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110-year-old woman shares what she's most looking forward to

(DANVILLE, Va.) -- Avicia Thorpe is a "star" in her community.

The former educator, who began teaching in segregated Virginia schools in 1933, celebrated her 110th birthday on April 16 to m... Read More

CDC expands warning to consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce

(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control is expanding its warning over romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. The lettuce is responsible for at least 53 people falling ill, including 31 hospitalizations, in 16 states.

The CDC had previousl... Read More

Lawmakers become more vocal about legalizing marijuana as public support grows

(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers have become more vocal about their support of legalization of marijuana, including talking about it on the campaign trail and in the halls of Congress.

It's a move that comes in the wake of a majority of states le... Read More

Judge denies man's request to reinstate free water program in Flint

(FLINT, Mich.) -- A judge has denied a man's request to resume the program that distributed free bottled water to the residents of Flint, Michigan.

The case involved a Flint man who said his home’s tap water is contaminated with high... Read More

Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say

(NEW YORK) -- We know that carrying around extra weight puts your heart health at risk. New research presented on Friday to the European Society for Cardiology shows that the location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it.

A... Read More

Been told you have a penicillin allergy? There is a chance it's not real

(NEW YORK) -- Some were warned by a parent before every health care encounter. Some heard it from a doctor. Others remember an uncomfortable reaction. Around one in 10 people are told at some point in their lives that they are allergic to penicillin.... Read More

Kids with special needs learn to ride bikes

(BOSTON) -- Riding a bike for most kids is a rite of passage, but for kids with special needs attending the bike camp at Emerson Hospital, it’s like a dream come true.

For 8-year-old Chloe, who has a form of cerebral palsy, it can be... Read More

Junk food TV advertising likely highest when kids are watching, study says

(NEW YORK) -- A new study in Australia looked at how much junk food advertising kids were exposed to and the numbers were staggering.

Food advertising can directly affect the types of foods that children actually eat, The Read More

Woman claims doctors ignored cancer symptoms because of her weight: 'It was very scary'

(NEW YORK) -- A woman who alleges that she was misdiagnosed by doctors because of her weight is sharing her story.

Rebecca Hiles, 28, said she was told by doctors that her health problems were related to her weight. But it turns out that H... Read More

Man jailed for life after deliberately infecting men with HIV

(LONDON) -- A British man has been jailed for life after being found guilty of deliberately trying to infect 10 men with HIV.

Prosecutors alleged that Daryll Rowe, 27, infected five men through unprotected sex, and attempted to infect seve... Read More

These are the best times to exercise to lose weight

(NEW YORK) -- The key to crushing your fitness goals may come down to something as simple as changing the time of your workout.

If you want to run faster and lift heavier, research shows you should hit that snooze button and workout in the... Read More