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Tennessee woman battling rare cancer marries high school sweetheart

(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — Two high school sweethearts finally got their chance to say “I do,” but their wedding didn’t happen the way they expected.

Ronda Mager was diagn... Read More

Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'

(WASHINGTON) -- The anticipated report from the Congressional Budget Office has shed new light on how the Republicans' American Health Care Act could affect premiums for many in the U.S.

The report was released just weeks after Republicans... Read More

Senate laying groundwork for own health care replacement bill

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans left their last lunch meeting before a weeklong recess optimistic that they can at least start working on their own version of a health care bill, with something on paper to discuss when they return in June.
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Rate of Alzheimer's disease deaths jumped 54 pct. in 15 years, CDC finds

(NEW YORK) -- The rate of deaths related to Alzheimer's disease jumped by 54.5 percent over 15 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

There were 93,541 deaths related to Alzheimer's disea... Read More

8 moms, all 8 months pregnant after Hurricane Matthew, celebrate their storm 'miracles'

(NEW YORK) -- These eight moms are all celebrating their little “miracles” that came out of destruction.

They each got pregnant around the time of Hurricane Matthew, which hit South Carolina’s Lowcountry region last Octob... Read More

Hate Mondays? Blame your sleep Sunday night

(NEW YORK) — Sunday night is the worst night of the week for sleeping, according to a recent survey of nearly 4,280 Americas published by the app Ca... Read More

Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues

(NEW YORK) -- Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans.

And while researchers have known that things like metabolic syndrome -- high blood pressure, elevated cholestero... Read More

Mom surprised with honorary degree after helping quadriplegic son complete his MBA

(NEW YORK) -- A mother who attended every class with her quadriplegic son so he could pursue his Master of Business Administration (MBA) was surprised with her own honorary degree at her son’s graduation.

“I was just blown away... Read More

Preschool teacher to give kidney to student’s father: 'She's giving me a second chance at life'

(NEW YORK) -- An Iowa dad will undergo a life-saving transplant thanks to his son's teacher.

Darreld Petersen, 34, will receive a kidney from Nancy Bleuer, 54, who is donating her organ to him on June 1.

"It's just amazing," Pet... Read More

Girl pulled into harbor by sea lion treated for rare 'seal finger' disease

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — A girl who was pulled into a Canada harbor by a sea lion is receiving medical treatment over concerns her broken skin could have been infected by a dangerous bacteria from the animal's mouth, according to officia... Read More

Foster parent shortage dire as heroin overdoses rise

(WASHINGTON) — The opioid epidemic that has hit communities across the country with overdoses and crime is having another, less visible but significant impact: overloading the foster care system with children taken from the homes of suspected d... Read More