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Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, opera singer who had 2 lung transplants, dies

Renowned soprano Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, who performed worldwide after two separate lung transplants, has died, her family said. “Our beloved Charity passed peacefully with her husband, mother, and siblings at her side and sunshine on her face,” the family said in a statement on Facebook on Wednesday. “Our hearts are broken. In this moment, the…MORE

The world is sadder and angrier than ever before, major study finds

It’s not just you — the world really is getting more miserable. People across the earth are sadder, angrier and more fearful than ever before, according to a major analysis of global well-being. All three emotions rose to record levels in 2018 — for the second consecutive year — in Gallup’s annual Global State of…MORE

Boosting male fertility with diet and weight loss

When a couple is having trouble getting pregnant, the focus often turns to a woman’s health. But just as men are equal partners in conception, they can be contributors to fertility problems, too. “It’s important to appreciate that when you have a couple challenged with infertility, in about 40% to 50% of the time, we…MORE

Salmonella outbreak linked to precut melons sickens 117 people in 10 states

A salmonella outbreak linked to precut melon has affected 117 people in 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say the likely source of the outbreak is Caito Foods LLC in Illinois, but the investigation is ongoing. On April 12, Caito voluntarily recalled…MORE

Restaurant servers don’t know much about food allergies, study finds

When eating out, people with food allergies often have to trust their servers for information on what is safe to eat. But most restaurant staff have limited knowledge about allergies, according to new research. An international research team tested the food allergy knowledge of 295 restaurant staff members in 15 randomly selected districts of Düsseldorf,…MORE

US measles outbreak is largest since disease was declared eliminated in 2000

Measles cases in the United States have surpassed the highest number on record since the disease was declared eliminated nationwide in 2000. Overall, there have been 681 measles cases across 22 states this year, according to CNN’s analysis of data from state and local health departments. The states reporting measles cases are Arizona, California, Colorado,…MORE

Exercise, sleep, screens: New guidelines for children under 5

For the greatest health benefits, how much play time, screen time and sleep should your baby or young child have in a given day? The World Health Organization has some answers. On Wednesday, the United Nations’ public health agency released its first guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep for children under 5. The…MORE

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