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Life Expectancy Drops for Americans, Rates and Causes Climb

Life Expectancy Drops for Americans, Rates and Causes Climb

A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago. In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the... »

Coke Wants in on 'Foodie' Culture

Coke Wants in on 'Foodie' Culture

What beverage goes best with lobster rolls, a bagel sandwich stuffed with whitefish, or a bowl of ramen? Coke wants you to think of soda. Coca-Cola is trying to sell more of its flagship beverage by suggesting... »

Philly Nurses Ratify 2-Year Deal

Philly Nurses Ratify 2-Year Deal

More than 90 percent of the 1,375 nurses at Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children voted this week to approve new two-year labor contracts. »

Many LGBT Students Still Face Discrimination at Schools: Report

Many LGBT Students Still Face Discrimination at Schools: Report

Many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students, an international human rights organization concluded in a report released Wednesday. The lengthy report from Human Rights Watch was... »

Washington is First State to Sue Monsanto Over PCB Pollution

Washington is First State to Sue Monsanto Over PCB Pollution

Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around... »

Conjoined Twins Separated After 17-Hour Surgery in California
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Conjoined Twins Separated After 17-Hour Surgery in California

Erika and Eva Sandoval will be able to share the uncanny connection twins are said to have, but a grueling 17-hour surgery has ensured that they can soon do that safely. The 2-year-old twins from Antelope... »

#PostYourPet: Social Media Helping Animals Find Homes
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#PostYourPet: Social Media Helping Animals Find Homes

NBC10’s Vai Sikahema talks to #PostYourPets founder Rebecca Taylor and City of Elderly Love's Chaucee Stillman about how the Post Your Pet program is helping homeless animals. »

Giraffes, Rarer Than Elephants, Put on Extinction Watch List

Giraffes, Rarer Than Elephants, Put on Extinction Watch List

The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent in just 30 years, scientists put it on the official watch list of... »

Too Many Teens Are Vaping: Surgeon General
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Too Many Teens Are Vaping: Surgeon General

The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth. In a report being released Thursday, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy acknowledged a need for more research... »