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The 10 Grossest Things People Found in Their Food

Last week, a kid in Michigan ordered a roast beef sandwich from a local Arby’s and got the surprise of his life when he took a big bite out of it and discovered a piece of a human finger bouncing around his mouth.

The truly horrifying fact is that it’s far from the first time this kind of thing has happened. Here are some other equally disgusting things that have been found in restaurant food or even brand name foods that could be sitting on a store shelf or a kitchen near you.

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Wanna Live Longer? Drink Coffee

Coffee drinkers no longer need to fret over health concerns and their beloved beverage, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute. In fact, feel free to pour an extra cup in the morning because, the study suggests, coffee may actually prolong life.

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10 Ways To Know It’s Time To Lose Weight [SPONSORED]

It's almost summer and time for swimsuits -- that's not good news for many of us. A recent study said the Tri-Cities is the ninth fattest region in the nation with almost one-third of residents qualifying as obese. If you're dreading summer, here are some tips to help you decide if you're just being self conscious or if it's time to really shed some pounds. If weight loss is in your future, let Big Bear inspire you.

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Help Tri-City Union Gospel Mission Serve The Needy In The Mid Columbia

The Tri-City Union Gospel Mission has, for many years, been the difference between shelter, food and hope or the street for thousands of people across the Mid Columbia.

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The Dragon Dog Is Officially the World’s Most Expensive Hot Dog

When we were first introduced to the Dragon Dog it was just a really expensive item on the menu at DougieDog Hot Dogs in Vancouver, Canada.

But now the $100 Frankfurter, a foot-long bratwurst topped with kobe beef, truffle oil, fresh lobster and hundred-year-old Louis XIII cognac, has been officially recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive hot dog in world.

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French Doctor Under Fire for Suggesting Kids’ Weights Be Graded

There are grades for scholastic subjects, but what if kids were also graded on their weight? That’s something French doctor and diet book author Dr. Pierre Dukan espoused earlier this year, and now he’s in hot water with the medical community in his country because of it.

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Want to Test Out Some Space Food? NASA Is Looking for Volunteers

Imagine being an astronaut on a mission who’s stuck with the same old food for weeks or months (it’s not like you can call out for pizza).

Like most people who are faced with similar dining choices day after day, you’d likely eat less — and that’s a concern for scientists. So they’re recruiting volunteers to help them test out edible fare in preparation for a future mission.

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Lack of Sleep Can Cause Weight Gain

In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers have proved that lack of sleep is a contributing factor in weight gain.

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Researchers Propose Higher Tax on Sugary Beverages

As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.

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Good News for New Year’s Resolutions States ‘Nibbling’ Is OK — Health Check

As you start to think about your New Year’s diet (really, don’t we all have one planned?), a small Norwegian study has found a little eating between meals won’t necessarily torpedo your weight-loss goals.

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