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6-year-old cancer survivor gets standing ovation from classmates, teachers
This is definitely a great way to start off the new year.

01/12/2020

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How to identify an STD
Dr. Manny explains why it's important to get regularly tested for STDs if you are sexually active.

01/12/2020

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7 CPR steps everyone should know
Doing CPR right away can double or even triple a person's chance of surviving cardiac arrest.

01/12/2020

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Just how safe are CBD products? Experts weigh in
Companies are jumping at the chance to market CBD products like oils, cosmetics, tinctures, and vaporizer cartridges to consumers who are perhaps looking for a more ‘natural' relief for symptoms ranging from anxiety and pain to insomnia and substance-abuse disorder. But with little-to-no oversight from the FDA, how can Americans determine which products are safe and effective and which aren't? Two leading experts in the field break down the ever-booming CBD industry.

01/11/2020

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Texas teen, 15, becomes nation's youngest vaping-related fatality
A 15-year-old Texas resident has become the nation's youngest vaping-related fatality, officials said on Thursday.

01/11/2020

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Fish bone removed from woman's liver after she swallowed it 8 years ago, report says
She had reported swallowing a fish bone eight years prior, but it was never found.

01/11/2020

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Giving birth now costs more than a US woman earns in a month
A new study revealed that the cost of childbirth has become exorbitant for many mothers — regardless of insurance status.

01/11/2020

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Boston college student diagnosed with measles may have exposed others to disease
Heads up, Boston residents: A Northeastern college student who spent time in at least ten different locations while infectious with measles may have exposed others to the highly contagious disease.

01/11/2020

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Florida man with rare condition says it feels like he's 'walking on glass'
The man's rare condition has caused his feet to swell.

01/11/2020

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Minnesota infant dies of whooping cough, first such death in state in 7 years
Minnesota health officials this week announced a whooping cough-related death of an infant in the state.

01/11/2020

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