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Delilah opens up about son's 2017 suicide and her healing process

(NEW YORK) -- Radio icon Delilah opens up about her life off-air and the inspiration behind her new book, "One Heart at a Time."Delilah recently spoke out about embracing her faith following the death of her son two years ago.The much-loved radio personality's 18-year-old son Zachariah died by suicide in…... Read More

Seven die of flesh-eating bacteria linked to injecting black tar heroin

()SAN DIEGO) -- Seven people in San Diego have died from a flesh-eating bacterial infection linked to black tar heroin use, according to local health officials. Over the last two months, nine people were admitted to San Diego hospitals for severe myonecrosis infections. All but two of those cases proved…... Read More

Cellphone injuries have spiked dramatically, especially among young people

(NEW YORK) -- As cellphones became an omnipresent part of life over the past two decades, head and neck injuries associated with the devices spiked dramatically, according to a new study.Injuries were infrequent until 2007, but as cellphones became more popular -- and more distracting -- injuries soared. In 2016,…... Read More

More than 100 people sick from E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce: Officials

(WASHINGTON) -- More than 100 people across the U.S. have been infected with E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, according to federal officials.The Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state health authorities say evidence indicates that romaine lettuce from the Salinas, California, growing region is "a…... Read More

Woman makes powerful plea at House hearing on historic bill to regulate cosmetics, personal care products

(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in decades, the House of Representatives is shining a light on making cosmetics safer.On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing entitled "Building Consumer Confidence by Empowering FDA to Improve Cosmetic Safety."The hearing focused on legislation…... Read More

Trump administration unveils program to provide HIV prevention drugs for uninsured

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration unveiled a new program to provide HIV prevention medication to people without prescription drug coverage as a part of the president's ambitious effort to eradicate the virus in America by 2030.The government's Ready, Set, PrEP program will provide about 200,000 uninsured Americans annually with free…... Read More

What to know about a new study linking permanent hair dye, hair straighteners to breast cancer

(NEW YORK) -- The use of hair dye and chemical hair straighteners may be associated with a higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.The study, published Tuesday in the International Journal of Cancer, is making headlines but it does not mean that all women need to immediately…... Read More

The introverts' guide to making it through the holiday season

(NEW YORK) -- "Rockin' around the Christmas tree" or going to a "Christmas party hop" make for good holiday song lyrics but are the stuff of holiday nightmares for people who identify as introverts.A night out making small talk at a holiday party would require at least one night or…... Read More

Cow cuddling, flying with miniature horses are part of rapidly expanding use of support animals

(NEW YORK) -- Abrea Hensley and her miniature therapy horse, Flirty, are quite the sight. Whether at the grocery store or in the park, Flirty attracts a lot of attention."Going out with Flirty is definitely one of the most interesting parts of my life at this point," said Hensley. "I…... Read More

Climate change could put women at risk for giving birth early

(NEW YORK) -- Warmer temperatures wrought by climate change could put women at risk for giving birth early, according to new research.The research adds to existing knowledge on health complications tied to extreme temperatures. High air temperatures have been linked to heat stroke, as well to higher pollen levels, which…... Read More

Hospital has 22 labor and delivery staffers pregnant at same time, now 18 are moms

(NEW YORK) -- There must be something in water at St. Elizabeth's Healthcare in Kentucky, as 22 labor and delivery hospital staffers were all pregnant at the same time this year.Among the group of physicians, nurses and administrative workers, 18 of the women are now mothers.Two of the little ones…... Read More