Health News

Hannah Summers
November 04, 2017 - 5:47 pm
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) -- One teen who lost her mother after a battle with cancer was comforted after she read a letter her mother penned to her months before her passing. Hannah Summers told ABC News her older sister found the letters Peggy Summers wrote to each of her children hours after her death...
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Zoom Room Virginia Beach
November 04, 2017 - 5:22 pm
(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) -- Strudel the dog once weighed a whopping 80 pounds, but now she’s working on her summer body. The 7-year-old rescue pup was surrendered after her owner died, and now lives with a loving foster family, Kristen and Wynn Horton in Chesapeake, Virginia. The golden retriever mix is...
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November 04, 2017 - 1:54 pm
(GENEVA) -- The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere reached a record high in 2016, according to a report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Last year's surge was 50 percent higher than the average of the past decade, leading to the highest levels in 800,000 years...
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Tara Artinyan
November 03, 2017 - 4:07 pm
(PORTLAND, Maine) -- A boy and his family are wishing for cards from people around the world in honor of his favorite holiday of Christmas. Jacob Thompson, 9, is fighting cancer at the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. When doctors told his mother he had a...
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Bill Jensen
November 03, 2017 - 2:32 pm
(SHAKOPEE, Minn.) -- A Minnesota woman who was sentenced to jail when she was eight months pregnant for drug use was married more than three years later by the same judge who sentenced her. Jennifer Jensen, 24, of Shakopee, Minnesota, married Bill Jensen, 27, last month in an outdoor ceremony...
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November 02, 2017 - 5:25 pm
(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia toddler desperately needs a kidney transplant, and his father was deemed the perfect match, but the operation was canceled due to the father's criminal record. Now, the little boy is fighting for his life as his family pleads for help. A.J. Burgess was born a month early and...
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(Dan West) Ohio University Assistant Professor Dan West with his wife of 24 years Vicki Seefeodt West.
November 02, 2017 - 3:24 pm
(ATHENS, Ohio) -- How do you know you're in love? It's an age-old question but one assistant professor's inspiring response has gone viral. Speech and debate coach Dan West, who teaches Introduction to Human Communication at Ohio University in Athens, spends one full day of his 400-person class...
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(Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando) Dogs at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando that have not yet been stored, stay in the Pawgwarts house.
November 02, 2017 - 2:25 pm
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- An animal shelter in Florida has sprinkled some Harry Potter -inspired magic into its dog adoption process. Dogs at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando are now being sorted into the same four Hogwarts houses made famous by J.K. Rowling’s book series. Much like the Sorting Hat did...
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