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The call you can't answer with an iPhone to your ear
On family vacations, it's important for parents to be "present" (that is, not glued to their smartphones).
Energy drinks remain under scrutiny
A small mention in an obscure regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveals energy drink maker Monster Beverage is being investigated by a state attorney general.
How long can you live without sunlight?
Russian police have discovered 57 cult members living in an underground bunker in the Republic of Tatarstan. Many of the children ensconced in the bunker have never seen the sun, according to authorities. How long can you live without exposure to sunlight?
10 things that kill more people than sharks
You're more likely to be crushed by the vending machine while trying to shake free your Snickers bar than killed by a shark.
For people with depression, magnetic pulses can give relief
Christine Curtis of Sterling, Va., says she is a "happy mom" again, crediting her recovery from debilitating depression to an expensive treatment that sends magnetic pulses into the brain.
Slate: Paranoid people have good cause
Researchers from the London Business School have determined that self-conscious, paranoid people are more likely to be gossiped about behind their backs, because they're so insanely self-conscious and paranoid.
Avoiding the back pain of back-to-school
A properly sized backpack with the right weight can be a very good way to carry school necessities. Unfortunately, many kids overload their backpacks and suffer back pain as a result.
Citing swine flu cases, CDC urges caution for fairgoers
Health officials are urging people to be cautious at agricultural fairs this summer after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an increase in the number of swine flu cases linked to pigs at such fairs in other parts of the country.
Forgotten-baby devices don't always work
Parents should not count on three types of electronic devices designed to alert them when they've forgotten a baby strapped in a car seat, federal officials said Monday.
Campaign banter keeps quiet on child care
We're still waiting.
Why can we talk about roof dogs, the kiss-cam and dressage horses during election season, but not about something that affects more than 6 million American toddlers and infants every day?
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