(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....

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(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 kill...

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(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...

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(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 bef...

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(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 S...

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(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 an...

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(NEW YORK) -- Most new parents have, at one point or another, heard about safe sleep practices to help reduce the chance of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).But a new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, finds that up to tw...

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(NEW YORK) -- From the “Terrible Twos” to “Threenagers,” parents of toddlers are all too familiar with tantrums.But what if there were ways to help stop them before they start?Watch the video below to hear tips...

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(NEW YORK) -- The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that U.S. health care spending hit $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 3.9% increase from 2016.But those increases in spending don&rsqu...

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(NEW YORK) -- A young New York City mother died at a local hospital after going in for what was meant to be a simple procedure, according to her family and their attorney.Rosemary Abreu, 27, went to Lincoln Hospital, in the Bronx, to have a c...

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(NEW YORK) -- A new study has found that a 3-week dietary intervention, including cutting down on processed foods, could decrease symptoms of depression in younger adults.The research suggests that for younger adults – including busy co...

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(NEW YORK) -- "Menstrual hygiene is a right, not a privilege."That's the message that youth activists hope to take nationwide for the first National Period Day, Oct. 19, as they campaign to end the tax on menstrual hygiene products.Ra...

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(BOSTON) -- Friday marked the final day of a mock safe-injection site in Boston designed to familiarize the public with what a potential facility might look like."We want to demystify safe-injection sites and give the public a sense that this...

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(NEW YORK) -- A New York congresswoman known as the "period lady” for her work on ending period poverty has proven critical in enacting changes so that girls in schools and women in prisons and homeless shelters can have free access to pads and...

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