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Lead in NYC tap water is a danger despite quality system

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New York City has one of the cleanest water systems in the world, but you should still take steps to ensure your water supply is safe. Health – NY Daily News

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Can’t believe you ate the whole thing? Blame ‘false hunger’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] False hunger isn’t about fueling your body, it’s all about using food to anesthetize, escape or soothe your pleasure-seeking mind. Health – NY Daily News

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Seattle toddler speaks first words after nearly drowning

A 2-year-old Seattle girl whose fall into a neighborhood pond nearly killed her is now speaking her first words. Catalina Ackers went missing Saturday morning and was found face-down in a retention pond near her family’s home, according to the ...

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Woman who underwent failed uterus transplant has no regrets

The couple who attempted to deliver the first baby in the United States using a donor uterus spoke about the heartbreak when it failed. Lindsey and Blake McFarland spoke to NBC News about their dashed hopes. “You lose more than ...

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A guide to understanding the cost of health care

To be an informed health care consumer means you now have to do your homework before purchasing health services. Patients utilizing healthcare today are being asked to take on a new role with a whole new set of responsibilities: Informed ...

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L.A. gas leak could lead to California blackouts this summer

Dean Musgrove/AP Energy officials say a natural gas well blowout last year that crippled a major energy supply for Southern California could lead to blackouts this summer. LOS ANGELES — A massive natural gas well blowout last year that crippled ...

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Average American will eat 3,000 PB&J sandwiches in lifetime

[embedded content] In honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly day, a new survey reveals Americans will devour a whopping 2,984 PB&J sandwiches in their lifetime — that stacks up to be taller than the iconic Statue of Liberty. According ...

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Texas toddler dies after her dental procedure

A 14-month-old Texas girl died after receiving treatment in her Austin dentist’s office Tuesday morning, officials said. Daisy Lynn Torres died around two hours after an emergency crew drove her to the hospital from Austin Children’s Dentistry, officials in the ...

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Mobile platform Talkspace is the 'Future of Therapy'

An ad showing Freud in Google Glass says it all. The father of psychotherapy is the past, the high-tech gadget is today and the image is for Talkspace’s April 5 conference on the “Future of Therapy.” If anyone knows how ...

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Indiana governor signs fetal defects abortion ban into law

Chad Ryan/AP Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the bill into law Thursday. INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law Thursday making Indiana the second state to ban abortions because of fetal genetic abnormalities such as Down ...

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