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{FD} First flu deaths of season serve as early reminder of the virus’ potential

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In the last few weeks, health officials in a number of states have reported deaths attributable to flu. Continue reading

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{FD} Saying Trump’s election caused PTSD is absurd and insults people truly traumatized

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A study that says college students suffered symptoms of PTSD when Trump was elected is absurd and insulting to people truly traumatized. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida restaurant worker tests positive for ‘highly contagious’ hepatitis A, health officials say

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Heads up, Floridians: A restaurant worker in the Tampa neighborhood of Ybor City tested positive for hepatitis A, health officials said Thursday. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida mom requests Halloween cards for 4-year-old undergoing chemotherapy

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Halloween isn’t here yet, but one Florida boy is already having a memorable holiday. Continue reading

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{FD} Abortion restrictions prompt international activists to provide care in America

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AidAccess has begun providing American women with abortion medication, while possibly running afoul of the law. Continue reading

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{FD} Popular breakfast foods contain active ingredient found in Roundup weed killer, study finds

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At least 28 samples of popular oat-based cereals and snack bars made by popular household names — General Mills and Quaker — contained glyphosate, an active ingredient used in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) discov… Continue reading

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{FD} Alzheimer’s disease warning signs and prevention

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You’re feeling forgetful: Is it just a “senior moment,” or is it actually Alzheimer’s disease? Continue reading

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{FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: Dementia — what you need to know

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Up to 40 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease suffer from significant depression. And depression can be treated. Continue reading

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{FD} Can you actually be ‘scared to death’? The frightening ways fear can impact your body

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Many who enter frightening situations describe feeling “scared to death.” The popular phrase may sound dramatic, but health officials say there’s some truth behind it. Continue reading

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{FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: Mystery muscle-weakening disease is frightening, but here’s why we shouldn’t fear it

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A muscle-weakening disease striking children is extremely rare and children have almost no chance of getting it. Continue reading

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{FD} Wegmans recalls store brand hummus that ‘may contain pieces of black plastic’

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Attention Wegmans customers: the company is recalling its own hummus products. Continue reading

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{FD} Grieving mom brings strangers to tears with act of kindness at Florida Publix

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A Florida woman who walked into a Publix supermarket last week asked an unusual question at the bakery counter. Continue reading

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{FD} US women’s soccer star Sydney Leroux Dwyer announces she had a miscarriage

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U.S. women’s national soccer team stalwart Sydney Leroux Dwyer announced Monday that she recently suffered a miscarriage and described the “sense of shame and embarrassment that came with losing a baby.” Continue reading

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{FD} Texas girl, 5, hospitalized following sting from venomous caterpillar, mom says

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A young Texas girl was reportedly hospitalized after she was stung by what is said to be the most venomous caterpillar in the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Brain-eating’ amoeba that killed New Jersey man likely came from Texas water park: report

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A brain-eating amoeba that killed a New Jersey man last month most likely came from a visit to a  Texas water resort, health officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} New Jersey city touts safe drinking water despite fears of lead in thousands of homes

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Newark has a drinking water problem. That fact remains after city officials continue to tout the New Jersey city’s water as the best and safest in the state and nation. Continue reading

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{FD} Pregnant women who get flu shot are less likely to be hospitalized from virus, CDC says

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A new study released this week is urging pregnant women to get a flu shot this year.  Continue reading

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{FD} South Carolina cancer survivor claims he was asked to leave convenience store because of his disfigured face

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A Walterboro, South Carolina, man and cancer survivor claims he was asked to leave a convenience store because of his disfigured face. Continue reading

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{FD} National ****** Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know

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“Mammogram.” “Triple-negative.” “Tumor stage.” Women may hear some — or all — of these words while speaking to their doctors about ****** cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} ****** Cancer Awareness Month: Stages and survival rates

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For patients with ****** cancer, it’s important to know which stage of the disease they have. Continue reading

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{FD} ****** cancer symptoms to look out for

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There are multiple ****** cancer symptoms that women can look out for — and speak to their doctors about if they’re spotted. Continue reading

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{FD} ****** cancer survivors share their advice

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While going through treatment may seem daunting, two ****** cancer patients who became good friends have spoken out about their experiences — and have shared their advice. Continue reading

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{FD} NYC residents can choose gender-neutral ‘X’ option on birth certificates, new law says

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A bill signed into law this week affords New York City residents the opportunity to change the gender on their birth certificate to a third, gender-neutral option. Continue reading

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{FD} 10 lunches to boost your brain health

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Get the most brainpower from your mid-day meal. Continue reading

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{FD} Hurricane Michael’s health risks: 3 things to watch out for

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Hurricane Michael could present a variety of health risks. Here are a few to look out for. Continue reading

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{FD} Parents buying signs urging others not to touch their children

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Parents aren’t taking any chances with flu season approaching and are buying signs telling others to not touch their child. Continue reading

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{FD} Bedbugs prompt police, fire response at city council meeting in Gary, Ind.

