WATCH: Woman Goes from Average to Fabulous in 37 Seconds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_e1e1b6853e.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- In a brief time-lapse video, a woman goes from average to stunning, all with the help of makeup and heavy photo editing to alter her perceived flaws. Upworthy.com contributor Laura Willard shared the video on her blog Wednesday.  She wanted to show how dramatically a model’s image could be changed and said she’s using the short clip to remind her daughter that the bodies shown in magazines may not start out so perfect.

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Internet Risky for Self-Harming Teens, Study Finds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_56dd8cbaae.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Young people who have a history of harming themselves or attempting suicide might be particularly vulnerable to negative messages posted online, new research shows. The new review, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE, found that kids and young adults who have thoughts of self-harm or suicide actually spend more time on the Internet and are more often victims of cyberbullying than their peers who do not have such thoughts.

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America’s Sugar Fix Makes Every Day Halloween

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_7fc87c3f72.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Imagine if every day of the year were Halloween.  You'd get to dress up in cool costumes, tell ghost stories and watch little kids having a great time. Well, nutritionally at least, every day IS Halloween.  Because while we may think of that one or two pieces of candy as a once-a-year sugar high, the fact is, we’re already overindulging in sugar on a daily basis.

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One Gene, Three Women: A Family’s Experience of Breast Cancer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_e1d7b21f77.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The day that Tara Kenyon was driving her mother to chemotherapy was the same day doctors told her that she had breast cancer as well. As the New Jersey women were in the car, Kenyon, 32, kept the news a secret from her mother, Josephine Jennings.  The 58-year-old was going through breast cancer for the third time in her life. What they shared, though, was more than just the disease. 

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Football Helmet Type Has No Effect at Preventing Concussions

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_1605522a38.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- There have been a lot of discussions lately about suffering concussions while playing football and what can be done to prevent these potentially debilitating injuries. Some high schools have considered outfitting players with high-tech helmets and custom mouth guards but a new study suggests that it might not be worth the effort and expense.

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