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Weight loss can be 'contagious' between partners
February 14, 2018

BananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Skipping the chocolate this Valentine’s Day could have a “ripple effect” on your partner’s weight loss, according to…

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'High Holiday' on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes
February 13, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police…

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College student organizes 25,000 sock donation to homeless shelters
February 13, 2018

Courtesy Triple S Day(BOSTON) — More than 200 college students walked the streets of Boston to distribute 25,000 pairs of socks…

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Husband continues sweet Valentine's Day tradition for wife with dementia after nearly 40 years
February 13, 2018

KOAT(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Albuquerque resident Donna Kramer, 74, may have been diagnosed with dementia nearly four years ago, but that doesn’t…

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Heartbroken family explains why 3-year-old who died from flu wasn’t vaccinated
February 13, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(MUNCIE, Indiana) — An Indiana family that decided against vaccinating a 3-year-old is now haunted by that decision, wondering if a…

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Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say
February 12, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Speedy eaters might finish their food faster, but those calories might linger longer. A new study published in…

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Trump budget sharply cuts White House office leading opioid crisis response, shifts funds to other agencies
February 12, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration’s FY2019 budget released Monday requests more than $30 billion for drug control efforts, while at the…

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Channel your inner Olympian with this workout from a Barry's Bootcamp trainer
February 12, 2018

ABC News(NEW YORK) — You, too, can train like the Olympians competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Barry’s Bootcamp…

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Missing woman found alive in the woods after 36-hour search
February 11, 2018

Courtesy Ray Franklin(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — An Alabama woman who was missing for at least 36 hours after a car crash was…

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Labels on 'toddler drinks' may be misleading customers, study says
February 11, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — So-called toddler drinks are a growing category of beverages for young ones, but their labels may be misleading…

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