(NEW YORK) -- Bakers beware.General Mills issued a voluntary r...

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(NEW YORK) -- Those first few photos after the birth of a child are usually beautiful: Mom and baby's first meeting, a shot with dad and baby's siblings.But the story behind the smiling photos is sometimes not so picture perfect. One mom's...

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(NEW YORK) -- A California woman who never knew her parents took a DNA test to learn more about their health history, but came away with the results of a lifetime: a family.Christine Shepherd, who turns 54 on Saturday, was adopted at birth in...

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(NEW YORK) -- As the #MeToo era continues to unfold, a new study shows how often the first sexual experience for women is forced or coerced.One in 16 women reported experiencing forced sexual initiation, usually in their teen years and usuall...

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(EAST LYME, Conn.) -- The first case of eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Connecticut as the virus continues to spread across North America.The mosquito-borne virus was detected in an adult from the town of East Lyme, who fell...

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(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Scientists in California believe they may be on the brink of a medical breakthrough for the common cold. What did they find?Research teams at Stanford University and the University of California-San...

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(NEW YORK) -- When Jason and Tara Borofka took their 1-year-old named J.T. in for a checkup when he was 2 months old, the pediatrician said he looked a little pale. The doctor ran a blood test and it showed J.T. had lower levels of iron and hemoglobi...

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(ATLANTA) -- The fight against the record-breaking number of measles cases in the U.S. appears to have had a small victory.There were no new cases of measles reported from Sept. 6 to 12 in the U.s., the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) repor...

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(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- A 10-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital early Monday morning, about a week after she had contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river.Lily Mae Avant is now "in the arms of Jesus," her aunt, Loni Y...

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(NEW YORK) -- September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Like many other types of cancer, if caught early, thyroid cancer can be treated.Although routine screenings for thyroid cancer aren't common, there are ways for patients to self-check...

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(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Khloe Land, of Coos Bay, Oregon, has been nicknamed "the superhero" by her family -- and for good reason.The 4-year-old is scheduled to donate bone marrow Monday to her younger brother, Colton, who was born without an immu...

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BY: DR. LAUREN KELLY (NEW YORK) --  The news about vaping is reaching a fever pitch. On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would ban flavored e-cigarettes, following Michigan's lead. Last week police in...

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(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an emergency executive order to ban the sales of flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to crack down on sales to minors. The order is Cuomo's next move on vaping after he announced his plan on M...

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(NEW YORK) -- "Having a peanut allergy is a big deal for a little kid," said Giuliana Ortega, a 4-year-old girl with a wavering voice and a peanut allergy, as her mom held her up to the microphone.Giuliana talked about sitting at a separate l...

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