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Richard Simmons argues tabloids knowingly published false information

Denise Truscello/WireImage via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- In the latest legal wrangling over the defamation suit Richard Simmons filed against National Enquirer, Radar Online and their parent company ...

Mom responds to backlash about her baby's cheeseburger-filled photo shoot

Laura Stennett Photography (NEW YORK) -- Lauren Ashcraft is refusing to let online shamers get her down after she did a cheeseburger-themed photo shoot with her “adorably chunky” son, ...

Survey: Parents link concussion with football, but ignore other contact sports

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- New research from a statewide survey in Arizona may hold true for the rest of the country. Parents seem to understand that football can cause ...

Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study

MyLoupe/UIG via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- A new study may spell hope for millions who suffer from peanut allergies. Scientists in Australia are reporting successful preliminary trials for a ...

New study offers hope for early Lyme disease diagnosis

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Researchers may now be able to detect Lyme disease in its earliest stages and differentiate it from other tick-borne ailments with similar symptoms, according ...

'Healthy Living for Summer': Travel tips for eating smart and staying active

Image Source White/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- It can be easy to overindulge while traveling, but that may lead to feelings of regret once the vacation is over. How can ...

Cholera in Yemen: What you need to know

gelmold/iStock/Thinkstock (ATLANTA) -- Cholera has infected half a million people in the Middle Eastern nation of Yemen so far this year, according to a statement released this week by ...

Study finds those who are 'fat but fit' still have increased risk of heart disease

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A new study published in the European Heart Journal Monday finds that being overweight increases your risk of coronary heart disease, even if you are ...

How animal behavior may change when the total solar eclipse darkens skies

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Animals across the country may react strangely on Monday as the first total solar eclipse to traverse the sky above the continental United States in ...

Mom refuses brain tumor trial to save unborn baby

Sonya Deklyen Nelson (WYOMING, Mich.) -- Carrie Deklyen is currently 21 weeks pregnant and on a ventilator and feeding tube. Her family says she chose to delay her own ...

Man drives himself to hospital after nail pierces his heart

Goodshot/Thinkstock (PESHTIGO, Wisc.) -- A Wisconsin man is lucky to be alive after a nail pierced his heart during a construction accident.While building a frame for a fireplace seven ...

Total solar eclipse 2017: Tips for safe viewing with glasses, viewers, filters, projections

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wherever you are in the United States on Aug. 21, you may want to look up and watch as the sun goes dark in the ...

Study links a lack of sleep in children with increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Children who sleep on average one hour less at night have higher risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published ...

'I felt like the monster was chasing us:' Woman speaks out after 11 people in her family get breast cancer

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A Pennsylvania woman has made it her mission to raise awareness for the devastation that breast cancer can cause after 11 women in her ...

Teacher inspires student after her unexpected pregnancy

ABC News (HARLINGEN, Texas) -- After Yvette Luna discovered she was pregnant in high school, she transferred to Keys Academy in Harlingen, Texas, where her parents hoped the small ...

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