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Florida man arrested for having Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

Pinellas County Sheriffs Office(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- A Florida man was arrested after he was caught with five ecstasy pills that were the color orange and in the shape of President Trump's face, police said.

Brendan Dolan-King, 23, had the   ... Read More

New measles numbers show the disease continues to spread but at slightly slower pace

Hailshadow/iStock(ATLANTA) -- The number of measles cases continues to grow, though at a slightly less rapid pace than was recorded earlier in the year.

The Centers for Disease Control announced Monday that there were 21 new cases of measles   ... Read More

Parents want to regain custody of 4-year-old son with cancer after stopping his chemo

ABC News(HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.) -- A couple from Florida is fighting to regain custody of their son after they chose alternative methods to treat his tumor.

Noah McAdams was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year. The 4-year-old's   ... Read More

Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

Trae Patton/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip.

Teigen, a mom of two with husband John Legend,   ... Read More

South Dakota woman gives birth to triplets after thinking she had kidney stones

MillefloreImages/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A South Dakota mother was in for a huge surprise during a recent trip to the hospital earlier this month for what she thought was kidney stones.

"Started getting pains, figured it was kidney stones cause   ... Read More

Weight Watchers’ app for kids draws backlash from parents, calls for boycott

dolgachov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17.

The app, called Kurbo by WW, is "designed to   ... Read More

10 common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?

We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making   ... Read More

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.

Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported across several states involving   ... Read More

4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

iStock(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.

Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with school performance, making friends and   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

WoodysPhotos/iStockBY DR. NITHIN PAUL(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to   ... Read More

Potentially toxic ‘miracle cure’ touted by fringe ‘church’ is back on FDA’s radar

Doug Nash(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as a treatment or cure everything from   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.

A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how new   ... Read More

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life.

Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her   ... Read More

Three ways to stop the dreaded ‘Sunday scaries’

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away.

Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe the anticipatory   ... Read More

New product line is helping people embrace their baldness

Courtesy Comprehensive Cranium Care(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12.

By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she decided to shave her   ... Read More

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Florida man arrested for having Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

Pinellas County Sheriffs Office(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- A Florida man was arrested after he was caught with five ecstasy pills that were the color orange and in the shape of President Trump's face, police said.

Brendan Dolan-King, 23, had the   ... Read More

New measles numbers show the disease continues to spread but at slightly slower pace

Hailshadow/iStock(ATLANTA) -- The number of measles cases continues to grow, though at a slightly less rapid pace than was recorded earlier in the year.

The Centers for Disease Control announced Monday that there were 21 new cases of measles   ... Read More

Parents want to regain custody of 4-year-old son with cancer after stopping his chemo

ABC News(HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.) -- A couple from Florida is fighting to regain custody of their son after they chose alternative methods to treat his tumor.

Noah McAdams was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year. The 4-year-old's   ... Read More

Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

Trae Patton/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip.

Teigen, a mom of two with husband John Legend,   ... Read More

South Dakota woman gives birth to triplets after thinking she had kidney stones

MillefloreImages/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A South Dakota mother was in for a huge surprise during a recent trip to the hospital earlier this month for what she thought was kidney stones.

"Started getting pains, figured it was kidney stones cause   ... Read More

Weight Watchers’ app for kids draws backlash from parents, calls for boycott

dolgachov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17.

The app, called Kurbo by WW, is "designed to   ... Read More

10 common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?

We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making   ... Read More

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.

Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported across several states involving   ... Read More

4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

iStock(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.

Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with school performance, making friends and   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

WoodysPhotos/iStockBY DR. NITHIN PAUL(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to   ... Read More

Potentially toxic ‘miracle cure’ touted by fringe ‘church’ is back on FDA’s radar

Doug Nash(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as a treatment or cure everything from   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.

A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how new   ... Read More

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life.

Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her   ... Read More

Three ways to stop the dreaded ‘Sunday scaries’

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away.

Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe the anticipatory   ... Read More

New product line is helping people embrace their baldness

Courtesy Comprehensive Cranium Care(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12.

By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she decided to shave her   ... Read More

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