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Poll: Most Approve of Spanking Kids

Spanking has its place, most Americans say — but not in school. The public by a 2-1 margin approves of spanking children in principle, and half of parents say they sometimes do it to their own kids, an ABCNEWS poll found. But an overwhelming majority disapproves of corporal punishment in schools. Sixty-five percent of Americans […]

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Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes

Reaching for artificial sweeteners to avoid sugar may be trading one evil for another, a new study suggests. For some people, artificial sweeteners may lead to type 2 diabetes as directly as eating sugar does, according to the research, published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The benefits and risks of artificial sweeteners have been debated […]

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Robin Thicke Says He Was Too ‘High on Vicodin’ to Write ‘Blurred Lines’

As the legal battle between the writers of the song Blurred Lines and Motown legend Marvin Gaye’s estate starts to heat up, it has been revealed that singer Robin Thicke was allegedly “too high on Vicodin and alcohol” to write any of the lyrics from the summer 2013 smash hit. Thicke first gave the deposition in […]

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Will spanking make your child successful or will they be ruined?

According to Calvin College psychology professor Dr. Marjorie Gunnoe, spanking children under the age of 6 can make them happier and more successful later in life. Gunnoe questioned 2,600 people, a quarter of whom had never been spanked, about everything from academic success to their optimism about the future and found that those who had […]

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Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

Americans are getting fatter, and older. These converging trends are putting the USA on the path to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, blindness, amputations and cancer. Federal health statistics show that 12.3% of Americans 20 and older have diabetes, either diagnosed […]

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Man sues after losing 5 toes in Colorado jail

A man who lost five toes to diabetes while incarcerated at Arapahoe County jail has filed a lawsuit claiming the loss was due to lack of medical care.The lawsuit filed in federal court alleges that Correctional Healthcare Companies failed to properly provide medical treatment to James Neisler. The Denver Post reported Saturday that Neisler suffered […]

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28 children rushed to the emergency room after accidentally drinking bleach

This might be any parent’s worst nightmare.  School has just started and your kids are excited.  Then you get a phone call stating that your child is in the hospital.  You later find out that the child drank bleach and that it all happened because someone accidentally mixed up the water cooler.   This is the […]

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Singer Simone Battle suffered from depression before taking her own life

The tragic death of X-Factor star Simone Battle hurt everyone who’d seen her talent in action.  Beautiful, graceful and talented, everyone felt that she was the woman who had everything going for her.  She was only 25 years old and had her entire life in front of her, so the entire country was shocked to […]

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The legendary B. Smith and her battle with Alzheimer’s

By Yolanda Spivey Part 1 Recently, the world found out that legendary model and entrepreneur B. Smith is battling the advance stages of Alzheimer’s disease.  In an exclusive television interview with “CBS Sunday Morning,” B. Smith talked about how the disease was negatively affecting her.  It was quite sad to see this once vibrant woman […]

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The US working with African countries to stop the fast spread of Ebola

By Nigel Boys Due to the extreme urgency to stop the spread of the Ebola virus in West African countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, flights between these countries and neighboring parts of Africa have been banned. However, to further slow down the accelerating spread of the killer disease, the U.S. Centers for […]

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