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Fellow firefighters play stork to deliver adopted baby

Matt277/iStock(BALTIMORE) -- A baby boy was delivered to his adoptive parents in the most memorable way possible: with firetrucks, firefighters and the surprise of a lifetime.

Mike Faherty and his wife Karen Faherty had been in the process of   ... Read More

Want to attend the ‘Game of Thrones’ final season premiere? Get ready to bleed for it

toeytoey2530/iStock(NEW YORK) --  The show that brought you the Red Wedding is now offering you the chance to attend its final season premiere... if you open a vein.

Game of Thrones is teaming up with the Red Cross to   ... Read More

Babies born weeks apart after mom, surrogate get pregnant at same time

Courtesy Tawnee Gonzalez(CYPRESS, Texas) -- A couple expecting a baby via surrogate welcomed not one, but two children after a mom became pregnant in addition to her surrogate.

"I was told that I was never able to get pregnant,"   ... Read More

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson ketamine nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression

MJ_Prototype/iStock BY: DR. THERESA SCOTT

(NEW YORK) -- Ketamine is often used in hospitals as an anesthetic, but it’s also well known as a street drug. Now, an expert panel wants to convince the Food and Drug Administration that ketamine   ... Read More

‘Young blood’ treatments to stop aging, disease are a ‘significant public health concern’: FDA

toeytoey2530/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It sounds like science fiction, but some companies are promoting the infusion of “young blood” into older people. Now, the Food and Drug Administration has gone on the record saying there is no evidence that these   ... Read More

‘Zombie deer’ disease is spreading across the US: What you should know

EEI_Tony/iStockBY: DR. AMRIT K. KAMBOJ

(NEW YORK) -- Is there such a thing as “zombie deer?” The answer is yes, and they may be your newest neighbors.

Since the first report of “zombie deer” about 50 years ago, sightings   ... Read More

New report recommends ways to prevent depression during pregnancy and postpartum for new moms

kieferpix/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Perinatal depression – which affects women during pregnancy and up to a year after delivery – can be prevented with counseling, according to a new report.

The report from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)   ... Read More

Study: Screen time for babies 2 years old and younger has doubled since mid-90s

tatyana_tomsickova/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A new study found that the amount of time children ages 2 years old and younger spend on screens has more than doubled since the mid-90s.

The study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, was based   ... Read More

Mom ‘fights’ her way to good health, losing 160 pounds

Courtesy Angie Phillips(NEW YORK) -- After an embarrassing incident at an amusement park, Angie Phillips knew it was time for a change.

"My husband, who is a big guy at 6 feet and 300 pounds, told me, 'If I   ... Read More

5 ways to protect yourself from heart disease during American Heart Month

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It’s American Heart Month, meaning it’s the perfect time to for a refresher on heart disease and how to prevent it.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with 800,000 people   ... Read More

Medical emergency sparks panic, fear of shooter at ‘Hamilton’ show in San Francisco

KGO(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A medical emergency sparked panic and fears of an active shooter situation at a performance of "Hamilton" in San Francisco Friday night.

The incident happened at the SHN Orpheum Theatre when a woman suffered a medical   ... Read More

Family of a 28-year-old Florida woman sues Lime scooter over crash that left her in ‘vegetative state’

Family of Ashanti Jordan(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) --  When Tracy Jordan sees people darting around Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on one of the thousands of motorized rental scooters available in the city, she says she sometimes has to cover her eyes   ... Read More

Courteney Cox got candid about her decision to dissolve all her fillers

Michael Tran/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) --  Actress Courteney Cox recently opened up about getting facial fillers in the past and why she chose to stop.

The 54-year-old "Friends" star told PEOPLE that she wasn't confident in her appearance as she got   ... Read More

Dr. Ruth says millennials’ intimacy issues aren’t about sex

Nicolette Cain/ABC(NEW YORK) -- Sex therapist Dr. Ruth said she is concerned about millennials’ issues with intimacy and loneliness.

Ruth Westheimer, better known as legendary sex therapist Dr. Ruth, voiced her concerns about the younger generation’s issues with intimacy   ... Read More

Ready to KonMari in 2019? Marie Kondo shares her six rules of tidying

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If you have not yet heard of Marie Kondo, you may be living under a pile of clutter.

