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Mrs. Obama: Keep School Lunch Nutrition Standards As Is

First lady Michelle Obama is criticizing House Republicans for trying to weaken school lunch nutrition standards.

In a meeting today with school leaders and nutrition experts, Obama said House Republicans are "playing politics" with "our children's future

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Study: Foreclosures Tied To Wave Of Middle-Aged Suicides

The nation's foreclosure crisis is now being tied to a wave of middle-aged suicides.

Two researchers at Purdue University found that since 2005, the states with highest foreclosure rates have had the most suicides

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Veterans Health and Job Fair announced at Whaling Museum. Jim Phillips / TSM
Veterans Health and Job Fair announced at Whaling Museum. Jim Phillips / TSM

Veterans Health And Job Fair Planned For September

An group called "Dog Tags Navigators" will host a three day event this fall at Fort Tabor that concludes with a health and job fair for veterans.

The seven member group is supported by VFW Post 15-31 and Leadership Southcoast

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Manscaping…Do You Like It? [VIDEO]

As I was channel surfing the other day I came across a commercial for a new men's razor. A commercial that made me wonder if this was a product many men were even using.

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Task Force Forming Recommendations On Opiate Abuse

A special state opiate abuse task force is sending several recommendations to Gov. Deval Patrick by next week.

Among the suggestions unveiled at a meeting Wednesday is a statewide care management task force to help addicts transition from one type of treatment setting to another, such as moving from a detoxification center to a residential treatment program or from prison back into the community

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Teens Are More Likely To Light Up If Their Parents Smoke

A recent study found that children between the ages of 12 and 17 are more likely to light up if their parents smoke too.

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Kids Sugary Cereals ‘Hall Of Shame’

Are you turning your kids into 'sugar junkies' one spoonful at a time? If your kids are eating an average serving of a typical sugary breakfast cereal, they're eating more than 10 pounds of sugar a year!

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Salt Chambers For Allergy Relief Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Have you heard about the benefits of 'salt therapies' and how it works? Salt chambers look something like a tanning bed with a see through cover and they are popping up all across the country! Many allergy sufferers swear by the relief salt chambers give to their sinus issues, asthma, bad allergies and psoriasis.

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The Country’s Longest Running All-Female 5K Is Here

On Sunday, May 18, the nation's longest running (no-pun intended) women only 5K road race will celebrate its 35th year.

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Kashi To Pull “All Natural” Label From Cereals

If you would have asked me a week ago, "Do you read food labels?" I would have said, "Yes, absolutely. Nothing goes into this body that I don't know about." 

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