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Nanny to the stars dishes out her top tips for new parents

Photodisc/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Nanny to the stars Connie Simpson, also known as Nanny Connie, shared an interesting tidbit about her celebrity clients.She told Good Morning America that they're ...

Study: Seniors more likely to fall when taking opioids after hospital treatment

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study.While ...

Can being cold help you lose weight?

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- No one likes to be cold enough to shiver, but what if being cold could actually increase your metabolism, improve blood sugar and help you ...

110-year-old woman shares what she's most looking forward to

Courtesy Stratford Rehabilitation Center (DANVILLE, Va.) -- Avicia Thorpe is a "star" in her community.The former educator, who began teaching in segregated Virginia schools in 1933, celebrated her 110th ...

Freezing fat cells: Noninvasive fat reduction procedures gaining in popularity

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The majority of cosmetic procedures performed in the United States last year -- more than 15.7 million of the overall 17.5 million -- were considered ...

Tips for choosing the right shampoo

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The hair-care aisle can be an intimidating place for those who don't know what they're looking for.To demystify the process of selecting a shampoo, "Good ...

CDC expands warning to consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control is expanding its warning over romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. The lettuce is responsible for at least 53 people ...

Lawmakers become more vocal about legalizing marijuana as public support grows

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers have become more vocal about their support of legalization of marijuana, including talking about it on the campaign trail and in the halls of Congress.It's ...

Judge denies man's request to reinstate free water program in Flint

iStock/Thinkstock (FLINT, Mich.) -- A judge has denied a man's request to resume the program that distributed free bottled water to the residents of Flint, Michigan.The case involved a ...

Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say

Creatas/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- We know that carrying around extra weight puts your heart health at risk. New research presented on Friday to the European Society for Cardiology shows ...

Been told you have a penicillin allergy? There is a chance it's not real

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Some were warned by a parent before every health care encounter. Some heard it from a doctor. Others remember an uncomfortable reaction. Around one in ...

Kids with special needs learn to ride bikes

WCVB (BOSTON) -- Riding a bike for most kids is a rite of passage, but for kids with special needs attending the bike camp at Emerson Hospital, it’s like ...

Junk food TV advertising likely highest when kids are watching, study says

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A new study in Australia looked at how much junk food advertising kids were exposed to and the numbers were staggering.Food advertising can directly ...

Woman claims doctors ignored cancer symptoms because of her weight: 'It was very scary'

Courtesy Rebecca Hiles (NEW YORK) -- A woman who alleges that she was misdiagnosed by doctors because of her weight is sharing her story.Rebecca Hiles, 28, said she was ...

Man jailed for life after deliberately infecting men with HIV

Sussex Police Department (LONDON) -- A British man has been jailed for life after being found guilty of deliberately trying to infect 10 men with HIV.Prosecutors alleged that Daryll ...

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