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Suicides rare in young kids; rate edged up in black boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable for two decades except for a troubling increase among black boys.

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Scientists Continue Stem Cell Research While Courts Debate Ban
FARMINGTON, CT - AUGUST 27: Kristin Martins-Taylor feeds stem cells at the University of Connecticut`s Stem Cell Institute on August 27, 2010. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Stem cell ‘Wild West’ takes root amid lack of US regulation

More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and conditions -- a mushrooming industry that has flourished despite little evidence of its safety or effectiveness.

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Russia' Ban On US Agricultural Imports To Affect US Food Industry
OSAGE, IA - AUGUST 09: Chickens gather around a feeder at a farm on August 9, 2014 in Osage, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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2 million more Minnesota chickens to be destroyed due to flu

One of the nation's largest egg producers says it will destroy 2 million egg-laying hens in Minnesota due to a deadly bird flu virus.

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Bullying
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Survey finds decline in school bullying

Fewer students say they are being bullied at school. Those who are bullied are more likely to be girls than boys and more likely to be white than minority students.

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Funerals
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Social media and mourning – Funerals may be the last frontier

Taya Dunn Johnson has been living large online for years, embracing Facebook, Twitter and other social streams to frequently share her most mundane and intimate moments.

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NJ lawmakers take aim at out-of-network health care costs

After working on it for years, New Jersey lawmakers finally introduced a bill Thursday that would limit how much out-of-network doctors and hospitals can charge for their services.

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Senate panel approves ban on powdered caffeine for minors

Powdered caffeine may soon be outlawed for minors in New Jersey.

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Genetically Modified Foods Labeling
FILE - This May 10, 2013, file photo shows a genetically engineered potato inside J.R. Simplot's lab in southwestern Idaho. (AP Photo/John Miller, File)
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USDA develops new government label for GMO-free products

The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.

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A new study shows that many parents of overweight children believe their kids "look fine." (Prapass Wannapinij, ThinkStock)
A new study shows that many parents of overweight children believe their kids "look fine." (Prapass Wannapinij, ThinkStock)
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Study – Many parents of overweight kids believe their children are ‘just right’

A new study finds many, many parents of overweight kids believe their children's appearance is, "just right."

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Breast cancer ribbon
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New Jersey’s cancer research funding questioned

New Jersey's health commissioner was drilled on cancer funding during an Assembly Budget Committee hearing on Wednesday.

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