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What to know about rising Sober Curious movement

aprilante/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A so-called Sober Curious movement that's been gaining in popularity focuses on eliminating alcohol for health, sleep and wellness reasons, and its founder encourages people to participate by asking them to imagine "what it's like to   ... Read More

NYC issues $1,000 fines for refusing to get measles vaccinations

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New York City followed through on its threat to fine people who refused to get measles vaccines on Thursday.

The city's health department issued civil summons to three people a week after issuing an emergency order   ... Read More

Study: 23andMe gene test might falsely reassure some people of breast cancer risk

JasonDoiy/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Since 2010, 23andMe has charged people to test themselves for potentially harmful gene mutations, such as those in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which, when mutated, can dramatically increase a person’s risk for developing breast or   ... Read More

Eleven labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital

Miami Valley Hospital(DAYTON, Ohio) -- Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, is about to turn it up to 11.

Eleven nurses in the hospital's labor and delivery unit are pregnant at the same time.

The due dates for the   ... Read More

Beyonce opens up about pregnancy complications with twins

Kevin Winter/PW18/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- Along with footage of rehearsals, intimate family moments and reflections on her 2018 monumental Coachella performance, Beyoncé opened up about a very personal aspect of her health in her new documentary.   ... Read More

Washington state pushes to take away vaccination exemptions amid measles outbreak

Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock(SEATTLE) -- After 74 confirmed cases of measles, Washington state politicians are taking action.

The state Senate has passed a bill that, if enacted, would revoke the state's vaccination exemption for those who have a personal or philosophical   ... Read More

Nina Garcia opens up about her preventative double mastectomy

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Fashion maven Nina Garcia, the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and a judge on Project Runway opened up about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy earlier this year, saying she felt in her industry   ... Read More

‘Patient zero’ of Michigan measles outbreak thought he was immune: Doctor

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The man who is believed to have brought the ongoing measles outbreak to Michigan thought he was immune to the disease, according to a doctor who spoke with him.

The man, who remains unidentified but is   ... Read More

Infants cured of ‘bubble boy’ immune disease with experimental gene therapy

chemicalbilly/iStock(NEW YORK) -- “Cure” is an elusive word, but it’s exactly what researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are calling their treatment for the most common form of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a group of rare immune diseases   ... Read More

60 arrested across 5 states in ‘Appalachia’ opioid takedown

Moussa81/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced Wednesday that 60 people across five states, including more than 30 physicians, were charged in connection with millions of illegal prescription opioids in a takedown by its "Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force."   ... Read More

More screen time linked to higher risk of ADHD in preschool-aged children: Study

yaoinlove/iStock(EDMONTON, Alberta) -- The next time you think about passing your preschooler a smartphone or tablet at the dinner table to keep them entertained, you might want to think twice.

A new study out of the University of Alberta   ... Read More

Abortion rights group asks SCOTUS to strike Louisiana admitting privileges law

Bill Chizek/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Abortion rights advocates have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to summarily strike down a controversial Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

The court in February, by a   ... Read More

Rumors swirl that Duchess Meghan may give birth at home

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is due to give birth any day.

While she and Prince Harry await their first child, the world is waiting to find out where exactly Meghan will give birth.   ... Read More

New study reveals the possible dangers of long commutes during pregnancy

RuslanDashinsky/iStock(NEW YORK) -- From what to eat to how to exercise to what position in which to sleep, there's a lot for pregnant women to think about. Thanks to a new study, now they can add commutes to that   ... Read More

19-year-old woman meets 22-year-old stranger who donated his liver to her

ABC News(HAMDEN, Conn.) -- An emotional reunion more than three months in the making took place live on Good Morning America when a 19-year-old girl met the complete stranger who gave her his liver.

Madison Ricci, 19, and Jaelin   ... Read More

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What to know about rising Sober Curious movement

aprilante/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A so-called Sober Curious movement that's been gaining in popularity focuses on eliminating alcohol for health, sleep and wellness reasons, and its founder encourages people to participate by asking them to imagine "what it's like to   ... Read More

NYC issues $1,000 fines for refusing to get measles vaccinations

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New York City followed through on its threat to fine people who refused to get measles vaccines on Thursday.

The city's health department issued civil summons to three people a week after issuing an emergency order   ... Read More

Study: 23andMe gene test might falsely reassure some people of breast cancer risk

JasonDoiy/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Since 2010, 23andMe has charged people to test themselves for potentially harmful gene mutations, such as those in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which, when mutated, can dramatically increase a person’s risk for developing breast or   ... Read More

Eleven labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital

Miami Valley Hospital(DAYTON, Ohio) -- Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, is about to turn it up to 11.

Eleven nurses in the hospital's labor and delivery unit are pregnant at the same time.

The due dates for the   ... Read More

Beyonce opens up about pregnancy complications with twins

Kevin Winter/PW18/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- Along with footage of rehearsals, intimate family moments and reflections on her 2018 monumental Coachella performance, Beyoncé opened up about a very personal aspect of her health in her new documentary.   ... Read More

Washington state pushes to take away vaccination exemptions amid measles outbreak

Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock(SEATTLE) -- After 74 confirmed cases of measles, Washington state politicians are taking action.

The state Senate has passed a bill that, if enacted, would revoke the state's vaccination exemption for those who have a personal or philosophical   ... Read More

Nina Garcia opens up about her preventative double mastectomy

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Fashion maven Nina Garcia, the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and a judge on Project Runway opened up about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy earlier this year, saying she felt in her industry   ... Read More

‘Patient zero’ of Michigan measles outbreak thought he was immune: Doctor

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The man who is believed to have brought the ongoing measles outbreak to Michigan thought he was immune to the disease, according to a doctor who spoke with him.

The man, who remains unidentified but is   ... Read More

Infants cured of ‘bubble boy’ immune disease with experimental gene therapy

chemicalbilly/iStock(NEW YORK) -- “Cure” is an elusive word, but it’s exactly what researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are calling their treatment for the most common form of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a group of rare immune diseases   ... Read More

60 arrested across 5 states in ‘Appalachia’ opioid takedown

Moussa81/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced Wednesday that 60 people across five states, including more than 30 physicians, were charged in connection with millions of illegal prescription opioids in a takedown by its "Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force."   ... Read More

More screen time linked to higher risk of ADHD in preschool-aged children: Study

yaoinlove/iStock(EDMONTON, Alberta) -- The next time you think about passing your preschooler a smartphone or tablet at the dinner table to keep them entertained, you might want to think twice.

A new study out of the University of Alberta   ... Read More

Abortion rights group asks SCOTUS to strike Louisiana admitting privileges law

Bill Chizek/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Abortion rights advocates have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to summarily strike down a controversial Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

The court in February, by a   ... Read More

Rumors swirl that Duchess Meghan may give birth at home

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is due to give birth any day.

While she and Prince Harry await their first child, the world is waiting to find out where exactly Meghan will give birth.   ... Read More

New study reveals the possible dangers of long commutes during pregnancy

RuslanDashinsky/iStock(NEW YORK) -- From what to eat to how to exercise to what position in which to sleep, there's a lot for pregnant women to think about. Thanks to a new study, now they can add commutes to that   ... Read More

19-year-old woman meets 22-year-old stranger who donated his liver to her

ABC News(HAMDEN, Conn.) -- An emotional reunion more than three months in the making took place live on Good Morning America when a 19-year-old girl met the complete stranger who gave her his liver.

Madison Ricci, 19, and Jaelin   ... Read More

Main News Page


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