Girl Mauled by Raccoon Gets Man-Made Ear

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_3a04fa0934.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (SPRING LAKE, Mich.) -- An 11-year-old girl mauled by raccoon as a baby is recovering from surgery to attach a makeshift ear that was grown on her arm. Charlotte Ponce of Spring Lake, Michigan, lost her right ear, nose and part of her lip in the 2002 attack.

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CDC Holds Teleconference to Discuss Trio of Recent Scares

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_d22554a8bb.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control held a Friday teleconference to discuss three separate incidents involving CDC and National Institute of Health laboratories in recent weeks. "Fundamentally what [these incidents] reveal is totally unacceptable behavior," CDC Director Tom Frieden said. "These events should never have happened."

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"Pawn Stars'" Corey Harrison Loses 192 Pounds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_9ea395c196.jpgPhotodisc/Thinkstock (LOS ANGELES) -- "Big Hoss" as they call Corey Harrison on Pawn Stars isn't so big anymore as he's dropped almost 200 pounds. Harrison said that at his highest he weighed more than 400 pounds, but that after a doctor put him on preventative diabetes medication four years ago, he decided it was time for a change.

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Study: Women See Other Gals Dressed in Red as Sexual Threat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_f202eb4780.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- So that lady in red stirs up passion in men -- “dancing with me, cheek to cheek...the beauty by my side,” as the Chris DeBurgh song goes. But how does her dress color affect the women around her? A recent study from the University of Rochester with collaborators from Trnava University in Slovakia and the Slovak Academy of Sciences say not so positively.

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Restaurant Patrons Underestimate Health Threats of Flies

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_486ad06b10.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- We’re all familiar with the well-worn joke that has a restaurant patron complaining to a waiter about a fly in their soup, but a new survey reveals a majority of people -- 61 percent -- would continue eating their meal after a fly touched it. In comparison, only three percent of respondents would continue eating food on which a cockroach had crawled.

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