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April 20, 2018 - 6:50 pm
(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 legalizing medical usage combined with the revenue coming in...
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April 20, 2018 - 6:14 pm
(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 levels of lead, according to local outlet MLive . But it is also...
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April 20, 2018 - 2:44 pm
(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. Adults with normal body mass index (BMI) and extra belly fat...
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April 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
(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. Actually having a penicillin allergy, however,...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:53 pm
(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 a bit overwhelming, she told ABC Boston affiliate WCVB. “Scared...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:25 pm
(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 World Health Organization has said. To establish just how much food...
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April 19, 2018 - 1:42 pm
(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 Hiles was suffering from cancer. "It was very scary to sort...
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April 19, 2018 - 1:24 pm
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Chrissel Orcino had a "code red" at one of her tables. When Orcino, a server at the Oakland, California, restaurant Homeroom, went to pick up the check for her table of three -- two men and one woman -- something alarming happened. A man was eager to pay for the tab of the...
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April 19, 2018 - 12:49 pm
(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 several others by intentionally damaging condoms. Rowe, who was...
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April 19, 2018 - 6:00 am
(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 afternoon, according to Daniel Pink, author of When: The...
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