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The Duggars' 7 Rules of Courtship: 'Dating With a Purpose'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:03am

“Love is in the air” in the Duggar household this spring as TLC’s hit reality show "19 Kids and Counting" premieres tonight.


    





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Final Surge May Have Sent Obamacare Signups to 7 Million

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 9:17am
A final surge of health insurance signups may have sent the number of new enrollees to the 7 million mark — the original estimate for the new Obamacare marketplaces and past what supporters had hoped for.
    





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It's Not Just 'Drama': Bullying Happens to Popular Teens, Too

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:59am

The kids who are popular, but not quite at the top of the school’s hierarchy, are a previously overlooked group of bullying victims, new research finds.


    





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Achoo! 10 Worst Cities for Spring Allergies

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:55am

If your spring allergies are worse than ever, you may just live in Louisville, Ky.


    





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22 Pens, 47 Million Americans: Obamacare by the Numbers

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:08am
If you'd like to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's controversial health care law, you're out of luck until November. The open enrollment period closed for most people Monday at the end of a last-minute surge nearly derailed by yet another round of technical glitches.
    





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'Out of Options': Veterans With PTSD Hit Pot Underground

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:22am
Marine veteran Logan Edwards worried he could become one of the 22 former members of the armed services who, on average, commit suicide every day.Then, he says, he tried marijuana.
    





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Music Therapy Hits the Right Notes for Patients

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:39pm

One woman is teaching parents to connect with their developmentally disabled children through music.


    





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The Longest Wait: Maryland Residents Wait in Line for Last-Ditch Obamacare

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:18pm
The line started just after 6 a.m. Monday outside the Montgomery County, Md., health department office in Silver Spring, as people trying to get health insurance joined the 11th-hour deluge on the last day to sign up under the Affordable Care Act.
    





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Study Examines Cholesterol Levels in Children

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:18pm

New data sheds light on children, as young as nine-years-old, dealing with “abnormal levels” of cholesterol. NBC News' Erika Edwards reports.


    





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Weight-Loss Surgery Reverses Diabetes in Woman Battling Obesity

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:18pm
Laura-Beth Shoup weighed 361 pounds, suffered from depression and had type 2 diabetes. Two years after her gastric bypass surgery and nearly 200 pounds lighter, the 33-year-old is a new mom and says she has become “a totally different person,” Shoup said.
    





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The Longest Wait: Maryland Residents Wait in LIne for Last-Ditch Obamacare

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:31pm
The line started just after 6 a.m. Monday outside the Montgomery County, Md., health department office in Silver Spring, as people trying to get health insurance joined the 11th-hour deluge on the last day to sign up under the Affordable Care Act.
    





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'Happily Disgusted'? Computer Maps 21 Facial Expressions

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:29pm

Computers have found a way to recognize 21 distinct facial expressions, including more complex ones like "sadly angry” or "happily disgusted.”


    





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Incoming Princeton Freshmen to Receive Meningitis Vaccine

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:14pm
Freshmen students entering Princeton University this fall will be offered a vaccine to protect against a rare strain of bacterial meningitis responsible for an ongoing outbreak of illnesses — and the death of a student at nearby Drexel University.
    





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Chuck Todd Crunches Obamacare Numbers

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:14pm

NBC News' Kate Snow and Chuck Todd discuss the rush to sign up on the Affordable Health Care web site, and the total number of people who have sign up so far.


    





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#AskNBCNews: Obamacare Deadline Day Questions

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:58pm

Watch the full replay of the webcast on the Affordable Health Care Act, anchored by NBC news' Kate Snow, with NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd.


    





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Obamacare Website Freezes for a Second Time

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:56pm
The federal health insurance website froze up twice on Monday, the last day to sign up for health insurance — a troubling repeat of HealthCare.gov’s catastrophic rollout last October, when only a trickle of people could get past the website’s glitches to get signed up.
    





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Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Arrives

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:25pm

Millions of Americans have just a few hours left to sign up for insurance under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The Obama administration is making a final push to sign people up. NBC chief political director Chuck Todd weighs in on the plan, and White House correspondent Peter Alexander reports.


    





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Snyderman on Measles Outbreak: Parents Should Be a Little Scared

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:25pm

Twenty-one cases of measles in California, the worst outbreak the state has seen, are caused by under-vaccinated or unvaccinated kids, says Dr. Nancy Snyderman.


    
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Kids' School Plays Are Painful, Louis C.K. Jokes on 'SNL'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:54pm

Louis C.K. made fun of lots of things in his opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live," including attending his daughter's school play.


    





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Who's Piling On? Procrastinators May Make or Break New Exchanges

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:23pm
At least two million people have signed up for health insurance in the last month on the new online exchanges, according to the federal government.
    





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