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Seasonal produce to make your summer recipes shine

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Summer is upon us, which means it's time to hit your local farmers market for the freshest seasonal ingredients.

seasonal food not only tastes amazing, but it helps build a sustainable food system, supports local farmers   ... Read More

Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stress may not just affect the mind, but may actually affect the physical immune system, a new study found.

Everyone will experience a significant life stressor at some point in their lives, such as loss of   ... Read More

Mom shaves toddler’s head: “We made a decision cancer wouldn’t take his hair.”

Nichole Brooks(DALLAS) -- A mom who made the decision to shave her toddler's head as he undergoes chemotherapy for cancer treatment shared her powerful photos to Facebook.

And though it was a difficult process, Nichole Brooks took great comfort   ... Read More

Science shows party dip can give you herpes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you need another reason to avoid parties, consider this finding from the U.K. show Food Unwrapped: you can get a nasty stomach bug, and even herpes, from party dip.While the scourge of double-dipping came   ... Read More

Life after attempting suicide: What 4 survivors want you to know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With the shocking deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain still fresh in our minds and dramatic new statistics showing suicides on the rise, we’re all grappling with how pervasive and devastating suicide is.

Around 1.4   ... Read More

Around 30 noxious Hogweed have been found in Virginia

ABC News(CLARKE COUNTY, VA.) -- Scientists and officials on the East Coast are working to locate invasive plants known as giant hogweed that can cause third-degree burns and even permanent blindness to those who come in contact, after Virginia   ... Read More

Playing video games too much might lead to a real problem, World Health Organization says

BY DR. KARINE TAWAGI, BY ABC NEWSiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- "Call of Duty," "Grand Theft Auto" and "Fortnite" are just some of the super-popular video games that have captured the imaginations of gamers around the world. But health officials   ... Read More

Four healthy grilling ideas for your next summer barbecue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Summer is all about backyard barbecues and that means lots of burgers and food on the grill.

If you're trying to be healthier this summer, there are simple swaps to lighten up the go-to grilling dishes,   ... Read More

For obese people with a common joint disorder, weight loss can lead to pain reduction

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW  YORK) -- Weight loss may be a promising treatment for obese people with one of the most common joint disorders, according to a new study.

For those who are overweight or obese with knee osteoarthritis, losing 20 percent   ... Read More

Saving Carter: Family of boy with rare disorder dubbed ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ launches campaign to save him

Becca Rillo Photography(NEW YORK) -- The parents of a 6-year-old boy who suffers from a debilitating disorder likened to 'childhood Alzheimer's' have started a campaign to save their son.

"Carter is probably one of the most loving children you'll   ... Read More

Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- This Father's Day, a daughter is giving her dad a priceless gift -- a second chance at life.

Florida high school music teacher Ronald Corbin had been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant   ... Read More

7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Life can be stressful. Very stressful.

Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot.

Finding someone to talk about dealing with it all can be stressful in   ... Read More

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An outbreak of salmonella that has infected 73 people in 31 states has led investigators to a suspected culprit: certain batches of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.

The Kellogg Co. has recalled packages of the cereal that   ... Read More

US teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight, study says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A newly released study of about 15,000 high school students has found that fewer are having sex and fewer are using drugs.

The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) -- a study of students across 21   ... Read More

Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Vitamin D helps maintain bone health, but could it also help prevent cancer? Researchers think it could lower the risk of colon cancer, because of its role in pathways related to cell growth and regulation.

This   ... Read More

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Seasonal produce to make your summer recipes shine

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Summer is upon us, which means it's time to hit your local farmers market for the freshest seasonal ingredients.

seasonal food not only tastes amazing, but it helps build a sustainable food system, supports local farmers   ... Read More

Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stress may not just affect the mind, but may actually affect the physical immune system, a new study found.

Everyone will experience a significant life stressor at some point in their lives, such as loss of   ... Read More

Mom shaves toddler’s head: “We made a decision cancer wouldn’t take his hair.”

Nichole Brooks(DALLAS) -- A mom who made the decision to shave her toddler's head as he undergoes chemotherapy for cancer treatment shared her powerful photos to Facebook.

And though it was a difficult process, Nichole Brooks took great comfort   ... Read More

Science shows party dip can give you herpes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you need another reason to avoid parties, consider this finding from the U.K. show Food Unwrapped: you can get a nasty stomach bug, and even herpes, from party dip.While the scourge of double-dipping came   ... Read More

Life after attempting suicide: What 4 survivors want you to know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With the shocking deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain still fresh in our minds and dramatic new statistics showing suicides on the rise, we’re all grappling with how pervasive and devastating suicide is.

Around 1.4   ... Read More

Around 30 noxious Hogweed have been found in Virginia

ABC News(CLARKE COUNTY, VA.) -- Scientists and officials on the East Coast are working to locate invasive plants known as giant hogweed that can cause third-degree burns and even permanent blindness to those who come in contact, after Virginia   ... Read More

Playing video games too much might lead to a real problem, World Health Organization says

BY DR. KARINE TAWAGI, BY ABC NEWSiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- "Call of Duty," "Grand Theft Auto" and "Fortnite" are just some of the super-popular video games that have captured the imaginations of gamers around the world. But health officials   ... Read More

Four healthy grilling ideas for your next summer barbecue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Summer is all about backyard barbecues and that means lots of burgers and food on the grill.

If you're trying to be healthier this summer, there are simple swaps to lighten up the go-to grilling dishes,   ... Read More

For obese people with a common joint disorder, weight loss can lead to pain reduction

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW  YORK) -- Weight loss may be a promising treatment for obese people with one of the most common joint disorders, according to a new study.

For those who are overweight or obese with knee osteoarthritis, losing 20 percent   ... Read More

Saving Carter: Family of boy with rare disorder dubbed ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ launches campaign to save him

Becca Rillo Photography(NEW YORK) -- The parents of a 6-year-old boy who suffers from a debilitating disorder likened to 'childhood Alzheimer's' have started a campaign to save their son.

"Carter is probably one of the most loving children you'll   ... Read More

Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- This Father's Day, a daughter is giving her dad a priceless gift -- a second chance at life.

Florida high school music teacher Ronald Corbin had been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant   ... Read More

7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Life can be stressful. Very stressful.

Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot.

Finding someone to talk about dealing with it all can be stressful in   ... Read More

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An outbreak of salmonella that has infected 73 people in 31 states has led investigators to a suspected culprit: certain batches of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.

The Kellogg Co. has recalled packages of the cereal that   ... Read More

US teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight, study says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A newly released study of about 15,000 high school students has found that fewer are having sex and fewer are using drugs.

The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) -- a study of students across 21   ... Read More

Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Vitamin D helps maintain bone health, but could it also help prevent cancer? Researchers think it could lower the risk of colon cancer, because of its role in pathways related to cell growth and regulation.

This   ... Read More

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