Health

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March 25, 2017 - 18:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It's been 16 years since Audra McDonald had a baby. Now at age 46, the "Beauty and the Beast" star has a second baby and a first with her husband and fellow Broadway star Will Swenson. The couple welcomed daughter Sally James last October. McDonald said she has changed as a mother...
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March 25, 2017 - 17:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- What if your health coverage was more like a gym membership? Shellee Enfinger and her husband support their family of five by paying $250 per month for health coverage. She said with direct primary care or "membership medicine" she can text her doctors, who are available 24-7...
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March 24, 2017 - 13:03 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- For years, Justin Cho's family thought they simply had a happy kid who liked to laugh, even when nothing funny happened. "Ever since he was an infant he would giggle and it would be very short lived, anywhere between 2 to 5 seconds," Justin's father, Robert Cho, said on the UCLA...
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March 24, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) — Julianne Hough hopes being vocal about her struggle with endometriosis will help more women feel comfortable talking about their own experiences. In an interview with People , she talked about her diagnosis. "When I was 15, I had symptoms of endometriosis, but I had never heard of it,...
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March 24, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- Taking birth control pills has previously been associated with several non-contraceptive benefits. But now, a new study shows the pill can help protect women from certain cancers for decades after a woman stops taking it. "This latest study reinforces what we have known for decades,"...
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March 24, 2017 - 04:03 am
(NEW YORK) — The white working class in the U.S. has bucked a global trend of improved mortality rates in recent years as a host of factors including suicide, opioid addiction and alcohol-related liver disease have increasingly claimed lives. A new report published in the Brookings Papers on...
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March 23, 2017 - 18:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More women who were diagnosed with cancer as teens or young adults are surviving -- and many are having children of their own. But their path isn't always easy. A new study published on Thursday in JAMA Oncology finds women who survived cancer between 15 and 39 years old may have an...
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March 23, 2017 - 11:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- A teen born with a birth defect that prevented him from walking is now getting used to moving around on his own thanks to state-of-the-art prosthetic devices. Christian Calamuci, 17, was born in South Africa with legs that bowed out dramatically, making it impossible to walk for long...
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March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
(WILMINGTON, N.C.) -- A Wilmington, North Carolina, mom took the day of her daughter's adoption as an opportunity to recognize the many people who were part of the journey. "I met her the day she came into foster care," Millie Holloman said of daughter Vera Wren Holloman, 5. "She was placed with...
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