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Number of Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses Climbs to 530 People and Includes 7 Deaths

There are now 530 reported cases of severe lung illnesses linked to vaping as well as 7 deaths, the Centers for Disease Control announced Thursday, a steep increase from previous numbers. The federal health agency, which is currently conducting a large-scale investigation into the rash of lung illnesses nationwide, previously reported that they were looking […]

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Al Roker to Undergo Hip Replacement Surgery: ‘I’m Slowly Replacing This Body One by One’

Al Roker will have to watch his Today coworkers from his couch for the next two weeks as he recovers from hip replacement surgery. The morning show host, 65, announced Tuesday that he decided to go through with the procedure after dealing with unrelenting hip pain for the last three months. “All of a sudden, […]

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James Corden Blasts Bill Maher’s Pro-Fat Shaming Rant: 'Bullying Only Makes the Problem Worse'

James Corden delivered a thoughtful and pointed response to Bill Maher nearly a week after the host sparked outrage by delivering a pro-fat-shaming rant in which he said criticizing people about their weight “doesn’t need to end” but “needs to make a comeback.” During Thursday night’s show, Corden remarked that as he watched last week’s segment on Real […]

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Teenager Keeps Thinking It's June 11th After Memory Resets Every 2 Hours Due to Hit to the Head

An Illinois teenager is constantly reminded of one of the worst days of her life after a traumatic head injury causes her memory to “reset” every two hours. Every morning for the past three months, Riley Horner wakes up believing it’s June 11 — the day she suffered a hit to the head. She has […]

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RHOD's D'Andra Simmons Missed Andy Cohen's Baby Shower Because of Her Face Lift

Real Housewives of Dallas star D’Andra Simmons is telling fans why she missed out on Andy Cohen‘s epic baby shower in January. On Wednesday, Simmons, 50, revealed on People TV’s Reality Check that she was unable to attend the celebration, which took place on Jan. 23 with Bravo’s biggest stars and Cohen’s pal John Mayer, because of […]

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Alabama High School Removing Bathroom Stall Doors in Attempt to Stop Kids from Vaping

An Alabama high school is removing the doors on some of their bathroom stalls in an effort to stop students from vaping. Gary Horton, the principal at Wilson High School in Florence, Alabama, told WAFF-TV that he decided to take the doors off some stalls in the boys’ bathroom after a student passed out while […]

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Teen Boy Developed Blindness from Junk Food Diet, Study Says

A teenage boy who subsisted almost entirely on fries, white bread and potato chips developed blindness due to his junk food diet, according to a new study. The extreme case, covered by scientists from the University of Bristol in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, occurred in a 17-year-old boy from the United Kingdom after […]

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‘Super Smeller’ Grandmother Can Detect Parkinson’s Disease by People’s Scent

Joy Milne has several titles. She’s a grandmother, a former nurse and — according to researchers and scientific journals — a “super smeller.” The 68-year-old, from Scotland, said that she’s always noticed when her patients’ smell would change during her years as a nurse. “They say [my nose is] somewhere between a dog and a […]

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Tori Spelling on Plastic Surgery: ‘I’m Constantly Reading That I’ve Done More [Than I Have]’

She’s spent her entire life in the public eye, so Tori Spelling has dealt with her fair share of scrutiny and hearsay. But there’s one perennial rumor that she’d love to put to bed. “The one thing for me that has stuck forever was the plastic surgery thing,” Spelling tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I literally had […]

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Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

A cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure in a large study, suggesting it could be a good way to help prevent heart problems especially in poor countries. The pills contained two blood pressure drugs, a cholesterol medicine and aspirin. Many people can’t afford or […]