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New Year, New Fitness Tips
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Going into the New Year you want to mix up your fitness routine and avoid those fitness mistakes. Channel 2 host and AFAA instructor, Joana Canals tells us the top 5 mistakes we make at the gym and shows us quick fixes for those mistakes.

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Denver girl in coma, suffering flu symptoms
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AURORA, Colo. — Selina Nguyen, 7, is in a coma at Children’s Hospital, according to family members. The girl started suffering flu symptoms just before Christmas. Her mom says Selina is now in the fight of her young life. “The doctors say they cannot do anything anymore for her,” Selina’s mom, Hee Vo, said. Vo […]

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Another blood pressure medication recalled over carcinogen concerns
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EAST WINDSOR, N.J. — Another blood pressure medication has been recalled because of concerns it could contain trace amounts of carcinogens. The medication is manufactured by Aurobino Pharma USA, Inc. The recall is voluntary. It affects 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP. Anyone who takes the […]

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Study: Opioids are killing more children and teens, too
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WASHINGTON — A growing number of children and adolescents in the United States are dying from opioid poisonings, a study shows. Nearly 9,000 pediatric deaths were attributed to opioids from 1999 through 2016, according to a report published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open. During that 18-year span, the mortality rate for youth because […]

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Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms
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ATLANTA — Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113 percent each year from 2013 […]

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Study: Drinking alcohol, coffee linked to living past 90
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IRVINE, Calif. — People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or coffee and are overweight in their 70s live longer, according to a study. Researchers at the University of California Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders started a study in 2003 to see what makes people live past 90 years old. “More than 1,600 […]

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FDA: Thoroughly wash avocados before eating to avoid listeria
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising people to wash avocados before eating them. While the recommendation might seem odd considering the peel of an avocado isn’t eaten, the FDA says it’s the only sure way to prevent bacteria and dirt from transferring from the peel to a knife to the insides […]

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