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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

Mom hopes to spark change with video of daughter’s walker getting stuck in sand at playground

Courtesy Danielle Zukosi(NEW YORK) -- A Florida mother is hoping a video showing her 5-year-old getting trapped in the sand will motivate her county to build more accessible playgrounds for kids with special needs.

Danielle Zukosi attended a birthday   ... Read More

Politics are playing a bigger role in millennial dating preferences

grinvalds/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Over the past several years, millennials have increasingly indicated on their dating app profiles that politics is make-or-break in relationships, said Melissa Hobley, chief marketing officer for the dating app OKCupid, on ABC News' "The Briefing   ... Read More

Young cancer survivor fears anti-vax parents are putting sick kids at risk

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger’s decision to act against his anti-vaccine mother's wishes recently thrust his family into a fiery national debate over the anti-vax movement. But one California family has been fighting against the movement for   ... Read More

This year’s flu vaccine is 47% effective, CDC says

Nastco/iStock(ATLANTA) -- The flu vaccine is more effective this year than the past two years, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC reported Thursday that the flu vaccine is proving 47 percent   ... Read More

Want love? Swipe right for ‘nice’ and left for ‘neurotic’

Motortion/iStock(NEW YORK) --  Similar interests, similar personality -- that’s what matters for long-term happiness in a relationship. Right? Not so, according to a new study by researchers at Michigan State University.

This Valentine’s Day, many people may be wondering   ... Read More

EPA releases plan to limit chemicals chief calls ‘very important threat’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a nationwide effort to learn more about and better control toxic chemicals in Americans' drinking water across the country.

The EPA announced a national action plan to regulate and   ... Read More

Hospital heart patients wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day

Advocate Children's Hospital(OAK LAWN, Ill.) -- These little hospital patients are celebrating Valentine’s Day in the sweetest way.

Children and infants being treated for heart conditions at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois participated a Valentine’s Day photo   ... Read More

Want love? Swipe right for ‘nice’ and left for ‘neurotic’

Tero Vesalainen/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Similar interests, similar personality -- that’s what matters for long-term happiness in a relationship. Right? Not so, according to a new study by researchers at Michigan State University.

This Valentine’s Day, many people may be   ... Read More

1-year-old’s birthday photo shoot reaches out to family of his heart donor

Rena and Andy Sickles(NEW YORK) -- Titus Sickles was close to dying before a heart transplant saved his life when he was just 3 months old.

When Titus turned one in January, his parents marked the milestone the way   ... Read More

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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

Mom hopes to spark change with video of daughter’s walker getting stuck in sand at playground

Courtesy Danielle Zukosi(NEW YORK) -- A Florida mother is hoping a video showing her 5-year-old getting trapped in the sand will motivate her county to build more accessible playgrounds for kids with special needs.

Danielle Zukosi attended a birthday   ... Read More

Politics are playing a bigger role in millennial dating preferences

grinvalds/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Over the past several years, millennials have increasingly indicated on their dating app profiles that politics is make-or-break in relationships, said Melissa Hobley, chief marketing officer for the dating app OKCupid, on ABC News' "The Briefing   ... Read More

Young cancer survivor fears anti-vax parents are putting sick kids at risk

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger’s decision to act against his anti-vaccine mother's wishes recently thrust his family into a fiery national debate over the anti-vax movement. But one California family has been fighting against the movement for   ... Read More

This year’s flu vaccine is 47% effective, CDC says

Nastco/iStock(ATLANTA) -- The flu vaccine is more effective this year than the past two years, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC reported Thursday that the flu vaccine is proving 47 percent   ... Read More

Want love? Swipe right for ‘nice’ and left for ‘neurotic’

Motortion/iStock(NEW YORK) --  Similar interests, similar personality -- that’s what matters for long-term happiness in a relationship. Right? Not so, according to a new study by researchers at Michigan State University.

This Valentine’s Day, many people may be wondering   ... Read More

EPA releases plan to limit chemicals chief calls ‘very important threat’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a nationwide effort to learn more about and better control toxic chemicals in Americans' drinking water across the country.

The EPA announced a national action plan to regulate and   ... Read More

Hospital heart patients wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day

Advocate Children's Hospital(OAK LAWN, Ill.) -- These little hospital patients are celebrating Valentine’s Day in the sweetest way.

Children and infants being treated for heart conditions at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois participated a Valentine’s Day photo   ... Read More

Want love? Swipe right for ‘nice’ and left for ‘neurotic’

Tero Vesalainen/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Similar interests, similar personality -- that’s what matters for long-term happiness in a relationship. Right? Not so, according to a new study by researchers at Michigan State University.

This Valentine’s Day, many people may be   ... Read More

1-year-old’s birthday photo shoot reaches out to family of his heart donor

Rena and Andy Sickles(NEW YORK) -- Titus Sickles was close to dying before a heart transplant saved his life when he was just 3 months old.

When Titus turned one in January, his parents marked the milestone the way   ... Read More

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