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What to know about FDA’s warning on breast implant risks, rare cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A warning by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised new concern about breast implants risks and the possibility of developing a rare form of cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL. Here’s the key information about the new warning: When did the FDA first discover the link? The FDA first noticed a possible …

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Former ‘Bachelorette’ opens up about decision to freeze her eggs

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Two years after falling in love on season 11 of The Bachelorette, Kaitlyn Bristowe and her fiance Shawn Booth sat down with ABC News’ Good Morning America to discuss their future together and Bristowe’s recent decision to freeze her eggs. “I think a lot of women feel pressure to have kids, especially when you get engaged,” …

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Health care experts doubt changes to GOP bill with lead to more coverage

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Health care experts doubt that the amendments added Monday night to the Republican health care bill will change top-line numbers estimates from the Congressional Budget Office about how many people will be uninsured under the proposed bill or how much out of pocket cost may go up. “The notion that the basic story is going to be fundamentally …

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CDC: Infant mortality declines 15 percent

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Infant mortality in the U.S. declined 15 percent between 2005 and 2014, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mortality rates fell for four out of the five leading causes of infant death: Congenital malformations, prematurity/low birth weight, sudden-infant death syndrome (SIDS) and maternal complications. SIDS alone saw a 29 percent decrease. …

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Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak shares top blending tips

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Having trouble getting your necessary serving of fruit in each day? Try blending them, says celebrity trainer and Jamba Juice representative Harley Pasternak. Pasternak says when blending one’s fruits and veggies, time is no longer an excuse. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. …read more

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Pamper your baby at baby’s own day spa

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — All they do is eat and sleep but now, babies can have an even cushier life. Introducing Baby Spa Perth, the third “baby spa” in a franchise that started in South Africa. It’s the first of its kind in Australia, where babies may indulge in hydrotherapy or massage sessions. According to Anita and Kavita Kumar, the spa …

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Teen EMT delivers her 1st baby, born 2 weeks early, in couple’s bedroom

Angela Windt(BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.) — One New Jersey woman gave birth two weeks early in her own home after not being able to make it to the hospital in time, but what made the unique delivery even more unusual was who delivered the newborn: a teenage EMT. “I was a bit nervous because I have never delivered a baby before, …

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“Sesame Street” to introduce TV fans to Julia, a Muppet with autism

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Next month, viewers of Sesame Street will be introduced to Julia, a Muppet with autism. The new character with red hair has been present on digital properties and printed works for some time. Now she’ll get her TV debut in April. On Sunday the show posted videos to the HBO site and YouTube, introducing Julia to the …

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