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Healthy focus: Which U.S. city is the fittest?

Rasha Ali, USA TODAY Published 12:01 a.m. ET May 14, 2019 Want to be in the most fit city in the United States? Then head towards the capital for some healthy capital gains.The American College of Sports Medicine released its annual ranking of the ...

Mom forcibly separated from baby after eating a poppyseed bagel

Mom has newborn baby taken away from her because a poppy seed bagel she ate before going into labor caused the 29-year-old to test positive for OPIATESElizabeth Dominiguez, 29, decided to treat herself to a poppy seed bagel just hours before she ...

MIT AI model is ‘significantly’ better at predicting breast cancer

The scientists first looked at the mammograms of over 60,000 patients who were treated at Massachusetts General. They then identified the women that developed breast cancer within five years of their screening. With this data, scientists created a ...

3 Pasco County restaurant workers tested positive for Hepatitis A

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- The ABC Action News I-Team is uncovering more cases of Hepatitis-A involving workers at Tampa Bay area restaurants. It's information local health officials are not telling the public. The Cracker Barrel on U.S. 19 in New Port ...

Teen suicide: girls are now poisoning themselves at alarming rates. There are ways to help

There’s no easy way to say this: In the past decade, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of teens attempting to kill themselves with poison. The data appear Wednesday in The Journal of Pediatrics, and come from poison control centers. ...

Eating more rice could help fight obesity, study suggests

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017 Experts found that people following a Japanese or Asian-style diet based on rice were less likely to be obese than those living in countries where rice consumption was low. Eating rice may help prevent obesity, research ...

More than 1 in 100 Denver residents have chlamydia as city sees continued rise in STDs

The number of Denver residents with a sexually transmitted disease has increased for the fourth year in a row, partly due to fewer men wearing condoms and a rise in women using long-term birth control, Denver Public Health officials said Tuesday. ...

Willard wrestler continues to fight after receiving lung transplant

Posted: Mon 8:37 PM, Apr 29, 2019 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Mon 10:28 PM, Apr 29, 2019 WILLARD, Mo. -- Michael Finley, a junior at Willard High School and a member of the wrestling team, continues to fight after receiving a lung transplant ...

Why food poverty is a health time bomb

Kerry Wright didn’t feel hungry. Not in the way you might expect. Her tummy grumbled, yes, she could hear it. She just couldn’t feel it. She called it “starvation mode”. Wright, a mother of three living in Aberdeen, had hit a low point. But she ...

East Boston elementary school student tests positive for mumps

A third-grader at an East Boston elementary school has tested positive for the mumps, school officials say. Otis Elementary School informed parents via automated phone call Friday of the health issue at the school after officials were made aware of ...