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SimpleImages/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — An already-approved chemotherapy drug could reduce the risk of dying of cervical cancer when added to the current treatment standard, according to new research presented at a major medical conference. The study, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology, followed 500 people, most of whom had “locally advanced” cervical cancer […]

Karl Tapales/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Dozens of states are taking action Tuesday against Meta, formerly known as Facebook, for allegedly harming young people’s mental health. A federal lawsuit and parallel state lawsuits allege that Meta knowingly designed and deployed harmful features on Instagram and Facebook that purposefully addict children and teens. The states also […]

Евгения Матвеец/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Moderna announced Tuesday it has dosed its first participant in a phase III clinical trial of a combination influenza and COVID-19 vaccine. This phase will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the combo vaccine compared to flu and COVID vaccines that are administered separately in two groups, one involving […]

Catherine Delahaye/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning parents and caregivers that excessive exposure to loud noises can be detrimental to children, and sound machines can cause more harm to children than previously thought. In a statement released Saturday, the AAP said: “What families may not realize is that children […]

Jeff Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — CVS Health is planning to remove one type of a common decongestant from shelves after an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it was ineffective earlier this year. The products contain the oral formulation of phenylephrine (PE), which is found […]

Eleganza/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A new study released on Friday found that women who followed a heart-healthy diet reduced their risk of cognitive issues later in life. Doctors have long touted the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which was designed to lower blood pressure, and now a New York University Women’s Health […]

Australia Zoo (NEW YORK) — Bindi Irwin is opening up in her first TV interview since being diagnosed with endometriosis earlier this year, sharing her experience living with the pain before finding out about the condition. In an interview that aired Friday on Good Morning America, the 25-year-old conservationist said her journey with the diagnosis […]

wsfurlan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it was considering issuing a proposed rule to ban hair straighteners with formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a chemical and a known carcinogen which has been found to cause an increased risk of endometrial cancers when used in chemical hair straighteners, often marketed […]

Grace Cary/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A new study has found a link between eating red meat, especially processed red meat, and an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton explained the findings of the study, which was led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of […]

Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — People with HIV are at increased risk of being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new federal data. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Chicago Department of Public Health followed adult residents in Chicago from their first reported […]

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