Costco Chicken Salad Linked to E.coli Outbreak, Says CDC

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An E.coli outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states was linked to rotisserie chicken salad from Costco, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The report from the CDC -- which say

New Studies Show How Moms Also Benefit From Breastfeeding

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two new studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that breast-feeding is both good for the baby and for the mother.The studies, which focused on diabetes and cancer, found that women who breast-feed cut their risk of

Cancer-Stricken Infant Kissed by Pope Responding to Treatment, Parents Say

Courtesy of Kristen Marie(PHILADELPHIA) -- An infant battling brain cancer, who famously was kissed by Pope Francis during the pontiff's historic visit to the U.S. this year, is responding to treatment, according to her parents.Gianna Masciantonio, 1, was

Misplaced Craigslist Ad Leads NJ Woman to a Kidney Donor

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two strangers from New Jersey have a Craigslist ad to thank for not only a kidney, but also a life-long friendship.Glenn Calderbank, 39, of West Berlin, was scouring Craigslist for building supplies when he came across a mis

Girl Fights Rare Case of Breast Cancer At Age 8

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An 8-year-old Utah girl was diagnosed earlier this month with secretory breast carcinoma, a rare form of breast cancer.According to a report in the Pediatric Surgery International Journal, secretory breast carcinoma is extre

Your Body: Tips to Lessen Your Exposure to Germs on Flights

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorFlying in a contained airplane can wreak havoc on your health. From motion sickness to a cold or allergies, taking to the skies opens you up to lots of germs. So what should you d

Study: Being Lonely Boosts Premature Death Risk

Cultura RM Exclusive/Twinpix/Getty Images(CHICAGO) —While nobody likes to be lonely, a new study from the University of Chicago reveals loneliness can be downright deadly.Researchers have found concrete proof that loneliness triggers actual physiolo

Maine Trying to Stop People From Buying Junk Food With Food Stamps

iStock/Thinkstock(AUGUSTA, Maine) -- Maine is looking to try to stop its obesity problem.On Monday, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services put forward a request to the government to ban candy and soft drinks from being purchased using Supplemen

Breastfeeding Decreases Diabetes Risk in High-Risk Women

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you can’t think of enough reasons to breastfeed, here is one more. A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that moms who have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during their pregnancy can de

Physicians are Prescribing Too Many Brand Name Drugs, Says Review

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Next time you visit the doctor’s office to refill your prescription, you may want to ask for the generic version. A new guideline published by the American College of Physicians in Annals of Internal Medicine reco

Face Transplant Recipient Receives Warm Welcome at Home

ABC News(SENATOBIA, Miss.) -- Pat Hardison, the former volunteer firefighter who received the most extensive face transplant ever performed, was given a hero’s welcome when he returned home Sunday night to Senatobia, Miss.Hardison, 41, whose face wa

Expert Tips to Keep Happy and Healthy This Holiday Season

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The holidays are upon us, and while they should be a time of great thanks and giving, far too often we're left feeling exhausted and overwhelmed."As the business of planning and preparing sets in, it is important that we slo

Your Body: What Is a Didelphic Uterus?

Wavebreak Media/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorYou've heard of the phrase, "Two heads are better than one." But what about two cervixes or two uteri? In a female fetus, the uterus starts out as two small tubes. As the

Study: Targeted Ads, Free Tests, Boosted Cancer Screenings

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reports an aggressive ad campaign -- as well as clinic visits and free screenings -- helped boost the Big Apple's cancer screening rates among groups that had trad

How Michael B. Jordan Got His Fit Body for "Creed"

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Michael B. Jordan wasn’t alive when the film Rocky took the box office by storm nearly four decades ago, but he says he binge-watched the original and the subsequent five films to prepare for his role in Cre

UK Setting Up Fund to Fight Malaria

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- The U.K. is setting up a fund to help fight malaria.Named after Sir Ronald Ross, the Ross Fund will be funded by the U.K. government for £1 billion in partnernship with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, reports BBC.

Liberia Confirms Three New Cases of Ebola

Jezperklauzen/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) --  Just three months after Liberia was declared Ebola free, the World Health Organization (WHO) says three new cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed, reports the BBC.The three patients displaying s

CDC: E Coli Outbreak Linked to Chipotle Restaurants Not Ongoing, Not Spreading

marcnorman/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the multistate outbreak of E. coli linked to food from Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants is not spreading or ongoing.Data released by the CD

Popular Baby Names Today That Your Mom Has Never Heard Of

julief514/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Names that make your mom go “hmmm” are likely the names of one -- or more -- of your child’s playmates, according to popular baby name site has come up with a list of names that

Hispanic Americans Are Living Longer, CDC Finds

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) -- A new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday found that in 2013, Hispanics lived an average of three years longer than the non-Hispanic white and black population in America. The average

Determined Mom Completes College Exam While in Labor

Courtesy Tommitrise Collins(MACON, Ga.) — A Georgia mom didn't let labor pains get in the way of passing her psychology exam last week and there's a photo taking the Internet by storm to prove it."I'm shocked by it [going viral]," Tommitrise Collins

"Modern Family's" Reid Ewing Opens Up About Body Dysmorphia

ABC/Eric McCandless(NEW YORK) -- Modern Family actor Reid Ewing, 27, is opening up about his body dysmorphic disorder and the surgeries he's had in the past, which he said he now regrets.In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Ewing, who plays Dylan on the h

How Board Games Can Reveal Just How Sleep Deprived You Are

Dan Childs/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In the workplace, it’s a badge of honor to sleep less and do more. All too often, we ignore the deleterious effects of not sleeping the recommended eight hours per night in order to keep up with life.But if we are so

Study: Pigeons Can Read Breast Cancer Scans 'Just as Well as Humans'

iStock/Thinkstock(DAVIS, Calif.) — While various scans for breast cancer produce results that can be tough for even seasoned physicians, researchers at the University of California at Davis have discovered even a bird brain can do it — literal

Your Body: Post-Natal Obesity

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorYou've probably heard that your behavior while pregnant has a powerful influence on the risk of future childhood obesity. But what about after pregnancy?With the growing prevalenc
Dial N Deal - November 20th 2015
Dial N Deal will be off on Black Friday November 27th and returns December 4th (WRTA's Drive-By Giving Day) Triple Stepper Exerciser - $125 Riccar Upright Vacuum Cleaner - $22 John, Altoona 944-7429 Multi-Level Stand good for...
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Monday November 23rd Dr. James B. Huntington author of Work's New Age on Jobs & The Economy Tuesday November 24th David Ickes Wednesday November 25th Adam Conrad - Real Estate Thursday (Wednesday) Thursday November...
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Monday November 16th The Walking Monk, Bhaktimarga Swami The Walking Monk Facebook page Walking for Our Teachers Facebook page and Innovation Insider Steve Greenberg Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tech and more Tuesday November...
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