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Dad bod? Men who exercise might pass down healthier metabolism to their kids, study says

iStock/ThinkstockBy: Dr. Colette Poole-Boykin(NEW YORK) -- Here's another reason for wannabe dads to exercise: Sweating it out now might pay off later in better health for your children, according to a new study.

Men who exercise before the   ... Read More

Mom reveals the most heartbreaking comments people have made to her since she lost her baby

(Courtesy: Ariel Mendoza) Ariel Mendoza, 24, of St. Paul, Minnesota, shared a photo project revealing the most upsetting comments people made to her since she lost her son.(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A woman who lost her newborn son is   ... Read More

Letting sunlight in really can kill dark-loving bacteria, study shows

iStock/ThinkstockBy Dr. Tambetta Ojong
(NEW YORK) -- Opening the window shades in the morning may not only help the growth of indoor plants or get skin a little dose of vitamin D -- it might also lower amounts of   ... Read More

Fertility rates decreasing as 1st-time moms get older: CDC

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) -- Fertility rates have declined in the U.S. and women are giving birth for the first time later and later, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The results came after researchers from the National Center   ... Read More

Obituary for opioid addict goes viral: ‘This disease needs a face’

Courtesy Kate O'Neill(NEW YORK) -- Madelyn Linsenmeir was a mother, sister and friend, who was "hilarious, and warm, and fearless, and resilient." She was also an opioid addict.

Linsenmeir was a junkie for 12 years and, at what her   ... Read More

62 cases of AFM confirmed across 22 states: CDC

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38   ... Read More

‘Patients deserve to know’: Government wants TV ads to disclose drug prices

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration said Monday it plans to require drug makers to start disclosing its prices in television advertisements, a move that prompted immediate pushback from the pharmaceutical industry and raised questions about whether that would translate   ... Read More

More than 60 cases of AFM confirmed across 22 states: CDC

ABCNews.com(ATLANTA) -- There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38 cases   ... Read More

Breast cancer disparities: Black women more likely than white women to die from breast cancer in the US

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA (NEW YORK) -- For Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, tennis star Serena Williams went topless in a music video, singing the song "I Touch Myself" while covering her breasts with her hands. It was   ... Read More

New HHS rule would require drug companies to disclose prices in TV ads

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Trump administration said Monday it plans to require drug makers to start disclosing its prices in television advertisements, a move that prompted immediate pushback from the pharmaceutical industry and raised questions about whether it would   ... Read More

Unvaccinated child dies from flu in Florida

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Florida child who hadn't received a flu vaccination died from the virus in late September or early October, according to the state's department of health.

It's the first reported pediatric death in Florida for the   ... Read More

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tour raises Zika concerns after baby announcement

Ben Birchall - WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their pregnancy this morning as they kicked off a 16-day tour that includes stops in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.

But the trip   ... Read More

Ousted EPA scientist says agency effort to protect children from lead has stalled

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government's push to prevent lead from harming children's health has stalled, according to a top scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency who was recently pushed out of her job.

The scientist, Ruth Etzel, recently told   ... Read More

Fatal police shootings 40% more likely in states with higher gun ownership

iStock/ThinkstockBY. DR. TAMBETTA OJONG(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Constitution’s second amendment gives us the “right to bear arms,” but what if having a gun for protection is actually putting you more at risk of harm? A new study   ... Read More

Screen time overload: How media multitasking can affect our impressions of new people

iStock/ThinkstockBY. COLETTE POOLE-BOYKIN(NEW YORK) --  In the 21st Century, multiple media devices, such as smartphones, computers and television, constantly compete for our attention. Using them all at once is known as media multitasking, and it forces our brains   ... Read More

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Dad bod? Men who exercise might pass down healthier metabolism to their kids, study says

iStock/ThinkstockBy: Dr. Colette Poole-Boykin(NEW YORK) -- Here's another reason for wannabe dads to exercise: Sweating it out now might pay off later in better health for your children, according to a new study.

Men who exercise before the   ... Read More

Mom reveals the most heartbreaking comments people have made to her since she lost her baby

(Courtesy: Ariel Mendoza) Ariel Mendoza, 24, of St. Paul, Minnesota, shared a photo project revealing the most upsetting comments people made to her since she lost her son.(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A woman who lost her newborn son is   ... Read More

Letting sunlight in really can kill dark-loving bacteria, study shows

iStock/ThinkstockBy Dr. Tambetta Ojong
(NEW YORK) -- Opening the window shades in the morning may not only help the growth of indoor plants or get skin a little dose of vitamin D -- it might also lower amounts of   ... Read More

Fertility rates decreasing as 1st-time moms get older: CDC

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) -- Fertility rates have declined in the U.S. and women are giving birth for the first time later and later, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The results came after researchers from the National Center   ... Read More

Obituary for opioid addict goes viral: ‘This disease needs a face’

Courtesy Kate O'Neill(NEW YORK) -- Madelyn Linsenmeir was a mother, sister and friend, who was "hilarious, and warm, and fearless, and resilient." She was also an opioid addict.

Linsenmeir was a junkie for 12 years and, at what her   ... Read More

62 cases of AFM confirmed across 22 states: CDC

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38   ... Read More

‘Patients deserve to know’: Government wants TV ads to disclose drug prices

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration said Monday it plans to require drug makers to start disclosing its prices in television advertisements, a move that prompted immediate pushback from the pharmaceutical industry and raised questions about whether that would translate   ... Read More

More than 60 cases of AFM confirmed across 22 states: CDC

ABCNews.com(ATLANTA) -- There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38 cases   ... Read More

Breast cancer disparities: Black women more likely than white women to die from breast cancer in the US

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA (NEW YORK) -- For Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, tennis star Serena Williams went topless in a music video, singing the song "I Touch Myself" while covering her breasts with her hands. It was   ... Read More

New HHS rule would require drug companies to disclose prices in TV ads

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Trump administration said Monday it plans to require drug makers to start disclosing its prices in television advertisements, a move that prompted immediate pushback from the pharmaceutical industry and raised questions about whether it would   ... Read More

Unvaccinated child dies from flu in Florida

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Florida child who hadn't received a flu vaccination died from the virus in late September or early October, according to the state's department of health.

It's the first reported pediatric death in Florida for the   ... Read More

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tour raises Zika concerns after baby announcement

Ben Birchall - WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their pregnancy this morning as they kicked off a 16-day tour that includes stops in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.

But the trip   ... Read More

Ousted EPA scientist says agency effort to protect children from lead has stalled

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government's push to prevent lead from harming children's health has stalled, according to a top scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency who was recently pushed out of her job.

The scientist, Ruth Etzel, recently told   ... Read More

Fatal police shootings 40% more likely in states with higher gun ownership

iStock/ThinkstockBY. DR. TAMBETTA OJONG(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Constitution’s second amendment gives us the “right to bear arms,” but what if having a gun for protection is actually putting you more at risk of harm? A new study   ... Read More

Screen time overload: How media multitasking can affect our impressions of new people

iStock/ThinkstockBY. COLETTE POOLE-BOYKIN(NEW YORK) --  In the 21st Century, multiple media devices, such as smartphones, computers and television, constantly compete for our attention. Using them all at once is known as media multitasking, and it forces our brains   ... Read More

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