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'Charlie Sheen Effect' nearly doubled HIV test sales after his announcement, study finds
May 18, 2017

Gilbert Carrasquillo/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Charlie Sheen’s 2015 announcement that he had been diagnosed with HIV years earlier seems to have sparked…

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Why Zoe Saldana doesn't believe in diets
May 18, 2017

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Zoe Saldana has given up on dieting. “I try not to deprive my body of anything because…

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"Consumer Reports" releases top picks for sunscreens
May 18, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Consumer Reports released their list of top sunscreens Thursday, just in time to keep your skin safe all…

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Parents with kids obsessed with electronic devices get an intervention
May 18, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Autumn, a mother of two from Texas, had just caught her 8-year-old son Jackson red-handed. “What do…

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Low-income patients report better care and health after ACA passage, study finds
May 17, 2017

Antonio_Diaz/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Public health researchers are still trying to understand the effects of the Affordable Care Act even as the Republican-controlled…

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Nearly 20 percent of gastric band patients face additional surgeries, study finds
May 17, 2017

moodboard/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When gastric band surgery was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2001, it was considered…

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Resources for parents, loved ones wanting to break extreme electronics usage habits
May 17, 2017

diego_cervo/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Following our year-long ABC News “20/20” report on American families dealing with the devastating effects of excessive use…

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Harvard report: Millennials not interested in casual sex
May 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Millennials are more interested in dating or hanging out with friends than having casual sex, according to a…

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3-D printed ovaries help mice get pregnant, show promise for fertility treatments
May 17, 2017

Courtesy Northwestern University(NEW YORK) — In the era of regenerative medicine, which seeks to develop replacement tissues and organs in the…

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NYC helping pregnant commuters get a seat on the train with new buttons
May 16, 2017

MTA(NEW YORK) — The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is giving moms-to-be free, wearable buttons to encourage train and…

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