Health

ABC News
May 28, 2020 - 5:37 pm
(NEW YORK) -- BY: DR. ANGELA BALDWIN As doctors and scientists continue to learn more about the novel coronavirus, researchers are laboring to figure out exactly who is the most susceptible to the virus. One vulnerable group that has not yet been extensively researched is people with cancer -- but...
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May 28, 2020 - 8:24 am
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For Meredith Minister, this was supposed to be a summer of living it up and dancing away fears of late-stage metastatic cancer. "I am in a place with cancer where I am just trying to make decisions to live my life as long as it lasts, and not trying to...
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May 27, 2020 - 12:36 pm
By GMA Team, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Vivian King was 49 years old when she suffered a massive stroke. "I was in neurological ICU for 10 days and the hospital for a total of 32 days," King, a former TV news anchor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, told Good Morning America . "That was a huge shock for me."...
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May 27, 2020 - 11:23 am
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With top White House officials indicating a coronavirus vaccine may be available by January 2021, scientists and vaccine experts outside the Trump administration are cautious but optimistic that a vaccine could be delivered on such an accelerated timeline...
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May 27, 2020 - 11:06 am
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- All her life, 27-year-old Kiah Twisselman believed she just had "bad genetics," which prevented her from losing weight. But two years ago, she proved that theory wrong and went from 285 to 163 pounds by eating healthy and exercising. "I just started...
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May 27, 2020 - 8:42 am
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A mother who lost her only child to an accidental drug overdose is speaking out in hopes of saving lives as overdose deaths raise national concerns during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Chandler Cook was clean for over a year before his sudden death on...
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May 27, 2020 - 8:04 am
By HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- SKIMS aren’t the only thing Kim Kardashian West relies on to look fantastic in every outfit. She also puts in work with celebrity trainer Melissa Alcantara. Alcantara just published her first book, Fit Gurl: The Total-Body Turnaround and shared five moves...
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May 26, 2020 - 4:28 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- BY: BENJAMIN BELL and FERGAL GALLAGHER The crippling spread of COVID-19 across the globe has progressed in parallel with a flood of information online relating to the pandemic. The World Health Organization branded that spread as an "infodemic" earlier this year. The "infodemic" has...
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May 26, 2020 - 12:02 pm
By MEGAN STONE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Sailor Brinkley-Cook, who recently competed in last season's Dancing with the Stars , opened up about her relationship with her body image in an Instagram post. The 21-year-old, who is the daughter of model Christie Brinkley, revealed that she suffers from...
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May 26, 2020 - 8:26 am
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- If you've been reading coronavirus news coverage, you've likely stumbled across a reference to a term called "R0." It's been on the tips of world leaders' tongues in recent months, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel's, whose R0 explanation garnered...
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