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Police and firefighters were called to an Indiana city council meeting Tuesday when a man “covered” with bedbugs attended, reports said.  Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee State’s Christion Abercrombie in critical condition after emergency surgery for head injury

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Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie is in critical condition at a Nashville hospital on Sunday after collapsing on the sideline during a game against Vanderbilt and undergoing emergency surgery for a head injury, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas man reportedly attacked by two pit bulls loses both ears, graphic photos show

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An Arlington, Texas, man lost both his ears after he was reportedly attacked by two dogs this week, according to authorities. The dogs were likely pit bulls. Continue reading

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{FD} Graphic photos: Texas man disfigured by savage dog attack

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An Arlington, Texas, man lost both his ears after he was reportedly attacked by two dogs this week, according to authorities. The dogs were likely pit bulls. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida mom claims newborn mistakenly breastfed by another woman

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A new mom in Orange Park, Florida claims her newborn son was mistakenly breastfed by a different woman. Continue reading

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{FD} How fighting with your spouse can make you sick

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Constant confrontation with your partner isn’t just bad for your relationship, it’s bad for your health. Continue reading

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{FD} Risk of Ebola’s spread from Congo now ‘very high,’ WHO says

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The World Health Organization says the risk of the deadly Ebola virus spreading from Congo is now “very high” after two confirmed cases were discovered near the Uganda border. Continue reading

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{FD} Actress Cheryl Hines on the awkwardness of menopause

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Painful sex due to menopause isn’t the most comfortable topic to talk about, but actress and “Curb your Enthusiasm” star Cheryl Hines is opening up about the “painfully awkward conversation” to help educate more women about the possible treatments. Continue reading

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{FD} Whole Foods issues recall of tortilla chips due to ‘undeclared milk,’ FDA says

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If you’ve recently purchased 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips and have a milk allergy, beware: Whole Foods this week announced a recall of the chips because the product may contain “undeclared milk,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration s… Continue reading

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{FD} Dad’s apology to parents of hospital-stricken kids goes viral

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A dad’s heartfelt message to parents of children battling illnesses has gone viral after the hospital where his son has been treated shared it. Continue reading

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{FD} Police officer diagnosed with brain cancer returns to force

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A police officer in Illinois made his triumphant return to the force two weeks ago, just seven months after being diagnosed with brain cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Sisters diagnosed with rare disease weeks apart recovering from brain surgeries

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Two sisters diagnosed with the same one-in-a-million disease weeks apart are recovering side by side after undergoing matching brain surgeries. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Miracle’ baby who weighed under 2 pounds thriving 6 months later

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A “miracle” baby born severely prematurely and weighing less than a bag of sugar has defied the odds, and six months later is now a thriving little girl. Continue reading

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{FD} Massachusetts fire department welcomes 9 babies in 1 year

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These adorable pictures show a baby boom at a U.S. firehouse after nine firefighters welcomed babies in the space of a year. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-nurse caused infants’ broken bones, bruises, authorities say

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Prosecutors charged a former nurse Thursday with abusing multiple infants in a Wisconsin hospital’s intensive care unit, accusing him of bruising them and breaking their bones. Continue reading

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{FD} Puppies linked to ‘multidrug-resistant’ infection, CDC says

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Could man’s best friend be linked to a multidrug-resistant bacterial infection? According to a recent Center for Disease Control and Prevention report, the answer is yes. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy Scouts neckerchief sliders recalled due to high levels of lead

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Approximately 110,000 Boy Scouts neckerchief sliders have been recalled over lead content, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Is your hospital bill accurate?

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Surprise hospital bills and bogus charges are more common than you might think. Here’s how you can push back when you find a problem. Continue reading

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{FD} High school football player sidelined as he waits for kidney

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A high school football player’s dreams were dashed last year when a rolled ankle led to the discovery of chronic kidney disease. Continue reading

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{FD} Number of newborns born with ******** doubles in 4 years, CDC reports

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The number of newborns born with ******** has reached a 20-year high, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, tracking a general increase in several sexually transmitted infections. Continue reading

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{FD} Gisele Bundchen says she suffered ‘crushing sense of anxiety,’ contemplated suicide

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Supermodel Gisele Bundchen revealed her struggles with anxiety and suicidal thoughts in her new book, according to reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Flu season last winter killed the most people since the 1970s, CDC says

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Tens of thousands of American deaths last winter are believed to have been caused by the flu and its related complications, according to government officials, making it the most severe in at least four decades. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom’s warning about public bathroom changing tables goes viral

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A mother in Indiana is hoping to catch the attention of parents nationwide with her message about the importance of cleaning infant changing areas in rest stops and public areas. Continue reading

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{FD} UK health care worker contracts rare monkeypox virus in third case

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A health worker in northern England has become the third person in Britain to contract a rare illness caused by a monkeypox virus after caring for a patient infected with the disease following travel to Nigeria, health officials said on Wednesday. Continue reading

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