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Oklahoma Reports First Case of Measles Since 1997

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RidvanArda/iStock/Thinkstock(STILLWATER, Okla.) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on Friday the state had received the first confirmed measles case in Oklahoma since 1997. Officials said the person is a spouse of an Oklahoma State University student who lives off-campus, and recently traveled out of the country. State health officials are working with the Payne County Health Department, Oklahoma ... Read More »

Restaurants May Lack Healthy Meals for Kids

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Jack Hollingsworth/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The “kid’s menu” at your local restaurant may fall short when it comes to nutritious fare, according to a new study that looked at restaurants in two states in the southeastern United States. Researchers at Virginia Tech looked at nearly 140 children menus from various restaurants in North Carolina and Virginia in a study published Thursday ... Read More »

Indiana Couple Welcomes ‘One in a Million’ Set of Triplets

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WRTV(GREENFIELD, Ind.) — An Indiana couple is celebrating an extra-special arrival with the birth of their identical triplet daughters. Ashley and Matt Alexander of Greenfield, Indiana, were surprised weeks ago when they learned they were expecting three new additions to their family during a routine sonogram, according to ABC affiliate WRTV-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana. “She was checking [Ashley] and right ... Read More »

Germanwings Crash: How Often Pilots Commit ‘Aircraft-Assisted Suicide’

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ABC News / Flight Aware(NEW YORK) — Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France intended to “destroy the plane” with 150 people on board, so-called “aircraft-assisted suicides” are rare, according to researchers who reviewed decades of crash data. Still, they’ve occurred in the past, and sometimes, the pilots expressed their intentions ... Read More »

School Tells ‘Tiny’ Girl Her Body Mass Index is Too High

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Hemera/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A Missouri mother is livid after her daughter came home from elementary school with a note saying that her body mass index was too high despite her lean frame. “She goes, ‘Does this mean I’m fat?’ and I said, ‘No, this does not mean you are fat,'” Amanda Moss, of Belton, Missouri, told KMBC, ABC’s Kansas ... Read More »

Baby Nicknames Include Happy Meal, Sweet Thang, Fish Stick

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Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Happy Meal. Pepperoni. Little Tuna. They’re all words that might easily be taken for foods a woman craves while she is pregnant. But in fact, they are among the nicknames given to unborn children across the country. The app Ovia Pregnancy, a fertility tracking product by Ovuline that has more than two million users in the U.S., ... Read More »

How Kelly Rowland Lost 70 Pounds in Just Four Months

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Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wait, what!? Kelly Rowland dropped 70 pounds of baby weight in just four months. The former Destiny’s Child singer, 34, spoke to Extra about having a baby, Titan, with her husband, Tim Witherspoon, in November. Have you picked up your copy of the April issue of @essencemag? On newsstands now! http://t.co/zAXBIXLf5i pic.twitter.com/aDqkyCVnDw — KELENDRIA ROWLAND ... Read More »

‘Bubble Boy’ Seth Lane Asks the Internet to Wear His Favorite Color

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Courtesy Leanne Lane(NEW YORK) — Five-year-old Seth Lane is taking the Internet by storm on Friday with his family’s viral campaign #WearYellowForSeth. On March 11, Seth’s mom, Leanne, posted a video of her son on YouTube asking the world to don his favorite color on March 27 to raise awareness of severe combined immunodeficiency disorder (SCID), which he was diagnosed ... Read More »

Sunburn Indicator Strip Could Be a Real Lifesaver

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iStock/Thinkstock(BELFAST, Northern Ireland) — One doesn’t normally think of Ireland as the sun and fun capital of Europe but like anywhere else, people do get sunburned there. That’s what might have spurred a Queen’s University Belfast chemical engineering professor to come up with technology that gives sunbathers an important signal about when to get out of the sun. Dr. David ... Read More »