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Research Shows Links Between Obesity and 8 Additional Cancers

Purestock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —   While obesity is often associated with a host of other health issues including high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack, a new study is examining how the condition is also related to cancer risk.A revie…

 

Senate Calls for EpiPen Maker to Testify About Price Hike

ABC News(WASHINGTON) —  Members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging are calling for Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, to brief members of Congress about the drastic price increase of the medication since 2007.U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Cl…

 

 

 

Traumatized Syrians Go Online for Mental Health Care

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The ongoing violence in Syria has taken a physical and mental toll on many, including one 9-year-old boy, who began to look up “ways to commit suicide” online, according to Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul, who assisted with his …

 

Your Body: Battling Insomnia

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorDo you sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and just can’t fall back to sleep?For isolated incidents of late night/early morning insomnia, you may be surprised to…

 

 

Nutritious and Delicious Back to School Lunch Ideas

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Schools are back in session across the country and that means parents are back in the kitchen preparing daily lunches for their kids.Lifestyle expert Sandra Lee appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America Wednesday …