CDC Report: Kids Still Eat Too Much Added Sugar

CDC Report: Kids Still Eat Too Much Added Sugar Feb. 29, 2012 — U.S. children and teens have cut down on added sugars but still eat too much, according to a new report. “Added sugar consumption is high among children and teens,” says Cynthia L. Ogden, PhD, an epidemiologist with the CDC’s National Center for […]

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‘Palestine,’ Not Syria, on the Agenda at Annual U.N. Meeting on Status of Women

A Syrian woman injured in shelling by government forces stands at the entrance to her house in Homs on Wednesday Feb. 1, 2012. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – At a time when much of the world’s attention is fixed on a conflict in Syria that has left thousands dead, including hundreds of women, a United Nations […]

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Sleeping In Separate Beds

Shutterstock “The top reason for sleeping separately was snoring (24%) and better sleep (23%), followed by better sex.“ Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino knows that for a good night’s sleep, the ladies he’s brought home need to vacate the premises post-coitus. Apparently he’s not the only one who’s figured out that sleeping alone equals better rest […]

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Dow, S&P hit milestones on confidence, lower oil

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008 on Tuesday and the SP 500 also hit a milestone, as buoyant U.S. consumer confidence data and a sharp drop in oil prices nudged the nearly five-month rally forward. The SP 500 closed above 1,370, its […]

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Sleeping Pills Called "as Risky as Cigarettes"

Sleeping Pills Called ‘as Risky as Cigarettes’ Feb. 27, 2012 — A provocative new study finds that people who take prescription sleeping pills — even once in a while — have a higher death risk than non-users. The top third of sleeping-pill users had a 5.3-fold higher death risk. They also had a 35% higher […]

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Gallup: 72% of All Americans and 56% of Democrats Say Obamacare Mandate Unconstitutional

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (CNSNews.com)- Seventy-two percent of American adults and 56 percent of self-professed Democrats say that the provision in the health-care law signed by President Barack Obama that requires individuals to purchase health insurance or pay a fine […]

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Euro Leaders Delay Decision on Bigger Bailout Fund

BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of the 17 countries that use the euro have delayed a decision on whether to give their bailout funds more firepower until later in March, European officials said Tuesday. Eurozone leaders were expected to meet Friday afternoon to decide whether the currency union’s bailout funds would be allowed to give […]

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Get a refurbished Kindle Fire for $169 shipped

It may cost $30 less than a new Fire, but it comes with the same one-year warranty. What’s not to like? (Credit: Amazon) Amazon just took the gloves off. Less than a week after Barnes Noble introduced an 8GB Nook Tablet for $199, priced to compete head-on with the Kindle Fire, Amazon has started selling […]

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Irregular Heart Rhythm Linked to Mental Problems

Irregular Heart Rhythm Linked to Mental Problems Feb. 27, 2012 — Atrial fibrillation (AF), an irregular heart rhythm, is known to increase a person’s risk of stroke. Now, new findings suggest that some people with AF who also have other heart disease risks may be more likely to develop memory problems that may make daily […]

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Clinton on Egypt’s Trial of Americans: ‘We Have Problems With a Lot of Our Friends Around the World’

Egyptian protesters chant anti-military ruling slogans during a trial of employees of pro-democracy groups charged with using foreign funds to foment unrest in Cairo on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) (CNSNews.com) – Sidestepping a question linking Egypt’s prosecution of American civilians with the fact it has received billions of dollars in U.S. military […]

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