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Doctors warn cancers are going undiagnosed amid COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what you can do to decrease the risk.

BY: DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON, EDEN DAVID, and SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors are concerned that the prolonged shutdowns and stay-at-home orders critical in combating the novel coronavirus may have had dire consequences on early cancer diagnosis and treatment.Now, a new study finds that…... Read More

Students at school touted by Pence for reopening must quarantine due to COVID-19

By ELLA TORRES, ABC News(WAKE FOREST, N.C.) -- Fourth graders at a school in North Carolina have been asked to quarantine for 14 days after a student there tested positive for COVID-19.The school, a Thales Academy in Wake Forest, said it was notified on Monday that the student became infected…... Read More

In communities of color, one organization is helping to fill the COVID-19 testing gap

By KRISTOFER RIOS, CLAIRE PEDERSEN, DEBORAH KIM and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- One doctor in Miami started her own COVID-19 testing site while another in New York City partnered with a group of testing sites in order to better treat these underserved populations.In a predominantly Latino neighborhood in…... Read More

20-year-old med student hopes his book helps doctors identify conditions on dark skin

By LARA PRILUCK, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Upon arriving at medical school at St. George's, University of London, 20-year-old Malone Mukwende was often taught to look for symptoms that only pertain to white skin.For instance, Kawasaki disease, which is inflammation of the body's arteries and is mostly found in children,…... Read More

This father of 3 lost 45 pounds through the keto diet during quarantine

By NICOLE CURTIS and ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(PITTSBURGH) -- With the coronavirus pandemic keeping Americans at home, many have learned how easy it is to develop unhealthy habits like over-snacking or not exercising.But Joe Mull, a 43-year-old father of three from Pittsburgh, has used his time during quarantine to…... Read More

CDC expects 2020 outbreak of life-threatening AFM in children

By DR. MOLLY STOUT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a call to action to warn of a potential outbreak between the end of this summer and winter of a rare, but potentially lethal disease that affects young children, where seeking medical attention right…... Read More

From magical wands to transparent partitions: Kids cheat less with invisible barriers

By DR. SABINA BERA and DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new study has found that parents can nudge their children to be honest and truthful by using invisible cues.The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that young children cheated less in…... Read More

Grandparent caregivers face more challenges

By DR. SABINA BERA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Paula Christodoulides, who is raising her 8-year-old and 10-year-old grandchildren, said being a parent for the second time around hasn't always been easy, but she's determined to do the best she can for them."I felt it is a decision I have…... Read More

Single mom sheds 55 pounds during quarantine -- and she's not quitting now

By NICOLE CURTIS and ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(CINCINNATI) -- Single mom Jackie Wilson chose intermittent fasting as her method to lose weight, motivating herself by buying the next size down on her favorite jeans.While the coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on life for many, one woman has used…... Read More

Childhood vaccinations beginning to rebound, but still below normal levels as school resumes

By OLIVIA RUBIN, LAURA ROMERO, KATHERINE FAULDERS and DR. JAY BHATT(NEW YORK) -- Childhood vaccination rates are still down in at least 20 states, public health officials in those areas told ABC News, a worrying trend that has continued in the days and weeks before children are set to head…... Read More

Masks for 7 hours a day? How we can start prepping kids now

By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With so much about school reopenings around the nation still unknown, one thing seems certain: If schools do reopen for in-person learning, many of those same schools will require children to wear masks.Even if your child has become accustomed to wearing…... Read More