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Medical City Dallas
January 26, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(DALLAS) -- One elderly woman celebrated her upcoming milestone birthday at the same hospital where she received a life-saving treatment. Dorothy Lowman, who will turn 99 on Saturday, was treated to a surprise birthday party last Thursday thanks to the nurses and doctors at Medical City Dallas in...
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January 26, 2018 - 1:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- School closings in Florida and Oklahoma and the deaths of a 12-year-old Florida boy and 37-year-old Indiana woman, both reportedly from influenza, are the latest signs of a growing epidemic across the United States, experts say. Karlie Illg Slaven, a mother of two, died Jan. 22, three...
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January 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The sentencing of Dr. Larry Nassar this week to serve up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing young women is the latest development in a story that has shined a light on sexual abuse, and its survivors. Nearly one in five U.S. women have been raped at some point in their lives...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:58 am
(NEW YORK) -- Giving up alcohol does not mean you have to hibernate, as an increasing number of mixologists have responded to the growing demand for zero-proof cocktails on the menu. This month, "Dry January" exploded in popularity on social media, with scores pledging to take part in the challenge...
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January 25, 2018 - 7:38 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Drinking -- just one reason why teenagers can’t wait to leave home and head to college. And it’s also a situation that has parents concerned. So it's little surprise, then, that many parents allow their kids to partake in drinking years before legal age -- in some cases even supplying...
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January 25, 2018 - 2:50 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amid the deadly flu outbreak hitting nearly every state in the U.S., even man's best friend is not immune to the flu. Canine influenza A H3N2 virus, or dog flu, was identified in the U.S. in 2015 and has infected dogs in nearly every state since then. Dog flu is different than the...
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January 24, 2018 - 7:38 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Sellers of illicit fentanyl in China prefer to ship through the U.S. Postal Service because delivery is “basically guaranteed,” according to a new Congressional investigation. An explosion of fentanyl and opioid use in the United States in recent years has led to a staggering number...
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