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Loneliness does more than pull on your heart strings -- it may hurt your heart

(NEW YORK) -- Silent, uncomfortable, forlorn, withdrawn -- these are all feelings likely felt by the lonely.

Research shows that these feelings don’t just cause emotional stress, they... Read More

7 firefighter dads who welcomed babies within months pose in seriously adorable photo shoot

(GLENPOOL, Okla.) -- These firefighter experienced a serious baby boom after seven of them welcomed newborns just months apart.

The ladder-men of Glenpool Fire Department in Glenpool, Oklahoma, posed with their kids on Sunday in adorable p... Read More

Cancer deaths are down overall, new report says

(NEW YORK) -- Good news -- cancer deaths are down overall.

Cancer deaths dipped almost 2 percent a year between 1999 and 2015 among men, about 1.5 percent a year for women, according to a new report. And although cancer rates actually incr... Read More

Blind, elderly horse rescued after falling into 8-foot well

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- This was a rescue that emergency workers in Germantown, Ohio, won't soon forget.

A horse that is more than 20 years old and blind fell backward into an 8-foot-deep well pit on containing pressure tanks and pumps on Sund... Read More

About the experimental vaccine deployed in Congo to fight the Ebola virus

(NEW YORK) -- As the deadly Ebola virus rises again in central Africa, health officials have decided to try a different approach to fight back –- rushing more than 7,500 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of Congo... Read More

Suicide-related hospital visits for children and teens up sharply

(NEW YORK) -- Suicide-related hospital visits for children have increased sharply in the U.S., new research finds.

The study in Pediatrics found that from 2008 to 2015 the proportion of children's hospital visits arising from suicide attem... Read More

Breath test can save money and catch cancer early

(NEW YORK) -- The only way to test for symptoms of stomach or esophageal cancer is to undergo an upper endoscopy, a test that can be invasive, cost thousands of dollars and has a small percentage of success in actually finding a tumor.

Res... Read More

More than two dozen people rushed to hospital after taking synthetic weed

(BROOKLYN, New York) -- More than two dozen people at the same street corner had to be rushed to the hospital after suffering a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana in Brooklyn on Saturday night.

Police sources told New York ABC station WAB... Read More

Three new Ebola cases confirmed in large city in Congo, raising risk of further spread

(NEW YORK) -- Three new cases of Ebola have been confirmed in a city of nearly 1.2 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's health ministry said.

A single case of Ebola virus disease was confirmed earlier this week... Read More

Former doctor who slipped abortion drug into girlfriend's tea sentenced to prison

(ARLINGTON, Va.) -- A doctor who slipped an abortion pill into his pregnant girlfriend's tea was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday. However, he will serve only three years.

Brooke Fiske was dating Sikander Imran when the Arlington,... Read More

Rhino pregnant through artificial insemination could help save subspecies

(SAN DIEGO) -- Scientists at a San Diego zoo are celebrating the pregnancy of a southern white rhino named Victoria.

The pregnancy, achieved through artificial insemination with the sperm from a male southern white rhino, is an important s... Read More