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In this Sunday, May. 3, 2015 photo a doctor attends to a malnourished child at a refugee camp in Yola, Nigeria. The U.N. children's agency warns that some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment. UNICEF is calling for charities and donors to respond quickly to avert a tragedy in Borno state, where nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)

UNICEF urges more aid for starving Nigerians

- Associated Press

Some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria’s Islamic extremist uprising if they don’t get treatment, the U.N. children’s agency warned Tuesday.

Whole wheat pasta

The skinny on pasta

- Deseret News

Italian researchers say that pasta eating is linked to healthy body weight. But use your noodle before you ramp up the linguini, and follow this advice to make pasta a healthier dish for your family.

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- Associated Press

Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease.

Arkansas State University to get simulation lab

- Associated Press

Starting this fall, there'll be several mannequins that can blink, have a heart attack and deliver babies in Gotaas Hall at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home.

Checklist of possible behavioral warning signs of dementia

- Associated Press

Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk. The symptoms must mark a change from prior behavior and have lasted at least six months. Among the questions:

Coast Guard concerned about spike in paddler deaths

- Associated Press

As the popularity of paddle sports surges, the Coast Guard is urging kayakers, canoeists and paddleboarders to be prepared before venturing out following a rise in deaths in the past year.

Last dance: Many show up to support dying Appleton teen

- Associated Press

They came from California, Florida, Indiana and points in-between. A YouTube star made a surprise appearance, members of a favorite boy band poured their hearts out in a video message and flowers arrived from around the world.

Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, left, announces medical marijuana legislation that will be introduced in the Ohio House, which adopts findings of a legislative task force during an event at the Statehouse, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)

Legislature aware part of Ohio pot law legally questionable

- Associated Press

Apparently unconstitutional portions of Ohio's medical marijuana law, which set aside a percentage of the state's pot licenses for minorities, were spotted during legislative debate but left in the bill to gain needed votes, a key lawmaker says.

In this Feb. 24, 2016 photo, photo, Janet Harrah, a Northern Kentucky University economist, poses in Cincinnati, Ohio. Harrah decided to live one year on food stamps. (Meg Vogel /The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

As a test, NKU economist 'goes on' food stamps for a year

- Associated Press

An expert's opinion on poverty is only as good as their experience. That's the reason Janet Harrah, a Northern Kentucky University economist, decided to live one year on food stamps, also known as SNAP benefits.