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Study Finds 1 in 3 U.S. Adults Eats Fast Food Each Day

Study Finds 1 in 3 U.S. Adults Eats Fast Food Each Day

By Mike Stobbe | Oct 9
A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That's about 85 million people.

Are Therapy Dogs Safe in Hospitals?

Are Therapy Dogs Safe in Hospitals?

By Mike Stobbe | Oct 8
Therapy dogs can bring more than joy and comfort to hospitalized kids. They can also bring stubborn germs.

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Oct 7
The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation has launched new educational tools as part of its anti-bullying mission, including Julian, the first transgender puppet.

8 Tips for Treating Deep, Painful Pimples

8 Tips for Treating Deep, Painful Pimples

Oct 7
Although acne comes in many forms, the most severe type of acne is a pimple that develops deep in the skin, causing a red, swollen and painful bump. Fortunately, there are ways to tackle this type of acne at home to alleviate pain and reduce swelling.

U.S. Regulators OK Updated Version of Decades-Old Antibiotic

U.S. Regulators OK Updated Version of Decades-Old Antibiotic

By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 5
U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a modernized version of a decades-old antibiotic used to treat a number of infections.

Watch: Man Gets Hearing Back Thanks to Cochlear Implant & What He Hears First Will Melt Your Heart

Watch: Man Gets Hearing Back Thanks to Cochlear Implant & What He Hears First Will Melt Your Heart

Oct 4
After contracting meningitis earlier this year while on a vacation in San Francisco, Hayward Duresseau lost his hearing. But thanks to a cochlear implant, he regained his hearing and what his partner told him will melt your heart.

Watch: YouTuber Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey Explores Being a Daddy

Watch: YouTuber Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey Explores Being a Daddy

Oct 4
Psychotherapist and YouTuber Matthew Dempsey explores daddies in the gay community with his latest video, "Daddy Training."

Studies in Healthy Older People Aim to Prevent Alzheimer's

Studies in Healthy Older People Aim to Prevent Alzheimer's

By Marilyn Marchione | Oct 4
It may be too late to stop Alzheimer's in people who already have some mental decline. But what if a treatment could target the very earliest brain changes while memory and thinking skills are still intact, in hope of preventing the disease?

Berlin Nightclub Patrons Urged to Get Meningitis Test

Berlin Nightclub Patrons Urged to Get Meningitis Test

Oct 4
Patrons of a famed nightclub in the German capital are being told to immediately visit a doctor to be checked for bacterial meningitis after they may have been exposed to the life-threatening illness on the dance floor.

Missouri Down to 1 Abortion Clinic Amid Legal Battle

Missouri Down to 1 Abortion Clinic Amid Legal Battle

By Summer Ballentine | Oct 4
Missouri is down to one clinic providing abortions Wednesday, after the only other clinic in the state that performs the procedure failed to adhere to new state requirements and its license expired.

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