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More black teens are attempting suicide: ‘We still believe it’s a white thing.’

RALEIGH, N.C. — Destiny Ivey knew something was up as soon as she got the text. Her friend had sent a message with just her mom’s phone number. Read more



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More black teens are attempting suicide: ‘We still believe it’s a white thing.’

RALEIGH, N.C. — Destiny Ivey knew something was up as soon as she got the text. Her friend had sent a message with just her mom’s phone number. Read more

7 fantastically underrated feelings and where to find them

There's no denying that self-care is the buzzword on the block. But take it from your bank account: Self-care is rarely free. Read more

Alabama's 'Rocket City' To Send The Next Astronauts To The Moon

Le Mars' Wise I Brewing to open during key time for Iowa's beer industry

TIM HYNDS timhynds@siouxcityjournal.com

Set to open during the second week of September - Friday, Sept. 13 is a distinct possibility - the two Le Mars natives say the time is right for local beer. Read more

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Smell disorders: When your sense of smell goes astray

We spend our days interacting with the world around us through our senses of sight, sound and touch. But anyone who has developed complete nasal obstruction from an infection or severe allergies has experienced what it's like to be without one of our most basic senses: our sense of smell. The many functions of smell. Read more

Is your sleep cycle out of sync? It may be genetic

Scientists have identified a "wake up" gene that may be responsible for activating the body's biological clock in the morning. Read more

Man's false teeth stuck in his throat during surgery; it was 8 days before anyone noticed

A man was having surgery to remove a harmless lump in his abdominal wall, but the operating team neglected to take out his dentures before the operation. Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cat scratches, bites can lead to infection

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My cat scratched me while I was trimming his claws, and the wound later became infected. Are cat scratches a special concern? ANSWER: A bite or scratch from a cat carries particular risks, and infection is common. Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: A pet allergy doesn't mean you have to live without furry family members

There are a number of steps you can take to ease the symptoms of her pet allergy and make it comfortable for the two of them to continue enjoying their friendship. Read more