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Jimmy Dean sausage-link products recalled due reports of metal shards

DebbiSmirnoff/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A company behind Jimmy Dean sausage has issued a voluntary recall of more than 29,000 pounds of product due to reports of "small, string-like fragments of metal" being found in the food.

CTI Foods LLC, a   ... Read More

Gender-neutral a hot trend in baby names

benkayam/iStock(NEW YORK) -- What's in a name?

Well, according to the experts at Nameberry, not gender, at least for a growing number of parents.

Nonbinary names are a hot trend, according to the experts. But unlike the trend of   ... Read More

What to know about the new strategy to prevent holiday overeating

Andrey Mitrofanov/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Nutritionist Maya Feller breaks down what to know about a new study that explains a way to avoid gaining extra weight over the holidays.

Watch the ABC News video report for more:
Copyright © 2018,   ... Read More

Mom’s viral post takes square aim at mom shamers

Kelsea King and her two children. Courtesy Kelsea King(NEW YORK) -- Mom shamers can sit down now.

Because when you think about it, they will come for you no matter what you do. Breastfeeding? Don't do it in public.   ... Read More

Women having heart attacks wait longer to get help: Study

Charday Penn/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New researchers found that women with heart attack symptoms wait approximately 37 minutes longer than men before reaching out for potentially life-saving medical care.

Watch the report from ABC's Good Morning America:Copyright ©   ... Read More

Could leaving the hospital near Christmas be more dangerous?

MJFelt/iStock(TORONTO) -- The holidays are a time that most people look forward to -- the festivities, the fun and a chance to see family. But new research from Toronto General Hospital shows that it may actually be a dangerous   ... Read More

Apple Watch tells man, 46, he has an irregular heartbeat — it was right

Courtesy Ed Dentel(RICHMOND, Va.) -- When Ed Dentel updated his Apple Watch on Thursday night, he didn't expect it to upend his weekend, much less change his life.

The 46-year-old communications consultant from Richmond, Virginia, does taekwondo with his   ... Read More

‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland reveals serious health struggles, second kidney transplant

VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Modern Family star Sarah Hyland is going public with her serious health struggles.

In an in-depth profile for Self magazine, Hyland, 28, reveals that she recently had a second kidney transplant after her   ... Read More

How DNA, genetic genealogy made 2018 the year to crack cold cases

ktsimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Christine Franke was a 25-year-old college student when she was shot dead in her Orlando apartment on Oct. 21, 2001.

Though DNA was left behind at the crime scene, years went by without an arrest.

The   ... Read More

Supreme Court deals blow to two states’ attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding

RonBailey/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Monday dealt a blow to two states' attempts to hamstring Planned Parenthood clinics by disqualifying them from public Medicaid funds.

The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in two cases concerning moves by   ... Read More

Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Courtesy Lisa Skinner(ATLANTA) -- One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to go to the big game.

Steven Skinner, a father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for   ... Read More

After marijuana helps patriarch with Alzheimer’s, his family pushes for more research

Courtesy Greg SpierBY. DR. FORD VOX(BOSTON) -- A Massachusetts family’s experience giving marijuana edibles to their dying patriarch is set to kick off a desperately needed investigation into how cannabis might treat some of the more troubling symptoms   ... Read More

CDC warns against eating raw cookie dough

GarysFRP/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The holidays are upon us and for many that means family time in the kitchen preparing delicious baked goods and maybe even licking the spoon before the cookies go into the oven. So the Center for   ... Read More

Asian longhorned tick is a growing threat in the US, but it’s not the main threat

Risto0/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting the public about the Asian longhorned tick, a species of tick not normally found in the United States that is known for its ability to mass-reproduce. Since its   ... Read More

Second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city

omersukrugoksu/iStock(BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo) -- The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city.

Butembo, a bustling city of almost a million people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is reporting an increasing number   ... Read More

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Jimmy Dean sausage-link products recalled due reports of metal shards

DebbiSmirnoff/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A company behind Jimmy Dean sausage has issued a voluntary recall of more than 29,000 pounds of product due to reports of "small, string-like fragments of metal" being found in the food.

CTI Foods LLC, a   ... Read More

Gender-neutral a hot trend in baby names

benkayam/iStock(NEW YORK) -- What's in a name?

Well, according to the experts at Nameberry, not gender, at least for a growing number of parents.

Nonbinary names are a hot trend, according to the experts. But unlike the trend of   ... Read More

What to know about the new strategy to prevent holiday overeating

Andrey Mitrofanov/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Nutritionist Maya Feller breaks down what to know about a new study that explains a way to avoid gaining extra weight over the holidays.

Watch the ABC News video report for more:
Copyright © 2018,   ... Read More

Mom’s viral post takes square aim at mom shamers

Kelsea King and her two children. Courtesy Kelsea King(NEW YORK) -- Mom shamers can sit down now.

Because when you think about it, they will come for you no matter what you do. Breastfeeding? Don't do it in public.   ... Read More

Women having heart attacks wait longer to get help: Study

Charday Penn/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New researchers found that women with heart attack symptoms wait approximately 37 minutes longer than men before reaching out for potentially life-saving medical care.

Watch the report from ABC's Good Morning America:Copyright ©   ... Read More

Could leaving the hospital near Christmas be more dangerous?

MJFelt/iStock(TORONTO) -- The holidays are a time that most people look forward to -- the festivities, the fun and a chance to see family. But new research from Toronto General Hospital shows that it may actually be a dangerous   ... Read More

Apple Watch tells man, 46, he has an irregular heartbeat — it was right

Courtesy Ed Dentel(RICHMOND, Va.) -- When Ed Dentel updated his Apple Watch on Thursday night, he didn't expect it to upend his weekend, much less change his life.

The 46-year-old communications consultant from Richmond, Virginia, does taekwondo with his   ... Read More

‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland reveals serious health struggles, second kidney transplant

VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Modern Family star Sarah Hyland is going public with her serious health struggles.

In an in-depth profile for Self magazine, Hyland, 28, reveals that she recently had a second kidney transplant after her   ... Read More

How DNA, genetic genealogy made 2018 the year to crack cold cases

ktsimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Christine Franke was a 25-year-old college student when she was shot dead in her Orlando apartment on Oct. 21, 2001.

Though DNA was left behind at the crime scene, years went by without an arrest.

The   ... Read More

Supreme Court deals blow to two states’ attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding

RonBailey/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Monday dealt a blow to two states' attempts to hamstring Planned Parenthood clinics by disqualifying them from public Medicaid funds.

The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in two cases concerning moves by   ... Read More

Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Courtesy Lisa Skinner(ATLANTA) -- One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to go to the big game.

Steven Skinner, a father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for   ... Read More

After marijuana helps patriarch with Alzheimer’s, his family pushes for more research

Courtesy Greg SpierBY. DR. FORD VOX(BOSTON) -- A Massachusetts family’s experience giving marijuana edibles to their dying patriarch is set to kick off a desperately needed investigation into how cannabis might treat some of the more troubling symptoms   ... Read More

CDC warns against eating raw cookie dough

GarysFRP/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The holidays are upon us and for many that means family time in the kitchen preparing delicious baked goods and maybe even licking the spoon before the cookies go into the oven. So the Center for   ... Read More

Asian longhorned tick is a growing threat in the US, but it’s not the main threat

Risto0/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting the public about the Asian longhorned tick, a species of tick not normally found in the United States that is known for its ability to mass-reproduce. Since its   ... Read More

Second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city

omersukrugoksu/iStock(BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo) -- The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city.

Butembo, a bustling city of almost a million people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is reporting an increasing number   ... Read More

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