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Ohio Measles Outbreak Climbs to 155

A measles outbreak in Ohio has grown to 155, more than doubling from the 68 reported on May 13, according to the Ohio Department of Health.  The outbreak began when unvaccinated Amish missionaries traveled to the Philippines earlier this year.  All of the cases have occurred solely in the Amish community.   Measles can take up to 3 weeks to develop.  It’s a highly contagious respiratory virus causing fever, rash, reduced appetite, and a runny ...

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2 Children Hurt After Another Bounce House Gets Blown Away

An inflatable "bouncy house" in Colorado was swept away by the wind with children inside, just a few weeks after a similar incident took place in upstate New York.According to news reports: "A witness captured the scene on her cell phone as two children suffered a tumble at the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Jamboree in Jefferson County on Saturday, when the bounce house came untethered and sailed into the air. Winds were gusting at nearly ...

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Mom's Dictionary of Meanings

In many ways, moms have their own special language. When you have children, your life changes forever, and you suddenly find that your conversations are more often about vomit and bodily fluids than current events and world issues.  Luckily, there are some laughs along the way. So to help all the new moms out there, we've got a very special dictionary of words that have special meanings for mothers: Mom's Dictionary Dumbwaiter: One who asks if the kids would care to order dessert.

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Happy National Chocolate Chip Day!

Cookies, pancakes, muffins, brownies, crepes, waffles, cakes, pies, cupcakes - pretty much ANYTHING tastes better when chocolate chips are involved. And lucky for us, today is National Chocolate Chip Day! These sweet little morsels were invented by accident in the 1930s by Ruth Graves Wakefield at her Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts.

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Two Kids Hospitalized After Bounce House Was Blown 50 Feet In The Air

Who hasn't been to a birthday party with a bounce house? Kids love the inflatable structures but as a parent, it can be nerve-wracking to watch your child careen crazily off walls. And those fears are justified: the number of kids hurt while using inflatable bounce houses and moonwalks has risen dramatically since 1995.But an incident that took place late Monday afternoon in South Glen Falls, N.Y. is so terrifying, it ...

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Just When We Thought We Couldn't Love Emma Stone Any More...

Sorry for the Upworthy-esque headline but seriously, if this video of Jimmy Fallon and Emma Stone's lip-sync battle doesn't make you smile... well, then you should go back to your stainless steel pod and plug yourself into your charging station because you are certainly a robot.The actress faced off against the late-night talk show host during her appearance on The Tonight Show to promote The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Oh and by the ...

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Chelsea Clinton is Pregnant!

Looks like Hillary is going to be a grandma!Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and the former Secretary of State, announced that she was pregnant during a speaking engagement on Thursday.She revealed the happy news while giving at talk at the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York City as part of the "No Ceilings Conversation" series."I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child ...

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"How Frozen Should’ve Ended" Finally Tackles Mr. and Mrs. Elsa's Questionable Parenting Choices

Let me start by saying that I love love LOVED the movie Frozen - because of course I did, I'm a human being.The girl power theme, the bonds of sisterhood, Olaf. I'm totally on board.Except.....from my initial screening, I was like "WTF is up with these parents?" Because seriously? Somehow it seemed like the best way to keep your daughter safe was by teaching her to shut everyone out and repress ...

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