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Your Body: Understanding Allergies

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical Con­trib­u­torAl­ler­gies can be so frus­trat­ing — and scary if they’re severe. But can they go away? Or worse, can they develop later in life?Some say your immune sys­tem changes every s…

 

Tired EMS Workers a Prescription for Danger on the Roads, Experts Say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The emer­gency med­ical ser­vices indus­try is trusted to save lives, but all of that can change when a worker dozes off behind the wheel.
A Good Morn­ing Amer­ica inves­ti­ga­tion dis­cov­ered that EMS dri­ver fatigue is an issue ca…

 

Measles Death Under Investigation in Washington

RidvanArda/iStock/Thinkstock(OLYMPIA, Wash.) — Offi­cials are inves­ti­gat­ing the first measles death for the U.S. in a dozen years.
Accord­ing to the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health, a recent autopsy revealed a Clal­lam County woman died this spring…

 

 

 

Why Mass Killings May Be Contagious, New Study Examines

Moxe/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new study is exam­in­ing whether a sin­gle mass killing can be “con­ta­gious” — and there­fore lead to other vio­lent inci­dents. Researchers from Ari­zona State Uni­ver­sity exam­ined data from mass shoot­ings and…

 

 

Nick Jonas Chides CrossFit over Diabetes Tweet

Image Group LA/ABC(NEW YORK) — Singer Nick Jonas is tak­ing on Cross­Fit after the company’s tweet about dia­betes and an iconic sug­ary drink.In a tweet on Mon­day, the extreme fit­ness com­pany wrote: “Pour some out for your dead homies.”…