The home organization guru who sparked a phenomenon with her KonMari method of tidying based on joy   ... Read More

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Fellow firefighters play stork to deliver adopted baby

Matt277/iStock(BALTIMORE) -- A baby boy was delivered to his adoptive parents in the most memorable way possible: with firetrucks, firefighters and the surprise of a lifetime.

Mike Faherty and his wife Karen Faherty had been in the process of   ... Read More

Want to attend the ‘Game of Thrones’ final season premiere? Get ready to bleed for it

toeytoey2530/iStock(NEW YORK) --  The show that brought you the Red Wedding is now offering you the chance to attend its final season premiere... if you open a vein.

Game of Thrones is teaming up with the Red Cross to   ... Read More

Babies born weeks apart after mom, surrogate get pregnant at same time

Courtesy Tawnee Gonzalez(CYPRESS, Texas) -- A couple expecting a baby via surrogate welcomed not one, but two children after a mom became pregnant in addition to her surrogate.

"I was told that I was never able to get pregnant,"   ... Read More

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson ketamine nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression

MJ_Prototype/iStock BY: DR. THERESA SCOTT

(NEW YORK) -- Ketamine is often used in hospitals as an anesthetic, but it’s also well known as a street drug. Now, an expert panel wants to convince the Food and Drug Administration that ketamine   ... Read More

‘Young blood’ treatments to stop aging, disease are a ‘significant public health concern’: FDA

toeytoey2530/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It sounds like science fiction, but some companies are promoting the infusion of “young blood” into older people. Now, the Food and Drug Administration has gone on the record saying there is no evidence that these   ... Read More

‘Zombie deer’ disease is spreading across the US: What you should know

EEI_Tony/iStockBY: DR. AMRIT K. KAMBOJ

(NEW YORK) -- Is there such a thing as “zombie deer?” The answer is yes, and they may be your newest neighbors.

Since the first report of “zombie deer” about 50 years ago, sightings   ... Read More

New report recommends ways to prevent depression during pregnancy and postpartum for new moms

kieferpix/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Perinatal depression – which affects women during pregnancy and up to a year after delivery – can be prevented with counseling, according to a new report.

The report from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)   ... Read More

Study: Screen time for babies 2 years old and younger has doubled since mid-90s

tatyana_tomsickova/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A new study found that the amount of time children ages 2 years old and younger spend on screens has more than doubled since the mid-90s.

The study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, was based   ... Read More

Mom ‘fights’ her way to good health, losing 160 pounds

Courtesy Angie Phillips(NEW YORK) -- After an embarrassing incident at an amusement park, Angie Phillips knew it was time for a change.

"My husband, who is a big guy at 6 feet and 300 pounds, told me, 'If I   ... Read More

5 ways to protect yourself from heart disease during American Heart Month

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It’s American Heart Month, meaning it’s the perfect time to for a refresher on heart disease and how to prevent it.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with 800,000 people   ... Read More

Medical emergency sparks panic, fear of shooter at ‘Hamilton’ show in San Francisco

KGO(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A medical emergency sparked panic and fears of an active shooter situation at a performance of "Hamilton" in San Francisco Friday night.

The incident happened at the SHN Orpheum Theatre when a woman suffered a medical   ... Read More

Family of a 28-year-old Florida woman sues Lime scooter over crash that left her in ‘vegetative state’

Family of Ashanti Jordan(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) --  When Tracy Jordan sees people darting around Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on one of the thousands of motorized rental scooters available in the city, she says she sometimes has to cover her eyes   ... Read More

Courteney Cox got candid about her decision to dissolve all her fillers

Michael Tran/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) --  Actress Courteney Cox recently opened up about getting facial fillers in the past and why she chose to stop.

The 54-year-old "Friends" star told PEOPLE that she wasn't confident in her appearance as she got   ... Read More

Dr. Ruth says millennials’ intimacy issues aren’t about sex

Nicolette Cain/ABC(NEW YORK) -- Sex therapist Dr. Ruth said she is concerned about millennials’ issues with intimacy and loneliness.

Ruth Westheimer, better known as legendary sex therapist Dr. Ruth, voiced her concerns about the younger generation’s issues with intimacy   ... Read More

Ready to KonMari in 2019? Marie Kondo shares her six rules of tidying

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If you have not yet heard of Marie Kondo, you may be living under a pile of clutter.

The home organization guru who sparked a phenomenon with her KonMari method of tidying based on joy   ... Read More

Main News Page


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