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Candy without the calories?

A roundup of bite-sized health news from around the web.

Candy without the calories?: The maker of Snickers and Twix candy bars will stop selling treats with more than 250 calories by the end of 2013, a spokeswoman announced this week. (Reuters)

Stress for success: Stress is linked to weight gain, heart attacks and other health maladies, but it's not all bad. In fact, stress can be surprisingly good for you. (Yahoo)

Baby-bump blues: Does pregnancy put your job at risk? The number of pregnancy-related discrimination charges have spiked 35 percent in the past decade. (Time)

Can't sleep, can't remember: People who have difficulty sleeping may be at higher risk of developing memory problems, according to new research. (L.A. Times)

VIDEO: Remember Chia Pets? The same seeds used for the once-famous and cooky plant is now a health-food craze. Watch the clip below. (NBC)

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