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Spank Debate: Parents Say Punishment Made Them Better

The Adrian Peterson case is prodding some Americans to ponder: ‘If physical punishment from a parent is so damaging, why did it work on me?’






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Eight Killed in Attack on Ebola Team in Guinea

Eight people, including three journalists, were killed in an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in Guinea.






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Feeling Crowded? World Population Set to Explode Even More

Think the world is crowded now? The population will probably hit 11 billion by 2100, according to new estimates.






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Do Something About Those Superbugs, Obama Orders

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Thursday telling his administration to hurry up and do something about drug-resistant bacteria.






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Most Kids Who Died From Flu Had Skipped Vaccine

Half of Americans are still failing to get vaccinated against influenza, even though it kills thousands every year, health experts said Thursday.






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Obamacare Enrollment Now 7.3 Million, U.S. Says

The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law.






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Air Force Airmen No Longer Have To Say 'So Help Me God'

The U.S. Air Force has changed ther enlistment oath policy.






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Should Teachers 'Friend' Students on Social Media?

Parents want to know where the boundaries should be when it comes to educators and students using technology to communicate.






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FDA Panel: Limit Use of Testosterone Replacement Drugs

Testosterone replacement should be reserved for men with specific medical conditions, an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration said.






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Could Brain Injuries Be Behind NFL Domestic Violence?

With a growing number of NFL players involved in domestic abuse grabbing headlines, some are starting to wonder about a concussion connection.






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What to Know About the Plastic Beads in Your Toothpaste

Dentists are noticing something strange in the mouths of their patients.






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Rob Ford Has Rare and Aggressive Cancer: Doctor

The Toronto mayor will have intense in-patient chemotherapy to treat the malignant liposarcoma.






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Ebola-Infected Doctor Making Full Recovery

A medical missionary being treated for Ebola virus infection in Nebraska is almost better, his doctors said Wednesday.






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Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs

Bacteria appear to be having the microbial equivalent of inter-species sex in hospital sinks, swapping genes that help them resist antibiotics.

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Why One Dad Hates Homework as Much as His Kid Does

Homework is back, and it is bending backs, too. It is a heavy load for a kid to carry, and I am as unhappy about it as my 11-year-old son.

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U.N. Stops Syria Vaccine Campaign After 15 Children Die

The United Nations says it has stopped a vaccination campaign in northern Syria after at least 15 young children died.






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Do Violent Movies Cause Aggression? Depends, Study Shows

Can violent movies contribute to real-world mayhem? The answer may lie in the brain of the beholder, new research suggests.






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Concussion Sensors Aim to Help Young Football Players

Some youth football leagues and high schools are using new impact sensors that tell coaches when a player has taken a potentially serious hit.






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How Can Diet Sodas Make You Fat? Study May Explain It

Researchers trying to figure out whether artificial sweeteners could make people fat think they’ve found a possible explanation.

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Brantly: 'Outbreak is Now Growing at an Exponential Rate'

Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly tells NBC's Kelly O'Donnell that each day we delay action on the burgeoning Ebola crisis, means a possible loss of hundreds of human lives.






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How Parental Favoritism Is Linked to Drug Use

New research shows that when children perceive that their parents favored a sibling over them, they're more likely to smoke, drink or use drugs.






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Ebola Survivor Brantly Warns: 'What's At Stake Is Humanity'

The American doctor who survived a bout with Ebola is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to urge action in the fight against the deadly disease.

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Obama: 'Ebola Outbreak is Spiraling Out of Control'








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Panama Is Happiest Place on Earth, Survey Finds

Panama is Happiest Place On Earth, Survey Finds






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Panama is Happiest Place On Earth, Survey Finds

Panama is Happiest Place On Earth, Survey Finds










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