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Flu Widespread in 29 States

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Flu season is gaining steam.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread flu activity in 29 states--twice as many states as last week.Hospitalizations are increasing and 11 children have died from t

Child Discharged from Chicago Hospital After Testing Negative for Ebola

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- A child who had symptoms of Ebola has been discharged from a Chicago hospital after testing negative for the disease.The child, who recently traveled from West Africa, was admitted to University of Chicago Medical Center Frid

Child With Symptoms of Ebola Under Quarantine in Chicago

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- A child with symptoms of Ebola is under quarantine in Chicago.The child, whose age and gender have not been released, was admitted to University of Chicago Medical Center Friday after having a fever during an Ebola screening

App Shows What 200 Calories of Holiday Treats Look Like

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This season there's plenty of holiday cheer, but also holiday treats and goodies that can wreak havoc on any diet.To help those trying to stay healthy while enjoying seasonal treats, the app Calorific has created a handy gu

Conjoined Twin Babies Undergo First Step Toward Separation

XiXinXing/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) -- Elysse Mata leaned over her 8-month-old conjoined twins, kissing their faces as tears streamed down her face and she whispered "I love you."The babies were about to undergo a skin-stretching surgery, the first step

What to Know About European Union's Obesity Ruling

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Europe's highest court ruled on Thursday that obesity can, under certain circumstances, be considered a disability, taking a step forward against obesity discrimination, experts say.The European Court of Justice heard the ca

Medical Miracles that Happened in 2014

Second Sight(NEW YORK) -- Modern medicine has always been capable of amazing things, but 2014 was an especially remarkable year.Much of what happened over the past 12 months wasn’t even possible just a few short years ago. Some occurrences, like the