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New report from United Nations warns we have ‘miles to go’ in fight against HIV

iStock/ThinkstockBY DR. EDITH BRACHO-SANCHEZ(NEW YORK) -- Rates of HIV infection are on the rise in 50 countries with more than 1.8 million people becoming infected in 2017, a far cry from goals established for the near future, according   ... Read More

How a 3-year-old saved her dad’s life by Facetiming her mom

(Courtesy Devon McCabe) Quick thinking by 3-year-old Molly McCabe helped save her father, who was suffering from an undiscovered blood clot inside his brain.(NEW YORK) -- When three-year-old Molly McCabe saw her dad fall off the couch and onto   ... Read More

CDC: Ninety sickened in multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products

Credit: James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have traced a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections to raw turkey products.

The CDC says 90 people in 26 different states   ... Read More

Average person needs 0.36 grams of protein per day for each pound of body weight, expert says

Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- High-protein diets are all the rage. Look on grocery shelves and you will probably find protein bars, protein powder or other foods with labels proclaiming that it is "high-protein."

But what exactly does protein do for   ... Read More

71-year-old man dies from flesh-eating bacteria linked to tainted oyster

iStock/Thinkstock(SARASOTA, Fla.) -- A 71-year-old man died from a flesh-eating bacteria that health officials say he contracted from eating a bad raw oyster at a Florida seafood restaurant.

Florida Health Department officials said the man died from Vibrio vulnificus   ... Read More

Fertility treatments bring fewer long-term invasive cancer risks, study says

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. STEPHANIE SOPHIE LEE

(NEW YORK) -- Fertility treatments come with repeated shots of hormones, but does that mean they also come with an increased risk of cancer?

Not necessarily, according to a study published recently in the   ... Read More

A young couple is hoping for a miracle after tragedy struck on a vacation to Mexico

KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) -- A Texas family is hoping for a miracle after tragedy struck on a vacation to Mexico.

Francisco and Emily Barba, along with their 11-month-old daughter Emma Rose, went on a trip to San Luis Potosi, Mexico to   ... Read More

A third of US adults say they or someone they know has used fertility treatments: Study

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Forty years after the first ever “test tube baby” Louise Joy Brown was born, 33 percent of American adults report using fertility treatment or knowing someone who used fertility treatment to have a baby, according   ... Read More

Bode Miller’s wife Morgan Beck speaks out about her baby daughter’s tragic drowning

Instagram/ Morgan Beck(NEW YORK) -- Just over five weeks since losing her baby girl in a tragic drowning death, Morgan Beck Miller spoke at length on Tuesday about raising awareness for water safety and how she hopes no other   ... Read More

New study claims urgent-care clinics may over-prescribe antibiotics

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Coughing, headaches, runny noses. Nobody likes to feel sick, so they turn to a doctor for advice.

With people more frequently turning to urgent cares and retail clinics to seek healthcare when they get sick, experts   ... Read More

Donating vacation time to new moms is a trendy co-worker baby shower gift

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Forget the traditional office pool to buy a coworker who is expecting a baby a car seat or stroller.

The new trend is to give a pregnant coworker some of your own vacation time to add   ... Read More

Woman stung 200 times after being swarmed by thousands of killer bees expected to survive

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- It was a scene straight out of a horror movie -- a woman covered from head to toe in a shroud of angry killer bees.

They attack her eyes and nose, crawling into her mouth when   ... Read More

Less than half of US school districts test drinking water for lead: Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Only 43 percent of school districts in the United States test for lead in drinking water used by students in 2016 or 2017, according to a federal government report released Tuesday.

The report from the Government Accountability   ... Read More

1-year-old boy dies after being left in stifling hot car for over 8 hours

WPLG-TV(PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.) -- A 1-year-old boy died after being left in a stifling hot car for over 8 hours, officials said.

