(NEW YORK) -- Teen pregnancy rates continue to drop throughout the U.S., and have reached a new historic low, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
There were 24.2 live births ... Read More
(SHAWNEE, Kan.) -- A set of triplets who were born premature paid it forward last week after donating pajamas to the babies of the NICU in the hospital where they were born 10 years ago.
"I couldn't be ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- As rising drug costs have become a topic of intense debate, a new review finds a significant increase for some cancer drugs.
The cost of certain oral medications for cancer treatment have increased multiple-fold since 2000, ... Read More
(WILMINGTON, N.C.) -- A teen's touching "promposal" to her friend with Down syndrome is going viral on Facebook
after it was captured on video.
Lillie Wright, 17, surprised her friend and co-worker Trevor Jefferson, 21, at Beau's Coffee in ... Read More
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(DENVER) -- A 16-year-old Denver Broncos fan who survived a bone marrow transplant to treat a rare form of cancer will get a one-of-a-kind opportunity Thursday night at the 2016 NFL Draft.
Daniel Hailpern, of ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- As the opioid epidemic continues to grow nationally, the company that makes a medication to block the effects of an opioid overdose said it will give a free carton of the antidote to any U.S. high ... Read More
(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- At least 41 people at Harvard University have been diagnosed with the mumps, according to university officials. The news comes as a second outbreak has been reported at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut where at least ... Read More
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We've all heard that stress contributes to heart disease, but can stress management really reduce the risk? New data from Duke University suggests it might.
Researchers studied 151 patients who ... Read More
(NEW YORK) — Being spanked as a child appears to be linked to a host of long-term behavioral and mental health issues, according to a new review of evidence published this week.
But the report, which falls short ... Read More
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(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — Olivia Burtwistle grew as a typically curious and energetic child until soon after her fourth birthday, when her parents began to notice changes, including a “rapid decline” in Olivia’s vision.
The Burtwistles, ... Read More
(BOSTON) — A hospital or other medical center may seem like a safe space, but for health care employees, the workplace can be a dangerous environment.
A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine
highlights just how ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has previously been associated with sleep disorders. However, new research shows that this effect may be long-lasting, and people may not know they are experiencing it.Researchers compared 31 patients 18 months ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The CEO of a pharmaceutical company will testify Wednesday that officials there were "too aggressive" in raising the price of heart medications, according to his planned testimony released by the firm.
L. Michael Pearson of Valeant ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Before Lama Tsomo became one of the first American women ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist lama, or spiritual teacher, she was Linda Pritzker, part of the famous Pritzker family that built the Hyatt Hotel chain. ... Read More
(CAMBRDIGE, Mass.) -- There have been 40 confirmed cases of the mumps at Harvard University, even though many of those infected were vaccinated.
The outbreak was first reported on Feb. 29 and public health officials confirmed Thursday that the ... Read More