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Stabbing Victim Mom: 'I Hope This Child Can Find Peace'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:49am

Amanda Leonard, mother of school stabbing victim Brett Hurt says that when an incident like this happens the peers, family and school of the suspect need to ask themselves "What have we done to alienate this child?"








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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Taper, fine-tune and keep it smooth

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:55pm
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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Real Waste? Not Sharing Medicare Data Sooner

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:49pm

It's impossible to quantify how much taxpayer money could have been saved if such Medicare data hadn't been kept secret for 35 years, officials said.








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Kids With Rare Disease May Hold Secret to Stopping Viruses

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:33pm
A brother and sister with an extremely rare genetic condition have a stunning ability to fight off viruses — an ability that could lead to a new family of antiviral drugs.






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Flu Experts Line Up to Defend Tamiflu Against New Study

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:18pm
A team of researchers who have been studying the flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza released a new report that they say raises new doubts about the benefits of the drugs. But flu experts lined up to defend the medications, which they say can help reduce the most severe and deadly effects of the virus.






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Salmonella for Supper? Foster Farms Outbreak Tops 500

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:18pm
A year-long outbreak of salmonella poisoning linked to Foster Farms chicken has now sickened more than 500 people in 25 states and health officials say recently purchased raw poultry appears to be the culprit.






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Unhealthy or Simply Skinny? Yale Student Shares BMI Ordeal

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:47pm

An underweight Yale University student who stuffed herself to stay in school reveals the perils of relying on a BMI test to diagnose a complex problem.








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17-Year-Old Student in Critical Condition, On Life Support

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:25pm

Doctors from the UPMC medical system update the media on the stabbing victims from Franklin Regional High School, which are being treated at their various hospitals, including one who remains in critical condition and on life support.








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New Obamacare Patients Stock Up on Drugs, Except Birth Control

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:54pm
New patients who bought health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges have been stocking up on prescriptions, with one notable exception — birth control, new data show.






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Healthy food choices for kids of all ages

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:23pm
When it comes to feeding our children, there are always a lot of questions. With all the nutrition messages bombarding us, it’s often hard to figure out when your child is not eating enough for healthy growth, or perhaps eating too much for their dietary needs.






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How to Cure a Heroin Overdose at Home

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:34am

The FDA has okayed an opiate-overdose antidote for home use. Here’s how it works on the brain to save lives. This report has been updated to correct some reporting and editing errors.








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Some Doctors Are Getting Millions From Medicare

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:19am
Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a move to open the books on health care financing.






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Parents' Aggravation Nearly Doubles In Decade

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:03am

Grrrrr.... 35 percent of parents say they're aggravated by their kids, up from 20 percent a decade earlier.








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Try Joy Bauer's guilt-free cinnamon buns, cheese lasagna, chocolate cakes

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:00am
During our "6 Months to a 6-Pack Challenge," TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shared ab-friendly lunch sandwiches and dinner options and now she's has a few other tasty guilt-free options.






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Life-Saving Heroin Antidote Makes Its Way to More Families

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:45am

Narcan, a heroin overdose antidote, has saved more than 10,000 lives, according to the CDC.








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Low Wages, Long Commutes = Stressed Out Workers

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:12am
Eight out of 10 American workers are stressed out by at least one thing at work, according to the latest survey conducted by Nieslen for Everest College, little changed from 83 percent a year ago."I think a lot of it has to do with what's happening in the workforce today: People in the U.S.






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Mom of 2 Heroin Addicts: 'This Is Not the Life I Want'

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 8:21pm
Editor's note: This story is part of a series, Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic, that will be featured on NBC News from April 7-9. When they were little, Ben and Ryan used to ride their bikes together on the quiet streets of their suburban St. Louis neighborhood.






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10 Moms Tell Us Why They Choose Home Over Work

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:48pm

Ten moms share their stories on why they choose to stay at home and care for children, and describe both the joys and challenges that come with it.








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10 Moms Tell Us Why They Choose Home Over Work

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:48pm

Ten moms share their stories on why they choose to stay at home and care for children, and describe both the joys and challenges that come with it.








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WHO Battling 'Most Challenging' Ebola Outbreak

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:59pm
An outbreak of Ebola virus that straddles the border between at least two west African countries has World Health Organization officials running — and worried.






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