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Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows

(NEW YORK) -- "Remarkable" -- that’s how researchers are describing the results of a new study done on mice displaying traits associated with Alzheimer's disease.

The deletion of just a single enzyme saw the near total reversal of th... Read More

How to talk to kids and teens about the deadly school shooting in Florida

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- In the wake of today's deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many parents are left grappling with how to explain the horrific act of gun violence -- at a setting where most kids spend a majority of their days -- to their child... Read More

In light of Lena Dunham's decision to get a hysterectomy

(NEW YORK) -- What is Endometriosis?

The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical term for the membrane that lines the inside of the uterus is endometrium.

So, w... Read More

Several 'unexplained injuries' to babies reported at Wisconsin hospital's newborn ICU: Police

(MADISON, Wis.) -- Several "unexplained injuries" to babies at a Wisconsin hospital's newborn intensive care unit are under investigation by the local police, according to authorities.

Authorities at Meriter Hospital in Madison reached out... Read More

Weight loss can be 'contagious' between partners

(NEW YORK) -- Skipping the chocolate this Valentine's Day could have a "ripple effect" on your partner's weight loss, according to a new study.

The study, published this month in the research journal Obesity, found that when one p... Read More

'High Holiday' on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes

(NEW YORK) -- Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana, new analysis found it might have some very serious effects.

A research letter published... Read More

College student organizes 25,000 sock donation to homeless shelters

(BOSTON) -- More than 200 college students walked the streets of Boston to distribute 25,000 pairs of socks to the city’s homeless.

The day of service was the brainchild of Charlotte Kim, a sophomore at Harvard University.

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Husband continues sweet Valentine's Day tradition for wife with dementia after nearly 40 years

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Albuquerque resident Donna Kramer, 74, may have been diagnosed with dementia nearly four years ago, but that doesn't mean she's forgotten the sacred Valentine's tradition that began months before she married her husband, 77-yea... Read More

Heartbroken family explains why 3-year-old who died from flu wasn’t vaccinated

(MUNCIE, Indiana) -- An Indiana family that decided against vaccinating a 3-year-old is now haunted by that decision, wondering if a flu shot could have saved the girl's life.

Alivia Viellieux, of Muncie, Indiana, died at home Monday morni... Read More

Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say

(NEW YORK) -- Speedy eaters might finish their food faster, but those calories might linger longer.

A new study published in the online journal BMJ Open suggests that eating speed could affect a person's weight.

A research team ... Read More

Trump budget sharply cuts White House office leading opioid crisis response, shifts funds to other agencies

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration's FY2019 budget released Monday requests more than $30 billion for drug control efforts, while at the same time proposing a sharp cut to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, which has been leading the f... Read More

Channel your inner Olympian with this workout from a Barry's Bootcamp trainer

(NEW YORK) -- You, too, can train like the Olympians competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Barry's Bootcamp trainer Erick Wilson devised a workout that incorporates moves used by athletes in the sports of the Winter Games, ... Read More

Missing woman found alive in the woods after 36-hour search

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- An Alabama woman who was missing for at least 36 hours after a car crash was miraculously found by rescuers Sunday morning, authorities and her family said.

Lisa Holman's vehicle was found wrecked Friday sometime afte... Read More

Labels on 'toddler drinks' may be misleading customers, study says

(NEW YORK) -- So-called toddler drinks are a growing category of beverages for young ones, but their labels may be misleading customers about their nutrition and health benefits.

A study published Monday in the journal Preventive Medic... Read More