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To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Snow, Below Zero Wind Chills in the Forecast

A few inches of snow is possible.<p><i>Photo credit: National Weather Service.</i><p>Snow showers on Wednesday afternoon through Thursday will likely drop a few …

Don't Jump Out of a Window Into Snow. But if You Do...

Why would you say this? This is like telling your younger sister to stop making that sound because it's annoying. Instead of stopping, people are …

Physics

Snow Won't Stop These New England Churches From Soldiering On

(RNS) If God brought all this snow, he also made it very hard to get to church.<p>New Englanders, clobbered by four major storms in the past month and bracing for a fifth, are finding it difficult to travel anywhere, including to services on Sundays.<p>And the Rev. Andrew Cryans of Durham, N.H. — where …

An Elderly Man Was Shoveling Snow Alone, Until This Teen Stopped To Help Him

When Tommy Adams noticed an elderly man with a walker clearing snow, he knew just what to do.<p>According to WTVR CBS 6 News, the Nottoway High School senior was on his way home from the DMV when he told his mother to stop the car. He then approached the man and proceeded to shovel his driveway for …

Chillin’

If Boston has felt like one giant pit of snow as of late, it seems a few of us have come up with a remedy: <b>an actual snow pit.</b><p>While Bostonians have …

Boston

A Maryland Man Is Clearing Snow Outside His Store With His Awesome Toilet

Before today, David Goldberg was a mild-mannered hardware store owner in Bethesda, Maryland, but now he’s the owner of the coolest snow plow that you’ll see on YouTube this week. The Rockville resident created a motorized toilet that he calls “Loo-cy” for a parade last year, but when four inches of …

N.B. man likely buried in snow for days before being found, RCMP say

The RCMP in New Brunswick say a 46-year-old man was likely buried in snow for days before being found by a relative only metres from his door.<p>Sgt. Mark Janes says the man, whose identity is not being released, says investigators believe he was outside his trailer in Moncton early Monday.<p>Janes says …

Dog that spent three years on the run is finally caught thanks to snow

This fugitive black Labrador retriever certainly didn’t have fun in the snow.<p>The dog was caught in New Hampshire, United States, after three years on …

Pets

Cat Kool-Aid Mans It Through Snowbank To Return Home

This is a video of Youtuber Ann Got's cat (which will now affectionately be known as the Kool-Aid Cat) blasting through a snowbank to return home …

Record Cold, More Weekend Snow Headed Our Way

A blast of dangerously-cold air is heading our way Thursday, and will likely be followed by another round of weekend snow.<p>A blast of arctic air will …

Man trying to shovel snow inadvertently creates awesome new dance routine

<b>Sadly, this person actually isn’t a new age dance choreographer – they are just having some trouble shovelling snow from their driveway.</b><p>The unlucky …

Viral

Denver weather: Updated models show up to 16 inches of snow will fall

<b>Watch DPTV</b> for today’s top headlines with Molly Hughes<p><b>Snow removal: Four ways new tools can make it easier</b><p>A winter storm watch is in effect for …

Weather

Patriots plan to cooperate with investigation into deflated balls

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are bound for the franchise's eighth Super Bowl appearance. Amid that comes another question about whether they used a tactic against NFL rules — and whether their accomplishments merit a new asterisk.<p>Latest issue: Did the Patriots use footballs deflated …

Arizona State and Oregon State lead Pac-12

This could just be Arizona State's year.<p>The Sun Devils ended a 30-year drought at Stanford, beating the Cardinal on The Farm for the first time since …

Jon Jones Speaks for 1st Time After Failed Drug Test

Jon Jones was once advertised by Nike as “Not Quite Human,” but recent events have proved that the 27-year-old UFC champ is every bit as flawed and culpable as any of us.<p>It seems like yesterday Jones was hoisting the light heavyweight title, grinning ear to ear after having defeated his greatest …

Usain Bolt Judges Newborns on Their Ability to Recreate His Famous Pose

The Usain Bolt "lightning bolt" pose has become one of sport's most iconic images, so much so that parents and relatives of young toddlers have been tweeting him images of their kids inadvertently doing the pose.<p>Bolt clearly loves it, and he has now taken to judging the various "performances" from …

Scotland

Cowboys Need to Find a Way to Keep DeMarco Murray and His Physical Style

IRVING, Texas — The Cowboys have already stated it will be tough to keep receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray in free agency.<p>It's a foregone conclusion that Bryant is not going anywhere.<p>Owner Jerry Jones and vice president Stephen Jones have stated a number of times they will use the …

NFL

Father of Darren Carrington Jr. says Oregon WR did not smoke marijuana

Darren Carrington's father told Comcast Sports Network that the Oregon wide receiver did not smoke marijuana.<p>Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington …

Super Bowl 2015: Location, Point Spread and Picks for Patriots vs. Seahawks

There couldn't have been more diverse results on Sunday.<p>It took a nail-biter and a controversial blowout to decide this year's Super Bowl competitors, yet we're in for a showdown of epic proportions. Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks seek to become the first back-to-back NFL champions since Tom …

NFL

Woman claims world champion Jermain Taylor threatened to kill her children

A woman says the IBF middleweight champion, Jermain Taylor, pointed a gun at her young children, threatened to kill them and her husband, and fired into the air.<p>Taylor – who already faces charges in an August shooting – was arrested shortly after the incident in Little Rock on Monday and is on …

Crime

Blazers hold off Cousins, Kings

Portland, OR (SportsNetwork.com) - Damian Lillard had 22 points, six rebounds and five assists and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame the loss of star forward LaMarcus Aldridge and held off the Sacramento Kings, 98-94, on Monday.<p>Wesley Matthews added 17 points and five reserves scored at least …

Cheating, or hot air? Brady calls claim Patriots used deflated footballs 'ridiculous'

The NFL has confirmed it is looking into charges the New England Patriots cheated Sunday night when they clinched a trip to the Super Bowl Sunday night by using deflated footballs, a charge star quarterback Tom Brady dismissed as "ridiculous."<p>NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the probe Monday, …