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New cases of coronavirus double in 24 hours in South Korea

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea's number of newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has doubled in just 24 hours, to a total of 204 cases. The majority are from the southeastern city of Daegu and are followers of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, a religious sect.Throughout the country,…... Read More

One man's account of what it's like to have novel coronavirus

(NEW YORK) -- When Carl Goldman and his wife Jeri embarked on a vacation cruise on the Diamond Princess, he had no idea he would end his trip surrounded by doctors in hazmat suits in a biocontainment unit in Nebraska.Along with the rest of the cruise ship's passengers and crew,…... Read More

Mom diagnosed with stage 4 cancer after pregnancy shares message for women

(NEW YORK) -- Charlotte Ngarukiye, a mom of three, is spending the last period of her life doing all she can to make sure no other woman has to go through her same experience.Ngarukiye, 34, was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic colorectal cancer in December 2018, just 17 days after…... Read More

Michael Strahan, Sara Haines and Keke Palmer take part in hydration challenge

(NEW YORK) -- Thirsty for self-care tips? This hydration challenge will do the trick.Michael Strahan, Sara Haines and Keke Palmer found that their skin, sleep and energy improved after drinking more water for a month.The hosts took it upon themselves to drink more water in the name of self-love, all…... Read More

Five hospitalized after vaping device found in Indiana school

(MADISON, Ind.) -- Two teachers and three students from an Indiana high school have been hospitalized with suspected vaping-related illnesses.Michael Gasaway, principal of Madison Consolidated High School (MCHS), said the teachers fell ill while monitoring an area in the school’s C-wing. They were taken to hospital as an apparently precautionary…... Read More

Japanese expert who sneaked onto Diamond Princess describes 'zero infection control'

(NEW YORK) -- A Japanese professor who gained access to the Diamond Princess cruise ship said in a YouTube video posted Tuesday that he was shocked by the lack of coronavirus infection control measures on board.More than 540 people on the ship have tested positive for novel coronavirus, making the…... Read More

Demi Lovato says unresolved eating disorder led to 2018 relapse

(NEW YORK) -- Demi Lovato is opening up about her struggles with an eating disorder on the latest episode of Ashley Graham’s podcast, "Pretty Big Deal."The singer says she believes the fact that she never truly recovered from her eating issues ultimately led to her drug relapse in 2018."I'm tired…... Read More

Mediterranean diet may offer special health benefits for this age group

(NEW YORK) -- There's yet another reason to try the Mediterranean diet, new research has found.Among elderly individuals, adhering to a diet rich in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and olive oil for one year was linked to changes in gut microbiota associated with less fragility and better…... Read More

Father and son treated by same nurse at NICU more than 30 years apart

(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- David Caldwell pulled out his own baby book when his first child, a son named Zayne Alexander Caldwell, was born on Jan. 30.Zayne was born 10 weeks early, weighing just three pounds, and was admitted into the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Saint Peter’s University…... Read More

Cheers to health benefits of vino on National Drink Wine Day

(NEW YORK) -- Happy National Drink Wine Day!From dedicated Twitter and Facebook pages to people sharing their favorite varietal and vintage on social media, today is the day to raise a glass of wine.Whether you're are looking to try a new bottle, better understand the health benefits or simply share…... Read More

Lifelong antisocial behavior linked to abnormal brain structure: Study

(NEW YORK) -- Many of those who've exhibited lifelong antisocial, aka sociopathic, behavior -- lying, impulsiveness, aggression, lacking concern for others -- have abnormal brain structures, according to a new study.MRI scans on the brains of 672 people with lifelong antisocial behavior showed a particular thinning of cortex and reduced…... Read More

Denied because they're deaf: Why one school continues unofficial cadet program

(FREDERICK, Md.) -- From afar, the formation of students in military uniforms saluting their captain looks like any other cadet program around the country. But there’s one giveaway that this program is unique: the commands coming from the captain are in American Sign Language.People who are deaf cannot join the…... Read More

Toddler with cerebral palsy takes first steps after multiple brain surgeries

(HOLIDAY, Fla.) -- Since 17-month-old Lennyn Lyons was first diagnosed with cerebral palsy six months ago, she’s undergone four brain surgeries. Her mother, Brianna, was unsure she would ever be able to walk. On Friday, Lennyn took her first steps at her family’s home in Holiday, Florida.Her ecstatic mom cheered…... Read More

Sisters due weeks apart give birth on the same day at the same hospital

(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Charell Anthony and Cierra Anthony, sisters who both live in Indianapolis, plan to raise their newborn babies as "cousin twins." The sisters gave birth to their healthy newborns on the same day, Feb. 12, at the same hospital, Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. "They’re going to be really…... Read More