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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:01 AM EDT

More Kids, Especially Girls, Are Attempting Suicide: Study

More Kids, Especially Girls, Are Attempting Suicide: Study

More kids are attempting suicide or thinking about it, according to a new study out Wednesday. The rate of children's hospitalizations for suicidal thoughts or activity doubled from about 2008 to 2015,...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM EDT

School Stress May Be Cause of Rising Teen Suicide Attempts: Study

School Stress May Be Cause of Rising Teen Suicide Attempts: Study

New research shows a growing number of young people are thinking about taking their own lives, and the study suggests school stress may play a role. Vanderbilt University researchers say the rates of children...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:32 PM EDT

Local Company Helps Stroke Victim Regain Use of Her Arm

Local Company Helps Stroke Victim Regain Use of Her Arm

A bionic arm brace has been life changing for Jessica Peters, who suffered a stroke when she was 26 years old, just months before her wedding. The stroke left Peters unable to walk, talk or use her right arm,...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:53 PM EDT

Judge Tosses California Law Allowing Life-Ending Drugs

Judge Tosses California Law Allowing Life-Ending Drugs

A California judge on Tuesday threw out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature. Riverside County Superior Court Judge...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 01:11 PM EDT

Mom's Seeming 'Pregnancy Brain' Turns Out to Be Melanoma

Mom's Seeming 'Pregnancy Brain' Turns Out to Be Melanoma

When Danielle Dick was frustrated at being unable to find the right words, her obstetrician told her it was probably "pregnancy brain" brought on by the twins she was carrying. But "Today" reported that when...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom

Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom

A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet -- one that doesn't come with a...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:12 PM EDT

Nursing Homes, Senior Centers Find Bullying Has No Age Limit

Nursing Homes, Senior Centers Find Bullying Has No Age Limit

The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty. It became clear this place had a bullying problem on its hands. What...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 01:33 PM EDT

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate...

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 11:45 PM EDT

Mass. Son Gives Gift of Life for Mother

Mass. Son Gives Gift of Life for Mother

A Boxford, Massachusetts, woman is celebrating Mother's Day this year thanks to a life-saving liver donation from her son. Kristy Lee reports.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 05:06 AM EDT

Trump Lays Out Plan for Lowering Drug Prices

Trump Lays Out Plan for Lowering Drug Prices

President Donald Trump's long-promised plan to bring down drug prices would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of "getting away with murder." Instead he focuses on private competition...

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