Health News

Kristin Marx
October 20, 2017 - 6:52 pm
(MILWAUKEE) -- Kristin Marx finished the Milwaukee Half-Marathon Sunday, surrounded by family, friends and her cardiac-care team. It was a huge accomplishment for Marx, 37, who said she'd come up with the "crazy idea" with her sister-in-law one day in July. "We thought, 'Hey, wouldn't it be fun to...
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Deanna Alfano
October 20, 2017 - 4:02 pm
(MIAMI) -- Meet the baby boy whose smile has been viewed more than 1 million times on Facebook. His name is Cruz Muse, born six weeks ago during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Miami, his mother, Lidia Muse, told ABC News. "We didn’t lose power -- thank God -- because I’m in a new house so they...
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Dreamstime
October 20, 2017 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of small children have long been told about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon's Alexa speaker, the message is getting louder. And while plenty of parents are feeling guilty about it, some experts say it might be time to...
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October 20, 2017 - 9:36 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Affordable Care Act has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. But whether future changes to this law could reverse the trend remains to be seen. “We wanted to understand what the ACA did, especially for...
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October 20, 2017 - 6:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- Fire safety experts are urging people to close their bedroom doors before they go to sleep, saying the simple task can potentially save lives in the event of a fire. “When you can’t get out, the most important thing you can do, close that door between you and the fire," Stephen Kerber...
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October 19, 2017 - 6:45 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- When one woman met a young man in a popular D.C. nightclub, she had no idea she'd go onto marry him, much less become part of a royal family. But that's just what happened when Ariana Austin met Joel Makonnen in Pearl Nightclub 12 years ago. Austin told ABC News it was "days before...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:37 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Southwest Airlines has marked their very first "unmanned" flight. The company tweeted photos on Oct. 18 of the all-female crew posing before takeoff on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The first "unmanned" Southwest flight on a @BoeingAirplanes 737 MAX 8! All-female Crew pic taken...
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(Mike Juliannelle) Mike Juliannelle, 41, the author of Dadandburied.com, poses with his two sons in this undated family photo.
October 19, 2017 - 1:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Mike Julianelle, a blogger and father of two, gained internet fame by posting photos of all the things kids can ruin, like when his kids turned a coffee table into a train set. The 41-year-old Brooklyn dad, is now sharing photos on Instagram of how kids have changed the parents...
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(Courtesy Dean Otto) Dean Otto; Will Huffman, left, the driver of the truck; and Dr. Matt McGirt, the surgeon, participated in the Napa Half Marathon to celebrate Otto's rehabilitation.
October 18, 2017 - 11:00 pm
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Dean Otto of Charlotte, North Carolina, was riding his bike one humid morning in September 2016 when the unimaginable occurred: The husband, father and marathoner was struck by a truck. His spine was fractured. His pelvis, tailbone and ribs were broken. And he could not feel...
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(Courtesy Beth Gaudino) Sisters Anna Howat, 29, and Beth Gaudino, 32, photographed with their doctor, Andrea DiLuigi.
October 18, 2017 - 3:40 pm
(TOLLAND, Conn.) -- A selfless woman is carrying a child for her sister who experienced the heartbreaking loss of newborn twins. Anna Howat is due to give birth to her niece, Charlotte Grace, on Feb. 2. Howat offered to carry her sister Beth Gaudino's baby when Gaudino had difficulties conceiving...
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