Pre-Hypertension in Young Could Signal Later Heart Problems

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_ccb1cd8724.jpgRemains/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- Young people shouldn't just ignore it if they learn their blood pressure is even mildly elevated. According to researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, an extensive 25-year-long study has shown that "pre-hypertension" in 18- to 30-year-olds could be a sign they'll develop clogged arteries in their 40s and 50s.

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Shiver Your Way to Better Health

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_55a18a4c9c.jpgXiXinXing/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- No one likes to shiver but it's been next to impossible not to for many Americans during this colder than usual winter. However, there is a silver lining to shivering, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health.  When your body reacts to freezing temperatures, it's also burning calories by converting bad white fat into healthier brown fat.

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Amazing New Prosthetic Hand Has Magic Touch

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_a5c528460b.jpgBrand X Pictures/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- For the first time, scientists have been able to create a prosthetic hand with a real-time sense of touch. Nine years ago, Dennis Sørensen of Denmark blew up his left hand while setting up fireworks for a family holiday. He was rushed to the hospital but doctors couldn’t save his hand.

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Subway Takes Chemical Out of Sandwich Bread After Protest

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_d93c07d00a.jpgiStock Editorial/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Subway said Wednesday it is removing a chemical used in yoga mats and shoe soles from the bread of its popular sandwiches after a food blogger got more than 50,000 signatures in a petition drive. "The complete conversion to have this product out of the bread will be done soon," Subway said in a statement.

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Cupcake Business Run By 11-Year-Old Shuttered By Illinois Health Officials

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_9cd0b6cb0d.jpgChloe Stirling/Facebook (TROY, Ill.) -- The cupcake empire Chloe Stirling built out of her home kitchen has come crumbling down after Illinois health officials said the sixth-grader wasn't in compliance with local laws. Chloe, 11, said she was told by health officials in Madison County, Ill., that if she wants to continue selling cupcakes she will need to buy a bakery or build a separate kitchen.

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