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Outpouring of Support for Shelter Animals Stuck in Texas Floods

Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) — Texas has been hit by dev­as­tat­ing storms over the past week, with at least 19 peo­ple dead and eight miss­ing after the ensu­ing floods. But ani­mal vic­tims were also left in a des­per­ate position.Pet she…

 

 

New and Totally Bizarre Baby Names

Stacey Newman/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re about to have a baby, please don’t name him Bil­lion. The experts implore you.Citing data from the Social Secu­rity Department’s Extended Name List, pop­u­lar baby-naming site Name­berry has listed thei…

 

What You Need to Know About Anthrax Infections

Photo by Anthrax Vac­cine Immu­niza­tion Program/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Anthrax is again mak­ing head­lines after Pen­ta­gon offi­cials announced Wednes­day that the U.S. mil­i­tary had inad­ver­tently sent live spores to lab­o­ra­to­ries in nine states and South Ko…

 

 

Teen Softball Player Dies Days After Having Brain Aneurysm

Cal­i­for­nia Thun­der via KABC(NEW YORK) — A Cal­i­for­nia soft­ball player has died days after hav­ing a brain aneurysm on the field.Dana Hous­ley was play­ing in a game Sat­ur­day when she report­edly told her coach she felt dizzy and col­lapsed. Fam­ily and teamm…

 

The Treadmill Is Back: Workout Tips You Can Use at Home or in the Gym

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The tread­mill is back. The once-monotonous machine is find­ing its groove again.The machine is mak­ing a come­back in fit­ness classes, and celebri­ties includ­ing Heidi Klum, Shakira and Zoe Sal­dana are sprint­ing their way to …

 

FBI Investigating Medical Device That Spread Cancer in Some Women

Dmitrii Kotin/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The FBI is inves­ti­gat­ing whether John­son and John­son was aware that a sur­gi­cal device it man­u­fac­tured could spread can­cer in the women on whom it is used.Johnson and John­son is one of the lead­ing manufacture…