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'High Holiday' on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes
Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana , new analysis found it might have some very serious effects. The research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found a 12 percent relative increase in
Study links flu with increased heart attack risk
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton analyzes the study that found the rate of heart attacks went up six times in the week after having had the flu.
North Carolina pharmacy hit with flu shot requests after child's death
Emily Grace Muth, a 6-year-old who was not vaccinated, died from the flu within four days of getting sick.
Why this year's flu season is so bad and what you can do about it. Is flu shot effective?
The flu has ramped up early this year and is rapidly spreading across the country, with widespread flu activity in 46 states, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control . "This is a feature of this year’s flu -- not only did it start early, but it seemed to occur all
Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk: Study
Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark.
Cops look for person who stole weapons and gear from a police car in Florida
To the index of other news. The police car thief in Florida tonight. Surveillance showing the suspect first stealing a bullet proof vest and then appears to steal an assault rifle. Police are looking for him at this hour. The that midair scale in los Angeles. The engine of a cargo plane catching
Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says
Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark. The study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, included 1.8 million
This year's flu season may be a bad one, some medical experts warn
The upcoming flu season may be a particularly severe one in the U.S., some medical experts warned today, citing preliminary data from the Southern Hemisphere's waning flu season. The flu vaccine used this year in Australia -- which has the same composition as the vaccine used in the U.S. -- was
NFL star Ryan Jensen says a sleep apnea diagnosis 'saved my career'
The football star opens up about how before his diagnosis, he would spend nine hours in bed but get only 90 minutes of sleep.
NFL star Ryan Jensen says sleep apnea diagnosis 'saved my career'
Football star Ryan Jensen said that a sleep apnea diagnosis "saved my career," after he could not understand why he was losing his strength and never feeling rested even after being in bed for over 8 hours a night. The Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman told ABC News that three years ago his