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The Trump administration weakens banking regulations; and events this weekend mark the 400th anniversary of slavery in the United States. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes: This is PNS.)

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Child eating a sandwich at school. Credit: fidlerjan/morguefile

Childhood obesity rates have dropped in the past five years in Southern California, according to a recent report. The study from Kaiser Permanente found that obesity rates fell by 1.6 percent and the number of overweight children decreased by 2.2 percent. Part of the credit goes to programs such as ...Read More

According to a new study, employees with desks that force them to stand at regular intervals stood 60 minutes more per work day than co-workers with standard desks. Credit: Piksel/iStockphoto

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Employees with desks that force them to stand at regular intervals stood 60 minutes more per work day than co-workers with regular desks, according to a new University of Iowa study. Lucas Carr, an assistant professor who worked on the study, said sitting eight hours a day puts ...Read More

Forest fire. Credit: ellend1022/iStock

PHOENIX - Massive wildfires raged across the western United States this summer, killing people and devastating entire towns. Six new projects announced today are designed to help Arizona avoid that same fate. It's part of the two-day Healthy Forests, Vibrant Economy Conference in Scottsdale, attend ...Read More

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