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iStock/narvikk (NEW YORK) — As the recent COVID-19 wave begins to ebb on the East Coast and in the Midwest, Los Angeles County is still being battered by the virus. The county reported 102 new COVID deaths Thursday, the highest number recorded in a single day since March 10, 2021, and more than double the […]

Westend61/iStock (NEW YORK) — A peanut allergy treatment often used on children 4 years old and up in the U.S. appears to be safe for toddlers too, a new study has found. Around 2% of children in the country suffer from the allergy, some to a debilitating degree, which is why the discovery is “extremely […]

Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY) — Oklahoma doctors say they are seeing a massive surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among children — more than during any previous wave of the pandemic. Between Jan. 9 and Jan. 15, more than 16,000 children under the age of 18 tested positive for COVID-19, making up 18.7% […]

The Good Brigade/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — While the benefits of exercise are becoming increasingly well known, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that more than one-fifth of Americans remain physically inactive. In the study, being physically inactive meant no physical activity at all over the past month — anything […]

Jasmine Merdan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Many continue to worry about experiencing side effects from vaccines — especially the COVID-19 vaccines — but new data from a comprehensive meta-analysis suggests there is little to fear. The study from Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center found that a large number of side effects reported by patients after […]

Jasmine Merdan/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — Both vaccination and a prior infection provided protection against another infection and hospitalization due to COVID-19 during the United States’ delta wave, according to a study released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between May and November 2021, researchers analyzed data from New York and California to […]

Anna Kurzaeva/iStock (NEW YORK) — Registered dietician and author Rachel Beller joined “Good Morning America” to share tips that will help others level up their nutrition and may help reduce the risk of chronic illness through food. Beller showed three simple food swaps that can potentially reduce inflammation and lower the risk for certain chronic […]

Boy_Anupong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — For the first time, the Biden administration is commenting on the Food and Drug Administration’s long-time blood donation guidelines, which are impacting the LGBTQ+ community by preventing gay and bisexual men from being eligible blood donors. The statement, made by a White House official exclusively to ABC News, acknowledges the painful […]

Mehdi Taamallah/NurPhoto via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former world No. 1 tennis player Chris Evert revealed she is battling Stage 1 ovarian cancer. Evert shared the news in a Tweet on Friday. “I wanted to share my stage 1 ovarian cancer diagnosis,” she said. “Thanks to all of you for respecting my need to […]

DigitalVision/GettyImages (ATLANTA) — Any mask is better than no mask. But loosely woven cloth masks provide the least amount of protection and Americans in some cases might want to opt for higher quality masks like KN95 and N95 respirators, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote Friday in updated online guidance. “Wearing a highly […]