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Today is International Widows Day and these are their stories
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:51:14 GMT
From a Syrian refugee to a military widow in the United States, these are their stories of loss, grief and survival.
'Trumpcare' would send her to Mexico for birth control
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:37:43 GMT
Alabama high school's conservative summer reading list stirs controversy
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:54:18 GMT
Among the titles in the Spanish Fort High School teacher's list: "Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder: Savage Solutions," "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto" and "Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and their Assault on America."
Pharmacist linked to fungal meningitis outbreak gets 9 years in prison
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:47:04 GMT
Millennials are the most likely generation to use a library. Here's why.
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:10:52 GMT
"Teens see libraries different than their parents or caregivers used to see them," says the president of the American Library Association.
Sheriff to shorten sentences for inmates who rescued fallen deputy
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:02:06 GMT
Inmates in Georgia are getting their sentences shortened for helping a sheriff's deputy who collapsed while on security detail.
Texas water park takes accessibility to the next level
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:31:36 GMT
When the Morgan's Inspiration Island water park opens in San Antonio on Saturday, visitors won't find any wheelchair ramps at one of the park's main attractions: the riverboat adventure.
Dirty money: 80% of cash carries cocaine -- and more
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:17:57 GMT
Court rules hospital can withdraw life support for sick baby Charlie Gard
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:04:10 GMT
The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday a hospital can discontinue life support to a baby suffering from a rare genetic disease.
An EMT's view from the front lines
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:45:32 GMT
Salvador Dali to be exhumed amid paternity suit
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:26:46 GMT
A Madrid court has ordered that the remains of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali be exhumed. The move comes as a woman who claims to be his daughter filed a paternity claim.
Mom wants Planned Parenthood to stay open
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:38:54 GMT
While pregnant with her daughter, Ariana Gonzalez went to Mexico to receive medical care instead of here in the US. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen shares her story.
After fighting for her daughter's life, mom fears GOP health care bill
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:35:34 GMT
She's a 35-pound bundle of blonde cuteness with hard-working parents.
Mom on Medicaid cuts: It's a punch in the gut
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:01:43 GMT
The Senate health care bill would slash nearly a trillion dollars in Medicaid spending, according to the Congressional Budget Score. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on a five-year-old that would be affected by the cuts.
Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:20:22 GMT
Republican Rep. Steve Scalise has been released from the intensive care unit after being shot in the hip last week, according to a statement by MedStar Washington Hospital Center Friday.
DNA unlocks secrets of ancient Egyptians
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:46:29 GMT
Teens are still having sex, most use contraception
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:19:56 GMT
American teens' sex habits and contraceptive use haven't changed much over the past decade, according to a new report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Most 2014 World Cup head impacts didn't receive concussion protocols, study says
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:02:16 GMT
More than 3 billion people around the world tuned in to watch soccer's 2014 FIFA World Cup, during which there were 81 head collisions. And only 15% of those injured players received a concussion assessment from health care personnel, according to a report published Tuesday in JAMA.
Where in the world will the next emerging disease appear?
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:03:46 GMT
Some of the world's worst diseases -- think Ebola or AIDS -- start in animals, jump the hurdle of species to enter humans and then get passed from person to person. These are called zoonotic or animal-origin infectious diseases. What if you could predict the location on this vast and spinning globe where the next of these potentially deadly diseases will emerge?
Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:08:38 GMT
More health problems reported from cosmetic products
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:57:28 GMT
Complaints of adverse health events related to cosmetic and personal care products more than doubled from 2015 to 2016, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Older dads have geeky sons, study says
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:02:46 GMT
Bee, wasp venom shortage dangerous for those with allergies
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:02:53 GMT
Can sitting cancel out the benefits of exercise?
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:02:28 GMT
You've probably heard the trendy phrase that "sitting is the new smoking." Although it's an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors -- nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body -- research does show that prolonged sitting may be harmful, even if you exercise regularly.
Rehab and health scares for once-conjoined twins
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:59:38 GMT
What Serena Williams wants you to know about domestic violence
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:32:17 GMT
When most people think about domestic violence, they probably think of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, but less well-known is how partners can use financial means to abuse and terrorize their partners.
Bloomers to bikinis: Bathing suits through history
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:49:04 GMT
Do you prefer a one-piece or a string bikini? Swim trunks or a snug Speedo? Whatever you select, your choice isn't made in a vacuum under the florescent lights of a fitting room. History has informed the bathing suit styles of today, in ways we might never imagine. Click through the gallery above to learn how modesty, function and the evolution of style have affected the suits you take to the water, and look below for a collection of facts about swimwear.
Why confusion leads seniors to turn down home health care
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:39:21 GMT
The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital: He didn't want anyone coming into his home, and he didn't think he needed any help.
Couple adopts infants with special needs -- 88 of them
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:28:03 GMT
The labor of love started in Florida even before Camille Geraldi, a nurse, met her husband Mike, a pediatrician. And it's been going on for the last four decades.
The perfect feast: The healthy way to celebrate Eid
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:33:36 GMT