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Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(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   ... Read More

7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

US teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight, study says

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Foods with carbs and fats together make the brain light up more, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(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,   ... Read More

Six steps you can take now to protect your mental health

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Cash and a fitness device could help motivate people to exercise, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs that can cause depression: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(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.   ... Read More

Nine babies born in 10 months to fertile Florida firehouse

iStock/Thinkstock(DAVIE, Fla.) -- An incredibly fertile firehouse in Florida has produced nine adorable babies in 10 months.

“It brings joy and closeness to the families,” said Davie Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Jorge Gonzalez, adding that the fact that the   ... Read More

Are you a mindful eater? Mindfulness may help you lose weight

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you have ever sat on the couch to watch TV and eat “a few” chips and then stared down into an empty bag, mindful eating might make a difference.

The practice, which has gone from   ... Read More

Can a tick really paralyze a person?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With a 5-year-old daughter she said was unable to walk and talk, a Mississippi mom urgently warned parents to check their children for ticks.

Jessica Griffin wrote on Facebook that doctors in Mississippi performed a multitude   ... Read More

Food at work adds up to a lot of extra, often empty, calories: Study

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Donuts, cookies, pastries, the candy dish, the vending machine and more -- are office foods making people fat?

Perhaps. The first national study looking at what people eat at work and found that workers took   ... Read More

Women celebrate 40-year friendship, honor a friend lost to ovarian cancer

Sharon Johnson(NEW YORK) -- A group of women who've been friends for 40 years remembered one of their own, who died from ovarian cancer in April, during a planned girl's trip.

"We could not make this trip without her,"   ... Read More

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Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(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   ... Read More

7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

US teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight, study says

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Foods with carbs and fats together make the brain light up more, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(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,   ... Read More

Six steps you can take now to protect your mental health

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Cash and a fitness device could help motivate people to exercise, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs that can cause depression: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(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.   ... Read More

Nine babies born in 10 months to fertile Florida firehouse

iStock/Thinkstock(DAVIE, Fla.) -- An incredibly fertile firehouse in Florida has produced nine adorable babies in 10 months.

“It brings joy and closeness to the families,” said Davie Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Jorge Gonzalez, adding that the fact that the   ... Read More

Are you a mindful eater? Mindfulness may help you lose weight

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you have ever sat on the couch to watch TV and eat “a few” chips and then stared down into an empty bag, mindful eating might make a difference.

The practice, which has gone from   ... Read More

Can a tick really paralyze a person?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With a 5-year-old daughter she said was unable to walk and talk, a Mississippi mom urgently warned parents to check their children for ticks.

Jessica Griffin wrote on Facebook that doctors in Mississippi performed a multitude   ... Read More

Food at work adds up to a lot of extra, often empty, calories: Study

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Donuts, cookies, pastries, the candy dish, the vending machine and more -- are office foods making people fat?

Perhaps. The first national study looking at what people eat at work and found that workers took   ... Read More

Women celebrate 40-year friendship, honor a friend lost to ovarian cancer

Sharon Johnson(NEW YORK) -- A group of women who've been friends for 40 years remembered one of their own, who died from ovarian cancer in April, during a planned girl's trip.

"We could not make this trip without her,"   ... Read More

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