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Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with special offers

Most sources say the cheeseburger got it’s start from Lionel Sternberger, who placed cheese on top of hamburger while working at a sandwich shop....

Botched warning about baby in danger sparks vows for action

Lawmakers, child advocates and a candidate for governor said they were alarmed by the Department of Children and Family's handling of a tip to the child abuse hotline....

Here are the teachers of the year at every Gwinnett County school

Gwinnett County Public Schools has started its Teacher of the Year competition by naming a top educator at each of its 138 schools. ...

Hepatitis outbreak: San Diego power-washing streets as death toll rises

“We must continue to work collaboratively to stop this crisis and save lives,” San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said....

5 things I’ve learned as an expat parent

I wondered if my kids would make friends and learn the language, and if we would drive each other crazy living in close quarters....

Florida nuclear plants could take a direct hit from Hurricane Irma. Plant owners say they are ready.

U.S. nuclear reactors have been required to improve their disaster preparedness after an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 devastated the northeast coast of Japan, knocking out...

Cancer Q&A: Should you change what you eat during holiday season?

I will be in cancer treatment this holiday season. Should I change anything about what I eat?...

How a Bite of a Hot Dog Threatened and Saved a Boy's Life

It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect...

When Michigan's fall colors will peak in 2017

While it feels a little early to be talking about fall colors in Michigan, all signs point to an earlier-than-usual peak season....

Men between 19 and 59 new focus of B.C.'s overdose epidemic

Too many men working in trades are overdosing on opioids, says a chief medical health officer in British Columbia who wants the industry to be involved in identifying interventions...

More patients cope with diagnosis of epilepsy

Seizures are usually unexpected, complicating the lives of epilepsy sufferers...

Tillerson to abolish most special envoys, including climate

Most of the United States’ special envoys will be abolished and their responsibilities reassigned as part of the State Department overhaul, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told...

Michael Emanuelo, 50, of Kennesaw lost 100 pounds

SUCCESS STORY / Michael Emanuelo, 50: From 295 pounds to 195 pounds......

5 healthy back-to-school grocery shopping tips

Parents have tremendous influence over kids’ habits. It is worth the effort to give them a healthy start....

Lake Pontchartrain storm surge barrier could worsen flooding in St. Bernard and Mississippi

A flood barrier across the mouth of Lake Pontchartrain — a 50-year-old idea to protect New Orleans and communities along the lake's north shore from storm surge during a tropical...

Psychedelic drug may be approved for PTSD therapy

The MDMA program was created by a small group of psychedelic researchers who had toiled for years in the face of ridicule....

Ecstasy could be ‘breakthrough’ therapy for soldiers, others suffering from PTSD

The psychedelic drug is headed for fast-track FDA review based on latest research....

In this Ohio community, residents fear opioid overdoses will be 'our new normal'

Ohio continues to lead North America in fatal overdoses. Last year, 4,149 people in the U.S. state died from unintentional drug overdoses — up 36 per cent over 2015. Those in one...

How to make your double chin disappear

DOUBLE chin, turkey neck, wattle, gobbler, — if you have one, there is a good chance you wear a lot of scarves and turtleneck sweaters — all year round....

How Therapy Can Cure Overeating

Many struggling dieters actually suffer from binge eating disorder, and could manage their condition—and lose weight—with the help of a psychologist....

Under Trump budget, Florida water could get a lot dirtier

A review of proposed cuts in a Trump budget found that the state could lose about $600 million it’s received over the last five years to monitor coastal waters, clean up pollution...

Sagging skin? Turkey neck? These treatments may help tighten your loose skin.

Ultrasound therapy, radiofrequency waves are among the nonsurgical, skin-tightening procedures gaining in popularity....

These graphic novels were a lifeline for my kids during a year in Central America

When our family decided to spend an academic year in Costa Rica, my biggest worry wasn't Zika or typhoid, but a dearth of picture books....

Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine

FRIDAY, Aug. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say one dose of cholera vaccine appears to provide about the same protection as the standard two doses, at least for the...

Yemen cholera crisis perpetrated by Saudi-led military coalition: researchers

The majority of Yemen's cholera deaths have occurred in rebel-controlled areas cut off from supplies by Saudi-led airstrikes and blockades, researchers found....

More U.S. women are dying in childbirth. What can be done?

Safe Start is a home-visiting program created by Philadelphia's Maternity Care Coalition to help pregnant women with limited resources and chronic health problems. It's a small but...

Cholera in Yemen: What you need to know

Cholera has infected half a million people in Yemen so far this year....

Overdoses for teens 15-19 double from 1999 to 2015

The death rate for overdosing teens in 2015 was twice as high as the rate in 1999, but not as high as it was in 2007....

Sports medicine doctor on how to combat knee arthritis symptoms

It's estimated that the lifetime risk of developing the condition is 46 percent...

Cholera crisis hits grim threshold in Yemen

Number of suspected cholera cases has reached 500,000, marking worst outbreak of disease in the world...

‘This is a breakfast abomination’

A CAFE slammed for serving English breakfasts in a jar has hit back at critics in the best way....

Lawmaker to Christie: Fix 'deplorable' conditions at psych hospital

Report on violence, overcrowding at Greystone sparks calls to reopen another shuttered hospital....

Woman sues over $150,000 dating fail

A RETIRED corporate executive spent $150,000 on a matchmaking service that set her up with a string of highly incompatible suitors, including men who were married, mentally...

The cat’s meow: 15 of the best cat cafes in the US

If you know anything about cat cafes, you know that they are places designated to sip a magical cup of coffee in a room full of cats....

A-listers out in force for David Jones

IT WAS a menu of champagne and lobster with a side of diva antics at Wednesday night’s David Jones Spring/Summer show in Sydney....

Violent patients 'running things' as assaults rise at N.J.'s largest psych hospital

There were 560 patients in March at Greystone, a 450-bed hospital with cottages on the grounds that can accommodate another 60 people....

Israel urges Teva to bring jobs back home, hinting at aid Plans

Government officials have in recent days successfully pressed Teva to delay 350 job cuts in its home market until after the Jewish holidays in October, and are asking the Petach...

The importance of living will and why even healthu people need one

A study finds that only about a third of U.S. adults have advance directives for medical care....

Free Las Vegas medical clinic knows importance of dental care

The Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada dental program is under the volunteer supervision of Dr. Lydia Wyatt, who also has a private practice....