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August 17, 2018 - 2:08 pm
(ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.) -- Residents of several Orange County, California cities are complaining about a strange, mysterious odor in the air -- and local municipal agencies seem to be pointing fingers at each other as to the cause of the bad smell. The odor is affecting cities like Orange, Anaheim...
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August 17, 2018 - 6:07 am
(NEW YORK) -- When Jared Jaramillo arrived at his East Coast college, the Utah native and first-generation college student felt like he'd entered an "alien world." While the 19-year-old excelled at math and science in high school and was admitted to Tufts University's prestigious mechanical...
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August 16, 2018 - 3:57 pm
BY: DR. RYAN GUINNESS (NEW YORK) -- Imagine smelling something that isn’t there. Now imagine if these smells were always around, persisting through everyday life without any apparent reason. These "phantom odors" occur when someone smells something, but there is nothing in the environment that...
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August 16, 2018 - 2:07 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions. The approval is part of the FDA's "longstanding commitment" to providing access to low-cost generic alternatives...
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August 16, 2018 - 11:11 am
(NEW YORK) -- A hiker missing for six days on Washington state's Mount St. Helens survived on huckleberries and bees that he killed and ate, according to the man's parents. Matthew Matheny, 40, who was visiting the area from Warren, Ohio, was found alive Wednesday on the side of the mountain...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, a smoker extinguishes a cigarette in an ash tray in Sacramento, Calif. If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study released on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 finds you’re still better off in the long run. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
August 15, 2018 - 4:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50 percent lower risk...
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August 15, 2018 - 11:54 am
(NEW YORK) -- It happens far too often: Drivers struggle to keep their eyes open, putting themselves and other drivers at risk. Earlier this year, a driver launched nearly 30 feet through his windshield after slamming into a tollbooth in Florida. Officials later discovered drowsy driving was the...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:59 am
(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday is National Relaxation Day. If you are stuck at work and missing out on a spa day or reading at the beach, relax, literally. We've got you covered. "Good Morning America" turned to two experts for tips on how to relax while you're at work. The good news is that relaxation...
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August 15, 2018 - 5:34 am
BY: DR. RICHA KALRA DR. RYAN GUINNESS (NEW YORK) -- It only takes one sleepless night to ruin social interactions and make people feel lonely, a new study showed. In 1942 the average American used to sleep about 7.9 hours, according to the National Gallup survey, but now the average American's busy...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living world. It's a phenomenon that has baffled scientists since the 1970s . After all, at their size, they should have a much higher rate of...
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