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Teen Tells Senate Why He Defied His Mom to Get Vaccinated

WASHINGTON — An Ohio teen defied his mother's anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it's crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents. "I grew up under my mother's...
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Apple Watch Inches Toward Becoming a Medical Device

CUPERTINO — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. Apple shipped another 7.3 million Apple Watches during the first half of this year, compared with more than ...

This Power Salad Is Scrumptious and Healthy

As summer approaches, my cravings drift toward light, refreshing meals. A salad is often at the top of the list. The right salad is delicious and packed with nutritional values. It can be a side dish or the ent...

Here’s How to Prevent Opioid Deaths in Fresno County

Opinion By Ken Bird, M.D., M.P.H Todd was 29 years old when he died alone, with a needle in his arm, in an abandoned house five miles from where he grew up. His family deserted him about two years prior, after several attempts to treat his heroin addict...