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Man walks into clinic thinking he has kidney stones, walks out with cancer diagnosis

(FORT COLLINS, Colo.) -- Keith Alexander had been feeling sick for a few days before he finally decided to walk into an urgent care clinic in Fort Collins, Colorado. Little did he know he would walk out of that UCHealth facility a few hours later with a colon cancer diagnosis.…... Read More

Low-carb diets like keto linked to potential heart risk in new study: What you should know

(NEW YORK) --  The ketogenic, or keto, diet is one of the trendiest diets right now, but a new study is raising red flags about a potential heart risk tied to low-carbohydrate diets like keto.The study, which will be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting, found that…... Read More

Are you in a toxic friendship? Five tips on how to break up with toxic friends

(NEW YORK) -- How to do you know when a friendship turns toxic?For 26-year-old Danielle from Orange County, California, she realized in college that her dynamic with her childhood best friend was “very toxic.”“We were very close, basically like sisters,” she told ABC News' Good Morning America. “However, as I…... Read More

What to know about the latest beauty trend of blood cream, a moisturizer made from your own blood

(NEW YORK) --   Would you try the latest skincare trend celebrities are swearing by that uses your own blood as the key ingredient?Blood Cream, a personalized moisturizer created by Dr. Barbara Sturm in Germany, literally uses plasma from an individual's blood as the key ingredient to complete each unique formula.Celebrities…... Read More

High school student saves for over 2 years to buy his friend a new wheelchair

(NORMAN, Ark.) -- One high school student's generosity and kindness toward a fellow classmate is warming hearts across the nation.Tanner Wilson, a senior at Caddo Hills High School in the rural town of Norman, Ark., bought an electric wheelchair for his classmate and friend, Brandon Qualls. It took Wilson more…... Read More

FDA finds asbestos in makeup at Claire's

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned consumers not to use certain cosmetic products sold by Claire's after they were found to contain asbestos, a known carcinogen.Samples of Claire's eye shadows batch no./lot no. 08/17, compact powder batch no./lot no. 07/15 and contour palette batch no./lot…... Read More

FaceGym, the world's first gym for your face, is expanding across the US

(NEW YORK) -- You can walk into any gym and work out your body: tone your arms, strengthen your muscles, tighten your core. But what about your face?Enter FaceGym, the world's first gym dedicated to working out your face."We work on the muscles in your face to lift, tone and…... Read More

FDA approves ketamine-derived nasal spray to treat depression

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a ketamine-derivative nasal spray to treat depression.The medication is called eskatamine and it's developed by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. Esketamine can now be used for patients who have "treatment-resistant depression," or patients who didn't respond to…... Read More

2nd ever HIV patient in remission after stem cell transplant: Doctors

(SEATTLE) -- A man who previously tested positive for HIV has shown no trace of the virus that causes AIDS since receiving a stem cell transplant more than a year ago, doctors say.The patient, a resident of the United Kingdom who has chosen to remain anonymous, appears to be the…... Read More

Senators hear from Ohio teenager who rebelled against parents by getting vaccinated

(WASHINGTON) -- Ethan Lindenberger, an Ohio teenager who has spoken out about growing up in an anti-vaccine household, told a Senate committee Tuesday that misinformation and fear put children at risk.Lindenberger said growing up he never received standard vaccines that protect against diseases like chickenpox, hepatitis, measles, mumps, polio, or…... Read More

4-year-old girl with spina bifida walks for first time as her friends cheer her on

(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A 4-year-old girl with spina bifida is walking directly into our hearts thanks to an adorable video of her taking her first steps with her classmates cheering by her side.The sweet moment of Kenydii Parker walking was captured on video by her aunt, who posted it to…... Read More

Apps to help with a better night's sleep

(NEW YORK) -- The often-repeated tip for a good night’s sleep is to leave your smartphone out of your bedroom.While that helps you not mindlessly scroll through Instagram, there are also things on your phone that promise to actually help you sleep better.Apps are out there that do everything from…... Read More

What to know about stroke symptoms, prevention and more

(NEW YORK) -- Luke Perry’s death at age 52 has sparked both an outpouring of grief from his co-stars and fans and questions surrounding the stroke that caused the 90210 and Riverdale star to die so young.Perry, a father of two, was placed under observation at a California hospital last…... Read More

Purdue Pharma says in court documents the Massachusetts attorney general is using their company as a scapegoat in the opioid epidemic

(BOSTON) -- The lawsuit against Purdue Pharma filed by the attorney general in Massachusetts amounts to "oversimplified scapegoating" unsupported by the law, the company said in a new court filing.In a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, the Sackler family — owners of Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin — accused…... Read More