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Mother of Boy in Washing Machine Speaks Out on ‘Today’
Sakia David, the New Jersey mom of a one-year-old boy who became trapped in a washing machine while being watched by a babysitter, is fighting mad and wants to press charges, she told ‘Today.’
This Year’s Mosquito Season Could Be the Worst in Decades [VIDEO]
If you thought mosquitoes were bad last year, brace yourselves.
Are Chicken Jerky Treats from China Making Your Dogs Sick? [VIDEO]
Pet owners be warned. Your dog may love an occasional treat, but a bad batch of chicken jerky manufactured in China has reportedly made scores of dogs sick in recent months.
Wanna Live Longer? Drink Coffee
Coffee drinkers no longer need to fret over health concerns and their beloved beverage, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute. In fact, feel free to pour an extra cup in the morning because, the study suggests, coffee may actually prolong life.
Should Pizza Be Considered a Vegetable in School Lunches? Politician Says ‘No Way’ [VIDEO]
As a way to help promote healthy eating among children, US Rep. Jared Polis has introduced legislation which would redefine the Department of Agriculture’s classification of pizza as a vegetable in school lunches.
Preventing Death in Cribs — CDC Says Keep Them Empty [VIDEO]
It’s no secret that certain kinds of cribs — especially the drop-side variety — can pose a danger to your children. But a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that toys, bumpers and blankets kept in cribs can be hazardous, as well.
Australian Council Considers Crazy 400 Percent ‘Fat Tax’ Against Fast Food Joints [VIDEO]
As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.
Well, Duh! New Study Confirms That TV Inspires Kids to Eat More Junk Food
In a study confirming what most of us have probably suspected all along, researchers have found that television encourages young people to eat more junk food and paves the way to obesity and other significant health issues.
Which Cars Do Americans Refuse to Buy? [PHOTOS]
Americans may have an enduring love affair with cars dating back more than 100 years, but there are some models we refuse to drive off the lot.
Is Your Baby Overweight? New Study Says Most Moms Can’t Tell
Many parents believe that a chubby baby is a healthy baby, but this may not necessarily be the case.