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Courtesy Tabitha Frost(CARLSBAD, Calif.) — When Tabitha Frost learned she was overproducing breast milk, she wanted to use her surplus to help other mothers. The mother of three has since pumped and gifted an impressive 15,000 ounces, more than 117 gallons. “I’m happy to help,” Frost, a blogger from Carlsbad, California, told “Good Morning America.” […]

PYMCA/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ketamine, typically considered a recreational drug, has been shown to help people suffering from depression who haven’t responded to other medications, a new study has shown. Researchers at Stanford University assigned a group of 30 people suffering from depression to receive either ketamine and naltrexone, a drug known to […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In an age of social media, when teens are frequently comparing themselves to others and receiving instant comment on their appearance, a greater number of teens than ever are seeking — and having — cosmetic surgery procedures. But, many of these procedures have not been tested on teens. The safety is uncertain […]

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — A nurse at a hospital in Texas where a toddler tested positive for measles is now under investigation, according to hospital officials. Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston said it stopped a nurse from seeing patients after she reportedly posted about a young boy’s condition on an anti-vaccination group on Facebook, according to a […]

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Pools are not just for swimming anymore. They are now places you can downward dog, chair pose, child’s pose or namaste your way to ultimate relaxation, if you’re able to — literally — stay on board. TMPL GYM in New York City holds its yoga class right in the middle of […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Deaths from self injury, a category that includes drug and alcohol use and committing suicide, has surpassed diabetes as the seventh-leading cause in the U.S., a study has shown. Self-injury mortality is a term that encompasses deaths due to accidental and non-accidental drug-intoxication, as well as suicide, according to the U.S. Center […]

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. RYAN GUINNESS (NEW YORK) — Approximately one in two American adults takes aspirin on a regular basis. It has been the recommended medication for patients at risk of heart attack and stroke and for survivors of these events. However, new research presented at the European Society of Cardiology 2018 this weekend challenges existing […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The fear of judgment is a real human concern – and may begin as early as 14 months, a new study shows. Researchers at Emory University looked at the behavior of 144 children, ages 14 to 24 months, in a variety of scenarios. In the first scenario they observed children when they […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Not much is known about how teens and children use prescription medications, but a new study published in Pediatrics provides some insight. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago looked at how many prescriptions are being issued to this age group, how many medications they were taking at one time, as […]

Universal Images Group via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A rare parasitic disease that can lead to heart failure or stroke may be more common in the United States than many medical providers realize, with an estimated 300,000 people affected. Chagas disease is spread by an insect known as the kissing bug. An estimated 8 million […]

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