Report: Fewer Americans Taking Antibiotics to Treat Cold Symptoms

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_c47366e7c6.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control is reporting a dramatic drop in the number of Americans taking antibiotics to treat common colds. From 1995 to 2010, prescriptions for antibiotics to treat cold symptoms fell by 39%. The CDC says this is in part thanks to its "Get Smart" campaign which aims to cut down on improper antibiotic use, as the overuse of antiobiotics can lead to the growth of drug-resistant superbugs.

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Eight-Year-Old Helps Mom Deliver Baby Brother

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_e018240812.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (TAMPA BAY, Fla.) -- An 8-year-old in jumped in to help her mother deliver her baby brother on Monday. Jazmine McEnaney called 911 after her mom, Krystle Garcia, went into labor at the family's Florida home. "All of a sudden my water just broke," Garcia said. "I had no signs of labor whatsoever so I had no idea."

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Outbreaks Can Happen Anywhere, Even in Ohio

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_763890b3f2.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio is pretty average. It has about 51 percent women, 49 percent men. Its state flower is a carnation, and its official beverage is tomato juice. But while 90.3 percent of Ohio’s children have received the MMR vaccine -- a number on par with the national average -- the state is seeing a surge in measles and mumps.

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Shailene Woodley Opens Up About Her Weight Loss, Body Image

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_0f584133f1.jpgABC/Randy Holmes (NEW YORK) -- As the star of Divergent, Shailene Woodley has worn her fair share of couture on the red carpet. However, her body doesn't necessarily look the way it always has, she said. It's smaller! "I feel healthier than I've ever been, and my body is exactly where it wants to be. I feel like I’m a woman," she told InStyle magazine.

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Get Out of My Way! Houston Drivers Are Least Courteous

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_93ccf26d85.jpgWin McNamee/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Houston, we have a problem with your drivers. The city was judged as the least courteous when it comes to motorists in AutoVantage’s 2014 Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey of 2,500 adults. AutoVantage, which specializes in car and roadside assistance, ranked the nation's most courteous and least courteous cities based on behavior, observation, and attitudes related to road rage.

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