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Four healthy grilling ideas for your next summer barbecue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Summer is all about backyard barbecues and that means lots of burgers and food on the grill. If you’re trying to be healthier this summer, there are simple swaps to lighten up the go-to grilling dishes, says nutrition expert Brooke Alpert. Alpert, author of “The Diet Detox,” shared a healthy summer BBQ menu with leaner proteins that …

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Saving Carter: Family of boy with rare disorder dubbed ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ launches campaign to save him

Becca Rillo Photography(NEW YORK) — The parents of a 6-year-old boy who suffers from a debilitating disorder likened to ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ have started a campaign to save their son. “Carter is probably one of the most loving children you’ll ever meet,” Jennifer Sarker, Carter’s mom, told “Good Morning America.” “He’s very affectionate, he’s very playful. He keeps us on our …

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Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — This Father’s Day, a daughter is giving her dad a priceless gift — a second chance at life. Florida high school music teacher Ronald Corbin had been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant for three years when his daughter, Candice Corbin, contacted him with good news, according to ABC Palm Beach station WPBF-TV. After …

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7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Life can be stressful. Very stressful. Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot. Finding someone to talk about dealing with it all can be stressful in itself. Breaking away from work to meet with a mental health professional, the potential cost of those appointments and trying to …

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Seven apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Life can be stressful. Very stressful. Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot. Finding someone to talk about dealing with it all can be stressful in itself. Breaking away from work to meet with a mental health professional, the potential cost of those appointments and trying to …

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Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An outbreak of salmonella that has infected 73 people in 31 states has led investigators to a suspected culprit: certain batches of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. The Kellogg Co. has recalled packages of the cereal that are either 15.3 ounces or 23 ounces in size and have a “best if used by” date — printed on the …

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US teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight, study says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A newly released study of about 15,000 high school students has found that fewer are having sex and fewer are using drugs. The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) — a study of students across 21 urban school districts covering 39 states — was conducted from 2007-2017. The number of teens engaging in sexual behavior declined to …

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Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Vitamin D helps maintain bone health, but could it also help prevent cancer? Researchers think it could lower the risk of colon cancer, because of its role in pathways related to cell growth and regulation. This large international study looked at vitamin D blood levels of 5,700 people with colon cancer and 7,100 without it in the …

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Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. The rate of suicide for men increased 21 percent over the same period, the study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. Lead author Dr. Holly Hedegaard told ABC News that …

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