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Bone marrow transplant patient get 1920s-themed prom at hospital

iStock/Thinkstock(MANISTEE, Mich.) -- When Corinne Bass learned that her recovery from a recent bone marrow transplant would mean missing her senior prom, she and medical staff improvised to bring the party to the hospital.

Since August 2015, Bass had   ... Read More

Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare (POLL)

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress gear up for another attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds broad public preference for keeping and improving it — including high levels   ... Read More

Heli-yoga takes yoga to new heights in Las Vegas

moodboard/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- There's rooftop yoga and hot yoga and nude yoga.

There's even goat yoga.

But if you're looking for the kind of yoga that will not only bring you inner peace but make your Instagram followers turn   ... Read More

Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week "to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease."

In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood   ... Read More

Malaria patients number more than 1,000 in US hospitals each year

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Malaria may seem like a disease from bygone days to many people in the United States.

But a new study published Monday in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene finds that, every year, more   ... Read More

2-year-old with heart defect accompanies teen to high school prom

ABC News(MILFORD, Va.) -- A toddler danced the night away Friday after attending a teen's high school prom.

Taylor Schafer, 17, a student at Caroline High School in Milford, Virginia, invited Finn Blumenthal, 2, to accompany her to the   ... Read More

Serena Williams pens letter to future baby: ‘You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace’

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Serena Williams announced her pregnancy last week, and the soon-to-be mom already has sweet words for her future child.

"My dearest baby, you gave me the strength I didn’t know I had,"   ... Read More

Girl born without a left hand receives 3D-printed prosthetic to play violin

iStock/Thinkstock(ARLINGTON, Va.) — A 10-year-old girl’s musical dreams have come true thanks to university students and cutting-edge technology.

Isabella Cabrera of Virginia was born without a left hand. On Thursday, she received a custom-made prosthesis created by five bioengineering   ... Read More

Jessica Seinfeld opens up about cooking for her family, new book “Food Swings”

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Author Jessica Seinfeld opened up about her new cookbook, Food Swings, in an interview with ABC News' Good Morning America, and shared the special recipe that she made for her husband, Jerry Seinfeld,   ... Read More

Three takeaways from Facebook COO’s new book on grief

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was on vacation in Mexico in 2015 with her husband and friends when her husband, tech executive Dave Goldberg, passed away unexpectedly of a cardiac arrhythmia.

Sandberg, 47, was   ... Read More

Your Body: Taking acetaminophen while pregnant

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

If you're pregnant and you’ve got a headache, or maybe your back hurts, should you reach for some Tylenol? And does it matter what trimester you’re in?

Studies have shown   ... Read More

Richard Simmons ‘in good spirits’ after returning home from hospitalization

Jason Kempin/Getty Images for EGPAF(LOS ANGELES) -- Richard Simmons is back home recovering after three days at Cedars Sinai Medical Center battling severe indigestion.

Simmons took to social media thanking hospital staff and law enforcement, writing “They make you   ... Read More

Dad takes daughter and best friend to father-daughter dance for touching reason

Courtesy Russ Saputo(NEW YORK) -- An Indiana dad brought his little girl and a second special date to an annual father-daughter dance to ensure no one would be left out.
Russ Saputo took both his daughter, Angelina, 10, and   ... Read More

Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips over Salmonella concerns

FDA(NEW YORK) -- Some packages of potato chips are being pulled from shelves over Salmonella concerns.Frito-Lay announced Friday it is voluntarily recalling Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips.   ... Read More

Transgender Student’s Journey to LGBTQ Activist

Courtesy Marsha Aizumi(ARCADIA, Calif.) -- Marsha Aizumi’s daughter was a student at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California in 2006, when she was struggling with her sexuality. Bullied and anxiety-ridden, the high school senior was ready to drop out.   ... Read More

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Bone marrow transplant patient get 1920s-themed prom at hospital

iStock/Thinkstock(MANISTEE, Mich.) -- When Corinne Bass learned that her recovery from a recent bone marrow transplant would mean missing her senior prom, she and medical staff improvised to bring the party to the hospital.

Since August 2015, Bass had   ... Read More

Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare (POLL)

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress gear up for another attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds broad public preference for keeping and improving it — including high levels   ... Read More

Heli-yoga takes yoga to new heights in Las Vegas

moodboard/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- There's rooftop yoga and hot yoga and nude yoga.

There's even goat yoga.

But if you're looking for the kind of yoga that will not only bring you inner peace but make your Instagram followers turn   ... Read More

Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week "to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease."

In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood   ... Read More

Malaria patients number more than 1,000 in US hospitals each year

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Malaria may seem like a disease from bygone days to many people in the United States.

But a new study published Monday in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene finds that, every year, more   ... Read More

2-year-old with heart defect accompanies teen to high school prom

ABC News(MILFORD, Va.) -- A toddler danced the night away Friday after attending a teen's high school prom.

Taylor Schafer, 17, a student at Caroline High School in Milford, Virginia, invited Finn Blumenthal, 2, to accompany her to the   ... Read More

Serena Williams pens letter to future baby: ‘You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace’

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Serena Williams announced her pregnancy last week, and the soon-to-be mom already has sweet words for her future child.

"My dearest baby, you gave me the strength I didn’t know I had,"   ... Read More

Girl born without a left hand receives 3D-printed prosthetic to play violin

iStock/Thinkstock(ARLINGTON, Va.) — A 10-year-old girl’s musical dreams have come true thanks to university students and cutting-edge technology.

Isabella Cabrera of Virginia was born without a left hand. On Thursday, she received a custom-made prosthesis created by five bioengineering   ... Read More

Jessica Seinfeld opens up about cooking for her family, new book “Food Swings”

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Author Jessica Seinfeld opened up about her new cookbook, Food Swings, in an interview with ABC News' Good Morning America, and shared the special recipe that she made for her husband, Jerry Seinfeld,   ... Read More

Three takeaways from Facebook COO’s new book on grief

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was on vacation in Mexico in 2015 with her husband and friends when her husband, tech executive Dave Goldberg, passed away unexpectedly of a cardiac arrhythmia.

Sandberg, 47, was   ... Read More

Your Body: Taking acetaminophen while pregnant

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

If you're pregnant and you’ve got a headache, or maybe your back hurts, should you reach for some Tylenol? And does it matter what trimester you’re in?

Studies have shown   ... Read More

Richard Simmons ‘in good spirits’ after returning home from hospitalization

Jason Kempin/Getty Images for EGPAF(LOS ANGELES) -- Richard Simmons is back home recovering after three days at Cedars Sinai Medical Center battling severe indigestion.

Simmons took to social media thanking hospital staff and law enforcement, writing “They make you   ... Read More

Dad takes daughter and best friend to father-daughter dance for touching reason

Courtesy Russ Saputo(NEW YORK) -- An Indiana dad brought his little girl and a second special date to an annual father-daughter dance to ensure no one would be left out.
Russ Saputo took both his daughter, Angelina, 10, and   ... Read More

Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips over Salmonella concerns

FDA(NEW YORK) -- Some packages of potato chips are being pulled from shelves over Salmonella concerns.Frito-Lay announced Friday it is voluntarily recalling Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips.   ... Read More

Transgender Student’s Journey to LGBTQ Activist

Courtesy Marsha Aizumi(ARCADIA, Calif.) -- Marsha Aizumi’s daughter was a student at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California in 2006, when she was struggling with her sexuality. Bullied and anxiety-ridden, the high school senior was ready to drop out.   ... Read More

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