(NEW YORK) -- The Trump administration is being urged to declare a formal public health emergency as a fifth case of the deadly coronavirus in the United States was confirmed and the death toll from the disease rose to 80 in China, where officials ca...

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(NEW YORK) -- Plant-based diets are already one of the major wellness trends of 2020.Burger chains from McDonald's to Burger King are now offering plant-based burgers, restaurants have developed plant-based menus and meat was taken off the me...

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(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. has now confirmed four cases of the coronavirus in U.S. patients this week. Two patients are located in California, one in Washington state and one in Chicago.All of the patients had traveled to Wuhan, China, the city a...

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(CHICAGO) -- A second U.S. case of the new coronavirus has been confirmed in a patient in Chicago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The patient, a woman in her 60s and a Chicago resident, had traveled to Wuhan, Chin...

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(NEW YORK) -- What started off as a viral infection only in China in December is now spreading throughout Asia and has made its way to the United States. The novel coronavirus -- "2019-nCoV"-- in the same class as the SARS and MARS viruses, is now li...

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(WASHINGTON) -- A coalition of health insurers pledged $55 million to help manufacture generic prescription drugs at lower prices, as the skyrocketing cost of medication has triggered a national reckoning.The Blue Cross Blue Shield Associatio...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Now: There are 616 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in China, and 17 people have died from it.The majority of the sickened patients are in China, with Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and the United States a...

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(BOSTON) -- John Kapoor, the billionaire founder and former chairman of Insys Therapeutics Inc., was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine for his role in a fraud and bribery scheme that contributed to the na...

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(MEDFORD, Ore.) -- A mother of four who died suddenly, just days after giving birth, donated 12 organs that could help save a dozen lives.On Dec. 29, Kathleen and Jesse Thorson of Medford, Oregon, welcomed their fourth child, a boy named Tedd...

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(DENVER) -- A woman who shared a photo of her negative pregnancy test is inspiring others to keep fighting as they try for the baby they've always wanted.Tara Engelberg, 33, a "mama in waiting" from Denver, Colo., has often shared her inferti...

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(NEW YORK) -- Women who get pregnant and women who breastfeed may lower their risk of early menopause, according to a new study."This is interesting because it connects what happens in a woman’s early reproductive life to something that...

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(NEW YORK) -- Elizabeth Raney had a wake-up call while on maternity leave with her youngest child that kicked off a 100-pound weight loss. "I had the whole summer off with my kids and it just kind of hit me that I wasn’t able to run aro...

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(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Utah officially banned the controversial practice of conversion therapy on minors this week, ending a long battle between local LGBTQ activists and religious groups. The ruling, which went into effect Tuesday, outlaws the...

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(GENEVA) -- Authorities in Wuhan, the city at the center of the new coronavirus outbreak, are shutting down public transportation beginning on Thursday, according to CCTV, China's state television network.Barring emergencies, residents of the...

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