Health News

ABC News
May 01, 2018 - 6:43 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Nearly 100 Chicago area high school students became sick with a stomach virus after attending their prom. Victor J. Andrew High School seniors attended the rite of passage at the Shedd Aquarium in downtown Chicago when more than 90 of the attendees became sick with flu-like symptoms,...
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May 01, 2018 - 7:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- From in-vitro fertilization to miscarriages to infertility, trying to get pregnant can be a painful process for many women -- and their partners, too. New research is shedding light on the role that food plays in fertility, and how it can affect not just your waistline but your...
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Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon
April 30, 2018 - 6:22 pm
(BOSTON) -- Most women with children know well the awkwardness of the breast pump, from finding a place to use it privately to enduring the uncomfortableness of trying to drown out the noise made by the machine. Many other mothers have never experienced pumping or even breastfeeding because they...
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April 30, 2018 - 9:40 am
(NEW YORK) -- In the aftermath of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements that saw hundreds of people from diverse backgrounds come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault, some advocates are raising awareness for the often undiscussed issue of sexual violence against members of the LGBTQ...
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April 30, 2018 - 7:02 am
(BRONX, NY) -- The lights go down, thumping music plays and a young woman on a bike at the front of the class encourages students to spin faster and harder. When the lights go back on, the students on the bikes pull out their notebooks, and it's clear that this is not SoulCycle. Instead, it's a...
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April 28, 2018 - 7:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A determined groom took a huge stride last weekend when he walked down the aisle at his own wedding, despite a spinal chord injury that had left him in a wheelchair for the past seven years. After years of physical therapy, training and help from his dedicated partner, Chris Norton...
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April 28, 2018 - 10:07 am
(LONDON) -- Alfie Evans, the terminally ill British child who gained international attention due to a series of court cases surrounding his removal from life support, has died, according to his family. Thomas Evans, the father of 23-month-old Alfie, announced his son had died in a Facebook post at...
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April 27, 2018 - 4:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Bill Gates is donating $12 million to fund research for a universal flu vaccine. The billionaire spoke Friday at the annual meeting for the Massachusetts Society of Medicine in Boston, where he announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with Google co-founder...
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