10 reasons why you keep getting nosebleeds, according to an expert

About 60% of people have at least one nosebleed in their lifetime, according to the University of California, Los Angeles. Anything that dries out your nose, including winter weather and nasal sprays, can cause it to bleed. Here are 10 common causes of nosebleeds, according to a rhinologist. Most of the time, a nosebleed is harmless. Roughly 60% of people have a nosebleed at some point during their life, according to the University of California, Los Angeles, and it happens most often to children. We spoke with Dr. Richard Lebowitz, a rhinologist at New York University’s Langone Health, about what causes frequent nosebleeds. Here are 10 common reasons. Your nose… Read More

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The Democrats’ pathetic whataboutism over anti-Semitism

The ugly controversy over freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) and her comments about Israel took on new life last week, when she made a remark during a panel discussion about “the political influence in this country that says it is okay to push for allegiance to a foreign country.” Then on Sunday she tweeted that she “should not be expected to have allegiance/pledge support to a foreign country,” seemingly playing into anti-Semitic tropes about dual loyalty. Instead of quietly meeting with Omar, as they did after her “It’s all about the Benjamins, baby” tweet, Democratic leadership has taken the unprecedented step of scheduling a floor vote to condemn dual-loyalty smears,… Read More

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7 jaw-dropping moments from ‘Leaving Neverland,’ the explosive documentary that lodges sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson

In “Leaving Neverland,” James Safechuck and Wade Robson allege Michael Jackson sexually abused them when they were children. Both Safechuck and Robson said Jackson became close with their families to facilitate the alleged abuse. They also said in the documentary that Jackson maintained contact with them as they grew older. Editor’s note: This post contains descriptions of sexual abuse that may be triggering. Over the weekend, HBO released “Leaving Neverland,” a two-part, four-hour documentary film covering some of the ongoing allegations of sexual abuse against Michael Jackson. In the film, two men who worked with Jackson as boys, James Safechuck and Wade Robson, discuss how they developed relationships with the… Read More

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R. Kelly breaks down in explosive interview denying sexual abuse allegations: ‘You’re killing me with this s—!’

R. Kelly exploded during an interview with CBS’s Gayle King, screaming and cursing about the sexual abuse allegations against him. Kelly is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and has pleaded not guilty. He is currently free on bond. He is also the subject of the Lifetime documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly,” in which multiple women alleged that he held them in an abusive, controlling, and cult-like environment. Kelly lost his temper immediately when King asked him whether he had ever held people against their will and began ranting about the accusations against him. “I didn’t do this stuff! This is not me! I’m fighting for my… Read More

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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s abrupt departure could prove a major win for e-cigarette and tobacco companies (MO, BTAFF)

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is abruptly resigning from the position after about two years in the office. He is reportedly leaving to spend more time with his family. Gottlieb has been a harsh critic of e-cigarette use among young people and advanced tobacco proposals that would hit the industry hard. His departure could be a boon for e-cigarette and tobacco companies, and public health advocates worry that progress made under his leadership could be undone. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has led the Food and Drug Administration for nearly two years. One of his signature stances, unusual for a role more associated with regulating new drugs, was a crackdown on e-cigarettes… Read More

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington reveals why he’s ready to ditch his fur costume: ‘It smells awful’

“Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow on the hit HBO show, isn’t going to miss all of the furs he wears on the series. The 32-year-old actor spoke about ditching the iconic costume on Tuesday’s episode of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” “It weighs a ton; it smells awful,” he said. He said it helped get him into character, but that was the extent of any joy in it. “I think they added weight to it every year just because a) the costume designer, Michele [Clapton], hates actors, obviously,” he said. “And I think they just wanted to physically tire us out by the end… Read More

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