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What to know about at-home fertility tests

(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 viewed as replacements for seeing a doctor when struggling to conceive.

"I wa... Read More

Neighbors plant 101 red heart balloons in yard of woman with breast cancer

(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 two who was diagnosed with stage 4 br... Read More

Woman paralyzed from waist down hikes the Pacific Crest Trail

(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 walks with the help of braces, she completed the entire trail alone.Read More

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

(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 years, was included.

Chavuanne Cousins' father, Dorian Wills, became paralyzed after ... Read More

Woman documents in vitro fertilization journey

(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 and the bruises, Tiffany Rex of Herndon, Virginia, shared it all.

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

(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 day.

Genevieve Shaw Brown, ABC News Travel & Lifestyle Editor and author of The Happiest... Read More

New safety standard required for infant bouncer seats

(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 Commission (CPSC) approved the new mandatory standard to "preve... Read More

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

(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 on Sept. 7 for Officer James Frederick and his colleagues who... Read More

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

(NEW YORK) -- Actress Joanna Kerns recently revealed in an interview that she underwent a double mastectomy last December to reduce the recurrence of cancer.

The "Growing Pains" star told Read More

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

(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 embrace of his loved ones Wednesday, but still mourning the loss of his first ma... Read More

What parents should know about sleep apnea in children

(NEW YORK) -- Medical experts are warning parents that if you hear your young son or daughter snoring, it could potentially be a sign that the child is suffering from sleep apnea.

"It should raise a flag," Dr. Sydney Butts, an ear, nose... Read More

San Diego steps up containment battle as Hepatitis A outbreak kills 16

(SAN DIEGO) -- Private cleaning crews and public health workers are mobilized on the streets of San Diego, working to stop a Hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed at least 16 lives so far.

San Diego city and county officials said they are ... Read More

Seven-year-old with 3-D printed hand to throw first pitch at Game 4 of World Series

(NEW YORK) -- A girl with a 3-D printed prosthetic hand, whose dream of throwing the first pitch at every major league ballpark has been widely shared, is now scheduled to throw the first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series, the MLB confirmed to ABC ... Read More

Why hurricane preparation, recovery is especially difficult for many senior citizens

(NEW YORK) -- Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have shown the tremendous risks to the health and livelihoods of millions at the hands of dangerous storms. For the elderly who live in hurricane zones, severe storms pose even more of a threat since many have... Read More