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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

FDA Says It Won’t Ban Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would not ban textured breast implants, despite reports that link them to a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, that has affected hundreds of women.Read more......

‘Terrible Tunes’: Peloton Users Furious After Luxury Fitness Machines Get Low-Rent Playlists

In recent weeks, Peloton customers have noticed a decline in the music selection offered on their pricey home fitness machines, which cost $2,000 to $4,000 a piece—and now they’re venting online.Read more......

Feds File Criminal Charges Against Opioid Distributor, Two Executives in First-of-Its-Kind Case

Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against drug distributor Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC) and two of its former executives, operations manager William Pietruszewski and CEO Laurence F. Doud III, in what the Washington Post reported is the first time the feds have targeted legal painkiller wholesalers…Read more......

FDA clears first personal ECG device to detect three heart arrhythmias

To date, personal ECG devices have only really detected one kind of heart arrhythmia: atrial fibrillation. While that's helpful, it doesn't cover other conditions that could be just as dangerous. You might not be left wondering for much longer. AliveCor's KardiaMobile has received the first FDA clearance allowing a personal...

Mental Health and Quitting-Smoking Apps Are Sharing Your Secrets

When it comes to subjects like mental health or addiction, one should be able to trust that an app designed to help you through such a difficult and personal problem would take your privacy seriously. But a new study suggests that not only is this not the case, but these apps...

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Ex-WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging: report

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging herself in her Long Island home, according to a new report. The 39-year-old’s death last week has been ruled “non-criminal,” TMZ reported Tuesday. Massaro, who battled depression for years, was found unconscious at her home in Smithtown after calling out sick at her...

Bills give away O.J. Simpson’s 32 jersey to Senorise Perry

The Bills opened camp this week with a nod to their past. Sort of. Running back Senorise Perry donned a No. 32 jersey for Buffalo, the first time the number has been worn since O.J. Simpson did so in 1977. Though the Bills hadn’t retired the number, given Simpson’s past, it...

John Coughlin sexually abused me before he killed himself: Bridget Namiotka

A former partner of US figure-skating champion John Coughlin — who committed suicide in January — has come forward with claims he sexually abused her for two years. The revelation by Bridget Namiotka was made in response to a now-deleted Facebook post on Sunday in support of Coughlin, USA Today reported....