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One family's hardships, triumphs with son who has rare craniofacial disorder
November 16, 2017

The Newman Family(NEW YORK) — It was a frigid February night in New York City when Magda Newman was in labor…

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Mom's raw photo of her stretch marks resonates with many
November 15, 2017

Hayley Garnett(NEW YORK) — Many women hide the scars of pregnancy, but one mom put hers on display in a very…

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Digital pill that 'talks' to your smartphone approved for first time
November 15, 2017

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a groundbreaking decision on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug with a “digital…

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At snack business, young people with autism find work and skills for the future
November 14, 2017

ABC News(LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.) — Sam Antar was all smiles when he was offered a full-time, paid position as a…

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Senate Republicans want to include individual mandate repeal in tax plan
November 14, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republicans expect to include a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate, which requires people to purchase health insurance…

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Scientists testing sweat analysis for cellphone authentication
November 14, 2017

Carlo de Jesus(NEW YORK) — Imagine unlocking your cellphone with a drop of sweat? Dr. Jan Halámek, a biochemist and assistant…

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Identical twins try out 2 trendy diets for 30 days
November 14, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A pair of identical twins with the joint goal of losing weight tried out two different trendy diets…

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Supreme Court will hear challenge to California pregnancy center law
November 13, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider whether a California requirement for pregnancy centers in that state…

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With end to cancer treatment in sight, man celebrates with marching band
November 13, 2017

Keira Miller(NORCROSS, Ga.) — In lieu of the traditional ringing of the bell, Josh Libman recently celebrated the upcoming end of…

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How to lower your blood pressure without medication
November 13, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The new recommendations on blood pressure from the American Heart Association (AHA) will significantly increase the number of…

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