The 17-month-old was found in a car in a Pembroke Pines, Florida, parking lot Friday, Pembroke Pines   ... Read More

Dr. Whitney Bowe answers all of your bug spray questions

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While it can be hard to navigate the evolving world of insect repellent and know what chemicals are safe to be lathering on your children, it's also imperative that you remember the bug spray if your   ... Read More

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New report from United Nations warns we have ‘miles to go’ in fight against HIV

iStock/ThinkstockBY DR. EDITH BRACHO-SANCHEZ(NEW YORK) -- Rates of HIV infection are on the rise in 50 countries with more than 1.8 million people becoming infected in 2017, a far cry from goals established for the near future, according   ... Read More

How a 3-year-old saved her dad’s life by Facetiming her mom

(Courtesy Devon McCabe) Quick thinking by 3-year-old Molly McCabe helped save her father, who was suffering from an undiscovered blood clot inside his brain.(NEW YORK) -- When three-year-old Molly McCabe saw her dad fall off the couch and onto   ... Read More

CDC: Ninety sickened in multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products

Credit: James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have traced a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections to raw turkey products.

The CDC says 90 people in 26 different states   ... Read More

Average person needs 0.36 grams of protein per day for each pound of body weight, expert says

Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- High-protein diets are all the rage. Look on grocery shelves and you will probably find protein bars, protein powder or other foods with labels proclaiming that it is "high-protein."

But what exactly does protein do for   ... Read More

71-year-old man dies from flesh-eating bacteria linked to tainted oyster

iStock/Thinkstock(SARASOTA, Fla.) -- A 71-year-old man died from a flesh-eating bacteria that health officials say he contracted from eating a bad raw oyster at a Florida seafood restaurant.

Florida Health Department officials said the man died from Vibrio vulnificus   ... Read More

Fertility treatments bring fewer long-term invasive cancer risks, study says

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. STEPHANIE SOPHIE LEE

(NEW YORK) -- Fertility treatments come with repeated shots of hormones, but does that mean they also come with an increased risk of cancer?

Not necessarily, according to a study published recently in the   ... Read More

A young couple is hoping for a miracle after tragedy struck on a vacation to Mexico

KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) -- A Texas family is hoping for a miracle after tragedy struck on a vacation to Mexico.

Francisco and Emily Barba, along with their 11-month-old daughter Emma Rose, went on a trip to San Luis Potosi, Mexico to   ... Read More

A third of US adults say they or someone they know has used fertility treatments: Study

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Forty years after the first ever “test tube baby” Louise Joy Brown was born, 33 percent of American adults report using fertility treatment or knowing someone who used fertility treatment to have a baby, according   ... Read More

Bode Miller’s wife Morgan Beck speaks out about her baby daughter’s tragic drowning

Instagram/ Morgan Beck(NEW YORK) -- Just over five weeks since losing her baby girl in a tragic drowning death, Morgan Beck Miller spoke at length on Tuesday about raising awareness for water safety and how she hopes no other   ... Read More

New study claims urgent-care clinics may over-prescribe antibiotics

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Coughing, headaches, runny noses. Nobody likes to feel sick, so they turn to a doctor for advice.

With people more frequently turning to urgent cares and retail clinics to seek healthcare when they get sick, experts   ... Read More

Donating vacation time to new moms is a trendy co-worker baby shower gift

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Forget the traditional office pool to buy a coworker who is expecting a baby a car seat or stroller.

The new trend is to give a pregnant coworker some of your own vacation time to add   ... Read More

Woman stung 200 times after being swarmed by thousands of killer bees expected to survive

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- It was a scene straight out of a horror movie -- a woman covered from head to toe in a shroud of angry killer bees.

They attack her eyes and nose, crawling into her mouth when   ... Read More

Less than half of US school districts test drinking water for lead: Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Only 43 percent of school districts in the United States test for lead in drinking water used by students in 2016 or 2017, according to a federal government report released Tuesday.

The report from the Government Accountability   ... Read More

1-year-old boy dies after being left in stifling hot car for over 8 hours

WPLG-TV(PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.) -- A 1-year-old boy died after being left in a stifling hot car for over 8 hours, officials said.

The 17-month-old was found in a car in a Pembroke Pines, Florida, parking lot Friday, Pembroke Pines   ... Read More

Dr. Whitney Bowe answers all of your bug spray questions

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While it can be hard to navigate the evolving world of insect repellent and know what chemicals are safe to be lathering on your children, it's also imperative that you remember the bug spray if your   ... Read More

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