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Your Body: The Pros and Cons of Juicing

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorWith about 20 percent of adults concerned about their weight trying juice cleanses, veggie and fruit-packed beverages have turned into an estimated $200 million a year industry…

 

How Researchers Are Using Google to Find Chickenpox Seasons

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Researchers have found that the chickenpox virus may actually be a seasonal disease, with more cases reported in the spring, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.To …

 

Heart Attack Survivor Crosses Race Finish Line 50 Days Late

WRIC-TV(RICHMOND, Va.) — A Virginia man celebrated Sunday after crossing the finish line to a race he started 50 days earlier.Bill Hughes participated in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K last month, but never made it to the finish line after goin…

 

Woman Reveals Diagnosis She Says Led to 50-Pound Weight Loss

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Debbie Savage said she struggled to lose weight for 15 years, dating back to middle school, before she went to five different doctors to finally get the diagnosis that would change her life.Savage, of Maryland, played spo…

 

Your Body: The Kylie Jenner Lip Plump Trend

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorEver since Kylie Jenner came on the scene with noticeably fuller lips, enviers everywhere started looking for anything to get that trademark lip plump.But some methods proved t…

 

Boy Bitten by Shark in Florida, Suffering 'Severe' Lacerations

iStock/Thinkstock(NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla.) — Some swimmers saw their worst fear come true during the holiday weekend at the beach.
A boy likely between 11 and 13 years old suffered “severe” lacerations when he was bitten by a shark in Neptune Beach, Flori…