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August 30, 2000: 'Hopkins 24/7'
The premiere episode of "Hopkins 24/7."
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92
Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday. She was 92. "A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the age of 92," reads a statement from the office of former President George H.W.
Jim Kelly progressing 'remarkably well' after cancer surgery
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is progressing "remarkably well" two weeks since having surgery to have cancer removed from his jaw, and is expected to be released from the hospital soon, says the doctor who oversaw the lengthy operation
Bride with stage 4 cancer enjoys 'beautiful' wedding despite doctors' urging her to push up the date
Despite being urged by doctors to do otherwise, one bride battling stage 4 cancer kept her wedding date because it had a special meaning for her. Laurin and Michael Bank wed on March 24, which was also the couple's third anniversary of when they first started dating. Still, the two were unsure if
Critics concerned Pruitt could limit the type of science EPA can cite
The former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and other critics say they worry EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is considering a rule change that would require researchers to make more of their methodology and raw data public — a move which could impact regulations intended to limit
Even short bursts of exercise can reduce Americans' risk of disease and death, study says
Do the national exercise guidelines need a change? That’s a question raised by a new study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health . Americans are bombarded with mixed messages: Exercise only counts if you do it this way or that way, or for a short time
Tooth-mounted trackers could be the next fitness wearables
Wireless wearable devices, like FitBit, track exercise and pulse, but this is a new departure. Tooth-mounted trackers that keep a tally on how much food and calories people consume could be the next frontier in fitness monitoring. A research team is already experimenting with the tooth sensors at
Adorable 8-year-old 'Star Wars' fan dresses as Stormtrooper during his brain tumor treatment
One St. Louis boy loves " Star Wars " so much that he's channeling one of its most recognizable characters while he's battling a brain tumor . During Evan's proton beam treatment -- a type of radiation treatment for cancer using a beam of protons to fight cancer cells -- the 8-year-old has to a
Racial gap in heart health down due to declining health of white Americans: Study
A new study out of UCLA has shown that health disparities between black and white Americans have decreased because overall heart health for white Americans has declined. Researchers looked at health records 40,876 adults -- white Americans, African-Americans, and Mexican-Americans -- and sorted
High school football player who beat cancer says it was a team effort
As a member of his Oklahoma high school football team, Jackson Lilly says he learned that success on the field depends on an all-out team effort. Off the field, the 17-year-old junior at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma, has found that lesson also applied to his year-long battle with stage 4