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2 min ago How Did He Survive? Teen Stowaway 'Very, Very Lucky'
The 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the landing gear of a 767 flying from California to Hawaii survived with help from an unlikely source: the frigid temperatures that could have killed him.The runaway from Santa Clara, Calif.







2 min ago More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds
A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 6–17 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.It’s a first look at the problem, and supports evidence that more and more U.S.







2 min ago FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels.







6 hours ago Lose those batwings! 5 weeks, 5 exercises for arms and shoulders
Get tank top ready from home with this upper body workout designed by certified trainer Jessica Smith. All you’ll need is a set of dumbbells (3-10 pounds) or similar weighted objects (such as two 16-ounce water bottles).







9 hours ago Study: Paper Money Hosts Hundreds of Bacteria

A new study finds cash is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria, including pneumonia. KFYR's Sarabeth Ackerman reports.








9 hours ago Men Keep Undies For 7 Years, Don't Change Everyday

Researchers report the average man keeps a pair of underwear for 7 years, and that 22 percent of the men admit to not changing their underpants every day. KPNX's Kevin Kennedy reports.








9 hours ago College-Educated Brains Recover Better From Injury, Study Suggests
A college education may do a lot more than provide better job opportunities — it may also make brains more resilient to trauma, a new study suggests.







15 hours ago Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.







15 hours ago Muffin top-melting recipes: Joy Bauer's fiery popcorn, chocolate pudding, more
During our "6 Months to a 6-Pack Challenge," TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shared ab-friendly lunch sandwiches, dinner options, guilt-free comfort foods and now stress eating solutions. Are you feeling stressed? Don't grab the chips!







15 hours ago Dishing Up Hep A: Should Food Workers Be Vaccinated?
The sushi was delicious, as far as Luther Smith remembers. It was only later, after he developed hepatitis A spread by an infected food handler, that the Harlem, N.Y., man was left with far more than a bad taste in his mouth.“I was shivering. I was achy.







Yesterday Nine Foods to 'Spring Clean' Your Diet

You can get rid of toxins and purify your body simply by adding these foods into your everyday eating plan.








Yesterday 9 foods to 'spring clean' your diet 
Want to wring out your system as part of the annual spring cleaning? Skip the weird (and often dangerous) detox diets or cleanses. You can get rid of toxins and purify your body simply by adding these foods into your everyday eating plan.







Yesterday Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.







Yesterday Rare Birth Defects Still Spiking in Washington State
Seven cases of a rare fatal birth defect were reported in a remote region of Washington state in 2013, making it the fourth consecutive year that rates have more than tripled the national average, health officials said Tuesday.







Yesterday Looking Back at America's Struggle Against AIDS

April 23 marks the 30th anniversary of the announcement that the cause of AIDS had been discovered.








Yesterday The ultimate pick-me-up: Jenna Wolfe’s 10-minute office workout 
Feeling a little stiff and achy from sitting all day? Loosen up those joints and muscles with a quick workout you can do right at the office.  1. Lift your left leg so that you are standing only on your right leg. Hold for 60 seconds without losing your balance. Switch legs. 2.







Yesterday Most Support Birth Control Mandate, Survey Shows
Most Americans — 69 percent — support the requirement that health insurance plans pay for birth control, a new survey shows.The 2010 Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to pay for contraception as part of 10 essential benefits, including vaccines and cancer screenings.







Yesterday Jedi Mind Trick? How to Feel Full Without Eating

Research says there are ways to fool your stomach into feeling full. Jeff Rossen demonstrates surprising results with a social experiment at a staged buffet dinner.








Yesterday What's Wrong With Wyatt? Baby's Disease Baffles Doctors

A 9-month-old baby is baffling doctors with his rare diagnosis -- a condition that prevents him from opening his mouth.








Yesterday 5 tips to get started on the 'Drop a Dress Size' plan
The winter months often lead to some extra pounds. Whether you can barely zip up your favorite summer dress or need to let your belt out a notch or two, now is the time to regroup, renew, and refresh your lifestyle to feel and look your best.







Apr 21, 2014 Car Wash Offers Employment to Autistic Young Adults
At the Rising Tide Car Wash in Parkland, Fla., most of the employees have one thing in common: they've been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.As young adults they began to age out of the school system, with employment options in short supply.







Apr 21, 2014 Instant Cocktail Goes Bottoms Up After Surprise Debut
It was to be a quick and tasty “instant cocktail” — a specially encapsulated form of alcohol that would dissolve in water, something like a powder, to make an instant flavored drink.







Apr 21, 2014 #SavingEliza: Sick Girl's Parents Plead for Help

For Eliza O’Neill, diagnosed with a rare, fatal disease, every moment counts.








Apr 21, 2014 Oscar Mayer Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Hot Dogs After Cheese Scare
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S.







Apr 21, 2014 Poll: Religion Trumps Belief in Big Bang Theory for Most Americans
Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the present time, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.







Apr 21, 2014 Parents Use Viral Video to Try to Save Their 4-Year-Old's Life

Eliza has a rare disease that kills its victims before they are out of their teens. So her parents are on a mission to get her treatment.








Apr 21, 2014 Failing at Fertility: New 'Report Card' Grades States

If you’ve got fertility problems, you may want to head to Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts or New Jersey, a new report suggests.








Apr 21, 2014 Recall: Oscar Mayer Wishes These Classic Wieners Weren't Cheesy
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S.







Apr 21, 2014 Despite Known Dangers, Docs Still Prescribe Codeine to Kids
Doctors are still widely prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite robust evidence that the ancient narcotic doesn’t work for many children — and may be fatal to some.







Apr 20, 2014 Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Stick to your plan and have fun!
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.