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Tiny house on wheels takes minimalist living to the next level

ABC News(PESARO, Italy) -- Having grown up in a tiny room in his family’s home in Pesaro, Italy, 27-year-old architect Leonardo Di Chiara is used to living a minimalist lifestyle.

His latest project, the aVOID tiny house, currently on   ... Read More

‘Black Panther’ and mental health in the Black community

IMDB(NEW YORK) -- Black Panther signals a revolutionary moment –- not only in its implications for Black culture, but also for Black mental health.

“At a very basic level, representation affects people's identity,” said Dr. Ruth Shim, Director of   ... Read More

Identical twin brothers propose to identical twin sisters: ‘It was amazing’

Courtesy Brittany Deane(NEW YORK) -- Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2.

Brittany and Briana Deane met Josh and Jeremy Salyers last August   ... Read More

Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising the girl as her own daughter, many were left asking   ... Read More

Here’s why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing

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 the first run in her attempt to defend her Olympic gold medal in the slalom, she vomited.

It   ... Read More

Once bullied, 11-year-old girl now inspires girls to love the skin they’re in

Nakia Bowling(NEW YORK) -- Meet the 11-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur who is collecting and donating dolls of color to little girls in need, telling ABC News that she wanted to "let little brown girls know that their image is   ... Read More

DNA kit could give parents a ‘glimpse’ into their potential baby’s characteristics

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- DNA kits, such as those from Ancestry.com, give millions of people a peek into their genetic makeup.  Now, a product called BabyGlimpse is using some of that DNA scanning technology to give you a possible preview   ... Read More

Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Following Wednesday's shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead -- the deadliest school shooting in five years -- Americans are scrambling for answers to make   ... Read More

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

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

One thing to get clear: These aren’t really “milks” but rather liquids that   ... Read More

Alzheimer’s disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- "Remarkable" -- that’s how researchers are describing the results of a new study done on mice displaying traits associated with Alzheimer's disease.

The deletion of just a single enzyme saw the near total reversal of the   ... Read More

How to talk to kids and teens about the deadly school shooting in Florida

WPLG(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- In the wake of today's deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many parents are left grappling with how to explain the horrific act of gun violence -- at a setting where most kids spend a   ... Read More

In light of Lena Dunham’s decision to get a hysterectomy

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- What is Endometriosis?

The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical term for the membrane that lines the inside of the uterus is endometrium.

So, what is endometriosis?

A normal   ... Read More

Several ‘unexplained injuries’ to babies reported at Wisconsin hospital’s newborn ICU: Police

UnityPoint Health-Meriter/Facebook(MADISON, Wis.) -- Several "unexplained injuries" to babies at a Wisconsin hospital's newborn intensive care unit are under investigation by the local police, according to authorities.

Authorities at Meriter Hospital in Madison reached out to the Madison police   ... Read More

Weight loss can be ‘contagious’ between partners

BananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Skipping the chocolate this Valentine's Day could have a "ripple effect" on your partner's weight loss, according to a new study.

The study, published this month in the research journal Obesity, found that when one   ... Read More

‘High Holiday’ on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana, new analysis found it might have some very serious effects.

A research letter published in   ... Read More

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Tiny house on wheels takes minimalist living to the next level

ABC News(PESARO, Italy) -- Having grown up in a tiny room in his family’s home in Pesaro, Italy, 27-year-old architect Leonardo Di Chiara is used to living a minimalist lifestyle.

His latest project, the aVOID tiny house, currently on   ... Read More

‘Black Panther’ and mental health in the Black community

IMDB(NEW YORK) -- Black Panther signals a revolutionary moment –- not only in its implications for Black culture, but also for Black mental health.

“At a very basic level, representation affects people's identity,” said Dr. Ruth Shim, Director of   ... Read More

Identical twin brothers propose to identical twin sisters: ‘It was amazing’

Courtesy Brittany Deane(NEW YORK) -- Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2.

Brittany and Briana Deane met Josh and Jeremy Salyers last August   ... Read More

Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising the girl as her own daughter, many were left asking   ... Read More

Here’s why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing

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 the first run in her attempt to defend her Olympic gold medal in the slalom, she vomited.

It   ... Read More

Once bullied, 11-year-old girl now inspires girls to love the skin they’re in

Nakia Bowling(NEW YORK) -- Meet the 11-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur who is collecting and donating dolls of color to little girls in need, telling ABC News that she wanted to "let little brown girls know that their image is   ... Read More

DNA kit could give parents a ‘glimpse’ into their potential baby’s characteristics

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- DNA kits, such as those from Ancestry.com, give millions of people a peek into their genetic makeup.  Now, a product called BabyGlimpse is using some of that DNA scanning technology to give you a possible preview   ... Read More

Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Following Wednesday's shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead -- the deadliest school shooting in five years -- Americans are scrambling for answers to make   ... Read More

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

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

One thing to get clear: These aren’t really “milks” but rather liquids that   ... Read More

Alzheimer’s disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- "Remarkable" -- that’s how researchers are describing the results of a new study done on mice displaying traits associated with Alzheimer's disease.

The deletion of just a single enzyme saw the near total reversal of the   ... Read More

How to talk to kids and teens about the deadly school shooting in Florida

WPLG(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- In the wake of today's deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many parents are left grappling with how to explain the horrific act of gun violence -- at a setting where most kids spend a   ... Read More

In light of Lena Dunham’s decision to get a hysterectomy

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- What is Endometriosis?

The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical term for the membrane that lines the inside of the uterus is endometrium.

So, what is endometriosis?

A normal   ... Read More

Several ‘unexplained injuries’ to babies reported at Wisconsin hospital’s newborn ICU: Police

UnityPoint Health-Meriter/Facebook(MADISON, Wis.) -- Several "unexplained injuries" to babies at a Wisconsin hospital's newborn intensive care unit are under investigation by the local police, according to authorities.

Authorities at Meriter Hospital in Madison reached out to the Madison police   ... Read More

Weight loss can be ‘contagious’ between partners

BananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Skipping the chocolate this Valentine's Day could have a "ripple effect" on your partner's weight loss, according to a new study.

The study, published this month in the research journal Obesity, found that when one   ... Read More

‘High Holiday’ on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana, new analysis found it might have some very serious effects.

A research letter published in   ... Read More

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