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November 23, 2017 - 4:26 pm
(HERVEY BAY, Australia) -- A seriously ill Australian woman's wish to see the ocean came true when the ambulance transporting her to the hospital took a detour to allow her to look out upon the water at least one more time. The moment was captured in a photograph and shared on Facebook by the...
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November 23, 2017 - 1:57 pm
(MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.) -- A routine traffic stop turned into the opportunity to save a life for an Indiana sheriff's deputy Tuesday morning. La Porte County Deputy Austin Wells pulled a driver over near Michigan City Tuesday morning for speeding when he realized the woman was choking, ABC station...
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Peace Power Napping
November 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Chicagoans looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of the windy city now have an on-demand nap studio where they can go for a snooze. Peace Power Napping, located across from Millennium Park, launched Nov. 20 and offers midday power naps through their app-based booking program...
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November 23, 2017 - 10:20 am
(NEW YORK) -- Perhaps the most daunting thing about Thanksgiving is not navigating the travel, the traffic or the mountains of food, but rather navigating the dinner conversation while keeping the peace. "Remember that you can endure just about anything for one day, and that includes uncomfortable...
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November 23, 2017 - 3:37 am
(NEW YORK) -- A Georgia toddler received a successful kidney transplant on Wednesday, about one month after a hospital postponed his original operation when his father -- a perfect donor match -- violated his probation. A.J. Burgess, 2, received the transplant from a deceased donor Wednesday...
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November 23, 2017 - 2:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- Coffee may not only give you a morning boost -- it also may have significant health benefits. So says a review by British scientists of more than 200 studies on coffee consumption and health, published Wednesday in BMJ, a British medical journal. “Coffee drinking appears safe within...
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November 22, 2017 - 6:41 pm
(JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.) -- Aviation buffs Jack Kirkbride and Houston Pirrung, both six years old, recently went on a "mission" with the U.S. Air Force that they will likely never forget. Kirkbride and Pirrung, who've been dubbed the "battle buddies," became fast friends while undergoing treatment...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:23 am
(INDIANAPOLIS) -- When Emma Stumpf was living with a brain tumor and couldn't find words to describe her experiences, art helped her express herself. She said she liked to "paint yellow when I was happy and blue when I was sad, or red when I was angry or green when I felt sick." Now the 15-year-old...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:59 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Cancer, to many of us, may seem scary, mysterious, or even inevitable. Now, a new study suggests that nearly half of the country’s cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day. Researchers with the American Cancer Society looked at data on cancer incidence and deaths...
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