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The Pain of Psoriasis

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Cases of sexually transmitted disease, specifically chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, have hit an all-time national high. A new CDC report says there were 2 million STD cases in 2016, mostly chlamydia. Chlamydia struck women hardest; the majority of syphilis cases were men.

Number Cruncher

A three-ounce serving of braised beef pancreas (85 grams -- yum!) contains 230 calories, 132 from fat. It has 14.6 grams of total fat or 22 percent of the recommended total fat intake for a 2,000-calorie daily diet.

It also contains 223 milligrams of cholesterol (74 percent); 51 mg of sodium (2 percent); zero grams of total carbohydrates; zero grams of sugar and 23 g of protein.

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55.7: Estimated number of abortions, in millions, performed annually around the world

25: Estimated number of abortions deemed unsafe, the vast majority occurring in developing nations

Sources: WHO and Guttmacher Institute

Never Say Diet

The Major League Eating record for shrimp wonton is 390 in 8 minutes, held by Joey Chestnut. At a reported 230 pounds, Chestnut is no shrimp and in this food-eating contest, he did not go wantin'.

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