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Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study

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MyLoupe/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A new study may spell hope for millions who suffer from peanut allergies. Scientists in Australia are reporting successful preliminary trials for a pillRead More

New study offers hope for early Lyme disease diagnosis

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iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Researchers may now be able to detect Lyme disease in its earliest stages and differentiate it from other tick-borne ailments with similar symptoms, according to aRead More

'Healthy Living for Summer': Travel tips for eating smart and staying active

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Image Source White/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It can be easy to overindulge while traveling, but that may lead to feelings of regret once the vacation is over. How can we travelRead More

Cholera in Yemen: What you need to know

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gelmold/iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — Cholera has infected half a million people in the Middle Eastern nation of Yemen so far this year, according to a statement released this week by the WorldRead More

Study finds those who are 'fat but fit' still have increased risk of heart disease

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new study published in the European Heart Journal Monday finds that being overweight increases your risk of coronary heart disease, even if you are otherwise consideredRead More

How animal behavior may change when the total solar eclipse darkens skies

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Animals across the country may react strangely on Monday as the first total solar eclipse to traverse the sky above the continental United States in decades takesRead More

Mom refuses brain tumor trial to save unborn baby

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Sonya Deklyen Nelson(WYOMING, Mich.) — Carrie Deklyen is currently 21 weeks pregnant and on a ventilator and feeding tube. Her family says she chose to delay her own treatments forRead More

Man drives himself to hospital after nail pierces his heart

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Goodshot/Thinkstock(PESHTIGO, Wisc.) — A Wisconsin man is lucky to be alive after a nail pierced his heart during a construction accident. While building a frame for a fireplace seven weeksRead More

Total solar eclipse 2017: Tips for safe viewing with glasses, viewers, filters, projections

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wherever you are in the United States on Aug. 21, you may want to look up and watch as the sun goes dark in the moon’s shadow.Read More

Study links a lack of sleep in children with increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Children who sleep on average one hour less at night have higher risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published Tuesday byRead More