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Kids May Be Short If Their Mothers Suffer from This Condition

According to a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics mothers who suffer depression after pregnancy are more likely to have short kids.

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New York: We May Have High Taxes But, We’re Skinny

There's a new report out for the fattest states in the USA. If these findings are correct, Mississippi is the fattest state with 35% of its population needing to slim down a bit. Colorado has the lowest percentage, but New York isn't too far behind. We are number...

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There Are 3 Million Fewer Smokers in the US Today Than in 2009 — Why the Huge Drop?

It appears as if some smokers have been forced to either kick the habit or go broke, as a new study recently found that a massive tobacco tax increase may be responsible for the decline in smokers in this country, specifically among teens, the lower class and those who receive welfare.

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How to Cure — or Prevent — a Hangover

Well, the easiest way to prevent a hangover would be simply not to drink as much. But, I know one leads to two, two leads to three and three may lead to a way more drinks than you expected. If you feel like garbage the following morning maybe these are some hints for next time (or speed up that recovery at least!).

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How Rude, Groupon! 10 Insulting Deals

Lately, I’ve been noticing a slight similarity in the “personalized” deals I get every morning from Groupon -- almost as if it's delivering private insults disguised as discount savings.

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10 Surprising Uses for Toothpaste

When you’re brushing your teeth, it can be almost impossible to contain the toothpaste only to your brush. Somehow it ends up on the mirror, in the sink, maybe even on your hands.

It seems like the only good place for that paste is in your mouth, but as it turns out, there are a lot of other places you might want your toothpaste to go. It can help out all over the house if you know how to use it.

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New Research Reveals Popular Kids Smoke More

We do not know anyone that believes it would be cool to eventually grow up to have heart disease, lung cancer or emphysema.

Yet, a new study suggests that popular students are smoking more cigarettes than those less popular, putting the the "cool kids" at a higher risk for developing health problems.

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Eww! Chances Are Your Cell Phone Has More Germs Than Your Toilet [POLL]

Chances are that no matter how charming of a ringtone you heard coming from a toilet seat, you wouldn’t stick your face against it to find out who was calling. The reason? It’s not supernatural – toilets are disgusting.

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New Research Reveals Overweight Teens Get Bad Grades

There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke.

However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor health, but lower school grades as well.

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Are Negative Remarks About a Person’s Weight Offensive? — Survey of the Day

These days, over 60 percent of American adults are classified as overweight or obese.

Since the majority of Americans are currently packing on extra pounds, does that make it okay to make negative remarks about a person’s weight?

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PB & J: The Controversy

Who would have thought that a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich would cause such a stir? For one school, it’s a 50/50 split on parents who think that the ban of the sandwich is a ridiculous thing

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Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health

You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again.

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