November 24, 2015
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Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An E.coli outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states was linked to rotisserie chicken salad from Costco, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The report from the CDC -- which say
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two new studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that breast-feeding is both good for the baby and for the mother.The studies, which focused on diabetes and cancer, found that women who breast-feed cut their risk of
Courtesy of Kristen Marie(PHILADELPHIA) -- An infant battling brain cancer, who famously was kissed by Pope Francis during the pontiff's historic visit to the U.S. this year, is responding to treatment, according to her parents.Gianna Masciantonio, 1, was
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two strangers from New Jersey have a Craigslist ad to thank for not only a kidney, but also a life-long friendship.Glenn Calderbank, 39, of West Berlin, was scouring Craigslist for building supplies when he came across a mis
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An 8-year-old Utah girl was diagnosed earlier this month with secretory breast carcinoma, a rare form of breast cancer.According to a report in the Pediatric Surgery International Journal, secretory breast carcinoma is extre
iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorFlying in a contained airplane can wreak havoc on your health. From motion sickness to a cold or allergies, taking to the skies opens you up to lots of germs. So what should you d
Cultura RM Exclusive/Twinpix/Getty Images(CHICAGO) —While nobody likes to be lonely, a new study from the University of Chicago reveals loneliness can be downright deadly.Researchers have found concrete proof that loneliness triggers actual physiolo
iStock/Thinkstock(AUGUSTA, Maine) -- Maine is looking to try to stop its obesity problem.On Monday, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services put forward a request to the government to ban candy and soft drinks from being purchased using Supplemen
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you can’t think of enough reasons to breastfeed, here is one more. A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that moms who have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during their pregnancy can de
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Next time you visit the doctor’s office to refill your prescription, you may want to ask for the generic version. A new guideline published by the American College of Physicians in Annals of Internal Medicine reco
ABC News(SENATOBIA, Miss.) -- Pat Hardison, the former volunteer firefighter who received the most extensive face transplant ever performed, was given a hero’s welcome when he returned home Sunday night to Senatobia, Miss.Hardison, 41, whose face wa
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The holidays are upon us, and while they should be a time of great thanks and giving, far too often we're left feeling exhausted and overwhelmed."As the business of planning and preparing sets in, it is important that we slo
Wavebreak Media/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorYou've heard of the phrase, "Two heads are better than one." But what about two cervixes or two uteri? In a female fetus, the uterus starts out as two small tubes. As the
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reports an aggressive ad campaign -- as well as clinic visits and free screenings -- helped boost the Big Apple's cancer screening rates among groups that had trad
Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Michael B. Jordan wasn’t alive when the film Rocky took the box office by storm nearly four decades ago, but he says he binge-watched the original and the subsequent five films to prepare for his role in Cre
iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- What can the world learn from the Ebola outbreak, and what can be done before the next pandemic?A new report published in The Lancet suggests not much has been done to prepare for a global outbreak since the Ebola outbreak beg
iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- The U.K. is setting up a fund to help fight malaria.Named after Sir Ronald Ross, the Ross Fund will be funded by the U.K. government for £1 billion in partnernship with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, reports BBC.
Jezperklauzen/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) --  Just three months after Liberia was declared Ebola free, the World Health Organization (WHO) says three new cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed, reports the BBC.The three patients displaying s
marcnorman/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the multistate outbreak of E. coli linked to food from Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants is not spreading or ongoing.Data released by the CD
julief514/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Names that make your mom go “hmmm” are likely the names of one -- or more -- of your child’s playmates, according to popular baby name site has come up with a list of names that
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