Mario Batali Encourages Foodies to Use Feedie App to Donate Meals

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e7ce8c626d.jpgPhoto by Jemal Countess/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Chef Mario Batali, with 23 restaurants and six television shows, is known for his trademark humor, his vest and those orange Crocs. “Orange is the color of the Batali family,” he told ABC News. “It’s Fashion Week in New York now. I usually take a beating from the fashion blogs.”

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Teen Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low, CDC Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_f2fe966f84.jpgCreatas/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Fewer American teenagers are having babies, according to a new government report out Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the birth rate for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 fell to 29.4 births per 1,000 girls in 2012 -- the lowest number in recorded history. The year before, the rate was 31.3 births per 1,000 teens.

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Woman Chose Hysterectomy to Avoid Cancer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_bda6386a81.jpg(Courtesy Sarah Durham) (NEW YORK) -- Sarah Durham said she knew it was time to undergo a radical hysterectomy when she went into full-fledged panic mode every time she was scheduled for an ovarian cancer screening. It wasn't a quick burst of fear; it was a full week of frantically wondering whether this would be the time that doctors gave her a death sentence, due to her family history of cancer.

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New Bracelet Identifies You Based on Heartbeat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_99ed002a3d.jpgBionym (NEW YORK) -- Think of all the ways that movie spies fool security systems that use the human body. They could lift someone's fingerprint from a discarded beer bottle or get an eye pattern by photographing someone's eyeball. But a new company called Bionym is going a little deeper than most spies would go. 

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The Ins and Outs of Gut Bacteria

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_40be1c1a9e.jpgGeorge Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Deep in the bowels of our, well, bowels, lurk trillions of microscopic bacteria.   But don't be fooled by the big bad "B" word, intractably tied to infections and disease.  In fact, these bitty bugs do us a world of good.

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