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October 18, 2017 - 6:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- A father of two said he lost 100 pounds with the help of a fitness tracker that he wouldn’t have thought to buy for himself. The Salem, Massachusetts father of two weighed 304 pounds before he stepped into a weekly wellness group, which included fitness trackers, his doctor had...
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Dreamstime
October 17, 2017 - 10:44 am
More than 33,000 people died from opioids in the United States in 2015 and overdoses have quadrupled since 1999. We take a look at the opioid epidemic by the numbers. Watch the latest video at
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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 - 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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