(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is not ready to declare the new coronavirus a public health emergency, health officials said Tuesday, although the option is available should the situation in the U.S. change."I'll do it when it's appropriate...

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(NEW YORK) -- Opioid-related overdose deaths are on the rise, but individuals aged 15 to 24 have experienced a decline in treatment from the lifesaving medication buprenorphine, a new study finds.Buprenorphine is a U.S. Food and Drug Administ...

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(NEW YORK) -- A baby's first words are an important milestone for many parents.However, for some kids dubbed "late talkers," parents may be left worried and turn to speech therapists for help.Instead of having to travel to a doctor's...

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(ATLANTA) -- While the death toll for the new coronavirus has crossed 100 people people in China and put the world on edge, it is not spreading in the U.S., health officials said in news conference Monday."We understand that many people in th...

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(NEW YORK) -- Say what you want about social media, but it from time to time, it saves lives.Such was the case when Shelby Dunham realized her daughter was choking."I look over and her face was turning blue and she was trying to gasp...

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(NEW YORK) -- The Trump administration is being urged to declare a formal public health emergency as a fifth case of the deadly coronavirus in the United States was confirmed and the death toll from the disease rose to 80 in China, where officials ca...

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(NEW YORK) -- Plant-based diets are already one of the major wellness trends of 2020.Burger chains from McDonald's to Burger King are now offering plant-based burgers, restaurants have developed plant-based menus and meat was taken off the me...

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(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. has now confirmed four cases of the coronavirus in U.S. patients this week. Two patients are located in California, one in Washington state and one in Chicago.All of the patients had traveled to Wuhan, China, the city a...

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(CHICAGO) -- A second U.S. case of the new coronavirus has been confirmed in a patient in Chicago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The patient, a woman in her 60s and a Chicago resident, had traveled to Wuhan, Chin...

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(NEW YORK) -- What started off as a viral infection only in China in December is now spreading throughout Asia and has made its way to the United States. The novel coronavirus -- "2019-nCoV"-- in the same class as the SARS and MARS viruses, is now li...

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(WASHINGTON) -- A coalition of health insurers pledged $55 million to help manufacture generic prescription drugs at lower prices, as the skyrocketing cost of medication has triggered a national reckoning.The Blue Cross Blue Shield Associatio...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Now: There are 616 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in China, and 17 people have died from it.The majority of the sickened patients are in China, with Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and the United States a...

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(BOSTON) -- John Kapoor, the billionaire founder and former chairman of Insys Therapeutics Inc., was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine for his role in a fraud and bribery scheme that contributed to the na...

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(MEDFORD, Ore.) -- A mother of four who died suddenly, just days after giving birth, donated 12 organs that could help save a dozen lives.On Dec. 29, Kathleen and Jesse Thorson of Medford, Oregon, welcomed their fourth child, a boy named Tedd...

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