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Facebook group members accuse paralyzed hiker of lying about completing Pacific Crest Trail

ABC News (ANZA, Calif.) --  Earlier this week, her story was featured on various news outlets, including ABC News' "World News Tonight," sparking interest within the Facebook group ...

'Healthy Living for Summer': Alternatives to processed sugar

tyncho/iStock/Thinkstock (LOS ANGELES) -- Avoiding refined sugar may be a challenge for most Americans, but Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole, the owners of Fitness and Fuel LA, regularly look ...

Girl Scout honored for saving mom from overturned car

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (NEW YORK) -- Last April Melina Lakey was riding home from a movie with her parents when their SUV clipped a drainage ditch and ...

Dad pushes empty stroller through marathon to honor stillborn son

ABC News (QUEENSLAND, Australia) -- As if running a marathon weren't enough of a feat, one dad pushed a stroller the entire way.For Troy Austin, an Australian man who ...

Tom Brady's claim that hydration prevents sunburns raises eyebrows

Chris Graythen/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady's claim that staying ultra-hydrated helps protect him from the sun's rays is raising eyebrows on social media."When I was growing up, ...

Girl collects more than 2,300 pairs of silly socks for fellow patients in hospital

vitapix/iStock/Thinkstock (HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A 12-year-old girl has collected thousands of pairs of silly socks for her friends staying in the hospital where she receives chemotherapy.Emma Becker has been ...

Cheat days may actually help dieters lose weight, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Taking cheat days, or breaks, while dieting may actually help aid weight loss, according to a new study from Australian researchers.The small study looked at ...

Woman paints motivational messages in middle school girls bathrooms

(Credit: Shari Jackson Link / Shari Link Designs) Shari Jackson Link of Fayetteville, N.C., painted positive messages in the girls' bathrooms at Fayetteville Academy to "inspire them to be nice." ...

United Nations report says too few antibiotics being worked on

luchschen/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A United Nations report warns that there aren't enough new antibiotics under development to ward off the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.The report, released by ...

Eight-year-old boy meets his bone marrow donor for the first time

Good Morning America (NEW YORK) -- An 8-year-old cancer survivor met the stranger who donated her bone marrow to him for the very first time on Good Morning America ...

Ivanka Trump reveals she struggled with postpartum depression

  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- First daughter Ivanka Trump has revealed that she struggled with postpartum depression after giving birth to each of her three children in ...

Woman thwarts attempted mugging by 'faking a medical problem': Police

ABC News (SAN FRANCISCO) -- A California woman responded to an attempted mugging on a train by "faking a medical problem to attract attention from her fellow riders," according ...

What to know about at-home fertility tests

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- While some women credit using at-home fertility testing kits with helping them start their families, one expert says the popular kits should not be ...

Neighbors plant 101 red heart balloons in yard of woman with breast cancer

ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) -- Laura Stegenga arrived at her Minneapolis home last week after undergoing a chemotherapy treatment to a sight she described as “glorious.”Stegenga, a 47-year-old mother of ...

Woman paralyzed from waist down hikes the Pacific Crest Trail

ABC News (ANZA, Calif.) --Stacey Kozel recently hiked the Pacific Crest trail.  It's an amazing feat for Kozel, who has lupus, and is paralyzed from the waist down, Though she ...

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