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ABC News
September 25, 2017 - 7:55 am
(NEW YORK) -- The author of a new book argues that what you feed your gut, which he calls your "second brain," can have an effect on your mood, your weight and your immune system. "The 'clever gut diet' basically is what I describe as a Mediterranean-style diet," Dr. Michael Mosley, author of "The...
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September 24, 2017 - 2:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Researchers have developed an antibody that attacks 99 percent of HIV strains. The "tri-specific" antibody is a combination of three antibodies, which allows it to attack three parts of the virus. As part of the study published in Science , 24 monkeys were injected with HIV. None...
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Dreamstime
September 22, 2017 - 3:58 pm
Kansas will receive more than $500,000 in federal grants to help fight the opioid crisis, the U.S. Justice Department announced Friday. The city of Wichita will receive $398,972 from the Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Courts grant program. The grant is aimed at supporting drug courts that...
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September 22, 2017 - 3:25 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Avoiding refined sugar may be a challenge for most Americans, but Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole, the owners of Fitness and Fuel LA, regularly look for alternatives. In the tenth and final episode of ABC News' "Healthy Living for Summer" series, we asked them for some tips. "We...
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Dreamstime
September 22, 2017 - 11:10 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A spokeswoman says former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas is hospitalized for low blood pressure. Dole spokeswoman Marion Watkins said in an email Friday that the 94-year-old former Kansas senator has been hospitalized since...
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Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
September 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
(NEW YORK) -- Last April Melina Lakey was riding home from a movie with her parents when their SUV clipped a drainage ditch and rolled over six times, landing on its roof. The 9-year-old was pulled to safety by her dad, Jeff Lakey, who was driving. When Melina saw that her mom, Ashley McCollum-...
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