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10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in California wildfires gets snowboard lessons from US Paralympian

iStock/Thinkstock (BRECKENRIDGE, Co.) -- A 10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in the California wildfires learned how to snowboard from a Paralympic medalist who is also an amputee.Lilly Biagini, ...

Family fights to find a cure after 2 children are diagnosed with fatal genetic disease

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A couple from New York are pleading for the public's help to raise awareness and funds in order to find a cure after two ...

Sixth-graders create video to help classmate reach $1M goal for medical research

iStock/Thinkstock (IPSWICH, Mass.) -- From selling shoelaces to lemonade stands and bake sales, the community of Ipswich, Massachusetts, has been rallying hard to raise $1 million by the end ...

Virginia warning families the state's CHIP program may 'shut down'

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Virginia is now the latest state to start informing families enrolled in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that their coverage will be terminated unless ...

How to sneak greens into your children's favorite foods

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Can't find a way to get your children to eat their greens?Dawn Russell, the creator of the 8Greens, a tablet supplement packed with eight powerful ...

Acclaimed NY surgeon found dead in Park Avenue apartment in suspected suicide

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- An acclaimed trauma surgeon was found dead with a knife in his torso Sunday in his Park Avenue apartment, New York City police said. Dr. ...

Drug companies move to block law requiring advance notice for price hikes

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Pharmaceutical companies are suing to block a new law in California that requires them to give a 60-day notice before raising prices above a certain ...

Maria Menounos shares video taken 24 hours after brain surgery: 'I was seeing double'

Jamie McCarthy/Gett Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation For Cancer Research (NEW YORK) -- Maria Menounos celebrated the six-month mark since she underwent brain surgery to remove a benign tumor ...

Crossing guard warms hearts giving coats to schoolchildren in need

iStock/Thinkstock (WILMINGTON, N.C.)-- One North Carolina woman's good deed is warming more than just hearts this holiday season. Minnie Galloway, a well-known crossing guard at Trask Middle School in Wilmington, ...

Couple loses 400 pounds in inspirational weight loss journey

iStock/Thinkstock (HAUTE, Ind.) -- Lexi and Danny Reed of Terre Haute, Indiana, have lost a collective 400 pounds together in two years.“Doing this as a couple has helped us ...

Flu season off to an early start, CDC report warns

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --Flu season is officially off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service.The ...

Toddler in hospice care gets chance to sit on Santa's lap for the last time

Purestock/Thinkstock (SALT LAKE CITY) -- With the Christmas season upon us, it's easy to get lost in the to-do list of the holidays.But for the Agnew family of Salt ...

Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 60 years over child porn charges

ABCNews.com (LANSING, Mich.) -- Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges ...

Microwaving eggs could have explosive results

Eising/Digital Vision/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- It’s no yolk, microwaving boiled eggs is a bad idea.In fact, they may explode -– and superheated water may be the culprit, said researchers ...

Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says

Sebastien_B/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of ...

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