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CDC working to keep yellow fever vaccine supply from running out

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A year after the Zika outbreak hit the U.S., health officials are now concerned about preparing to fight another mosquito-borne illness: yellow fever. On Friday, officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro…

‘Superman’ visits tiny cancer patient at hospital window

Courtesy Abby Breyfogle (ROCHESTER, Minn.) — A toddler battling cancer confined to her hospital room received a special visit to her window on Thursday.Kendal Breyfogle was greeted by a window washer dressed as Superman at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester…

Illinois dad walks again just months after car crash left him paralyzed

Cole Thomas(ROCHELLE, Ill.) — Illinois dad Cole Thomas walked out of rehab seven months after a car crash left him paralyzed.
“On my way to work with a fully loaded work truck, I had a deer run out in front of me and I swerved into the ditch. And once…

No Zika detected in Florida mosquitoes so far this year, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — With summer approaching, Florida health officials are taking steps to prevent another outbreak of the Zika virus. State and local officials have been monitoring for the virus in both humans, who could pick up the…

Mom and six sons cut their hair, donate it to kids in need

Phoebe Kannisto(CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.) — One family in Cheektowaga, New York donated more than 17 feet of hair to an organization that helps kids in need.Phoebe Kannisto along with her six sons — 10-year-old Andre, 8-year-old twins Silas and Emerson, and…

One woman’s story of ‘exercise addiction’ highlights the consequences

Courtesy Katherine Schreiber(NEW YORK) — Since she was in elementary school, Katherine Schreiber, 28, remembers struggling with body issues. Sometimes these feelings were so severe she felt she was “too ugly” to go to class.Schreiber told ABC News she…

Backyard chickens could soon be banned in the nation’s capital

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Backyard chickens might soon be banned from the nation’s capital, if Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposal to make chicken ownership in the city illegal becomes law.At a news conference on Thursd…

Artificial ‘biobag’ womb for extremely premature newborns in testing

Ondrooo/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Infants born extremely prematurely face a host of health issues from underdeveloped lungs that can cause chronic lung damage to fragile blood vessels that can cause bleeding in the brain.For decades, doctors in th…

New study links ’emotional feeding’ in young children to ’emotional eating’ later in life

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — There may be a link between the common parenting practice known as “emotional feeding,” or using food as a means of comforting or rewarding children, and the development later in life of “emotional eating,” or the habit o…

Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare (POLL)

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress gear up for another attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds broad public preference for keeping and improving it — includin…

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