Health

Girl with Terminal Cancer Gets Birthday Party, Prom, and More


Courtesy of Ryan Schow(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- An Oregon girl who has battled cancer for years was able to celebrate her fifth birthday in the style of a princess with a blowout event designed to be a prom, wedding and birthday all rolled into one.Lila May Sch

Relationship Woes Compelled Khloe Kardashian to Work Out


Bob Levey/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- There's been a lot of buzz about Khloe Kardashian's weight loss and current physique. She even admitted recently that she's dropped around 35 pounds.Well, the reality star, 31, is on the cover of this month's Women's

Crystal Cruises' No-Handshake Rule is 'Preventative'


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The next time you board a ship, you may want to salute your captain instead of shaking his hand.At least one luxury cruise line has made no handshaking, between crew and passengers,  official policy. Crystal Cruises has

Is the Office Too Cold for Women?


Fuse/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Ladies, do you keep a blanket at work? Are you begging for a space heater for your freezing office? Well, you're not alone. In fact, a new study says that the temperature in offices may be too cold for women.In a study publish

Seven Dead in NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak


Hemera/Thinkstoc(NEW YORK) — The Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in New York City continues to get worse with health officials now reporting 86 people infected and 7 deaths of people with the disease.The New York City Health Department reported

Your Body: Tips on Protecting Your Newborn from Whooping Cough


iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorWhooping cough is a very dangerous disease, especially for babies. The disease, caused by bacteria, is intense and leads to horrible coughing fits that can last for up to 10 weeks

Study: Lose Inches Off Your Waistline Just by Walking


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If new research is true, losing inches from your waistline could be as easy as standing up.According to a study published in European Heart Journal, those who spent two hours walking rather than sitting had waistlines t

7 Dead in Bronx Legionnaires' Outbreak


Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Seven people have now died from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the Bronx.According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, seven people have now died from the Bronx Legionnaires' disease outbreak w

Why Crowdfunding for Medical Expenses Doesn't Always Work


ABC News(TACOMA, Wash.) -- When Alicia Wheatley of Tacoma, Washington, worried about how to to pay for the ongoing medical care her toddler needs to treat an eye disorder, she found help in an unlikely place: Online crowdfunding.Wheatley’s daughter

Hunter Hayes Sends Video Serenade to Fan with Terminal Cancer


Mat Hayward/Getty Images(HARWOOD, Md.) -- Hunter Hayes recorded a special performance of his song, "Invisible," for a fan from Maryland he called "a rock star," days before she died from terminal cancer.Her name was Erin Catterton and she died at 22 years

'Picky Eating' in Kids May Be Cause for Greater Concern


Liquidlibrary/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The problems of “picky eating” in kids may extend beyond the dinner table -- perhaps even to the psychiatrist’s couch, according to a new study published in Pediatrics Monday. Duke University researc

Do Men and Women Think They Can Be 'Just Friends'?


Hemera/Thinkstock(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — The longtime debate over whether men and women can be “just friends” continues. This time, science is weighing in.Researchers from the University of Alabama conducted a study on college students and

Bronzer 101: Bobbi Brown Breaks Down the Basics of Bronzer


Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Bronzer is the secret for getting that beach-ready glow without soaking up damaging UV rays.The look has been perfected by A-list celebrities, including Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez and Victoria Beckham.Makeup guru

FDA Warns of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of Hospira Infusion System


Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical company Hospira announced Friday that they are aware of "cybersecurity vulnerabilities" associated with the company's Symbiq Infusion System.The device

FL Blind Woman Gets a Bionic Eye to Improve Vision


iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- Thanks to a revolutionary procedure, a woman who was blind for 16 years is now able to see.Carmen Torres, of South Florida, is the first recipient of a bionic eye. At 18, she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, in which th

Doctor Who Survived Ebola Says Experimental Vaccine 'A Way Forward'


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A New York City doctor, who made headlines after he was diagnosed with Ebola, said he hoped an experimental vaccine could be “a way forward” for a region decimated by the deadly virus.Craig Spencer, an emergency

Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl


iStock/Thinkstock(DESTIN, Fla.) -- A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed.Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, a

Maryland Cat Owner Pens Heartfelt Letter to Future Adopter Before Dying


Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC)(DERWOOD, Md.) -- A Maryland animal shelter is hoping that a heartfelt letter written by Susie the cat's previous owner before her death, will help the feline's chances of finding a forever hom

Record Heat: How the Body Reacts to Soaring Temperatures


Tomwang112/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Officials in both Iran and Iraq declared a mandatory holiday this month after temperatures soared far into the triple digits.In Iraq, temperatures reached a sweltering 126 degrees and officials declared a mandator

Study: Ebola Vaccine Tested in Guinea Proves to Be 100% Effective


iStock/Thinkstock(GENEVA) -- Researchers may have found a vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus.A new study conducted on Ebola-affected communities in the African country of Guinea has proved to be 100 percent effective in stopping the spread of the virus.Do

'Skinny' the Fat Cat Reveals 22-Pound Weight Loss


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Skinny, as he is now appropriately called, was found abandoned in a Dallas suburb back in 2012. The cat weighed a whopping 41-pounds and had a hard time walking more than five steps.But all that changed when he was adopted by veterin

Is Social Media Making Teens Sad?


iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Generation Z is notorious for being glued to their phones and spending countless hours on social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. And, according to a new study, all that time spent on social me

Your Body: Are You Caring for Your Lips the Way You Should?


iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorYou use them every day for some of the most important things you do, and if you’re not careful, they might be silently suffering. We’re talking lips, ladies, and thing

Outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease Sickens 46 in NYC


BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease has infected at least 46 in New York City and health officials said the bacteria has already been found in cooling units on top of at least two buildings.Two patients w
 
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Dial N Deal - Friday July 31st 2015
Dial N Deal returns Friday August 21st Pair of Tickets to THIS Weekend's Windows 10 400 at Pocono One pair of tickets - Section 139, row 16, seats 7 & 8 - to this Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway and 2 pit...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics July 27th-31st 2015
Monday July 27th Penn State Altoona Musicologist Jerry Zolten plus special guest Billy Price   Tuesday July 28th David Ickes Wednesday July 29th Barry Ickes   Thursday July 30th Adam Conrad - Real Estate...
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