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Identical twin brothers propose to identical twin sisters: 'It was amazing'
February 17, 2018

Courtesy Brittany Deane(NEW YORK) — Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to…

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Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile
February 17, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from…

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Here's why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing
February 16, 2018

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) — Just moments before Mikaela Shiffrin, the world’s top-ranked women’s skier, clipped into her bindings on Friday for…

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Once bullied, 11-year-old girl now inspires girls to love the skin they're in
February 16, 2018

Nakia Bowling(NEW YORK) — Meet the 11-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur who is collecting and donating dolls of color to little girls…

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DNA kit could give parents a 'glimpse' into their potential baby's characteristics
February 16, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — DNA kits, such as those from Ancestry.com, give millions of people a peek into their genetic makeup.  Now,…

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Pros and cons of plant-based milks: Is a plant-based milk right for you?
February 15, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — There is no shortage of non-dairy milk alternatives on the market these days, from soy to almond, cashew,…

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Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows
February 15, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — “Remarkable” — that’s how researchers are describing the results of a new study done on mice displaying traits…

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How to talk to kids and teens about the deadly school shooting in Florida
February 14, 2018

WPLG(PARKLAND, Fla.) — In the wake of today’s deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many parents are left grappling with…

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In light of Lena Dunham's decision to get a hysterectomy
February 14, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — What is Endometriosis? The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical…

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Several 'unexplained injuries' to babies reported at Wisconsin hospital's newborn ICU: Police
February 14, 2018

UnityPoint Health-Meriter/Facebook(MADISON, Wis.) — Several “unexplained injuries” to babies at a Wisconsin hospital’s newborn intensive care unit are under investigation by…

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