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Parents-to-be announce baby’s gender with 187-foot Ferris wheel

Kelly Marie Photography(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- Proud dad-to-be Matt Ostergaard wanted a grand gesture to not only “light up the sky” with his baby’s gender reveal for friends and family, but also to lift his fiancee’s spirits.

He arranged   ... Read More

Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing

@bdaviskc/Twitter(WASHINGTON) -- Protesters in wheelchairs were removed from a hearing on the Republican health care bill Monday afternoon after disrupting the session with chants of "No cuts to Medicaid! Save our liberty!"

The disruption prompted Senate Finance Committee Chairman   ... Read More

What to know about the ‘clever gut diet’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The author of a new book argues that what you feed your gut, which he calls your "second brain," can have an effect on your mood, your weight and your immune system.

"The 'clever gut   ... Read More

Florida bride-to-be donates food to needy after canceling wedding before Hurricane Irma

Jessica Jean Williamson(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys hard earlier this month, completely leveling one bride's wedding venue -- so she decided to take the food prepared for her reception to those most affected   ... Read More

New antibody targets 99 percent of HIV strains

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Researchers have developed an antibody that attacks 99 percent of HIV strains.The "tri-specific" antibody is a combination of three antibodies, which allows it to attack three parts of the virus.As part of the study   ... Read More

Nikki Reed’s birth control drama: Experts weigh in on how to discuss family planning

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Critics took aim at Nikki Reed's husband, Ian Somerhalder, this week after the actor admitted in an interview to throwing out the actress' birth control pills.

Somerhalder, 38, recounted the ordeal, which took place   ... Read More

Facebook group members accuse paralyzed hiker of lying about completing Pacific Crest Trail

ABC News (ANZA, Calif.) --  Earlier this week, her story was featured on various news outlets, including ABC News' "World News Tonight," sparking interest within the Facebook group Pacific Crest Trail Class of 2017. Some members of the group raised   ... Read More

‘Healthy Living for Summer’: Alternatives to processed sugar

tyncho/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Avoiding refined sugar may be a challenge for most Americans, but Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole, the owners of Fitness and Fuel LA, regularly look for alternatives. In the tenth and final episode of ABC News'   ... Read More

Girl Scout honored for saving mom from overturned car

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana(NEW YORK) -- Last April Melina Lakey was riding home from a movie with her parents when their SUV clipped a drainage ditch and rolled over six times, landing on its roof.

The 9-year-old was   ... Read More

Dad pushes empty stroller through marathon to honor stillborn son

ABC News(QUEENSLAND, Australia) -- As if running a marathon isn't enough of a feat, one dad pushed a stroller the entire way.

For Troy Austin, an Australian man who is an Ironman competitor and triathlete as well as a   ... Read More

Tom Brady’s claim that hydration prevents sunburns raises eyebrows

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady's claim that staying ultra-hydrated helps protect him from the sun's rays is raising eyebrows on social media.

"When I was growing up, and playing outside in the sun, I got sunburned a   ... Read More

Girl collects more than 2,300 pairs of silly socks for fellow patients in hospital

vitapix/iStock/Thinkstock(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A 12-year-old girl has collected thousands of pairs of silly socks for her friends staying in the hospital where she receives chemotherapy.

Emma Becker has been a patient for 4 years at Connecticut Children's Medical Center   ... Read More

Cheat days may actually help dieters lose weight, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Taking cheat days, or breaks, while dieting may actually help aid weight loss, according to a new study from Australian researchers.

The small study looked at two groups of obese men who participated in a four-month   ... Read More

Woman paints motivational messages in middle school girls bathrooms

(Credit: Shari Jackson Link / Shari Link Designs) Shari Jackson Link of Fayetteville, N.C., painted positive messages in the girls' bathrooms at Fayetteville Academy to "inspire them to be nice." (FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) -- These aren’t your ordinary middle school girls’   ... Read More

United Nations report says too few antibiotics being worked on

luchschen/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A United Nations report warns that there aren't enough new antibiotics under development to ward off the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

The report, released by the World Health Organization, says most drugs currently in   ... Read More

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Parents-to-be announce baby’s gender with 187-foot Ferris wheel

Kelly Marie Photography(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- Proud dad-to-be Matt Ostergaard wanted a grand gesture to not only “light up the sky” with his baby’s gender reveal for friends and family, but also to lift his fiancee’s spirits.

