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Experts offer new recommendations for screening more women for breast cancer

(NEW YORK) -- Annually, about 247,200 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. and nearly 42,000 people die each year from breast cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Besides certain types of skin cancer, more women are diagnosed with breast cancer than any other cancer…... Read More

Florida man arrested for having Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- A Florida man was arrested after he was caught with five ecstasy pills that were the color orange and in the shape of President Trump's face, police said.Brendan Dolan-King, 23, had the ecstasy pills hidden inside his air vent at his home in the city of Clearwater,…... Read More

New measles numbers show the disease continues to spread but at slightly slower pace

(ATLANTA) -- The number of measles cases continues to grow, though at a slightly less rapid pace than was recorded earlier in the year.The Centers for Disease Control announced Monday that there were 21 new cases of measles in the most recent recorded week, bringing the total number to 1,203…... Read More

Parents want to regain custody of 4-year-old son with cancer after stopping his chemo

(HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.) -- A couple from Florida is fighting to regain custody of their son after they chose alternative methods to treat his tumor.Noah McAdams was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year. The 4-year-old's parents, Joshua McAdams and Taylor Bland-Ball, stopped chemotherapy two days into treatment.Instead, McAdams…... Read More

Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip.Teigen, a mom of two with husband John Legend, said she was in Utah attending a wedding and blamed her swollen lip…... Read More

South Dakota woman gives birth to triplets after thinking she had kidney stones

(NEW YORK) -- A South Dakota mother was in for a huge surprise during a recent trip to the hospital earlier this month for what she thought was kidney stones."Started getting pains, figured it was kidney stones cause I went through them before," Dannette Giltz told ABC affiliate KOTA-TV.Giltz didn't…... Read More

Weight Watchers' app for kids draws backlash from parents, calls for boycott

(NEW YORK) -- More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17.The app, called Kurbo by WW, is "designed to help kids and teens ... reach a healthier weight," according to a…... Read More

10 common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making decisions to do these things instead of getting the sleep we need. ABC…... Read More

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported across several states involving people with "severe pulmonary disease" possibly tied to vaping, with the majority…... Read More

4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with school performance, making friends and their general sense of well-being.Medication is frequently a part of ADHD treatment,…... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

BY DR. NITHIN PAUL (NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining. A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how new guidelines can help surgeons curb usage without…... Read More