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Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues
May 24, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans….

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Mom surprised with honorary degree after helping quadriplegic son complete his MBA
May 24, 2017

Courtesy Judy O’Connor(NEW YORK) — A mother who attended every class with her quadriplegic son so he could pursue his Master…

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Preschool teacher to give kidney to student’s father: 'She's giving me a second chance at life'
May 24, 2017

Darreld Petersen; Nancy Bleuer(NEW YORK) — An Iowa dad will undergo a life-saving transplant thanks to his son’s teacher. Darreld Petersen,…

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Girl pulled into harbor by sea lion treated for rare 'seal finger' disease
May 24, 2017

Hemera/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — A girl who was pulled into a Canada harbor by a sea lion is receiving medical treatment…

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Foster parent shortage dire as heroin overdoses rise
May 24, 2017

Melissa Nathan Cutchin(WASHINGTON) — The opioid epidemic that has hit communities across the country with overdoses and crime is having another,…

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How to talk to kids about the Manchester terror attack
May 23, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(MANCHESTER, England) — Parents and children learning about the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, may find the…

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High school student wins scholarship, gives it to cancer survivor
May 23, 2017

Denise/S.L. Bradley (AUSTIN, Texas) — Texas high school student Chase Bradley wasn’t just inspired to raise money for cancer research. He…

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Manchester attack victims include 8-year-old girl 'loved by everyone'
May 23, 2017

SWNS.com(MANCHESTER, England) — The day after a devastating bombing in Manchester killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert,…

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Special ed teacher surprises her student with graduation cap and gown, tears ensue
May 23, 2017

ABCNews.com(GRIFFIN, Ga.) — It was an emotional moment when special education teacher Kimberly Wimbish surprised her student, Jamias Howard, 19, with…

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Report: Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk
May 23, 2017

Purestock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Drinking as few as one alcoholic beverage a day can increase your breast cancer risk, according to a…

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