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16 hours ago Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Avoid trying anything new
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig is sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.







19 hours ago Deadly Diseases Rising for Cats and Dogs







19 hours ago Hospital Technician Admits Lying About Test Results







Yesterday Many herbal remedies are unproven, but Americans still love them
Despite a lack of evidence many such products do anything beneficial, Americans love their St. John’s wort, their glucosamine, their black cohosh.







Yesterday Moms Rally Behind Woman Accused of Leaving Kids in Car

Shanesha Taylor allegedly left her two children in a hot car for a job interview. More than $100,000 in support for her is pouring in.








Yesterday Teen Makes Genetic Discovery of Her Own Rare Cancer
As a child, Elana Simon suffered for years from crippling stomach pain. Yet despite trips to multiple specialists, her pain remained a mystery."Nothing seemed to be explaining why I was having these problems," Elana told NBC News' Ann Curry.







Yesterday Home Videos Could Help Diagnose Autism, Study Suggests

Getting an autism diagnosis can be difficult, but simple home videos could help, resulting in earlier treatment, new research suggests.








Yesterday Misdiagnosed: Docs' Mistakes Affect 12 Million a Year
At least one in every 20 adults who seeks medical care in a U.S. emergency room or community health clinic may walk away with the wrong diagnosis, according to a new analysis that estimates that 12 million Americans a year could be affected by such errors.







Yesterday Heart Attacks and Strokes Linked to Diabetes Are Declining
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.Over the last two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows.







Yesterday Many Herbal Remedies Are Unproven, but Americans Still Love Them

Many supplements don't do anything beneficial, but Americans still love their St. John's wort.








Yesterday Obamacare Helped Up to 10 Million Get Insurance, Gallup Finds
Obamacare has helped as many as 9.9 million people to get new health insurance, and more than 4 percent of all Americans have gotten health insurance for the first time, according to a new Gallup poll.







Yesterday Group Makes Stem Cells Using Clone Technique
Researchers say they have made powerful stem cells from both young and old adults using cloning techniques, and also found clues about why it is so difficult to do this with human beings.

Yesterday Ebola Virus in West Africa Is New Strain, Scientists Say
The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.







Yesterday FDA Warns of Cancer Risk in Fibroid Procedure
The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.







Yesterday Little Improvement in Food Poisoning, CDC Says
The nation’s food poisoning problem hasn’t gotten better since 2006, a disappointing trend for health experts who had hoped to budge the more than 19,000 cases, 4,200 hospitalizations and 80 deaths reported in the U.S. each year.







Yesterday Would Your Kitchen Pass a Health Inspection?

These six common mistakes in your kitchen at home would be considered major health violations in a restaurant.








Yesterday Dog's Death Causes Woman to Go to Hospital

A Arizona woman so distraught over the loss of her dog had to be hospitalized for Broken Heart Syndrome. Rebecca Taylor reports.








Yesterday Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Focus on carbs, eat small amounts throughout day
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY'sNatalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.







Yesterday 'This Thing Is Working,' Obama Touts ACA

President Obama talks about the Affordable Care Act while speaking at the White House.








Yesterday Achoo! 7 Ways to Fight Spring Allergies
Your nose is swollen and congested, your eyes itch and you feel exhausted: if you’ve had symptoms like these for more than seven days, chances are it’s not a cold virus -- it’s allergies.You can thank the pollen vortex.







Yesterday Now a 'Pollen Vortex'? Wild Weather May Mean Allergy Nightmare
If the constant cold weren’t enough, a brutal winter has many speculating that the polar vortex will be replaced by a “pollen vortex,” leaving allergy sufferers sniffling and miserable.Alesia Kotek is ready for the worst.







Yesterday Side of Irony? Meal Sickens People at Food Safety Summit
Maryland health officials are investigating possible cases of food poisoning at what may be the worst-ever venue — a gathering of government and industry leaders attending a national Food Safety Summit.







Yesterday Whoopi Goldberg Touts 'Vape Pen' in Debut Pot Column

In a new column about marijuana, Whoopi Goldberg says she turned to pot to help excruciating headaches caused by glaucoma.








Yesterday Don't get sidelined! 8 ways to recover from workouts faster
Ever try running that extra mile, upping the ante in your weight-training routine or trying out a new aerobics class only to pay for it in sore muscles the next day…or two?







Yesterday 'Elimination diet' can make you feel better, doctor says
"Elimination diets" are aimed not at helping people lose weight but at helping them feel better. Here's how it works: Cut out certain foods or food groups for a few weeks, then add them back in one by one to test the body's response.

Yesterday Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Don't attack the course, befriend it
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig is sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.







Yesterday Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

The actress wrote that she uses her vape pen, affectionately nicknamed “Sippy,” to help treat glaucoma-related pain








Yesterday 'Why Me?' Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease
A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.He can’t even eat his eventual harvest.







Yesterday Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

The actress wrote that she uses her vape pen, affectionately nicknamed “Sippy,” to help treat glaucoma-related pain








Yesterday 'Elimination diet' can make you feel better, doctor says
"Elimination diets" are aimed not at helping people lose weight but at helping them feel better. Here's how it works: Cut out certain foods or food groups for a few weeks, then add them back in one by one to test the body's response.