Wrong Zip Code Can Mean Shorter Life Expectancy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_6cbea90a72.jpgCourtesy of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation(NEW ORLEANS) -- The Treme neighborhood is only a few miles from the Lakeview neighborhood in New Orleans, but in terms of life expectancy they are worlds away. While residents in Lakeview have a life expectancy of approximately 80 years, the life expectancy for Treme residents is only 54.5 years.

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Fitness Monitor Tracks Dog's Daily Physical Activity

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_de3d1561e2.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Urban dog owners often worry about the fitness levels of their dogs.  Are they getting enough exercise?  Should I rush home and walk them?  Did the walker give them a decent trek? Now, dog owners can purchase small fitness monitors for their pets that measure their activity levels throughout the day.

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Breastfeeding Mom Gets Free Pizza

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_93bf307154.jpgJackie Johnson Smith(NEW YORK) -- A mother used to getting dirty looks for breastfeeding in public instead got a free pizza from a supportive waitress. “My husband had this weird grin on his face and he showed me the receipt our waitress gave him.   It said, ‘I bought one of your pizzas…please thank your wife for breastfeeding,” Jackie Johnson Smith, 33, of Akene, Iowa, told ABC News.

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What to Do When You Meet an Unattractive Baby

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_d84c367c92.jpgiStockphoto(NEW YORK) -- What do you do when you meet a baby you regard as funny-looking, or even “ugly”? You might lie and say the child is adorable, or you might simply smile and say nothing at all. But what if you’re expected to give a glowing assessment? Or worse, what if your expression has already betrayed your true feelings?

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Surgeon Accused of Fake Surgeries

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_47f6674cea.jpgDebra Nenni McNamee(POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.) -- Constance Nenni died after having a "phantom" knee surgery, according to a legal complaint filed against her orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spyros Panos. In March 2010, Nenni underwent surgery to repair a left knee that had grown arthritic from 76 years of wear and tear, her daughter Debra Nenni McNamee said. She died less than 24 hours after having surgery.

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