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Exploring safer alternatives to road salt: beet waste, pickle juice

CNN (US) - 08/01/2018
Marshes, streams and lakes lie alongside many of the roads and highways that zigzag across North America.

Air gun eye injuries rise 169% among kids, study finds

CNN (US) - 08/01/2018
The rate of children injuring their eyes with nonpowder guns rose 168.8% between 1990 and 2012 in the United States, a new study finds.

Dunkin' Donuts says goodbye to artificial dyes in its doughnuts

CNN (US) - 07/01/2018
The fluorescent colors of Dunkin' Donuts' iconic sweets are taking on a new recipe.

Medical marijuana supporters worry in light of Sessions' guidance

CNN (US) - 06/01/2018
January 19 is when more than 1.2 million patients legally using medical marijuana will be watching Congress with great concern.

Teen 'engulfed in flames' at New Year's Eve party fights for her life

CNN (US) - 06/01/2018
Family and friends describe 14-year-old Layne Chesney as an avid softball player already in the sights of college scouts.

Claire's: Lab tests show makeup is asbestos-free

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
The international retailer Claire's Stores Inc.

11,500-year-old infant remains reveal ancient population

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
The skeletons of two ancient infants, who lived and died in Alaska 11,500 years ago, are helping tell the story of a previously unknown population called the Ancient Beringians, according to a study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday.

Alex Trebek of 'Jeopardy!' on leave after brain surgery for blood clots

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is taking a medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove blood clots from his brain, Trebek and his production team said Thursday.

The CDC wants to gently prepare people for (an unlikely) nuclear war

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
It is absolutely impossible to mention nuclear war without freaking people out, but the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to gently prepare for the possibility.

The 280 million-year-old forest in the South Pole

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
Antarctica as we know it is a frosty wilderness covered in thick compacted ice.

There's never been a better time to be single

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
It was a banner year for the publication of massive studies challenging what we thought we knew about single people's supposedly inferior life voyages.

Start a new (good) habit, kill an old (bad) one

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
Odds are, you are trying to break a bad habit or institute a good one right now.

How parents tackle bedtime around the world

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
Around the world, there are drastic differences in children's bedtimes and what parents do to make bedtime easier.

Coughs and what they mean

CNN (US) - 05/01/2018
Is a cough making your life miserable? Don't blame your body; coughing is the only way your lungs can expel an irritant.

Washington offers 3 gender options for birth certificates

CNN (US) - 04/01/2018
Washington residents who don't identify as male or female will soon be able to mark X as their gender on birth certificates.

FDA issues new guidance to food industry amid recall criticism

CNN (US) - 04/01/2018
The US Food and Drug Administration issued new guidance to the food industry.

Lettuce suspected in US E. coli outbreak that sickens 17, with one death

CNN (US) - 04/01/2018
An outbreak of E. coli made 17 people ill and killed one person across the United States between November 15 and December 8, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Inside Japan's 'suicide forest'

CNN (US) - 04/01/2018
A controversial video by YouTube star Logan Paul shows what appears to be a body hanging from a tree in Japan's Aokigahara forest, known throughout the country for the suicides that happen there.

Keto diet ranks last on 2018 'best diets' list

CNN (US) - 04/01/2018
The popular Keto diet ranked last on US News and World Report's annual list of best diets, closely followed by the Whole30 diet.

Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin crowned 'Snow Queen'

CNN (US) - 04/01/2018
Mikaela Shiffrin is officially the Snow Queen.