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1-year-old boy dies after being left in stifling hot car for over 8 hours

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ABC News (PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.) — A 1-year-old boy died after being left in a stifling hot car for over 8 hours, officials said. The 17-month-old was found in aRead More

1-year-old boy dies after being left in stifling hot car for over 8 hours

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ABC News (PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.) — A 1-year-old boy died after being left in a stifling hot car for over 8 hours, officials said. The 17-month-old was found in aRead More

Dr. Whitney Bowe answers all of your bug spray questions

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — While it can be hard to navigate the evolving world of insect repellent and know what chemicals are safe to be lathering on your children, it’s alsoRead More

Where states stand on legalizing recreational and medical marijuana

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — While marijuana is illegal under federal law, a patchwork of state laws across the country determines where you can and cannot legally smoke pot. Vermont’s law legalizingRead More

Girl with 3-D hand closing in on goal of throwing out the first pitch at all 30 MLB stadiums

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Courtesy Dawson Family(HENDERSON, Nev.) — Hailey Dawson is on a mission. The 8-year-old from Henderson, Nevada, wants to be the first person to throw out the first pitch at allRead More

Ebola survivors suffer 'severe' neurological and psychiatric effects, new study finds

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — People who survive Ebola may suffer “severe” neurological and psychiatric problems long after they recover from the virus, according to a new study published Wednesday. Some casesRead More

FDA hosts public meeting to make case for oversight on lab-grown meat

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In the first steps of introducing a new class of so-called “slaughter-free” meat, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a public meeting on Thursday to discussRead More

Roe v. Wade could face legal challenge with new SCOTUS: National Women’s Law Center

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump’s appointment of a new, conservative Supreme Court justice could have a major impact on a number of federal laws, but pro-abortion rights groups fear Roe v.Read More

Why the boys freed from a Thai cave can't have their favorite meals yet

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ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — Before a complicated rescue freed 12 boys and their coach, who were trapped inside a Thailand cave, the boys had written letters to their families requesting rich,Read More

Cave ordeal likely affected the Thai soccer team's mental health

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iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. MICHAEL MACINTYRE (NEW YORK) — It took hundreds of volunteers from all over the world to rescue the soccer team of 12 boys and their coach from aRead More