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People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Alone With Their Thoughts: Study

People would rather experience a mild shock than go a few minutes with nothing to do but think, according to a study released Thursday by the University of Virginia. »

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Philly Bans E-Cigarettes From Public Spaces

E-cigarettes are being treated as traditional cigarettes in Philadelphia, as they are now banned from all public spaces. »

SC Poised to Deliver Verdict on Birth-Control Mandate

The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice. »

Obama to Name New VA Secretary After Scathing Review

President Obama will name a new VA secretary as early as Monday after a review of the Veterans Affairs health care system ordered by the president concluded that veteran medical care is plagued by... »

NJ to Raise Smoking Age?

New Jersey might become the first state in the nation to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to 21. »

Bill Requires Life-Saving Techniques Be Taught in NJ High Schools

A measure awaiting action by Gov. Chris Christie would require New Jersey high schools to make a life-saving instructional program part of their core curriculum. »

LA Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Debut Pot Farmers Market

For some Los Angeles residents, the 4th of July weekend will be a chance to stock up on marijuana. Patients eligible to use medical marijuana will be able to buy the drug directly from growers at a... »

Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Recalled Due to Packaging Error

Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled, The Associated Press reported. The company says the lids of the ice cream are labeled... »

Hospital Gives Couple Dream Wedding

What seemed like an ordinary wedding was actually an incredible feat involving paperwork, time constraints and a risky heart operation. »

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