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February 11, 2018 - 9:36 pm
(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- An Alabama woman who was missing for at least 36 hours after a car crash was miraculously found by rescuers Sunday morning, authorities and her family said. Lisa Holman's vehicle was found wrecked Friday sometime after 9 p.m. off CR 36 between Bent Creek Drive and Brasher Road...
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February 11, 2018 - 8:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- So-called toddler drinks are a growing category of beverages for young ones, but their labels may be misleading customers about their nutrition and health benefits. A study published Monday in the journal Preventive Medicine noted that the drinks -- marketed for children 9 to 36...
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February 10, 2018 - 12:54 pm
(MULLIN, Texas) -- A special education teacher in Texas is reportedly on life support after contracting both strains of influenza, as the worst flu season in years engulfs the United States. Crystal Whitley, who teaches in Mullin, got the flu shot in October after giving birth to her son, family...
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February 09, 2018 - 1:46 pm
(ATLANTA) -- The nationwide flu outbreak could be the worst on record, federal health officials said Friday while releasing a grim report that at least 63 children have died from influenza. Officials conceded that they can't predict when the epidemic will end. Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of...
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February 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It's been nearly three years since former "Grey’s Anatomy" and "Private Practice" star Kate Walsh had to face her own health scare. The actress told Cosmopolitan magazine last year that she had a benign tumor in her brain removed in 2015. Now Walsh, 50, is prioritizing herself and...
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February 09, 2018 - 9:24 am
(TUCSON, Ariz.) -- Authorities are looking for a mother who they believe abandoned her newborn baby at Tucson International Airport with a handwritten note pleading, "I just want what is best for him and it is not me." The woman, seen on security footage carrying something wrapped in a blanket and...
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February 08, 2018 - 8:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A “bucket list” could be a roadmap for your doctor. A new study in the Journal of Palliative Medicine proposes that your bucket list, a list of things that one has not done before but wants to do before dying, can become a shorthand for the goals-of-care conversation that everybody...
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February 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- When Zeus ran away from his California home over a year ago, David Guindon thought his husky was gone for good. Thanks to a microchip, however, Zeus has been found. But, Guindon says, the woman who has him is refusing to give him back. Guindon bought Zeus in 2014 as a service dog...
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