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May 15, 2018 - 8:15 am
(SYDNEY) -- An Australian man credited with saving the lives of over 2.4 million babies with his blood made his final donation Friday, according to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. James Harrison, nicknamed “the man with the golden arm,” has a rare antibody in his blood that is used to make...
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May 14, 2018 - 7:35 pm
(NEW YORK) -- As the deadly Ebola virus rises again in central Africa, health officials have decided to try a different approach to fight back. At least 19 deaths have been tied to the current outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province...
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May 14, 2018 - 8:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- If Meghan Markle is like many brides, she ramped up her workouts in the weeks and months before her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry. When Markle lived in Toronto, where she filmed the TV show "Suits," the royal-to-be trained at Ultimate Athletics with Paula Ryff, the gym's co-owner...
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May 13, 2018 - 2:55 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The opioid crisis has taken what the FDA calls "many new and troubling turns," and and this is one of them. Opioid addicts are buying a popular diarrhea medicine, loperamide, sold under the brand name Imodium -- to get high or as a way to taper off off opioids. The FDA is taking steps...
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May 12, 2018 - 12:49 pm
(HONG KONG) -- Saving a life -- there's an app for that. Hong Kong resident Gaston D’Aquino, 76, told ABC News that he got “a new lease on life” after an alert from his Apple Watch last month that resulted in surgery to unclog his arteries. “I was in church on Easter Sunday when I got an alert from...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More than 50 percent of women consider their OB/GYN to be their most important doctor – if they can only get to one checkup, that’s the priority, according to a joint advisory from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Heart Association published in...
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May 11, 2018 - 5:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Boston Red Sox Pitcher David Price is ready to return to the field this week after being diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition some speculated could be related to his affinity for the video game "Fortnite," ESPN reported. But the hours he has logged with teammates in...
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