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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 ...

Paralyzed dad 'thrilled' to dance with daughter on wedding day

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- When one New York bride became engaged, she immediately thought how she'd "figure out" how to make sure her father, who's been paralyzed for 10 ...

Woman documents in vitro fertilization journey

iStock/Thinkstock (HERNDON, Va) -- A Virginia woman documented her in vitro fertilization journey on social media in a painfully -- literally -- honest way. From the needles to the shots ...

Three expert tips for stress-free back-to-school mornings

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Mothers and fathers know that the morning rush of getting their kids off to school can be one of the most stressful parts of the ...

New safety standard required for infant bouncer seats

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Infant bouncer seats will now have hazard warnings placed on the front of the bouncer seat near the baby's head and shoulders.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety ...

94-year-old grandma surprised with hurricane supplies from police

Clearwater Police Department (CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- A 94-year-old grandmother got a surprise visit from police before losing power from Hurricane Irma.Betty Helmuth of Clearwater, Florida, answered her door ...

'Growing Pains' star Joanna Kerns reveals she underwent a double mastectomy

Tibrina Hobson/WireImage via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Actress Joanna Kerns recently revealed in an interview that she underwent a double mastectomy last December to reduce the recurrence of ...

Rescued shrimp boat captain returns to dry land after near-death brush with Irma

iStock/Thinkstock (TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.) -- Edward Potter, shaken to the core after his harrowing hourslong experience on a lifeboat during Hurricane Irma, returned to dry land and to the ...

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