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Preteen Parents: Mother, 12 and Father, 13 Welcome 7-Pound Baby

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UK has a new set of preteen parents. A 12-year-old girl has given birth this week to a 7-pound baby, according to a report by the Daily Mail. She is joined by the 13-year-old father, making the two of them the youngest parents in the country today. The baby’s official birth was registered Tuesday by… Read more »

Royal Baby: Giving Birth In The UK Vs.The US

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The royal baby watch is on. When his or her mother, Kate, goes into labor, how will it be different if she was in the US vs. being in the UK? Kate Middleton will deliver the heir to the throne at St. Mary’s, the same hospital in which Princess Diana gave birth to Prince William… Read more »

Kate Middleton Natural Birth Plans Revealed

Kate Middleton Natural Birth Plans Revealed

According to an article by The Huffington Post, Kate Middleton will give birth naturally at St. Mary’s Hospital where Princes William and Harry where born. The exclusive private wing of the hospital, known as the Lindo wing, has been a popular birthplace for royals over the years and will now once again witness the birth of… Read more »

Random London Pavement Explosions Prompt Official Warning [Video]

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London, UK – London has a pavement explosion problem, which is apparently so severe and dangerous that officials have stepped up and finally warned the public about the unstable walking spaces. Londoners are actually at risk of death from a strange outbreak of pavement explosions, some of which have been captured on video and shared… Read more »

Jacob Lynn Denied School Meals Until Parents Pay $2.75 Debt

Jacob Lynn Denied School Meals Until Parents Pay $2.75 Debt

Eleven-year-old British pupil, Jacob Lynn, has been refused school meals until his parents pay the school the $2.75 debt they owe. This UK story sounds very similar to the school meal scenario that happened at a Massachusetts middle school. The preteen was in a flood of tears as kitchen staff denied him his school meal…. Read more »

Smoking ‘Rots’ Your Brain, Damages Memory [Study]

Smoking "rots" the brain, according to a new study

New research from King’s College in London suggests that smoking cigarettes “rots” your brain by damaging memory, learning, and reasoning capabilities. A study published in the Journal of Age and Ageing of 8,800 people over 50 also showed high blood pressure and obesity affecting the brain but to a lesser extent. The researchers said that… Read more »

School Bans ‘Movember’ Mustache Because Girls Can’t Grow Them

School bans Movember mustaches, because they're not "inclusive"

Bedfordshire, UK – A school across the pond told a student to shave his mustache supporting “Movember” because growing facial hair is not regarded as an “inclusive” practice. In short, “Movember” is a month-long men’s health movement during the month of November where men grow mustaches to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. It’s a… Read more »

Teenager Has Emergency Stomach Removal After Liquid Nitrogen Cocktail

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Lancaster, UK – A young woman had an emergency procedure to remove her stomach after drinking a cocktail that contained liquid nitrogen. Gaby Scanlon, 18, was out with friends last Thursday, October 4 and reportedly became breathless and developed a severe stomach pain requiring that she be taken to the hospital. She was taken from… Read more »