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New and Totally Bizarre Baby Names

Stacey Newman/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you're about to have a baby, please don't name him Billion. The experts implore you.Citing data from the Social Security Department's Extended Name List, popular baby-naming site Nameberry has listed their picks for the 12 worst names."Swastik has to be the very worst, but Ruckus is right down there," said Pamela Redmond Satran, a Nameberry baby-naming expert.Someone named their child Swastik? Not just one person -- to make the list, at least five babies had to be...
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What You Need to Know About Anthrax Infections

Photo by Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Anthrax is again making headlines after Pentagon officials announced Wednesday that the U.S. military had inadvertently sent live spores to laboratories in nine states and South Korea.At least 22 people at Osan Air Base in South Korea are being monitored and were given precautionary medical measures because they "may have been exposed" to the spores during a training event, according to a statement from the air base.Here's a guide to anthrax to explain how someone can get...
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Study Finds Earlier, More Agressive Treatment Helps HIV-Positive Patients Live Longer

Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to treating HIV, the sooner, the better. That’s the latest from a large-scale National Institutes of Health study, released Wednesday. The study found that even patients in the early stages of HIV diagnosis, with relatively healthy immune systems, reduced their risk of death by more than half when put on antiretroviral drugs. Being put on medication when their immune systems were stronger also reduced patients’ risk of developing full-blown AIDS. “We now have clear-cut proof that it is of significantly...
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Teen Softball Player Dies Days After Having Brain Aneurysm

California Thunder via KABC(NEW YORK) -- A California softball player has died days after having a brain aneurysm on the field.Dana Housley was playing in a game Saturday when she reportedly told her coach she felt dizzy and collapsed. Family and teammates had held out hope that the 15-year-old player would survive the traumatic event.Housley’s family announced Wednesday night the teen had died.“Tonight our beautiful Dana chose to go with the Lord,” the family said in a statement posted by Housley’s softball team, the...
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