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Research offers possible clues about persistent Lyme disease

BY: VANESSA CUTLER(NEW YORK) -- In a groundbreaking study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Virginia Tech, Yale and Harvard may have found a reason why some people who get Lyme disease still have the crippling symptoms years after treatment with no sign of the…... Read More

Dogs developed a range of facial expressions after humans domesticated them: Study

(NEW YORK) -- Dog owners convinced that their pup could convey a range of expressions through their eyes now have scientific evidence to back it up. Researchers have discovered a key factor that separates wolves from dogs, involving two specialized facial muscles that evolved after they were domesticated by humans,…... Read More

'Miracle' baby born after mom had her fallopian tubes removed

(NEW YORK) -- Elizabeth Kough, a mom of four, said she hugs her newborn son, Benjamin, "a little tighter" because of the miraculous way he came into this world.Kough, 39, is still also in shock that she has four children. Nearly four years ago she had both of her fallopian…... Read More

More than 4,600 cases of Pillsbury flour recalled due to possible E. coli risk, company says

(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of cases of Pillsbury flour have been recalled because they may be contaminated with E. coli.About 4,620 cases of 5-pound bags of Pillsbury Best Bread Flour were distributed to a limited number of stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio,…... Read More

Does Spending time outdoors improve your health?

(NEW YORK) -- Why do people want to spend time in the great outdoors? Perhaps it's because spending time in nature actually makes you feel better, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports.Researchers in the U.K. asked about 20,000 people how much time they had spent outdoors during…... Read More

Mom creates magnetic buttons after seeing family member with disability struggling

(NEW YORK) -- Gina Adams, a mother of two in Michigan, saw firsthand the toll that Parkinson's disease took on her stepfather, especially when he was unable to do everyday things like button his own shirt."He was a brilliant engineer and a guitar player, and when he could no longer…... Read More

Sisters sell fruit-flavored drinks to help raise money for sickle cell anemia

(SUMMERVILLE, S.C.) -- "Stay in the mix with a fruity fix" is a phrase these young entrepreneurs live by.Armani, 13, and Amaya Jefferson, 12, founders of Mani & Maya's Fruity Treats, started their own business in Summerville, South Carolina, to raise money to help find a cure for sickle cell…... Read More

Recalled Ragu pasta sauce may be contaminated with plastic, company says

(NEW YORK) -- Mizkan America, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for multiple flavors of its pasta sauces that may contain fragments of plastic.There have been no reports of consumer injuries or complaints, the company announced in a press release over the weekend.The affected sauces were produced between June 4…... Read More

Dads have never been so valued, or under so much pressure, experts say

(DETROIT) -- For Warren Flood, having his son, Malcolm, changed the course of his life.Prior to becoming a dad, Flood, who is 43, worked in consulting and described the business model as "trading hours for dollars." "My friends told me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You have all the time in…... Read More

Dad to receive kidney from daughter he adopted 27 years ago

(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A woman from North Carolina has given the gift of life to the man who adopted her when she was an infant.DeLauren McKnight chose to donate her kidney to her dad, Billy Houze, after tests revealed she was a match for the procedure."She told me, 'Daddy, you…... Read More

Thousands of US cities and counties in federal opioid lawsuit file for class status

(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of U.S. counties, cities and villages filed for class action status in a massive, multi-district litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies on Friday. New York's Albany County and New Jersey's Bergen County, as well as Atlanta, Georgia; Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Phoenix are just a…... Read More