Health

(Courtesy: Ariel Mendoza) Ariel Mendoza, 24, of St. Paul, Minnesota, shared a photo project revealing the most upsetting comments people made to her since she lost her son.
October 19, 2018 - 4:16 pm
(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A woman who lost her newborn son is spotlighting what she feels are the most unintentionally upsetting comments that people have made to her. Ariel Mendoza of St. Paul, Minnesota, shared the photo series onto her blog and Facebook page, A Rainbow From Onyx , where it received...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:34 am
By Dr. Tambetta Ojong (NEW YORK) -- Opening the window shades in the morning may not only help the growth of indoor plants or get skin a little dose of vitamin D -- it might also lower amounts of living bacteria that thrive in the dark. An abundance of sunlight was significantly associated with...
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October 18, 2018 - 4:36 pm
(ATLANTA) -- Fertility rates have declined in the U.S. and women are giving birth for the first time later and later, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results came after researchers from the National Center for Health Statistics analyzed birth data compiled by the...
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October 17, 2018 - 3:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Madelyn Linsenmeir was a mother, sister and friend, who was "hilarious, and warm, and fearless, and resilient." She was also an opioid addict. Linsenmeir was a junkie for 12 years and, at what her sister said were some of her darkest points, she would sometimes panhandle for money...
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October 16, 2018 - 3:55 pm
(NEW YORK) -- There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38 cases in 16 states, which aren't required to report AFM cases to the CDC. This year...
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October 16, 2018 - 1:37 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration said Monday it plans to require drug makers to start disclosing its prices in television advertisements, a move that prompted immediate pushback from the pharmaceutical industry and raised questions about whether that would translate to lower drug costs for...
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October 16, 2018 - 1:26 pm
(ATLANTA) -- There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38 cases in 16 states, which aren't required to report AFM cases to the CDC. This year'...
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October 16, 2018 - 6:31 am
BY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA (NEW YORK) -- For Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, tennis star Serena Williams went topless in a music video, singing the song "I Touch Myself" while covering her breasts with her hands. It was all to remind women about the importance of regular self-check breast...
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October 15, 2018 - 8:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Trump administration said Monday it plans to require drug makers to start disclosing its prices in television advertisements, a move that prompted immediate pushback from the pharmaceutical industry and raised questions about whether it would actually work to lower drug costs. The...
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October 15, 2018 - 4:27 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Florida child who hadn't received a flu vaccination died from the virus in late September or early October, according to the state's department of health. It's the first reported pediatric death in Florida for the 2018-19 flu season. Vaccinations have been shown to reduce a child's...
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