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'Healthy Living for Summer': Cooking with fresh, seasonal ingredients

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Galia Sotomayor/ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Fresh produce, organic ingredients, and seasonal fruits and vegetables are all elements that contribute to a nutritious meal. For the first episode of ABC News’Read More

Flu vaccine 'patch' may be as effective as flu shot

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Christopher Moore/Georgia Tech(ATLANTA) — A “painless” patch that delivers the flu vaccine into the skin could offer an alternative to the traditional flu shot. The patch, which has hair-like microneedlesRead More

New app dubbed 'Tinder for Moms' aims to help mothers connect

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Many moms find that making new friends later in life can be just as challenging as dating. A new app called Peanut was created to help connectRead More

5 children sickened by 'cloud of chlorine gas' at Florida pool

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Peter Cade/Getty(TAMPA, Fla.) — Five children were transported to the hospital in Tampa after a malfunction at a local indoor swimming pool caused a concentrated “cloud of chlorine gas” toRead More

Tales from patients that stand to lose a lot from GOP health bill

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Credit: Joe Merlino(WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, has decided to postpone a vote on Republicans’ legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known asRead More

South Carolina parents shocked by their 14-pound newborn

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Courtesy Arthur Keisler and Cindy Richmond(LEXINGTON, S.C.) — When Cindy Richmond gave birth to her son, she had no idea he’d break records. Her newborn, Colin Austin Keisler, weighed aRead More

Nine senior citizen couples renew their vows at senior care center

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Carolina SeniorCare/Lexington, North Carolina(LEXINGTON, N.C.) — Love was in the air for nine senior citizen couples who renewed their wedding vows on June 22. The special event was organized byRead More

Principal challenges students to disconnect from devices, offers $100 incentive

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A school principal from Washington, D.C. is challenging her students to spend one day a week this summer without using any electronic devices, and is promising aRead More

Mom credits app with saving baby's life

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Emily Eekhoff(NEW YORK) — The Iowa mom who credits a cellphone app with helping to save her daughter’s life is sharing with other pregnant women what she learned from theRead More

Study: Over 80% of parents have made a dosing error when giving medicine to children

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — More than 80 percent of parents have made at least one dosing error when administering medicine to their young children, according to a new study released onRead More