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February 16, 2019 - 10:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- It’s American Heart Month, meaning it’s the perfect time to for a refresher on heart disease and how to prevent it. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with 800,000 people dying each year from it. Nearly half of all Americans have some form of...
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February 16, 2019 - 9:48 am
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A medical emergency sparked panic and fears of an active shooter situation at a performance of "Hamilton" in San Francisco Friday night. The incident happened at the SHN Orpheum Theatre when a woman suffered a medical emergency at about 10 p.m. San Francisco police said the woman...
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Family of Ashanti Jordan
February 15, 2019 - 6:21 pm
(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- When Tracy Jordan sees people darting around Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on one of the thousands of motorized rental scooters available in the city, she says she sometimes has to cover her eyes as her heart sinks and her anger rises. In December, Jordan's 28-year-old...
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February 15, 2019 - 11:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- Actress Courteney Cox recently opened up about getting facial fillers in the past and why she chose to stop. The 54-year-old "Friends" star told PEOPLE that she wasn't confident in her appearance as she got older. "I would say it's a common thing you go through as you age, especially...
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ABC News
February 15, 2019 - 6:54 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you have not yet heard of Marie Kondo, you may be living under a pile of clutter. The home organization guru who sparked a phenomenon with her KonMari method of tidying based on joy is back in the spotlight again. Kondo is the star of a new Netflix series in which she travels...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- Sex therapist Dr. Ruth said she is concerned about millennials’ issues with intimacy and loneliness. Ruth Westheimer, better known as legendary sex therapist Dr. Ruth, voiced her concerns about the younger generation’s issues with intimacy on Valentine’s Day at The View . Ruth said...
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February 15, 2019 - 5:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- A Florida mother is hoping a video showing her 5-year-old getting trapped in the sand will motivate her county to build more accessible playgrounds for kids with special needs. Danielle Zukosi attended a birthday party at Anderson Snow Park in Hernando County, Florida, on Feb. 10. The...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:45 am
(NEW YORK) -- Over the past several years, millennials have increasingly indicated on their dating app profiles that politics is make-or-break in relationships, said Melissa Hobley, chief marketing officer for the dating app OKCupid, on ABC News' "The Briefing Room." Hobley said that some people...
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ABC News
February 14, 2019 - 2:31 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger’s decision to act against his anti-vaccine mother's wishes recently thrust his family into a fiery national debate over the anti-vax movement. But one California family has been fighting against the movement for years and it has successfully...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:44 pm
(ATLANTA) -- The flu vaccine is more effective this year than the past two years, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC reported Thursday that the flu vaccine is proving 47 percent effective in preventing the strains of the flu that are most prevalent...
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