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Roe v. Wade could face legal challenge with new SCOTUS: National Women’s Law Center

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump’s appointment of a new, conservative Supreme Court justice could have a major impact on a number of federal laws, but pro-abortion rights groups fear Roe v. Wade could be one of the biggest to be overturned. The landmark abortion case has been the law of the land for more than 45 years now, but the shifting …

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Why the boys freed from a Thai cave can’t have their favorite meals yet

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — Before a complicated rescue freed 12 boys and their coach, who were trapped inside a Thailand cave, the boys had written letters to their families requesting rich, home-cooked meals when they got out. So far, doctors have only allowed them to have bland, low-calorie foods in order to help prevent a condition known as re-feeding syndrome. Re-feeding …

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Cave ordeal likely affected the Thai soccer team’s mental health

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. MICHAEL MACINTYRE (NEW YORK) — It took hundreds of volunteers from all over the world to rescue the soccer team of 12 boys and their coach from a cave in Thailand. Now that they’re out of the dangerous environment, their recovery process begins. Of course, treating their physical health first is important. But, doctors will also be concerned …

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How forest bathing can help you reduce stress

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Forest bathing does not require a swimsuit, an actual bath or even water. It does require you to bathe, metaphorically speaking, in nature, with all your senses open. If it sounds like a new-age trend, forest bathing, also known as forest therapy, is nothing new. The healing practice is an ancient tradition, formalized and researched in …

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These gluten-free cookies are made from quinoa

ABC News(NEW YORK) — If you’re gluten-free, you just might go gaga for these new gluten-free cookies. GoGo Quinoa makes gluten-free and vegan cookies from quinoa flour. The quinoa is sourced directly from Bolivia and all of GoGo Quinoa’s products are fully tested and certified NON-GMO, gluten-free, organic and kosher. They are also rich in protein, fiber and iron. “This …

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One mother’s advice after she found lump while breastfeeding

Beth O’Brien(NEW YORK) — When Beth O’Brien was feeding her 9-month-old daughter in 2017, she came across what she thought at the time was a clogged milk duct in her breast. But after seeing doctors and undergoing exams, she would soon realize that her discovery was much more serious. O’Brien, who works in a hospital, said she asked the lactation …

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

ABC NewsBY: 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 distress of being trapped for days in dark, …

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

iStock/Thinkstock(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 option because of malnutrition and poverty.” The president’s tweet …

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The boys trapped in the Thailand cave could the unusual ‘cave disease’

Royal Thai Navy SEALBY: 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 distress of being trapped for days …

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‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot makes surprise visit to children’s hospital

Kelly Swink Sahady(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. During her visit, adorable photos were snapped …

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