Health

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October 04, 2017 - 5:27 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Mike Pence is a roll-his-sleeves-up kind of guy. The Vice President visited a United Blood Services blood donation center in Phoenix Tuesday "to raise awareness for those in need in Las Vegas," he tweeted, referring to Sunday night's shooting massacre by suspected gunman Stephen...
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October 03, 2017 - 9:39 am
(NEW YORK) -- Every bride wants to look her best at her wedding day. For Ferrin Roy, that meant proudly displaying the birthmark on her face. "It was never a thought to cover it," she told ABC News. Roy, 30, was born with a congenital nevus, or large birthmark, that covers four inches of her right...
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October 03, 2017 - 5:25 am
(LAS VEGAS) -- Dr. Syed Saquib said he was the lone trauma surgeon on call at University Medical Center Sunday night when the hospital was notified that there was "a mass casualty situation on the Vegas strip." It was a little after 10 p.m. and, very quickly, it became an all-hands-on-deck...
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October 02, 2017 - 5:06 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- Adam Payne was among the many concertgoers forced to run for their lives late Sunday when a shooter opened fire during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, killing at least 58 people and injuring 515. "Everything hit the fan," Payne told ABC News. He said he carried his...
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October 02, 2017 - 4:08 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, which left at least 58 people dead and more than 515 others injured, there was an outpouring of support for the victims of the tragedy and questions about how to help those in need. One of the clearest immediate needs was...
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October 02, 2017 - 3:26 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- When Vickie Nieto digested the news Monday morning that at least 58 people died in a mass shooting in Las Vegas, the first thing she thought about was what she would tell her two daughters, ages 10 and 14. “My 10 year-old heard about it on the TV before school,” Nieto, of Land O’...
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October 01, 2017 - 2:48 pm
(ATLANTA) -- More Americans are contracting certain sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chlamydia is the most common STD, with cases rising 4.7 percent from 2015-16. The increase was attributed in part to more sensitive...
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September 30, 2017 - 5:29 pm
(NEW YORK) -- One of America’s favorite TV doctors may have met her match. “I ended up finding this amazing doctor here in L.A. who is kind of a total Addison and I say that only because I’m like I can't believe I kind of found an Addison. I love her so much and she's so cool and so knowledgeable...
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September 30, 2017 - 5:06 pm
(HOUSTON) -- Kristie Fudge did not even realize her only child’s baby photo album was missing after flooding from Hurricane Harvey ruined her family’s Baytown, Texas, home last month. “We haven’t even started our list of everything that we lost because we’re still trying to clean out the house,”...
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