He arranged   ... Read More

Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing

@bdaviskc/Twitter(WASHINGTON) -- Protesters in wheelchairs were removed from a hearing on the Republican health care bill Monday afternoon after disrupting the session with chants of "No cuts to Medicaid! Save our liberty!"

The disruption prompted Senate Finance Committee Chairman   ... Read More

What to know about the ‘clever gut diet’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The author of a new book argues that what you feed your gut, which he calls your "second brain," can have an effect on your mood, your weight and your immune system.

"The 'clever gut   ... Read More

Florida bride-to-be donates food to needy after canceling wedding before Hurricane Irma

Jessica Jean Williamson(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys hard earlier this month, completely leveling one bride's wedding venue -- so she decided to take the food prepared for her reception to those most affected   ... Read More

New antibody targets 99 percent of HIV strains

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Researchers have developed an antibody that attacks 99 percent of HIV strains.The "tri-specific" antibody is a combination of three antibodies, which allows it to attack three parts of the virus.As part of the study   ... Read More

Nikki Reed’s birth control drama: Experts weigh in on how to discuss family planning

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Critics took aim at Nikki Reed's husband, Ian Somerhalder, this week after the actor admitted in an interview to throwing out the actress' birth control pills.

Somerhalder, 38, recounted the ordeal, which took place   ... Read More

Facebook group members accuse paralyzed hiker of lying about completing Pacific Crest Trail

ABC News (ANZA, Calif.) --  Earlier this week, her story was featured on various news outlets, including ABC News' "World News Tonight," sparking interest within the Facebook group Pacific Crest Trail Class of 2017. Some members of the group raised   ... Read More

‘Healthy Living for Summer’: Alternatives to processed sugar

tyncho/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Avoiding refined sugar may be a challenge for most Americans, but Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole, the owners of Fitness and Fuel LA, regularly look for alternatives. In the tenth and final episode of ABC News'   ... Read More

Girl Scout honored for saving mom from overturned car

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana(NEW YORK) -- Last April Melina Lakey was riding home from a movie with her parents when their SUV clipped a drainage ditch and rolled over six times, landing on its roof.

The 9-year-old was   ... Read More

Dad pushes empty stroller through marathon to honor stillborn son

ABC News(QUEENSLAND, Australia) -- As if running a marathon isn't enough of a feat, one dad pushed a stroller the entire way.

For Troy Austin, an Australian man who is an Ironman competitor and triathlete as well as a   ... Read More

Tom Brady’s claim that hydration prevents sunburns raises eyebrows

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady's claim that staying ultra-hydrated helps protect him from the sun's rays is raising eyebrows on social media.

"When I was growing up, and playing outside in the sun, I got sunburned a   ... Read More

Girl collects more than 2,300 pairs of silly socks for fellow patients in hospital

vitapix/iStock/Thinkstock(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A 12-year-old girl has collected thousands of pairs of silly socks for her friends staying in the hospital where she receives chemotherapy.

Emma Becker has been a patient for 4 years at Connecticut Children's Medical Center   ... Read More

Cheat days may actually help dieters lose weight, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Taking cheat days, or breaks, while dieting may actually help aid weight loss, according to a new study from Australian researchers.

The small study looked at two groups of obese men who participated in a four-month   ... Read More

Woman paints motivational messages in middle school girls bathrooms

(Credit: Shari Jackson Link / Shari Link Designs) Shari Jackson Link of Fayetteville, N.C., painted positive messages in the girls' bathrooms at Fayetteville Academy to "inspire them to be nice." (FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) -- These aren’t your ordinary middle school girls’   ... Read More

United Nations report says too few antibiotics being worked on

luchschen/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A United Nations report warns that there aren't enough new antibiotics under development to ward off the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

The report, released by the World Health Organization, says most drugs currently in   ... Read More

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