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October 23, 2019 - 1:45 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Search "black-market baby formula" in Google's shopping search engine and among the top results will be brands including Holle and HiPP -- European baby formulas. For most moms, feeding baby formula comes down to a decision between the U.S. big brands such as Similac or Enfamil. They'...
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October 23, 2019 - 1:08 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It seems like everywhere you look, they’re selling CBD. The non-hallucinogenic marijuana plant extract is found in everything from skin creams to dog treats, all with claims of miracle-like results. Interest in CBD as a potential treatment for health issues including anxiety,...
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October 23, 2019 - 8:46 am
(NEW YORK) -- Many families struggle figuring out what to make for dinner even when they have a fridge stocked with food that they can easily make into a meal. But one doctor is helping others tackling the question in a new book that introduces the "pegan" diet. "One out of every two Americans --...
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October 23, 2019 - 8:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you or your partner haven't had a miscarriage, statistics indicate that you likely know someone who has. For women who know they're pregnant, 10 to 20% will experience a first-trimester loss, according to the Mayo Clinic. That number is likely higher, many experts said, as it's...
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October 22, 2019 - 1:31 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- "Imagine waiting 28 years for a miracle, and then it suddenly happens." That's how Gunnar Esiason, a 28-year-old graduate student at Dartmouth College, described the approval of Trikafta, a new drug for cystic fibrosis. Esiason has been living with CF since 1993, and, in an...
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October 22, 2019 - 1:21 pm
(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- In a surprising turnaround, Biogen Inc. announced Tuesday it would seek approval for an experimental Alzheimer’s treatment from the Food and Drug Administration. The announcement comes as a shock because Biogen killed studies of the same drug, known as aducanumab, in March of...
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October 22, 2019 - 9:11 am
(NEW YORK) -- When 4-year-old Milo Sligh, of Charleston, South Carolina, was diagnosed with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia the word "cancer" was frightening, but the prognosis was hopeful, according to his mother, Marisa. The diagnosis of a childhood cancer is a life-changing and highly...
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October 22, 2019 - 8:58 am
(NEW YORK) -- Miscarriage, or the loss of a pregnancy, is disturbingly common -- so much so, that if you haven't had one, you likely know someone who has. Though it's impossible to say how many pregnancies end in miscarriage, as many occur before a woman knows she's expecting, the Mayo Clinic...
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October 21, 2019 - 5:21 pm
(FLETCHER, N.C.) -- Four people have died from a Legionnaire's outbreak tied to a hot tub display at a North Carolina state fair, according to state health officials. In addition to the deaths, North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services reported 133 cases of Legionnaire's and eight...
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October 21, 2019 - 11:49 am
(PHOENIX) -- Four-month-old Kallie Bender's life has been full of firsts. There was her first bottle. Her first bath in a "big girl" tub. The first time she could fit into newborn clothes. Those might seem like typical milestones for any newborn, but for this baby, born at just 25 weeks gestation...
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