06:45pm, 05/25/17
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The rate of deaths related to Alzheimer's disease jumped by 54.5 percent over 15 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.There were 93,541 deaths related to Alzheimer's disea
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Sunday night is the worst night of the week for sleeping, according to a recent survey of nearly 4,280 Americas published by the app Calm.com. Since your presumably lousy Mondays are presumably caused by being tired, th
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans.And while researchers have known that things like metabolic syndrome -- high blood pressure, elevated cholestero
Courtesy Judy O'Connor(NEW YORK) -- A mother who attended every class with her quadriplegic son so he could pursue his Master of Business Administration (MBA) was surprised with her own honorary degree at her son’s graduation.“I was just blown
Darreld Petersen; Nancy Bleuer(NEW YORK) -- An Iowa dad will undergo a life-saving transplant thanks to his son's teacher.Darreld Petersen, 34, will receive a kidney from Nancy Bleuer, 54, who is donating her organ to him on June 1."It's just amazing," Pe
Hemera/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — A girl who was pulled into a Canada harbor by a sea lion is receiving medical treatment over concerns her broken skin could have been infected by a dangerous bacteria from the animal's mouth, accordin
Melissa Nathan Cutchin(WASHINGTON) — The opioid epidemic that has hit communities across the country with overdoses and crime is having another, less visible but significant impact: overloading the foster care system with children taken from the hom
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