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May 11, 2018 - 2:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A grassroots exercise movement that encourages women to focus less on the scale and more on overall health started with a single photo posted by a fitness blogger. Arianna Dantone shared a photo of herself last year with the caption, “Gaining weight is cool.” “I had gained like 20...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:15 am
(NEW YORK) -- A new blood test could potentially transform the way peanut allergies are diagnosed. The test, called the mast activation test (MAT), is in early stages of testing and won’t be at your doctor’s office anytime soon. If its promise delivers, it could be used to help find the peanut...
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May 10, 2018 - 9:35 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Congressional hopeful in New York became the first woman candidate for federal office allowed to use campaign funds for childcare after a decision by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Thursday. Liuba Grechen Shirley, a 36-year-old mother of two, submitted a request with the FEC...
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May 10, 2018 - 6:33 pm
(NEW YORK) -- One person is suspected to have died in a fresh outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said on Thursday. Thus far, 11 suspected cases of haemorrhagic fever have been recorded, including two laboratory-confirmed Ebola cases, the Democratic Republic...
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U.S. Army
May 10, 2018 - 1:41 pm
(EL PASO, Texas) -- A soldier who lost her ear in a 2016 car accident has a newly transplanted ear that was grown in her own arm, the Army said. Plastic surgeons at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, performed the Army's first ear reconstruction and transplant, a statement from...
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Denise Austin/Katie Austin
May 10, 2018 - 9:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Working out with your mom or daughter can be a bonding experience that not only makes you healthier, but also gives you quality time together. Just ask Denise and Katie Austin. Denise Austin, 61, helped launch the home exercise fitness craze in the 1980s and now, after 35 years and 25...
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May 09, 2018 - 4:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Could lifting weights take a weight off the mind? Yes, said a newly published analysis of dozens of studies that looked at mood disorders. Exercise can help improve symptoms of depression, the analysis found -- and not just aerobic exercises like running, jazzercise or cardio machines...
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May 09, 2018 - 12:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Video of an impressive cloud of pollen dust in New Jersey is sure to spark fear among allergy sufferers everywhere. Eric Henderson of Cumberland County shot video of the massive pollen release after he drove up to the tree with a heavy machine and tapped it a couple of times,...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:12 am
(NEW YORK) -- An upstate New York couple was arrested after a four-month police investigation revealed they allegedly duped kindhearted people out of thousands of dollars by creating a GoFundMe page asking for donations to help pay medical bills for a child they falsely claimed had cancer,...
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