Four More Cases of MERS Coronavirus Spring Up in Saudi Arabia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_deea13e2ba.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Four more people have contracted the MERS coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, according to health officials.  All of them have already recovered. All four patients were women, according to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health. 

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Protect Yourself: No-Nonsense Self Defense

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_18411121a0.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A violent crime against a woman occurs every five minutes in the United States.  With such staggering statistics, women need to be prepared to protect themselves. Gabrielle Rubin, founder of Female Awareness, suggests that every woman take a self defense class. 

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Leg Lengthening Patient Hopes to Grow by 3.3 Inches

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_d94d746100.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- When John entered the hospital in southern Russia two weeks ago, he was a healthy, athletic 29-year-old.  But for the next nine months he will be struggling just to walk. John has elected to undergo a controversial and painful procedure because he wants to be taller.

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Experts: Whitey Bulger Case Hit Man Was Not a Classic Serial Killer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_35c30647c6.jpgWendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Confessed hit man John Martorano proclaimed defiantly in a Boston courtroom Tuesday that he is "no serial killer," even though he has admitted to rubbing out 20 people, including innocent bystanders.

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Can Apple’s Siri Help Prevent Suicide?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_9a6a1f6915.jpgApple/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Apple's snarky assistant has been updated with a helpful, serious feature. Siri will now respond to suicidal statements with useful suicide prevention information. Prior to this week if you had told Siri "I want to kill myself" or "I want to jump off a bridge," the service would either search the web or worse, search for the nearest bridge.

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