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4-year-old cancer survivor who was flower girl at donor's wedding meets second donor

(GREENSBORO, N.C.) -- In 2018, a toddler captured hearts around the globe after she walked down the aisle at the wedding of one of the people who saved her life.Now, 4-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick just met her second bone marrow donor -- one year after serving as the flower girl for…... Read More

Make this summer your summer of self-care

(NEW YORK) -- Self-care is not just bubble baths or long vacations but finding ways all day, every day to support yourself, experts said."Self-care is really simple because it's about being a good friend to yourself," said Amy Kurtz, a certified health and wellness coach and author of the bestselling…... Read More

2 young children die in hot cars in Texas during scorching temperatures over the weekend

(HOUSTON) -- Two young children have died in Texas after they were left in hot cars during scorching temperatures over the weekend. A 1-year-old died in Galveston Saturday after his father, Abner Peña, left him in the family's Chevrolet Tahoe for about five hours while he worked, Sgt. Xavier Hancock,…... Read More

Activists say they're accepting nothing less than Medicare for all

(NEW YORK) -- The health care proposal dubbed Medicare for all first gained traction as a campaign promise from Sen. Bernie Sanders in his 2016 presidential run.The largest nurses union in the country, National Nurses United, actively campaigned for the policy then and has ramped up its grassroots push on…... Read More

Planned Parenthood hosts 20 presidential candidates to talk abortion rights

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- Planned Parenthood's forum on reproductive rights at the University of South Carolina on Saturday will offer the crowded Democratic presidential field an opportunity to directly address a topic that has emerged as one of the most contentious in the election cycle.So far this cycle, the parade of…... Read More

New drug for women with low sex drive gets FDA approval

By DR. VANESSA CUTLER (NEW YORK) -- We’ve long seen advertisements for drugs like Cialis or Viagra, which help to improve sexual performance in men with erectile dysfunction. But on Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new medication that will boost libido in women with low sexual…... Read More

EPA finalizes rule allowing less lead in dust in older homes

(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday finalized standards that would allow less lead in paint dust in older buildings, the first concrete step in the administration's action plan to protect kids from exposure to lead.The Centers for Disease Control has said that no level of lead exposure is…... Read More

Missouri Planned Parenthood abortion clinic denied license by health department

(ST. LOUIS) -- The Missouri health department denied a license to the state's last abortion clinic, bringing the latest blow in the ongoing saga.Planned Parenthood announced that the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) denied the license to the Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region clinic.The clinic will…... Read More

Who will pay to take care of sick coal miners? Black Lung Trust Fund is in trouble

(NEW YORK) -- Gary Hairston worked in West Virginia coal mines for more than 27 years. Like thousands of other coal miners, Hairston was diagnosed with complicated black lung disease, an incurable condition caused by exposure to high levels of coal dust.He now relies on federal black lung benefits to…... Read More

Benefits of baby yoga aren’t a stretch: How it helps moms and babies

(WHEATON, Ill.) -- Susan Korver and Amy Casoglos spent some of the first weeks of their daughters’ lives with them on the yoga mat.The once-strangers, who gave birth on the same day in the same hospital, bonded with their babies and with each other in a baby yoga class, a…... Read More

Miss West Virginia shows campers with heart conditions that she's just like them

(NEW YORK) -- The Dr. Bill Neches Heart Camp for Kids, a program for children with heart diseases, is just like your typical summer camp. There’s archery, crafts, canoeing and even some fishing. But perhaps its greatest activity is helping kids with heart diseases feel less isolated by introducing them…... Read More