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- It's YMCA 'Healthy Kids Day' This Saturday YMCA CEO Kevin Washington sat down with CBS New York's Chris Wragge what it's all about.
- Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
- 5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of "The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days."
- Judge: Washington Must Fix Problem With Jailing Mentally Ill A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction against the state of Washington for violating the constitutional rights of mentally ill people who wait long periods in jail for treatment, saying they can't be held in custody for more than seven...
- Report: Woman Dies After Receiving Yellow Fever Vaccine A women from Oregon had a fatal reaction to the vaccine for yellow fever, a report about the case confirmed.
- Idaho Bill Requiring Parental Permission For Teen Tanning Passes Senate A bill requiring parental permission for teens to use tanning beds has cleared both houses in the Idaho Statehouse.
- Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns Apple's announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.
- Study: Weed May Trigger Allergies Marijuana may trigger an allergic reaction in some people, according to a new review of previous studies.
- Washington State Senate Approves Mental Health Decision Bill The Washington state Senate has approved a bill that would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others.
- Washington Flu Season Most Deadly In Years, But Not Over State health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those who die from the flu are tested for the virus.
- Oregon Considers Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn't like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized. That's why she spoke at a recent legislative hearin...
- Study: Weed 100 Times Safer Than Alcohol Marijuana is safer than alcohol, a new study finds.
- Study: Pills Before And After Sex Can Help Prevent HIV Among Gay Men For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.
- Lawmaker Asks If Women Can Swallow Small Cameras For Doctors To Conduct Remote Gynecological Exams An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.
- Ebola Drug Shows Some Promise In First Tests In West Africa The current Ebola outbreak is the largest in history