Health

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November 19, 2017 - 9:27 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Before chowing down on Thanksgiving, you might want to save some room for extra veggies on your plate. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds only one in 10 adults get enough fruits or vegetables. Federal guidelines recommend at least one and a half...
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November 18, 2017 - 3:48 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson revealed on Friday his battle with Parkinson's disease. In a letter to supporters, Jackson, 76, said he found it "increasingly difficult to perform routine tasks," a change the civil rights activist said he and his family began to notice about three years ago. "...
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November 17, 2017 - 6:46 am
(NEW YORK) -- Owning a dog is associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a comprehensive new study published by a team of Swedish researchers on Friday in the journal Scientific Reports. The scientists followed 3.4 million people over the course of...
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(Things of My Very Own) Things of My Very Own, an organization in Schenectady, N.Y. that helps kids in crisis, shared the Christmas wishes of some of the children they work with.
November 16, 2017 - 2:58 pm
(NEW YORK) -- There's nothing like a little perspective to make a person realize how lucky they are. While many are clamoring for the iPhone X this holiday season, some kids in this country are in need of the basics, like food. Rayn Boncie, founder of Things of My Very Own, an organization that...
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The Newman Family
November 16, 2017 - 9:34 am
(NEW YORK) -- It was a frigid February night in New York City when Magda Newman was in labor with her first child. With her husband, Russel Newman, by her side, she labored for nearly 17 hours before giving birth to their son. But when she finally delivered, the couple’s moment of expected...
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Hayley Garnett
November 15, 2017 - 2:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Many women hide the scars of pregnancy, but one mom put hers on display in a very public way instead. Hayley Garnett recently gave birth to twin girls Ruby and Ramona. She also has a son, Archer. Among the beautiful pictures of her children on her Instagram is a photo that stands out...
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November 15, 2017 - 6:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- In a groundbreaking decision on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug with a “digital ingestion tracking system,” which senses when a pill is swallowed and sends the data to a smartphone. The new drug-device combination product called Abilify MyCite is approved for...
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