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Strokes are becoming more common in younger adults and PTSD may be a cause

utah778/iStock(NEW YORK) -- By Dr. Saumya Bhutani

The incidence of stroke, a major cause of disability and death, is on the rise in young and middle-aged adults. A new study suggests that PTSD may be a contributing factor.

"There   ... Read More

My son died from positional asphyxia in a car seat. Here’s what parents need to know.

Ryne Jungling(MANDAN, N.D.) -- It was a normal Thursday morning in January for new mom Rachel Jungling as she took her infant twins to day care.

Both Rachel and her husband, Ryne Jungling, headed to work, and Rachel was   ... Read More

Doctor uses TikTok to warn kids about vaping — and they’re listening

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When 29-year-old Dr. Rose Marie Leslie, a second-year family resident at the University of Minnesota Medical School, first found out about TikTok, she did what every other millennial did and downloaded the app to try it   ... Read More

Woman wins lawsuit after being fired while struggling with postpartum depression

Courtesy Maria Alves(NEW YORK) -- Maria Alves thought the crippling anxiety and worry she said she felt after the birth of her son three years ago were simply “baby blues” that would go away.

When the feelings continued weeks   ... Read More

University of New Mexico handing out coasters that test for date rape drugs

(Courtesy University of New Mexico) The University of New Mexico is handing out coasters that will test for drugs.(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Students at the University of New Mexico can now pick up coasters that will alert them if any   ... Read More

Rage yoga trend turns tranquil practice on its head

RyanJLane/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A new yoga craze is all the rage and a bit of an oxymoron.

Rage yoga has started to stretch across the U.S. where more new instructors are adopting the practice that includes alcohol, profanity and   ... Read More

How a blue Halloween bucket can help kids with autism go trick-or-treating

Savany/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Halloween is around the corner and parents have a sweet way to make trick-or-treating more inclusive and fun for everyone, especially children with autism.

The tradition at the end of the month when kids dress up   ... Read More

Town goes all-out on early holiday decorations for girl battling brain cancer

Jody Davidson(ULSTER, Pa.) -- In a typical year, Ariah Cook's grandparents are the first house in Ulster, Pa., to put up holiday decorations.

But this hasn't been a typical year.

Ariah, 6, is battling stage 3 glioblastoma, an aggressive   ... Read More

‘Why are we dismissed?’: Women open up about being sent home from hospitals in labor

Mikumi/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Quayla Harris knew exactly how she wanted the delivery of her third child to go: a natural birth in the hospital with her husband by her side.

Only one of those things happened.

Harris' husband was,   ... Read More

‘A whole new world of freedom’: Sailors with disabilities compete at an elite level

technotr/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Pauline Dowell may never be able to drive a car, but she can sail a boat around the world.

Dowell is legally blind and is one of many athletes with disabilities who competes in the C.   ... Read More

Local businesses work together to combat Ohio’s growing opioid crisis

Janet Weinstein/ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Treatment facilities and employers are working to tackle the opioid epidemic in central Ohio, which has been particularly hard hit by the growing national crisis.

House of Hope in downtown Columbus has helped an   ... Read More

New study shows student athletes more likely to get concussions during games than practices

rmcguirk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- High school athletes are more likely to have concussions during games than in practice, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In the new study, 20 high school sports, including football, wrestling,   ... Read More

Is your positivity toxic? How being positive may be harmful when helping others

Licensed psychotherapist Whitney Hawkins Goodman. (ABC News)(NEW YORK) -- We've all heard of the power of positive thinking. We're told to be positive. Think positively.

So when someone we love is feeling down or facing a challenge, many of   ... Read More

There’s a national shortage of Braille teachers and the situation is dire

Braille Institute(NEW YORK) -- "When my son was born, he was the first blind person I’d ever met," Emily Coleman told ABC News' Good Morning America.

Coleman, 40, now works as a superintendent for the Texas School for   ... Read More

Mom competes in 140-mile race with daughter who’s unable to walk

Beth James(NEW YORK) -- An Ironman triathlon is considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.

