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Cookie Monster Is Back To Talking Cookies

I know that kids need to eat better but why do we need to change the Cookie Monster. They've got him eating carrots and telling kids that cookies aren't an anytime snack. OK, this is one of those times that I need to say, let Co0kie Monster be himself, parents, you should be the ones to tell them to eat their vegetables.

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Turns Out Being Overweight May Not Lead to an Early Death After All

For years, standard wisdom has held that extra pounds aren’t just unattractive, they’re also unhealthy and could shorten your life. But according to new research, that may not be the case.

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Oreo Signals Support Of Gay Pride With Iconic Rainbow Cookie

Oreo has come out with a new Gay Pride cookie. It's made of rainbow colored frosting. When the image was posted online at facebook, over 150,000 people gave it a "like". The photo immediately drew a firestorm of controversy, with some supporting the gay pride image, while others loudly condemned it.

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State Of Emergency Declared In Duluth

With this mornings storms and the ones to follow, police have advised people not to travel. Streets are washed out and if there is standing water there could be hidden sink holes.

Mayor Don Ness declared a state of emergency on his facebook page.

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hfiguiere, Flickr
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What Are the Germiest Surfaces in Hotel Rooms? You May Be Surprised

You’ve probably seen those reports about how germy hotel beds can be. But a new study shows something else in a room is likely to be far more contaminated.

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New ‘Motivation Pill’ Can Help You Get Off Your Lazy Butt and Exercise

Now they’ve gone and done it. It looks as if a group of mad scientists has emerged from a dirty basement in central Switzerland, carrying a handful of pills in which they claim will help motivate a lazy society.

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Experts Warn Ignoring ‘Use-By’ Dates on Food Could Make You Sick

Cash-strapped consumers are turning to a rather dangerous way to stretch their food dollars — they’re ignoring expiration dates and keeping leftovers in the fridge for longer periods of time.

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Chief Meterologist Adam Clark Answers Rayman’s Question “What Exactly Is The Definition Of The Term “Dew point”?

When I was a youngster, moisture in the air was described as "humidity". I quickly realized the thicker the air felt, the higher the humidity must be. I pretty much forgot about it for years until one day I heard the words dew point. I never really got the exact definition of  dew point,  so I asked Chief Meteorologist Adam Clark of the Northland's News Center to put it in layman's terms for me. Here is his response in both text and audio. Thanks Adam!

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Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth

Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.

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Source: bh88keys via flickr
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Law To Ban Oversized Sodas Moves Forward

Restaurant and theater goers that are used to indulging on oversized sodas might want to start paying attention to legislation that's been proposed in New York City.

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(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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American Idol Winner Seriously Ill

Phillip Phillips our "American Idol" winner is ill. Phillips has a congenital kidney condition that has plagued him throughout his life, requiring eight surgeries to date.  Even while he was contending for the American Idol crown, he had a stint inserted.

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Study Reveals Eating Breakfast May Lower Risk of Diabetes [VIDEO]

As the old saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. New research actually shows that people who consistently eat breakfast have a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

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