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The suicide rate among black kids has doubled

The suicide rate among black kids has doubled

May 19, 2015 by Sarah Morgan

Issue of the Day: Suicide is becoming a huge problem among black children.

The FDA ban on trans fat could save 7,000 lives

The FDA ban on trans fat could save 7,000 lives

May 18, 2015 by Olivia Prentzel

Hydrogenated oil (aka trans fat) has been deemed to be unsafe at any level by the FDA, and the White House is considering banning it.

Now you can tweet emojis to order Domino’s pizza–or save endangered animals

Now you can tweet emojis to order Domino’s pizza–or save endangered animals

May 13, 2015 by Hillary Goldsmith

Lifehack of the Day: Ordering pizza and saving endangered animals is as easy as tweeting emojis. Really.

Food Network star Sandra Lee reveals she has breast cancer

Food Network star Sandra Lee reveals she has breast cancer

May 12, 2015 by Lily Altavena

Person of the Day: Food Network star–and girlfriend of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo–says she has breast cancer.

To avoid getting a song stuck in your head, chew gum

To avoid getting a song stuck in your head, chew gum

May 11, 2015 by Olivia Prentzel

A recent study found an interesting new approach to preventing a catchy tune from getting stuck in your head and distracting you: Chew gum!

Nail Salon Workers Are Getting Screwed, but Here’s How New York Is Helping

Nail Salon Workers Are Getting Screwed, but Here’s How New York Is Helping

May 11, 2015 by Olivia Prentzel

Nail salon workers often suffer under terrible work conditions and major health threats. So here’s what New York is doing to help.

The Ebola epidemic is over in Liberia after 4,700 people died

The Ebola epidemic is over in Liberia after 4,700 people died

May 10, 2015 by Sydney Moorhead

Number of the Weekend: 4,700 deaths later, Liberia is now free of Ebola.