Court Says Nebraska Teenager too Immature to Decide on Abortion

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_6a832c6f58.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A Nebraska teenager in foster care was denied access to an abortion, because the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled she wasn't mature enough to make that decision on her own, according to a court opinion published this month. "It's a very unique case," the young woman's lawyer, Catherine Mahern, told ABC News.

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Careful! Your Voice Can Give You Away If You're Cheating

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_643d0adf0f.jpgF1online/Thinkstock (READING, Pa.) -- There’s an easy way to figure out if your partner is stepping out on you: listen to him or her very closely. Researchers at Albright College in Pennsylvania are convinced that there’s a relatively simple way to detect infidelity by how people alter their voices.

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Dogs Have Feelings Too, College Professor Claims

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_232e69c31c.jpgJanie Airey/Thinkstock (ATLANTA) -- To many humans, dogs always seem to be just either hungry or sleepy.  But a professor of neuroeconomics at Atlanta’s Emory University is convinced that dogs are capable of human-like feelings. Gregory Berns’ initial mission was to see how the brain of a dog works in order to determine what man’s best friend thinks about.

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New Health Care Law Limits How Much You'll Pay Out of Pocket

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_e515e4ead1.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Getting diagnosed with a serious illness can be devastating, not only for you and your family, but also for your family's finances. But under the new health care law, there are restrictions on how much you'll have to pay, as Dr. Karen Pollitz with the Kaiser Family Foundation points out.

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Deaths from Prescription Drugs Soar

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_fbea1c9a31.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Americans are abusing prescription painkillers, sedatives and stimulants at such an alarming rate that more die each year from these legal drugs than from heroin and cocaine combined, according to the nonprofit Trust for America’s Health. The group's report released Monday says that deaths from opiate-contained Vicodin and OxyContin, pills to treat depression and stimulants for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder quadrupled between 1999 and 2010.

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