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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.


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.


111 people died under California's new right-to-die law

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:39:16 GMT

One hundred eleven people died last year under California's new right-to-die law, according to a report released Tuesday by the state's Department of Public Health.


Older dads have geeky sons, study says

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:02:46 GMT


Science backs up these pregnancy superstitions

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:29:14 GMT

Most of the folk wisdom that well-meaning older relatives offer up to expectant mothers can be easily ignored: Carrying the baby lower in the abdomen isn't a sign that it's a boy, or a girl, or anything other than an indication your abdominal muscles have loosened up a bit.


A grandma's new role: Raising grandkids amid the heroin epidemic

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:15:41 GMT


Rehab and health scares for once-conjoined twins

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:59:38 GMT


How exercise can improve your love life

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:18:03 GMT

You've likely heard that regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis.


New parrot species identified in Mexico, study says

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:45:34 GMT

Birds of a feather flock together, but it can be hard to tell them apart -- unless, of course, you're an expert ornithologist.


This is America on drugs: A visual guide

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:34:28 GMT

In modern history, few things have caused such a sharp spike in US deaths as drug overdoses.


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.


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.


Dirty money: 80% of cash carries cocaine -- and more

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:17:57 GMT


Pharmacist linked to fungal meningitis outbreak gets 9 years in prison

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:47:04 GMT


An EMT's view from the front lines

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:45:32 GMT


Most 2014 World Cup head impacts didn't receive concussion protocols, study says

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:44:40 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.


Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:08:38 GMT


'Trumpcare' would send her to Mexico for birth control

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:37:43 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.


Adults view black girls as 'less innocent,' new report says

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:58 GMT

When compared with their white peers, young black girls are viewed less as children and more like adults, according to a new research report.


The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 01:10:55 GMT

A crowd hovered over the man lying on the grass as his skin turned purple. Chera Kowalski crouched next to his limp body, a small syringe in her gloved hand.


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.


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.


Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:30:19 GMT

The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch.


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.


You can now get a gender neutral driver's license in D.C.

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:08:46 GMT


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.


Bee, wasp venom shortage dangerous for those with allergies

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:02:53 GMT


Musician with ALS faces health care reform

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:39:04 GMT

On Monday, Jason Becker, a musician with ALS who was once a virtuosic guitarist, took to Facebook to speak out against the Senate health care bill.


The perfect feast: The healthy way to celebrate Eid

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:33:36 GMT