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Amid measles outbreak, Florida ‘deferring to parents’ whether to send unvaccinated kids to school

Family physician and public health specialist Dr. George Rust has warned some of his colleagues about a potential measles outbreak in Florida “for at least the past year,” he said, because of the rise in vaccine hesitancy in pockets of ...

Bun B's Trill Burgers and Chef Ronnie Killen Debut Exclusive Menu for 2024 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Trill Burgers, co-founded by Bun B, and renowned chef Ronnie Killen unveil mouthwatering new menu items for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2024, including the Trillen’s Burger and Trillen’s Brisket Fries. Don't miss out on these delectable BBQ-themed offerings ...

Wendy Williams diagnosed with aphasia and dementia

Former talk show host Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia, according to representatives for Williams.

Pork flavored coffee is Starbucks’ newest China pitch

Who doesn’t like a little braised pork with their coffee? Starbucks (SBUX) is betting on that unusual combination with a new drink released in China to mark the Lunar New Year. Dubbed the “Abundant Year Savory Latte,” the brand describes ...

Tulsa woman provides Alzheimer’s resources in Black community

This Black History Month, 2 News Oklahoma looked at the disparity in Alzheimer’s cases among older Black Americans and one woman whose life mission is to help bring awareness.

Device uses eye-tracking technology; helps identify if child is on autism spectrum

Mason Newsom thinks he's about to take in some cartoons and chill, but he's really being evaluated for autism.

Healthy lifestyle could reduce risk of irritable bowel syndrome, according to study

Adopting a healthy lifestyle could reduce the risk of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, a new study found.

More and more women being diagnosed with ADHD, study finds

ADHD is often associated with children who may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors, or are overly active.

Mental health hotline lets callers talk with those enduring similar struggles

North Carolinians struggling with their mental health will soon have another resource for support at their fingertips.

Women, with exercise, might lower risk for cardiovascular disease twice the amount as men

The benefits of exercise are great for everyone – but may be even better for women, according to a new study.

Respiratory virus season in US may be past its peak, CDC says

Key measures of respiratory virus activity in the United States have been trending down for weeks, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the worst of the season may be over – but virus levels still remain ...

FDA approves medication used to treat asthma for use in people with multiple food allergies

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a medication called Xolair to help lessen the severity of an accidental allergic reaction in people who are allergic to multiple foods.

Smoking drugs now linked to more overdose deaths than injecting drugs, report finds

The percentage of overdose deaths linked to smoking drugs rose sharply in recent years, overtaking injection as the leading route of drug use involved in such deaths, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and ...

Surveillance method identifies more cases Lyme disease in US

Diseases spread by ticks and other insects are becoming more common in the United States, but a new methodology for tracking Lyme disease may overestimate the significant spike in cases seen in 2022.

Ozempic/Mounjaro/hundreds of other drugs more expensive in 2024

Some Americans may have to shell out more this year for Ozempic and Mounjaro, two wildly popular diabetes medications also used for weight loss.

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