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Mysterious smell plaguing California residents and sparking finger-pointing

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

First-generation students discuss overcoming ‘impostor syndrome’

Jared Jaramillo(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   ... Read More

Smelling things that aren’t there could be a sign: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: 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   ... Read More

FDA approves first generic EpiPen

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(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   ... Read More

Hiker survives 6 days on mountain by hunting bees and plucking huckleberries

Courtesy Cowlitz County Sheriffs Office (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   ... Read More

More than half of drowsy-driving accidents caused by drivers younger than 25: Report

ABC News(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   ... Read More

4 ways to relax at your office on National Relaxation Day

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: 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   ... Read More

New ‘zombie’ gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- People who have been identified as having suffered a traumatic brain injury have almost double the risk of suicide than people without the condition, a new study by researchers in Denmark has found.

The study, published   ... Read More

Hilarious photo shoot celebrates parents’ empty nest

Laura Eskridge(SPRINGBORO, Ohio) -- Some parents despair at the thought of their kids leaving home. But not Vicky and Jeff Piper.

The Springboro, Ohio, couple was so looking forward to their youngest child leaving for college, they celebrated with   ... Read More

Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. ANNA CHACON(NEW YORK) --  Young black men expect increased scrutiny, surveillance and even direct targeting when in areas that have more white people than they typically encounter, a study has found.

Researchers from the Department of   ... Read More

Body positive model Iskra Lawrence says: ‘You are good enough’

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Iskra Lawrence is a 27-year-old body positive model and activist on a mission to change the world.

You may recognize Lawrence from her many lingerie campaigns with Aerie, American Eagle Outfitter’s intimate apparel brand,   ... Read More

Celery juice is the latest wellness trend: Is it one you should follow?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Supermodel Miranda Kerr says she drinks it every morning and actress Busy Philipps has talked about it with her 1.1 million Instagram followers.

Speaking of Instagram, you’ve probably seen it all over your feed.

It is   ... Read More

Positive thinking can be healthy, but reality checks are important: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. RICHA KALRA(NEW YORK) -- Thinking positively is often good for brain health -- but a new study shows it's important to proceed with caution.

Positive thoughts seem to increase connections between regions of the brain in   ... Read More

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Mysterious smell plaguing California residents and sparking finger-pointing

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

First-generation students discuss overcoming ‘impostor syndrome’

Jared Jaramillo(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   ... Read More

Smelling things that aren’t there could be a sign: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: 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   ... Read More

FDA approves first generic EpiPen

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(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   ... Read More

Hiker survives 6 days on mountain by hunting bees and plucking huckleberries

Courtesy Cowlitz County Sheriffs Office (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   ... Read More

More than half of drowsy-driving accidents caused by drivers younger than 25: Report

ABC News(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   ... Read More

4 ways to relax at your office on National Relaxation Day

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: 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   ... Read More

New ‘zombie’ gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- People who have been identified as having suffered a traumatic brain injury have almost double the risk of suicide than people without the condition, a new study by researchers in Denmark has found.

The study, published   ... Read More

Hilarious photo shoot celebrates parents’ empty nest

Laura Eskridge(SPRINGBORO, Ohio) -- Some parents despair at the thought of their kids leaving home. But not Vicky and Jeff Piper.

The Springboro, Ohio, couple was so looking forward to their youngest child leaving for college, they celebrated with   ... Read More

Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. ANNA CHACON(NEW YORK) --  Young black men expect increased scrutiny, surveillance and even direct targeting when in areas that have more white people than they typically encounter, a study has found.

Researchers from the Department of   ... Read More

Body positive model Iskra Lawrence says: ‘You are good enough’

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Iskra Lawrence is a 27-year-old body positive model and activist on a mission to change the world.

You may recognize Lawrence from her many lingerie campaigns with Aerie, American Eagle Outfitter’s intimate apparel brand,   ... Read More

Celery juice is the latest wellness trend: Is it one you should follow?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Supermodel Miranda Kerr says she drinks it every morning and actress Busy Philipps has talked about it with her 1.1 million Instagram followers.

Speaking of Instagram, you’ve probably seen it all over your feed.

It is   ... Read More

Positive thinking can be healthy, but reality checks are important: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. RICHA KALRA(NEW YORK) -- Thinking positively is often good for brain health -- but a new study shows it's important to proceed with caution.

Positive thoughts seem to increase connections between regions of the brain in   ... Read More

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