(NEW YORK) -- As celebrities like Kim Kardashian have made voluptuous backsides in high demand, a group of plastic surgeons have issued a new warning to fellow doctors performing a procedure known as the Brazilian butt lift.The Brazilian...

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(NEW YORK) -- "No, thanks -- we don't need anything. We're fine."It's the reply text that new mamas know all too well. Friends and family are constantly dropping in to meet the babe, and while you're getting the occasional tray of lasagna...

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BY: DR. STEPHANIE SOPHIE LEE (NEW YORK) -- Teens who get in trouble with the law have high rates of substance abuse and mental health issues, but the problems are even worse for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer adolescen...

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(POWELL, Ohio) -- An Ohio health department has fielded more than 350 inquiries from people possibly getting sick from a Chipotle, officials said Tuesday, raising new concerns of food-borne illness similar to those that plagued the restaurant chain i...

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BY: DR. KEVIN RIUTZEL (NEW YORK) -- In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, actor Alan Alda, 82, revealed that he has been living with Parkinson’s disease for three and a half years.The actor, of M*A*S*H fame,...

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(NEW YORK) -- Depression is among the leading causes of disability worldwide, with more than 300 million people suffering from this mental illness, according to the World Health Organization.Despite how common depression is, scientists st...

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(NEW YORK) -- A New York Times article is sparking an online debate about why leaving your children unattended has become taboo.In the essay, "Motherhood in the Age of Fear," author Kim Brooks details the stories of six...

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(NEW YORK) -- Cellphones and laptops can be distracting for students in classrooms, and new research also shows that using electronic devices can even lower students’ grades.Scientists who studied the effects of divided attention in...

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(NEW YORK) -- It's no surprise to dog owners, but now it's scientifically sound: Dogs will go out of their way to help their owners when their humans are upset.In a new study with the Lassie-inspired title Timmy’s in th...

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BY: DR. STEPHANIE SOPHIE LEE (NEW YORK) -- Bayer Pharmaceuticals announced that it will no longer sell the permanent birth control implant Essure starting at the end of this year.Essure has courted controversy since i...

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(NEW YORK) -- The American Academy of Pediatrics says that chemicals in food additives like food coloring and preservatives are bad for children and that parents should limit their exposure to processed foods, according to a new study published by th...

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BY: DR. STEPHANIE SOPHIE LEE (NEW YORK) -- New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was recently placed on the disabled list because he contracted hand, foot and mouth disease.It’s a short-term infection that’s mostly fou...

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(NEW YORK)  -- New York may have been the site of two suspected shark attacks on Wednesday, but attacks by the creatures in these waters are so rare that there have been only 10 documented cases confirmed in nearly 150 years.The wors...

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BY DR. EDITH BRACHO-SANCHEZ (NEW YORK) -- Rates of HIV infection are on the rise in 50 countries with more than 1.8 million people becoming infected in 2017, a far cry from goals established for the near future, accord...

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