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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

5 big health stories of 2017

In a year largely dominated by headlines on politics, natural disasters and international events, a handful of topics on health and medicine nevertheless...

Calcium and vitamin D supplements may not lower risk of fracture, study finds

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may not actually lower fracture risks for elder adults living independently, according to a new analysis of...

American Heart Association president credits CPR for saving his life

The president of the American Heart Association is calling on everyone to get CPR training, crediting the CPR he received from his daughter...

Expert tips on curbing holiday sugar intake

The holiday season can be one of the most tempting times of year when it comes to overindulging in desserts and other sugary...

Drug overdose deaths drive US life expectancy down for second year

Life expectancy in the U.S. decreased for the second year in a row in 2016, largely because of rising drug overdose deaths in...

Eat your vegetables: Nutrients in leafy greens may help prevent dementia

Nutrients found in green leafy vegetables just might make your mind 11 years younger, according to a new study. Dementia, a decline in memory...

Finding Hope: A young woman's journey back from heroin addiction

Hope Steele wasn’t sure she would live to see her 21st birthday. Last year, Steele overdosed on heroin three times, she said, and in...

Hospitals offer 'gentle' C-sections for women

When Tara Martinez gave birth to her second child, she was able to watch the birth and have immediate skin-to-skin contact with her...

FDA warns against eating raw cookie dough

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new warning against consuming raw cookie dough as Christmas cookie season gets underway. While the potential...

Flu season off to an early start, CDC report warns

Flu season is officially off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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