(NEW YORK) -- With Christmas just a week away, millions of Americans will soon be hitting the roads and skies to gather with their loved ones. But they’ll likely be joined by an unwanted passenger on their travels: Germs.Whiles airp...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. surgeon general is warning against the use of e-cigarettes, declaring Tuesday that any "use among young people is unsafe" and telling parents to be on the lookout for vaping devices that look like computer flash drives....

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(NEW YORK) -- A new test developed by a working mom that touts its ability to analyze the nutritional value of your breast milk has the new moms community abuzz, though some doctors remain unconvinced about the science behind it.New mom C...

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(NEW YORK) -- Actress Kate Hudson has partnered with Weight Watchers, becoming the company's newest ambassador.The How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days actress and owner of activewear brand Fabletics announced her role in an...

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(NEW YORK) -- In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging doctors around the country to increase screening of women for perinatal depression, which affects women during pregnancy and up to a year after delivery....

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(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge’s ruling late Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety has stoked anxiety among millions of Americans who rely on subsidized health insurance and millions more who have pre-existing conditions...

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(BANGKOK) -- Miss Philippines Catriona Gray took home the crown at the 2018 Miss Universe pageant on Sunday night in Bangkok, Thailand, but she wasn’t the only winner of the night. Miss Spain’s Angela Ponce became the competit...

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(NEW YORK) -- Cigarettes and other drugs have taken a backseat to vaping as more teens partake in the activity, making it second only to alcohol in substances used, according to a new survey.The National Institute of Drug Abuse-funded Mon...

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BY: Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez (NEW YORK) -- Frequent sexual activity leads to greater enjoyment of life for men -- but not for women, a new study has found.For women, frequent kissing, petting, fondling, an...

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(NEW YORK) --  The Zika virus epidemic of 2015 resulted in thousands of Brazilian babies being born with severe brain defects after the virus was transmitted to pregnant mothers from mosquitoes. It became a public health emergency around the wor...

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(NEW YORK) -- The Seattle school district joined dozens of school districts around the country in the fall of 2016 by delaying the start of school. Under the new rules, instead of beginning at 7:50 a.m., class began at 8:45 a.m.This gave...

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(ATLANTA) -- The E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce has been linked to a single water reservoir on a farm in California.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration identified sediment from a farm as...

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(BENI, Democratic Republic of the Congo) -- A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo just six days after she was born is now recovered from the lethal virus, according to health officials wh...

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(CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.) -- A Tennessee doctor has been charged in connection with "a massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme," authorities said, accusing him of preying "upon an already addicted population" and engaging in "reckless disr...

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