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Are Students Addicted to Texting?

Researchers at Penn State University looked at college students' texting habits and found while most participants said they considered texting while taking a shower to be socially inappropriate, 34 percent... »

Fighting Over Powdered Alcohol

The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts across the country to ban the product before it even hits stores. »


"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. An increasing number of "entopreneurs" are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms... »

Slaughterhouse Recalls Uninspected Orthodox Easter Veal

A Pennsylvania slaughterhouse is recalling 1,800 pounds of veal carcasses that were sold to families for Orthodox Easter without being inspected. »


DA Warns Teens About Sexting Dangers

District Attorney Seth Wiliams spoke about the dangers of sexting at a Philadelphia school. »

U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows, The Associated Press reported. »


Houston Quintuplets Are 1st All-Girl Set Born in U.S.

A Houston mom has given birth to the first all-female quintuplets born in the United States, her hospital says. The Woman's Hospital of Texas said it took four minutes for mother Danielle Busby to deliver to the... »


Billboard Calls for Bacon Ban at Lehigh Valley's 'Bacon, USA' Ballpark

#BanBacon! That’s the message a national physicians group has brought to a minor-league ballpark where a Phillies minor-league affiliate not only serves up plenty of pork but revels in bringing home the bacon. »

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

A new study suggests children of American military families may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, NBC News reported Monday. »

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