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Thanksgiving turkey: 5 food safety tips to remember before you start cooking

BY: DR. JOHANNA KREAFLE(NEW YORK) -- Thanksgiving is only a week away, and with more than 46 million turkeys landing on 46 million dining room tables, there’s a lot of room for food preparation mistakes. If you have questions about preparing turkey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has put together…... Read More

26-year-old man shares incredible face transplant journey that gave him a second chance at life: 'I see me'

(NEW YORK) -- Cameron Underwood was 24 years old when the course of his life changed forever, resulting in his undergoing a state-of-the-art face transplant procedure. Through this extensive surgery, Underwood's face is now connected to the face of another young adult who was able to give him a second…... Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: The past, present and future of diabetes treatment

(NEW YORK) -- Type 1 diabetes is one of the most common, chronic conditions in the U.S. -- the seventh leading cause of death and the top leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputation and adult-onset blindness.Almost 30.3 million Americans suffer from diabetes and of those, 1.25 million have…... Read More

FDA moves to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes

(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will pursue a ban on menthol cigarettes and take new steps to keep youth from using flavored e-cigarette devices.FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has publically highlighted what he described as an “epidemic” of addiction.“The actions #FDA announced today are a response…... Read More

'Batkid' is now cancer free 5 years after taking over city of San Francisco with Make-A-Wish

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The 5-year-old leukemia patient who captivated the world five years ago today with his wish to be Batkid for a day is now a 10-year-old cancer survivor who loves playing little league and helping on his family’s farm.The Make-A-Wish Foundation, the non-profit organization that granted Miles Scott's…... Read More

Winnie Harlow breaks barriers as first model with vitiligo to walk Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

(NEW YORK) -- Winnie Harlow is making history as the first model with vitiligo to walk in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. "[It] blows my mind," Harlow told ABC News' Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts. "I can't even believe it...I'm a trailblazer." The 24-year-old model sat down with Roberts…... Read More

Why you should get your kid a flip phone instead of a smartphone

BY: BECKY WORLEY Becky Worley, a technology correspondent for ABC News and "Good Morning America," has been covering technology since 1998. She's also a mom living in Oakland, California, and, in this article, tackles screen time limits and apps that help parents. (NEW YORK) -- Parents, we have a dilemma:…... Read More

USDA urged to name turkey brands linked to salmonella outbreak

BY: DR. JOHANNA KREAFLE (NEW YORK) -- Public health and regulatory officials are under pressure to identify the turkey brands linked to the recent salmonella outbreak.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the outbreak started in November 2017. As of Nov. 5, 2018, 164 people in 35 states…... Read More

California wildfires polluting air more than 100 miles away prompt statewide health emergency

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Phil Powell was more than 163 miles from the massive blaze burning in Northern California and about 350 miles from one ravaging the southern part of the state, yet he and scores of other people walking around San Francisco this week were wearing masks to protect their…... Read More

Officials investigating 252 possible cases of polio-like illness

(NEW YORK) -- Officials are now investigating 252 cases of possible acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), including 90 confirmed cases in 27 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of cases under investigation by the CDC is up 33 from last week, and the number of…... Read More

Woman suffers brain damage after receiving plastic surgery in Mexico, family says

(EL PASO, Texas) -- A woman who traveled to Mexico to receive plastic surgery suffered brain damage from the anesthesia used in the procedure, her family told ABC's El Paso, Texas affiliate KVIA-TV.Dallas resident Laura Avila, 36, was supposed to go into surgery for a rhinoplasty on the morning of…... Read More

Nurses donate breast milk to mom with breast cancer

(INDIANAPOLIS) -- A pay it forward chain that began with two nurses in an Indianapolis neo-natal intensive care unit has allowed a mother of three battling breast cancer to feed her 10-month-old daughter breast milk.The chain started when Katie Hanover, 29, a NICU nurse at Community Hospital North, gave birth…... Read More

'Make-a-Wish' wishes decrease trips to hospital for sick children: Study

BY: DR. JOHANNA KREAFLEA recent study from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio shows that participation in the Make-A-Wish program may give children better quality of life and reduce hospital visits and healthcare costs.Patients who received a wish were 2.5 times more likely to have fewer unplanned hospital admissions…... Read More

The train analogy and how it can change the way you see a child's meltdown

(NEW YORK) -- It's happened to every parent on the planet at least once and perhaps many more times: your kid is in a stage 3, Defcon 1, the-wheels-have-completely-come-off meltdown.They're screaming. You're sweating. You're looking for every. possible. way. to distract, distract, distract so they will calm. down. It's not…... Read More