On the list of what frightens people the most, ranking right up there with spiders, snakes and heights are needles. In fact, the extreme fear of medical procedures involving needles is a valid phobia with an ominous name: trypanophobia. Charyn Caruso, a phlebotomist for Grove City Medical Center, has worked with her share of patients who have suffered from the condition throughout her 20-year career.

Each year, hundreds of thousands suffer from cardiac arrest in the U.S. Anytime, anywhere, an emergency can strike, leaving many with little chance for life-saving personnel to make a difference. These numbers would be decreased dramatically if more people were CPR certified. Currently at Seneca Valley School District, students and staff are training to be ready for any dire situation thrown their way.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Full of festive decor and family traditions, the months of November and December can provide plenty to be jolly about. But they also come with their fair share of holiday health hazards.

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Trying to attain perfection, especially during the holidays, can leave a person financially stressed and spiritually depleted.

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Every 15 minutes, someone in the US dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from a subdural hematoma, The Carter Center said in a statement. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

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Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta ahead of a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, the Carter Center announced in a statement posted to Twitter.

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Two midwives in New Mexico help empower Native American women who are navigating their maternal care options. Watch the full "Giving Birth in America: New Mexico" documentary produced by Every Mother Counts.

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In the "Strawberry Capital" of the US, an immigrant farmworker prepares for the birth of her third child while facing healthcare challenges and threats to immigration status. Produced by Every Mother Counts

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As we continue to live longer, we're seeing an increase in illnesses like dementia. All over the world, innovative ways to care for our aging loved ones are on the rise.

Methodist Dallas Medical Center livestreamed a 25-year-old's brain surgery on Facebook to increase awareness. The patient, Jenna Schardt, was awake and talking throughout the surgery to help doctors monitor her speech.

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