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Kevin Le (NEW YORK) — A Texas woman said she had to wait until she developed sepsis before physicians could provide her with life-saving abortion care. Texas has several abortion bans in place that prohibit nearly all abortions, except when a mother’s life is at risk or there is a risk of serious bodily harm. […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A family of six spent the last year traveling the world together to take in as many sights as possible before retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic disorder, causes total vision loss for three of the four children. The Lemay-Pelletier family — 12-year-old Mia, 10-year-old Leo, 7-year-old Colin and 5-year-old Laurent, […]

Peter Dazeley/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — People who are trying to lose weight should avoid using zero calorie non-sugar sweeteners, according to a new recommendation released Monday by the World Health Organization. Zero calorie non-sugar sweeteners, including artificial and natural sweeteners like aspartame and stevia, have not been shown to help with weight loss long-term […]

ABC News (BUDA, Texas) — Bandages, ice packs, aspirin and epinephrine have long been staples of nurse Dawn Baker’s public high school medical clinic in Texas. Now, she also stocks Naloxone to treat drug overdoses — keeping a supply by the door in case she needs to save a life in an instant. “Schools have […]

Nathan Posner/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (ATLANTA) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted doctors across the country Monday about the potential risk of new mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, cases, warning that summer gatherings could lead to a “resurgence.” Mpox cases have plummeted since a peak in the summer of 2022, with […]

Dougal Waters/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the seasons change, our skin care needs change with it, so here are a few dermatologist-approved ideas to help switch up that regimen for summer. Dr. Rita Linkner shared her top tips with ABC News’ Good Morning America to get your skin ready for the summer sun: What […]

LauriPatterson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A patch that sits on a person’s skin could help reduce the risk of severe allergic reactions in toddlers with peanut allergies, according to the newly published results of a small clinical trial. The results, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that toddlers who wore the […]

torispelling/Instagram (NEW YORK) — Actress Tori Spelling is sharing a warning with other parents about mold in their home after experiencing a “spiral of sickness” with her own children. Spelling, who shares five children with her husband Dean McDermott, shared photos on Instagram Wednesday of herself with at least four of her children at an […]

Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Food and Drug Administration has dropped all restrictions specific to gay and bisexual men donating blood, a move long anticipated by public health experts and gay rights activists. The new guidance, first proposed in January and finalized Thursday, will not restrict donations based on someone’s […]

Karl Tapales/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — In the first guidance of its kind, the American Psychological Association (APA) has issued sweeping recommendations intended to help teenagers use social media safely. The guidance is primarily directed toward parents and formalizes prior recommendations around social media use, including setting time limits, family discussions about social media and […]

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