Health News

October 17, 2017 - 6:39 am
(NEW YORK) -- More than half of U.S. women have experienced unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances from men, three in 10 have put up with unwanted advances from male co-workers and a quarter have endured them from men who had influence over their work situation. Those results in a new ABC News-...
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Crystal Kaye
October 16, 2017 - 4:15 pm
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Crystal Kaye's work designing dolls to represent women with skin-pigment loss is drawing grateful responses from women across the country who are thrilled to have a doll that looks like them. “I get messages from women saying that they’re in tears. Women in their 40s and 50s,...
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October 16, 2017 - 2:10 pm
(SAN DIEGO) -- As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades, health officials are taking emergency measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease. On Friday, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency in...
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October 16, 2017 - 5:25 am
(NEW YORK) -- The sound of two bells rang through the loud speakers of the U.S. Navy’s floating hospital on Saturday to celebrate the arrival of a newborn baby girl. The Navy’s USNS Comfort was sailing in the vicinity of San Juan, Puerto Rico -- providing medical assistance throughout a region...
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October 15, 2017 - 3:01 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. may be suffering from an opioid epidemic, but worldwide nearly 26 million people are dying in pain because they can’t access affordable palliative care. According to a new report in The Lancet , the solution could be an off-patent three cent morphine tablet – wildly available...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:23 pm
(DENVER) -- Shocking videos showing high school cheerleaders in Colorado being forced into splits sparked outrage this summer, and now officials say no criminal charges will be filed. The Denver District Attorney's Office announced the decision in a statement on Saturday following a weeks-long...
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October 14, 2017 - 6:09 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- California has declared a state of emergency over a hepatitis A outbreak that health officials say is the largest person-to-person outbreak in the U.S. since a vaccine became available over 20 years ago. At least 18 people have died in the outbreak that has affected San Diego,...
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October 14, 2017 - 2:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Obesity among children and teenagers has risen ten-fold across the world in the past four decades, according to a new study in The Lancet. This means more than 120 million youngsters are not at a healthy weight. The study, which is the largest of its kind, studied obesity trends in...
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Kelly Murphy
October 13, 2017 - 1:43 pm
(CAMDEN, N.J.) -- Toni Murphy was just 36 when she died in 2001, leaving behind five children, including 2-year-old quadruplet daughters. Now, Toni Murphy’s quadruplet daughters, Erin, Kelly, Rachel and Casey Murphy, are 18-year-old college freshman fulfilling their mom’s legacy. Three of the...
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Steve & Ted
October 13, 2017 - 8:54 am
4th District Rep. Ron Estes joins us with his comments on the executive order that ends appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers.
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