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Santa delivers Christmas magic to babies in the NICU with special visit
December 15, 2017

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) — More than 20 preemies in the NICU at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan, got a magical visit…

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'Life or death' insurance program for kids could lose funding in matter of months
December 15, 2017

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Comedian Jimmy Kimmel brought his 7-month-old son on stage for his monologue Monday night to draw attention…

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Sweet dad shaves his head so daughter diagnosed with alopecia feels loved
December 15, 2017

Chelsea Sylvaria(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — After a Rhode Island dad heard that his 6-year-old daughter, who has alopecia, said she didn’t love…

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Hospitals offer 'gentle' C-sections with options like aromatherapy and a see-through drape
December 15, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When Tara Martinez gave birth to her second child, she was able to watch the birth and have…

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Fast food employee comes to the rescue of diabetic woman at drive-thru window
December 14, 2017

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(AMARILLO, Texas) — Texas resident Rebecca Boening was driving on Dec. 8 when she felt her blood sugar level…

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Chicago Boy, 4, sharing gift of books with others after reading 100 in a day
December 14, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A 4-year-old Chicago boy is inspiring others to share the gift of reading after thousands watched him read 100…

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France to ban mobile phones in primary, middle schools starting next fall
December 13, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — Banning cellphones in French schools was one of the promises made by Emmanuel Macron during his campaign to become…

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FDA warns not to consume the raw dough in your Christmas cookies
December 13, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new warning against consuming raw cookie dough as Christmas…

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10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in California wildfires gets snowboard lessons from US Paralympian
December 12, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(BRECKENRIDGE, Co.) — A 10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in the California wildfires learned how to snowboard from a Paralympic…

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Family fights to find a cure after 2 children are diagnosed with fatal genetic disease
December 12, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A couple from New York are pleading for the public’s help to raise awareness and funds in…

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