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White Castle Launches Veggie Sliders

Posted On December 31, 2014

(Columbus, OH) -- You can get a veggie Slider on your next trip to White Castle. The Columbus-based burger chain says the Veggie Slider hit the market this week for 99-cents each. It's a limited-edition item that may not be for the health conscious because it packs more calories than the regular beef Sliders.

Foods That May Help Hangovers

Posted On December 31, 2014

(Undated) -- It's always fun to party on New Year's Eve, but it's also a good idea to have some hangover helpers ready to go. Registered dietitian Julia Zumpano with the Cleveland Clinic says there are some things you can eat to recover, but normally hydration works best.   Zumpano adds that a post-hangover diet…

46 Percent Of U.S. Teens Showing Signs Of Hearing Issues

Posted On December 31, 2014

(Undated) -- Being plugged into loud music could already be having an effect on the hearing of American teens. A new survey from Siemens Hearing Instruments finds that almost half of those between the ages of 13 and 19 say they've had symptoms of potentially dangerous hearing loss, such as ringing, buzzing or pain in…

Report: Nation At Threshold Of Flu Epidemic

Posted On December 30, 2014

(Chicago, IL) -- The U.S. is on the brink of a flu epidemic. A new CDC report shows that the number of pneumonia and influenza deaths in 122 cities surpassed seasonal baselines and currently stands at the epidemic threshold of almost seven-percent. Twenty-two states have reported high flu activity, including Texas, Florida, Illinois and Virginia.