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October 16, 2017 - 5:25 am
(NEW YORK) -- The sound of two bells rang through the loud speakers of the U.S. Navy’s floating hospital on Saturday to celebrate the arrival of a newborn baby girl. The Navy’s USNS Comfort was sailing in the vicinity of San Juan, Puerto Rico -- providing medical assistance throughout a region...
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October 15, 2017 - 3:01 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. may be suffering from an opioid epidemic, but worldwide nearly 26 million people are dying in pain because they can’t access affordable palliative care. According to a new report in The Lancet , the solution could be an off-patent three cent morphine tablet – wildly available...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:23 pm
(DENVER) -- Shocking videos showing high school cheerleaders in Colorado being forced into splits sparked outrage this summer, and now officials say no criminal charges will be filed. The Denver District Attorney's Office announced the decision in a statement on Saturday following a weeks-long...
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October 14, 2017 - 6:09 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- California has declared a state of emergency over a hepatitis A outbreak that health officials say is the largest person-to-person outbreak in the U.S. since a vaccine became available over 20 years ago. At least 18 people have died in the outbreak that has affected San Diego,...
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October 14, 2017 - 2:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Obesity among children and teenagers has risen ten-fold across the world in the past four decades, according to a new study in The Lancet. This means more than 120 million youngsters are not at a healthy weight. The study, which is the largest of its kind, studied obesity trends in...
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October 13, 2017 - 1:43 pm
(CAMDEN, N.J.) -- Toni Murphy was just 36 when she died in 2001, leaving behind five children, including 2-year-old quadruplet daughters. Now, Toni Murphy’s quadruplet daughters, Erin, Kelly, Rachel and Casey Murphy, are 18-year-old college freshman fulfilling their mom’s legacy. Three of the...
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Steve & Ted
October 13, 2017 - 8:54 am
4th District Rep. Ron Estes joins us with his comments on the executive order that ends appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers.
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October 13, 2017 - 8:19 am
United States attorney general reacts to expected legal challenges on 'Fox & Friends.' Watch the latest video at
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October 13, 2017 - 6:21 am
(DETROIT) -- The Michigan mother who was sentenced to jail last week for refusing a court order to vaccinate her son -- and who has since lost primary custody of her son -- said she would "do it all over again." "I was trying to protect my kids," Rebecca Bredow, who lives in the Detroit area, told...
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October 12, 2017 - 3:40 pm
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- A single case of locally transmitted Zika virus has been confirmed on Florida's west coast, according to the state's health department. The isolated case occurred in Manatee County, south of Tampa and St. Petersburg, after a local couple traveled to Cuba, the Florida Department of...
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