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How to survive if you get caught in a rip current

Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water. Rip currents account for 80% of beach rescues, and can be dangerous or deadly if you don't know what to do. This video from NOAA Ocean Today shows you how to break the grip of the rip.

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One family's struggle with chickenpox

One mom tells the story of how her son, Adam, contracted a serious case of chickenpox that led to complications. Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases recorded the stories of 8 families affected by vaccine-preventable illness.

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Preparation is key for allergy season

Springtime brings sunshine and warm breezes – but also misery for millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Lily Pien, M.D., of the Cleveland Clinic explains how being prepared can put you on the road to relief.

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Why it's so hard to break an opioid addiction

More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your body on opioids.

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Is it heat stroke or heat exhaustion? Here's how to tell

Dr. Jesus Rodriguez of Kaiser Permanente in Fresno tells our health reporter a few ways to spot the signs of heat stroke in children and adults, plus how to prevent it.
Aleksandra Konstantinovic, Barbara Anderson The Fresno Bee
Is it heat stroke or heat exhaustion? Here's how to tell 2:44

Is it heat stroke or heat exhaustion? Here's how to tell

How to survive if you get caught in a rip current 2:13

How to survive if you get caught in a rip current

Healthy pregnancy tips from the CDC 1:45

Healthy pregnancy tips from the CDC

One family's struggle with chickenpox 1:04

One family's struggle with chickenpox