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Memorial Day and How to Avoid Holiday Dangers

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stokkete/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — This weekend, millions of Americans will hit the road to spend time with family and friends during Memorial Day and celebrate the unofficial kick-off of the summer season. Unfortunately, the season also means higher rates of injuries, according to experts. To make sure you can enjoy your long weekend and stay safe, here are a few tips ... Read More »

Florida Investigating Allegations Dentist Performed Unnecessary Procedures to Collect on Medicaid

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Fuse/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — The Florida State Attorney General’s Office is investigating a dentist for Medicaid fraud after a group of parents alleged that he performed unnecessary and painful procedures on their children, ABC News has learned. Dr. Howard Schneider, 78, has been practicing dentistry in Jacksonville since the 1960s. Authorities are investigating whether he collected millions of dollars in Medicaid ... Read More »

Florida Mom Jailed Over Circumcision Dispute Agrees to Procedure

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Broward Sheriff’s Office(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A Florida mother has agreed to circumcise her son after spending a week behind bars for refusing to cooperate with a court order to do so, ABC News has learned. Heather Hironimus, 31, had been in custody since May 14 after going missing for several months with her 4-year-old son, allegedly to avoid circumcising ... Read More »

Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Linked to Tuna Sushi

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adisa/iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — More than 50 people in nine states have been sickened with salmonella, and investigators suspect raw tuna in sushi is to blame, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC is reporting that 53 people have been sickened — including a child younger than 1 year old — with a strain of salmonella called paratyphi ... Read More »

Presumed Dead, Man Starts Moving on Way to Morgue

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iStock/Thinkstock(MILWAUKEE) — As far as the first responders could tell, the man was dead. He was cold and stiff, according to the medical examiner’s report. But then on the way to the morgue, he started moving. The 46-year-old man’s name has not been made public, but the report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says that he wasn’t alive ... Read More »

Turning 18 and Turning to Breast Reduction Surgery

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Like most teenage girls, Mackenzie Langan loves to shop — but those shopping trips used to often end in tears. Mackenzie, a high school senior, is petite, standing at about 5 feet tall. But her bra size was a 32-H, so she said finding outfits that fit well was a constant challenge. “It’s nice to have ... Read More »

Dog Loses Eyes to Glaucoma, ‘Younger Siblings’ Take on Role of Guide Animals

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Courtesy Jessica VanHusen(WATERFORD, Mich.) — After a vet tech’s 10-year-old dog lost both eyes to glaucoma, her two younger pets stepped up to act as guides to the injured animal. Kiaya is an Akita who lives in Waterford, Michigan, with her owner, Jessica VanHusen. “She’s my furry daughter,” VanHusen told ABC News Friday. “She’s amazing.” When Kiaya was diagnosed with ... Read More »

Health Officials Say Salmonella Outbreak in Nine States Linked To Tuna

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horex/iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Health officials are investigating a cluster of salmonella cases that’s sickened at least 53 people in nine states. Health officials in California announced on Thursday that the California Department of Public Health is investigating a cluster of salmonella cases that’s sickened 31 people in six counties. “As the investigation continues, this is a good reminder to Californians ... Read More »