BY: DR. SAUMYA BHUTANI (NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. grapples with the opioid epidemic -- 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017 alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- access to treatments for addiction has perhaps...

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(NEW YORK) -- Influencers who stand by their detox product compelled Sophie Turner to speak out, and she spilled the proverbial tea on the weight-loss industry....

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(NEW YORK) -- Women know the drill: They start menstruating as teenagers, or earlier, and have the ability to become pregnant, and then as they age they lose both their period and childbearing abilities through menopause.These life changes un...

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(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A Minnesota boy who received custom made glasses with a specialty strap system to fit his disabilities can now see with ease. Eight-year-old Bentley Erikson was born with a birth defect called microtia, which prohibits th...

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(UPPSALA, Sweden) -- A dog is known as "man's best friend," but owning a dog may literally save your life, according to new research from Uppsala...

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(ATLANTA) -- Not enough pregnant women are getting the flu vaccine and it's putting themselves, their babies and the public at risk, according to a new report from the Centers fo...

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(SEATTLE) -- The 2016 documentary Screenagers hit a nerve.More than 4 million people trekked to schools and community centers to watch a screening of the documentary that chronicled the rise of kids’ addictive behavior with dig...

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(NEW YORK) -- Having trouble sleeping? Well, maybe an ASMR video from Owen Dennis Riley can help.But these aren’t just your regular ASMR videos that you find on YouTube. Riley, better known as...

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(NEW YORK) -- Stanford University has agreed to change its involuntary leave of absence policy, mental health staffing and training to better accommodate students facing mental illness crises, including those who have been hospitalized following a su...

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(NEW YORK) --  Surgery can be scary for anyone, but gender-affirming surgery for transgender people may provide better long-term mental health benefits, according to new research from the Yale School of Public Health. Researchers looked a...

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(LOS ANGELES) -- Californians, starting next year, will be able to access HIV prevention medications without a prescription. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Monday, making California the first state in the country to allow post-exp...

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(ATLANTA) --- An American Airlines flight attendant may have exposed passengers on several flights to Hepatitis A, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.One of those exposures took place on a flight between San Francisco...

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(WOODBURY, Minn.) -- In an exciting coincidence, a set of twin brothers from Minnesota recently became dads on the same day.Ashley and Pat Young's son Jack arrived at Woodwinds Hospital on Sept. 19 at 6:01 p.m.Hours later, Jack's cous...

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(NEW YORK) --  Regulating firearm ownership for at-risk individuals, such as those with a prior felony or domestic violence convictions, is already written into federal law. Now, according to new research, there may be a reason to examine alcoho...

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