BY: DR. JOHANNA KREAFLEA recent study from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio shows that participation in the Make-A-Wish program may give children better quality of life and reduce hospital visits...

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(NEW YORK) -- It's happened to every parent on the planet at least once and perhaps many more times: your kid is in a stage 3, Defcon 1, the-wheels-have-completely-come-off meltdown.They're screaming. You're sweating. You're looking for e...

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(NEW YORK) -- Make-A-Wish arranges experiences, or “wishes,” for children who have progressive, life-limiting, or life-threatening illness. And now, a new study shows participation in the program may give children a better quality of life...

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(NEW YORK) -- A group of physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Heart Association have released updated guidelines on managing cholesterol to minimize the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death. The new guidelines advocate for...

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(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. government has issued the first new guidelines on physical fitness since 2008 with the message that Americans need to move more, especially kids.Just one in five teens meet the recommendation of at least 60 minutes...

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(ATLANTA) -- The vast majority of violent crimes in sampled areas of metro Atlanta go unreported to police, according to a new study by Grady Memorial Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that was published in the peer-reviewed journal,...

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(NEW YORK) -- Nearly every piece of advice these days for finding happiness includes something about gratitude, including everything from saying three things you're thankful for each day to keeping a gratitude journal.The advice is sound...

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(NEW YORK) -- For many people, Thanksgiving is a holiday full of mashed potatoes, cheesy casseroles and decadent desserts. But while these foods may seem like a hard pass for followers of the popular Whole30 and ketogenic diets, they don't have to be...

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(NEW YORK) -- Angelica Caye Kuhn was on the road to becoming a nurse.The mother of two was working as a patient care technician nearly two decades ago when one day she heard a pop in her back.She was in pain for days and, afte...

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TIFFANY YEH, M.D. (NEW YORK) -- Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in the U.S. today, with almost 30.3 million of people suffering from difficulties in managing their blood sugar. It is the seventh lead...

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(NEW YORK) -- The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is now the most severe in the country's recorded history and ranks the third worst on the African continent.At least 319 people have reported symptoms of hem...

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(NEW YORK) -- The current Ebola outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the worst in the country's recorded history, with 319 confirmed and probable cases, resulting in 198 deaths, the country's health ministry said....

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DR. JOHANNA KREAFLE (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reportedly plans to sharply restrict the sale of most flavored electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in retail stores and gas stations in an effort to decrea...

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(NEW YORK) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, was hospitalized Thursday morning with three broken ribs after falling on Wednesday evening. She went home after her fall, but had discomfort throughout the night and was later admitted to...

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