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Connecticut Woman Swallows Grill Brush Bristle in Burger

WTNH(NEW YORK) — A Con­necti­cut woman was rushed to the hos­pi­tal with intense stom­ach pain after she acci­den­tally swal­lowed some­thing in her ham­burger. The cul­prit: a bris­tle from a grill brush. Cheryl Har­ri­son went to Mid­State Med­ical Cen­ter in Meride…

 

Newer Birth Control Pills Could Up Blood Clot Risk

Fuse/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New ver­sions of “The Pill” could raise the risk of seri­ous blood clots, accord­ing to a study out Wednes­day in the British Med­ical Journal.The study shows that the risk of clot­ting nearly dou­bled for women tak­ing newer oral …

 

Senior Class Donates Nearly $8,000 to Principal Battling Cancer

WMUR(BETHLEHEM, N.H.) — A New Hamp­shire prin­ci­pal bat­tling a rare can­cer was brought to tears when her senior class unan­i­mously decided to give up their senior class trip and donate nearly $8,000 to her med­ical care.Courtney Vashaw, prin­ci­pal of the P…

 

Gallup: Mississippi Is Most Obese State for Second Straight Year

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For the sec­ond year in a row, Mis­sis­sippi had the high­est obe­sity rate in the U.S. in 2014, the lat­est Gallup Health­ways Well Being Index shows.The state’s obe­sity rate was 35.2 per­cent last year — nearly unchanged from …

 

Receding Texas Floodwaters Can Leave Behind Health Hazards

photoquest7/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Despite reced­ing flood­wa­ters in Texas and Okla­homa, dan­gers can per­sist as res­i­dents begin the process of clean­ing up the mess left behind. At least three peo­ple were killed in Texas and many more injured as fl…

 

Jessica Alba Admits She Hates Working Out

Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jes­sica Alba rocks a sexy bikini on the lat­est cover of Shape mag­a­zine but admits her fit physique doesn’t come easy. “I’m not going to lie. Work­ing out sucks,” she told the June issue. “Which is…

 

Softball Player's Brain Aneurysm Draws Attention to Rare Condition

Cal­i­for­nia Thun­der via KABC-TV(HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif.) — A 15-year-old Cal­i­for­nia soft­ball player is report­edly fight­ing for her life days after a brain aneurysm led her to col­lapse on the field. Dana Hous­ley told her coach she “felt dizzy&rdq…

 

Girl Battles Cancer with Friend, Mom Shares Heartwarming Photo

Tazz Jones(NEW YORK) — A snap­shot of a young can­cer patient has gone viral after the girl’s mother posted the pic­ture on Facebook.Maliyah Jones is just 5 years old but has already been bat­tling neu­rob­las­toma for nearly three years, accord­ing to a Face…