(NEW YORK) -- Breastfeeding is not only good for mothers and their babies, but it also protects the environment according to an editorial in the British Medical Journal."It benefits all of society," Natalie Shenker, Ph.D., a research...

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(NEW YORK) -- Miscarriage -- the loss of a pregnancy in any trimester -- is a common occurrence that affects countless women but remains a taboo topic in our culture.Statistics differ, but according to the Mayo Clinic, for women who know they...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Health and Human Services reversed course on its opioid guidelines this week and advised doctors that cutting off pain patients' prescriptions suddenly could do more harm than good. The new guidance, publishe...

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(NEW YORK) -- Sexually transmitted infections hit a record high 2.4 million cases in 2018, making it the fifth year in a row that cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have spiked, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control an...

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(NEW YORK) -- Are weed moms the new wine moms?Though "wine mom" culture has long been the source of many a mommy meme and largely socially acceptable, marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling the virtues of c...

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(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Milkshakes are changing a Florida woman’s fight against breast cancer after a bakery owner surprised her with a fundraiser.“It felt really good," recipient Victoria Burnham, 25, said. "I know there are ... people...

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(NEW YORK) -- Does a dad's drinking matter as much as a mom's before conception?Researchers in China believe that a father's alcohol intake may actually affect a future child more than a mother's.They completed a meta-analysis review...

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(NEW YORK) -- A salmonella outbreak in 13 states has been linked to pet turtles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-one people have been infected with the strain of Salmonella Oranienburg, the CDC announc...

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BY: DR. SAUMYA BHUTANI (NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. grapples with the opioid epidemic -- 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017 alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- access to treatments for addiction has perhaps...

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(NEW YORK) -- Influencers who stand by their detox product compelled Sophie Turner to speak out, and she spilled the proverbial tea on the weight-loss industry....

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(NEW YORK) -- Women know the drill: They start menstruating as teenagers, or earlier, and have the ability to become pregnant, and then as they age they lose both their period and childbearing abilities through menopause.These life changes un...

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(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A Minnesota boy who received custom made glasses with a specialty strap system to fit his disabilities can now see with ease. Eight-year-old Bentley Erikson was born with a birth defect called microtia, which prohibits th...

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(UPPSALA, Sweden) -- A dog is known as "man's best friend," but owning a dog may literally save your life, according to new research from Uppsala...

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(ATLANTA) -- Not enough pregnant women are getting the flu vaccine and it's putting themselves, their babies and the public at risk, according to a new report from the Centers fo...

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