Domestic Abuse Has Long Term Health Impact, Survey Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_a7ca6073dc.jpgMary Noble Ours (NEW YORK) -- The first time Leslie Morgan Steiner's husband attacked her was five days before their wedding. He choked her so hard he left handprints on her neck, she said. After that, Morgan said he beat her regularly. She said that during their two-and-a-half year marriage, he threatened her with a loaded gun and pounded her head against walls.

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The Hotter It Gets, The Smaller We Get?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_df7582fd1f.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Global warming might make us all shrink. University of Michigan paleontologist Philip Gingerich says it's happened before in world history when warming periods dating 55 million and 53 million years ago led to primates and mammals, including horses and deer, to become much smaller.

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Dads on Phones Adding to Labor Pains

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_9f3c860a41.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (LONDON) -- You've all heard of distracted driving. In England, there's now a problem with distracted birthing. It's a new phenomenon, according to British midwives, who charge fathers with being so involved with cellphones or iPads that they pay scant attention to moms in labor.

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Inside the Lucrative Life of an Egg Donor

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_4c7eb84615.jpgABC News (NEW YORK) -- Anna Cain says she has made more than $60,000 in three years as an egg donor. The freelance writer, 29, of New York City, who recently had her sixth retrieval performed, knows the drill well. Before the procedure, there are weeks of hormone injections to stimulate her ovaries into bringing more eggs into maturity than normal.

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Scorpion Venom: Can It Really Cure What Ails You?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_63c24c6b3b.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A Dominican Republic-based company is making the controversial claim that its scorpion venom drug can help fight cancer, but some oncologists in the United States warn it may provide nothing more than a stiff dose of false hope. Russian émigré Dr. Arthur Mikaelian and his company, Medolife, produce a drug called Escozine, whose sole active ingredient is blue scorpion venom.

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