer than others. Make sure no food goes to waste and no late-night snack turns into food poisoning with this quick guide.

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Ronny Jackson: 7 Facts About Next VA Secretary

President Trump nominated Dr. Ronny Jackson to be the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Is he up to the task? Jackson is the President’s physician and an accomplished military doc. But the Secretary of Veterans Affairs leads the second largest government agency in the U.S., and is responsible for providing all of the benefits and services to the nation’s 20 million veterans. Get the FACTS you need to know: who Dr. Jackson is, and if he is qualified.

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Super Bowl Party Dishes: Desserts

Even after snacking and filling up on Super Bowl party food, your guests crave dessert. When the usual brownies, cakes, rice krispies, chocolate covered pretzels, or even sweet popcorn won’t do, these easy, unique treat ideas will please. Try our recipes for Super Bowl cake pops, football bark, cannoli dip, brownie batter dip, and cherry cheesecake dip. Your party will be a hit!

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Party Dishes: The Main Courses

It’s party time and these recipes feed main courses to small and large groups alike. Skip ordering pizza and do some cool things with meatballs, sliders, tacos, and chili. They’re easy to make, and can be tweaked gluten-free, vegan, paleo, dairy-free or whatever needs for that person in your group. Yum!

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Where is Melania Trump’s Cyberbullying Campaign?

Melania Trump announced her goal to protect children from cyberbullying in 2017. “It is never okay when a 12-year-old girl or boy is mocked, bullied or attacked … with no name hiding on the internet,” she said. But observers claim little has been done to actually combat the problem. Until her visit with the Secretary of Education to a school, reporters thought. Learn how the campaign against online bullies is going.

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Lady Gaga: When Nobody Believes You

Lady Gaga recently found out firsthand that women who report extreme pain and fatigue have historically been branded “hysterical”. Learn about her new fibromyalgia diagnosis and the chronic fatigue syndrome story of a Harvard PhD student and new filmmaker, Jennifer Brea, who said her body had failed on her.

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I’m Going to the FDA’s Alopecia Areata Meeting in DC!

This FDA meeting gives us with alopecia areata a chance to tell the people who approve drugs and medical devices that we need more research into treatments for AA. I’ll be flying out to Washington, D.C. in a couple weeks. Have you heard of an FDA PFDD meeting before?

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Eyebrow Steroid Injections for Alopecia Areata

Getting steroid injections in your eyebrows? Piece of cake. Actually, I could feel the needle tug as he pierced, breaking the tiny veins running throughout. A mixture of corticosteroids was injected. My dermatologist looked at my head and said ‘wow, you really did lose a lot of it on that trip, didn’t you?’

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