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Graduating student inspired to become a nurse after open heart surgery 10 years ago

Photo Magic Media (BOWIE, Md.) -- One nursing student, who is set to graduate Tuesday, was inspired to choose the selfless profession after her open heart surgery 10 years ...

Neighborhood holds Halloween party in May for boy with rare condition

Heather Keil (CASTAIC, Calif.) -- A California boy received an early birthday present on Sunday, when his neighborhood celebrated his favorite fall holiday five months early.Carter Sarkar suffers ...

Duchess Kate stars in new video for Children’s Hospice Week

Pool/Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage (LONDON) -- Duchess Kate has recorded a new public service announcement to kick off Children's Hospice Week in the U.K., and she got a little help ...

Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Fruit juice for children younger than 1 year old is now a no-no, according to new guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics.The academy ...

Teacher's uplifting art project reminds students of their uniqueness

Jessica Moyes/Sharon Elementary School (NEW YORK) -- One art teacher has inspired her entire school to embrace their unique gifts and talents.Jessica Moyes, who's worked six years at Sharon ...

How to protect your family during tick season

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- As temperatures rise and kids and pets across the U.S. return to playing outdoors, they're more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks. ...

Hollywood executive's mysterious, almost fatal, illness led to a life-changing hand transplant

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Jonathan Koch was at the top of his game as a successful Hollywood entertainment executive when his life suddenly came to a ...

2 teachers dismissed after student with ADHD receives award for 'Most Likely to Not Pay Attention'

WSB-TV (ATLANTA) -- Two Atlanta-area middle school teachers have been dismissed of their duties after an eighth-grader with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder received the "Most Likely to Not Pay ...

Girl with rare disease singing "Overcomer" in viral video meets Grammy winner behind song

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Earlier this year, 4-year-old Leah Carroll, a California child who has a rare blood disease, lifted spirits worldwide when her rendition ...

Single father creates a safe haven for children with autism to play together online

Stuart Duncan (TIMMINS, Ontario) -- A single father quit his job to operate a Minecraft server specifically for children and adults with autism to play the popular multiplayer game ...

Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Mosquito bites aren't just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much ...

Strangers honor lives of twin babies with random acts of kindness

Liz Kawulok (FIRESTONE, Colo.) — Strangers, friends and family are performing random acts of kindness in memory of twin boys who lost their lives months after they were born.Brothers ...

Obsessed video gamer dad tries to give up games for 90 days

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Maria isn’t a single mother -- it just often seems that way.That’s because she says her husband, Chris, has spent several hours or more ...

Teen who dropped out of school to play video games goes through treatment

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- By the time Al and Christine’s son Josh was 14 years old, he was so consumed with playing video games that he stopped going ...

Goat yoga is the latest trend and it's here to Namaste

Olivia Smith/ABC News (WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Ore.) -- Have you ever taken a yoga class? How about a class where goats are strolling around and interacting with the yogis? That’s ...

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