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April 23, 2018 - 7:33 am
(DANVILLE, Va.) -- Avicia Thorpe is a "star" in her community. The former educator, who began teaching in segregated Virginia schools in 1933, celebrated her 110th birthday on April 16 to much fanfare. Along with her fellow residents of Stratford Rehabilitation Center in Danville, Virginia,...
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April 23, 2018 - 6:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- The majority of cosmetic procedures performed in the United States last year -- more than 15.7 million of the overall 17.5 million -- were considered minimally invasive and did not require major surgery, according to a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The most...
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April 23, 2018 - 6:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- The hair-care aisle can be an intimidating place for those who don't know what they're looking for. To demystify the process of selecting a shampoo, "Good Morning America" spoke with celebrity hair stylists Brant Mayfield and Robert Lopez of Chris McMillan the Salon in Beverly Hills;...
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April 23, 2018 - 6:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- No one likes to be cold enough to shiver, but what if being cold could actually increase your metabolism, improve blood sugar and help you lose weight? A study done on mice at the University of Tokyo supports this idea. The researchers found that a certain type of cells called beige...
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April 21, 2018 - 12:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control is expanding its warning over romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. The lettuce is responsible for at least 53 people falling ill, including 31 hospitalizations, in 16 states. The CDC had previously warned consumers only about chopped romaine lettuce,...
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April 20, 2018 - 7:14 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 - 3:44 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 - 11:16 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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