Church Pot Luck Leaves Dozens with Food Poisoning

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_9f7a95425d.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (LOGANDALE, Nev.) -- Authorities believe food poisoning caused more than 100 people to become sick this week following a potluck dinner at a Mormon church in Nevada last weekend. A local hospital in Logandale, Nev., was inundated with twice the number of patients than normal earlier in the week and new patients were still coming to the clinic Friday, said an official at MesaView Quick Care, unauthorized to talk to the media due to privacy concerns.

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Young Uninsured Men Targets of ‘Brosurance Ads’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_0bfa8551e5.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Insurance policy wonks call them the “young invincibles.” Everybody else just calls them “bros.” A pair of left-leaning Colorado nonprofits have launched an ad campaign aimed at getting “bros” -- young, healthy men -- to sign up for insurance through the state exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act, or what the kids call Obamacare.

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High Schools Tackle Homophobia, Bullying in Sports

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_24fc666525.jpgCredit: You Can Play Project (AURORA, Colo.) -- Colorado student athletes, coaches and administrators are working together to make videos that combat homophobia and bullying in sports and promote the inclusion of all students. The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) has partnered with the You Can Play project to raise awareness about issues that have long been a problem in sports.

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is Saturday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_aa4eb6197e.jpgiStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Have some old pills in your medicine cabinet? This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day -- an effort created by the Drug Enforcement Administration to “provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing” of drugs and to educate people “about the potential for abuse of medications.” The DEA calls prescription drug abuse the fastest-growing drug problem in the country.

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Seven Halloween Health Hazards

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_30c3ec5c06.jpgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Fake blood and ghoulish gowns make Halloween a howl, but a few hidden hazards can turn the spooky night downright dangerous. Stay safe with these tips:

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