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December 08, 2017 - 9:17 am
(HAUTE, Ind.) -- Lexi and Danny Reed of Terre Haute, Indiana, have lost a collective 400 pounds together in two years. “Doing this as a couple has helped us in so many ways,” Lexi Reed, 27, told ABC News. “On days when we were unmotivated, we pushed each other to go to the gym. We also started meal...
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December 08, 2017 - 7:22 am
(NEW YORK) --Flu season is officially off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service. The team of public health experts analyzed national data on flu trends and warned in a report published today that "...
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December 07, 2017 - 5:38 pm
(SALT LAKE CITY) -- With the Christmas season upon us, it's easy to get lost in the to-do list of the holidays. But for the Agnew family of Salt Lake City, Utah, a visit from a stranger provided a memory they will never forget. Miles Agnew, 2, has been in hospice care for months, and his health had...
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December 07, 2017 - 1:27 pm
(LANSING, Mich.) -- Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges in July. Investigators said he possessed more than 37,000 videos and images of child pornography. Michelle...
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December 06, 2017 - 7:37 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It’s no yolk, microwaving boiled eggs is a bad idea. In fact, they may explode -– and superheated water may be the culprit, said researchers authoring a new report under an unusual set of circumstances. Anthony Nash, in a presentation Wednesday at the Acoustical Society of America...
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December 06, 2017 - 5:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark. The study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine ,...
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December 06, 2017 - 4:06 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Florida mom became the victim of a mom-blog frenzy this week after she posted on her Facebook page about a decision she made to skip her daughter's school assembly. It was, Kristen Hewitt told ABC News, the first time she had ever missed one of her kids' events to do something for...
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December 06, 2017 - 11:21 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you kick off 2018 by drinking a smoothie made with moringa and nondairy yogurt after working out at home, you will be right on trend. Those three items - at-home workouts, moringa and alternative yogurts - are three of the buzziest health and wellness trends to watch in the New...
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December 06, 2017 - 10:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- Two New York City toddlers ingested drugs and were revived with Narcan in unrelated instances that occurred hours apart in the Bronx. Edgardo Rodriguez, 20, was charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child after his 1-year-old daughter ingested heroin...
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December 06, 2017 - 9:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- Some people with Type 2 diabetes were able to put the disease in remission without medication by following a rigorous diet plan, according to a study published in the Lancet medical journal. "Our findings suggest that even if you have had Type 2 diabetes for six years, putting the...
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