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June 17, 2018 - 12:44 pm
(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- This Father's Day, a daughter is giving her dad a priceless gift -- a second chance at life. Florida high school music teacher Ronald Corbin had been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant for three years when his daughter, Candice Corbin, contacted him with good news,...
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June 15, 2018 - 1:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Life can be stressful. Very stressful. Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot. Finding someone to talk about dealing with it all can be stressful in itself. Breaking away from work to meet with a mental health professional,...
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June 15, 2018 - 12:06 pm
(NEW YORK) -- An outbreak of salmonella that has infected 73 people in 31 states has led investigators to a suspected culprit: certain batches of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. The Kellogg Co. has recalled packages of the cereal that are either 15.3 ounces or 23 ounces in size and have a “best if...
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June 15, 2018 - 7:36 am
(NEW YORK) -- A newly released study of about 15,000 high school students has found that fewer are having sex and fewer are using drugs. The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) -- a study of students across 21 urban school districts covering 39 states -- was conducted from 2007-2017. The...
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June 14, 2018 - 7:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Vitamin D helps maintain bone health, but could it also help prevent cancer? Researchers think it could lower the risk of colon cancer, because of its role in pathways related to cell growth and regulation. This large international study looked at vitamin D blood levels of 5,700...
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June 14, 2018 - 5:26 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. The rate of suicide for men increased 21 percent over the same period, the study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. Lead author Dr...
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June 14, 2018 - 1:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- On a platter of cheese, pretzels and donuts, most people will probably reach for the donuts, according to a new study. That could be because the brain values foods like donuts, with both fats and carbohydrates, more than foods high in only fats, like the cheese, or only carbs, like...
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June 14, 2018 - 6:35 am
(NEW YORK) -- Kate Spade was a designer whose name was synonymous with style and fun. Anthony Bourdain was a celebrity chef and TV host who seemed to be at the top of his game, traveling the globe eating at exotic locales and connecting with people. Yet they both ended their own lives. Their deaths...
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June 13, 2018 - 7:21 am
(NEW YORK) -- Wearable fitness trackers can help people log their 10,000 daily steps, but can the devices help get heart-disease patients off the couch to start exercising? A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association said the trackers -- when paired with a little cold,...
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June 12, 2018 - 9:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More than one-third of American adults may be using prescription medications that can potentially cause depression or increase the risk of suicide, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Some hormonal birth control pills, heart and...
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