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  • Graduation day and $300,000 in debt

    MINNEAPOLIS Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing.
  • Student dies after beating at college bar

    Student dies after beating at college bar
    Update: A student at Georgia Southern University is dead after an aggravated battery that occurred at a bar near campus, WJCL.com reports. Officials with the Statesboro Police Department in Statesboro, Ga., said the incident occurred at a bar called...

    As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

    As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese
    Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can’t even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight. A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to...

    More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'

    More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'
    Between 1988 and 2010, the number of parents who could correctly identify their children as overweight or obese went down, according to a new study. "Today, almost one out of every three kids is overweight or obese," said senior author Dr. Jian Zhang...

    The Lyme disease battle

    There is a subculture in America you may know little about. Its members are haunted by a slender, twisting, tick-borne germ known as Borrelia burgdorferi, the microbe responsible for Lyme disease, and they are trying desperately to warn us that we are all...