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Running tips from Olympic distance runner Roberto Mandje
April 21, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Good Morning America‘s Amy Robach is training for the 14th annual SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon this month in…

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Sweet drinks may damage the brain, studies show
April 20, 2017

arto_canon_iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Two new studies from the same research group have found that those who consume one or more sugary drinks…

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11-year-old cancer victim inspires 'Mustard Challenge' to raise money for pediatric cancer research
April 20, 2017

ajafoto/iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — An 11-year-old girl’s battle with cancer, and her wish to make sure no other child must fight the disease,…

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7 years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Louisiana dolphins struggle to reproduce
April 20, 2017

Redders48/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Seven years ago today, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, killing 11 workers and triggering…

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School rallies behind beloved crossing guard as she battles cancer
April 20, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A Texas elementary school is showing their support for a beloved crossing guard after she was diagnosed…

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WHO: More effort needed to alleviate poverty in fight against tropical diseases
April 19, 2017

Bet_Noire/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The World Health Organization says efforts must be undertaken to alleviate poverty around the world if the progress…

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Las Vegas now has vending machines to dispense clean needles for IV drug users
April 19, 2017

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — Las Vegas now has a new tool to fight HIV and hepatitis C: vending machines that dispense…

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Waitress gets big tip to help pay for hearing aids
April 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For waitress Keri Marie Carlson, service that leaves customers smiling is part of the job at GW Carson’s…

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How a food writer struggling with mental illness found comfort through cooking
April 19, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — When David Leite was a young boy, his mother used to write notes all over a banana…

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Beauty queen uses platform to bring attention to rare genetic disorder
April 18, 2017

Courtesy Victoria Graham(MANCHESTER, Md.) — For the first time in more than two years, beauty queen Victoria Graham didn’t have to…

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