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The boys trapped in the Thailand cave could face an unusual disease

BY: PETRINA CRAINE(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- As the rescue efforts for the 12 boys and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave have continued, the world has been hoping for the entire group's safe return to the surface.But after surviving the weather conditions, severe body stresses and unimaginable emotional…... Read More

Trump responds to New York Times article on US opposition to breastfeeding resolution

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump Monday slammed a New York Times article about U.S. opposition to a World Health Assembly resolution encouraging breastfeeding.Calling the story “fake news,” he tweeted, “The U.S. strongly supports breast feeding but we don’t believe women should be denied access to formula. Many women need this…... Read More

The boys trapped in the Thailand cave could the unusual 'cave disease'

BY: PETRINA CRAINE (NEW YORK) -- As the rescue efforts for the 12 boys and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave have continued, the world has been hoping for the entire group's safe return to the surface.But after surviving the weather conditions, severe body stresses and unimaginable emotional…... Read More

'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot makes surprise visit to children's hospital

(FALLS CHURCH, Va.) -- Gal Gadot proved she really is wonder-ful after she took a break from filming the latest "Wonder Woman" movie to hang out with young patients at a children's hospital last week.Gadot spent the day with staff and patients at Inova Children's Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.…... Read More

Searches on Google reflect dark reality for many women

(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over abortion rights may be at a turning point.President Trump is expected today to announce his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court.The new justice could potentially tip the court against abortion rights as he or she will replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, who provided a key…... Read More

Study examines risks of physician burnout

BY: DR. MICHAEL MACINTYRE(NEW YORK) -- Does your doctor’s mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes -- burnout, fatigue and depression may affect major medical errors.Medical errors contribute to an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year, according to the Institute of Medicine.…... Read More

A non-alcoholic wine water tastes just like the real deal

(NEW YORK) -- An Israeli company just launched a game-changing beverage that tastes like wine but is non-alcoholic.According to Adi Seifert, chief technology officer of Wine Water Ltd., O.Vine “is a natural beverage that’s actually an infusion of grape skin and seeds that are left over from the win making…... Read More

Long term consequences with childhood trauma

BY: DR. DENISE POWELL, M.D. CANDIDATE(NEW YORK) -- Trauma in childhood echoes through generations, according to new research that could have implications for thousands of migrant children recently separated from parents at the U.S. border.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles and published today…... Read More

Divers came to 'risk their lives' to save boys trapped in a Thailand cave

(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- They came from all over the world, willing to risk their lives.The international rescue effort to save a dozen teenage boys and their soccer coach has drawn dozens and dozens of the world’s most elite rescue divers –- 50 from foreign countries and 40 from within…... Read More

Medical examines to determine shape of boys after 16 days trapped in a dark cave

(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- The four youth soccer players, who were rescued from a cave in Thailand where their coach and eight teammates remain trapped for at least another day, are being evaluated at a hospital for everything from infections to oxygen deprivation and dysentery, medical experts said.The medical examines…... Read More

Trump administration freezes risk-adjustment payments in health care

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration announced on Saturday another potential blow to the Affordable Care Act -- the freezing of risk-adjustment payments that help stabilize insurance pools in the marketplace.The news comes in the wake of a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge in New Mexico, which said the…... Read More

Search widens in England for source of deadly nerve agent

(AMESBURY, England) -- Wider cordons have been set up around the town of Amesbury in Wiltshire, England, along with metal barriers protecting hazardous material tents, after a couple was believed to have been poisoned by a nerve agent last Saturday.The man and the woman are both in critical condition and…... Read More

New device aims to help kids born with certain congenital heart defects

(NEW YORK) -- Late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel made headlines last year when he choked up on-air discussing his newborn's heart condition, thrusting his son's congenital heart defect into the national spotlight.Meanwhile, doctors on the other side of the country are testing the latest medical advancements to help all children born…... Read More

Nerve agent Novichok suspected in UK poisonings used for chemical warfare

(SALISBURY, U.K.) -- Novichok may sound like a villain from a James Bond movie, but it’s actually a chemical weapon. The nerve agent has been blamed for the almost fatal poisoning of a former Russian agent and his daughter and, now, a British couple with no known spy connections. What…... Read More