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Good day, bad day: February 17, 2012
A Kentucky centenarian marries her sweetheart, while electric toothbrush users have new reason to worry — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
The FDA warns that battery-operated toothbrushes could break your pearly whites if the parts come loose during use.
The FDA warns that battery-operated toothbrushes could break your pearly whites if the parts come loose during use.
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OOD DAY FOR

Pregnant pet owners
A study reveals that pregnant women who spend time with pets are less likely to have children with allergies or asthma. [Daily Mail]

Mad Men fanatics
The show's star, Jon Hamm, hints at the new season's opening plot line, saying it will explore the dynamic between Don Draper and Joan Harris' characters. [Gothamist]

The young at heart
Kentucky resident Dana Jackson turns 100, and celebrates by marrying her 87-year-old boyfriend. [The Daily What]

BAD DAY FOR

The perfect smile
The FDA issues a warning to Spinbrush users, saying the fancy electric toothbrush has been chipping teeth and damaging gums. [Jezebel]

Txting
Researchers say frequent text messaging can stunt reading skills. [Daily Mail]

Privacy
Target figures out that a high school student is secretly pregnant by studying her shopping habits, and begins sending her baby-related coupons. Target knew she was pregnant before her parents did. [TIME]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: February 16, 2012

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