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Study examines why overweight people are more susceptible to illness

If you gain weight, the fat cells in the body get bigger. So in the extremely obese, those fat cells are greatly enlarged. Now, researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) were able to show how enlarged fat cells can cause metabolic diseases. They also developed non-invasive examination methods to determine the size of human fat cells.
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Ranking all 32 NFL teams, plus early picks for Week 13 and surprise player leading Pro Bowl voting

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Pick Six newsletter!. The game between the Steelers and Colts last night marked the final NFL game of November, and I'm not sure if it's just me, but I feel like this season is going by really fast. However, that might also have to do with the fact that I drink seven cups of coffee per day. That's healthy for you, right?
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USA scenarios, World Cup standings, tiebreaker, bracket: How USMNT can advance from Group B vs. Iran

The United States drew 0-0 with England to wrap up the second matchday for Group B participants. As it stands, the Americans sit in third with two points out of a possible six, with Iran second with three points following their win over Wales and England are top of the table with four points -- full standings here. And while you're at it, sign up for our new newsletter covering the beautiful game in all its glory, including daily updates about the World Cup, here.

Mother & Baby Rescued from Burning Vehicle in Topsham, Maine

A 25-year-old mother and her two-month-old son were rescued from their burning vehicle after it crashed in Topsham. Mother and Baby Saved from Burning Vehicle after Crash. The accident happened around 6:20 pm on Tuesday evening, November 22 on the Middlesex Road near the Bowdoinham town line. “Citizens” Broke the...

Possession, Intent, and Commitment in Saline County Mugshots on 11292022

Mugshots seen here are from the last few days of booking at the Saline County Detention Center. Having a mugshot does not equate with being guilty of a crime. Some faces will be seen frequently, since those on probation must check in on a regular basis. To see more information on a subject, click on their name.

'Peel Season' Is Upon Us — Here's The How To Find The Right One For Your Skin

Colder weather and grayer skies are typically key indicators that it’s time to begrudgingly bring out your happy lamp again. Coincidentally, these dreary days also mark the beginning of what dermatologists, estheticians, and skin experts lovingly refer to as “peel season.” Signifying the cooler months in fall, winter, and part of spring, this time of year is when “your risk of having a rebound reaction, especially with hyperpigmentation, after a [chemical] peel is lower,” says Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry. “Because it's cooler weather and the sun is not out as frequently, we're not as readily participating in outdoor activities. So our risk of having excess UV exposure after a peel is much lower.”