It’s about a 17-hour competition where athletes have to complete a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and then   ... Read More

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Strokes are becoming more common in younger adults and PTSD may be a cause

utah778/iStock(NEW YORK) -- By Dr. Saumya Bhutani

The incidence of stroke, a major cause of disability and death, is on the rise in young and middle-aged adults. A new study suggests that PTSD may be a contributing factor.

"There   ... Read More

My son died from positional asphyxia in a car seat. Here’s what parents need to know.

Ryne Jungling(MANDAN, N.D.) -- It was a normal Thursday morning in January for new mom Rachel Jungling as she took her infant twins to day care.

Both Rachel and her husband, Ryne Jungling, headed to work, and Rachel was   ... Read More

Doctor uses TikTok to warn kids about vaping — and they’re listening

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When 29-year-old Dr. Rose Marie Leslie, a second-year family resident at the University of Minnesota Medical School, first found out about TikTok, she did what every other millennial did and downloaded the app to try it   ... Read More

Woman wins lawsuit after being fired while struggling with postpartum depression

Courtesy Maria Alves(NEW YORK) -- Maria Alves thought the crippling anxiety and worry she said she felt after the birth of her son three years ago were simply “baby blues” that would go away.

When the feelings continued weeks   ... Read More

University of New Mexico handing out coasters that test for date rape drugs

(Courtesy University of New Mexico) The University of New Mexico is handing out coasters that will test for drugs.(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Students at the University of New Mexico can now pick up coasters that will alert them if any   ... Read More

Rage yoga trend turns tranquil practice on its head

RyanJLane/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A new yoga craze is all the rage and a bit of an oxymoron.

Rage yoga has started to stretch across the U.S. where more new instructors are adopting the practice that includes alcohol, profanity and   ... Read More

How a blue Halloween bucket can help kids with autism go trick-or-treating

Savany/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Halloween is around the corner and parents have a sweet way to make trick-or-treating more inclusive and fun for everyone, especially children with autism.

The tradition at the end of the month when kids dress up   ... Read More

Town goes all-out on early holiday decorations for girl battling brain cancer

Jody Davidson(ULSTER, Pa.) -- In a typical year, Ariah Cook's grandparents are the first house in Ulster, Pa., to put up holiday decorations.

But this hasn't been a typical year.

Ariah, 6, is battling stage 3 glioblastoma, an aggressive   ... Read More

‘Why are we dismissed?’: Women open up about being sent home from hospitals in labor

Mikumi/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Quayla Harris knew exactly how she wanted the delivery of her third child to go: a natural birth in the hospital with her husband by her side.

Only one of those things happened.

Harris' husband was,   ... Read More

‘A whole new world of freedom’: Sailors with disabilities compete at an elite level

technotr/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Pauline Dowell may never be able to drive a car, but she can sail a boat around the world.

Dowell is legally blind and is one of many athletes with disabilities who competes in the C.   ... Read More

Local businesses work together to combat Ohio’s growing opioid crisis

Janet Weinstein/ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Treatment facilities and employers are working to tackle the opioid epidemic in central Ohio, which has been particularly hard hit by the growing national crisis.

House of Hope in downtown Columbus has helped an   ... Read More

New study shows student athletes more likely to get concussions during games than practices

rmcguirk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- High school athletes are more likely to have concussions during games than in practice, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In the new study, 20 high school sports, including football, wrestling,   ... Read More

Is your positivity toxic? How being positive may be harmful when helping others

Licensed psychotherapist Whitney Hawkins Goodman. (ABC News)(NEW YORK) -- We've all heard of the power of positive thinking. We're told to be positive. Think positively.

So when someone we love is feeling down or facing a challenge, many of   ... Read More

There’s a national shortage of Braille teachers and the situation is dire

Braille Institute(NEW YORK) -- "When my son was born, he was the first blind person I’d ever met," Emily Coleman told ABC News' Good Morning America.

Coleman, 40, now works as a superintendent for the Texas School for   ... Read More

Mom competes in 140-mile race with daughter who’s unable to walk

Beth James(NEW YORK) -- An Ironman triathlon is considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.

It’s about a 17-hour competition where athletes have to complete a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and then   ... Read More

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