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Meet Preston, the therapy dog comforting Larry Nassar's victims

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Outside the Michigan courtroom where all told 144 victim impact statements will be read by a victim or on a victim’s behalf when the sentencing for former Olympic gymnastics ... Read More

Seven things pediatricians want parents to know about the flu epidemic

(NEW YORK) -- The deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has closed schools in states from Alabama to Texas and killed at least 30 children since its official start on Oct. 1, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Service dog over the moon after meeting Disney's Pluto

(ORLANDO, Fla) -- Atlas, a service dog with a stuffed Pluto toy at home, experienced a little magic during one his weekly trips to Disney World.

The golden retriever was visiting the amusement park with his owner Julian Gavino and met a g... Read More

After heart transplant, mom hears late infant son's heartbeat in another baby

(TULSA, Okla.) -- Four years after Nikita Nash was forced to part with her dying baby, she remarkably heard his heartbeat again in the body of another child.

Nash lost her son Lucas in 2014 when he was only 6 months old.

Incredi... Read More

Adolescence now lasts from age 10 to 24

(NEW YORK) -- Adolescence now spans the ages of 10 to 24, scientists say.

A new report suggests an earlier onset of puberty and better “understanding of continued growth” well into early adulthood should prompt scientists to u... Read More

Blind teen meets the woman who saved his life 15 years ago: 'It was beautiful'

(LEVITTOWN, New York) -- After one New York mother gave birth to her first and only child, she was devastated to learn just four months later that he had a rare genetic disorder that would leave him blind.

But, fortunately for Tracey Dones... Read More

Three easy parenting resolutions for 2018

(NEW YORK) -- If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be a better parent in 2018, you’re not alone.

From screen time to alone time, here are a few easy ways to make the whole family happier in 2018:

Probl... Read More

Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 children

(NEW YORK) -- A deadly flu epidemic spreading across the nation has now claimed the lives of at least 30 children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

The CDC's latest influenza-associated pediatric mortality r... Read More

Workshop gives special-needs children a chance to dance with real-life ballerinas

(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Sarai Arce loves to dance. The 6-year-old loves the poses. Dancing, she said, makes her "happy."

When Sarai was born, her mother, Wanda Arce of Orlando, Florida, said, she was diagnosed with brittle bone disease. Doctors... Read More

Man saved from sticky situation after fermenting molasses apparently knocks him out cold

(HOUSTON) -- Houston firefighters came to the rescue of a man who lost consciousness on a cargo ship after apparently succumbing to the gases released from fermenting molasses, authorities said.

The worker was 75 feet deep in the docked sh... Read More

About 175,000 UGG comforters recalled due to risk of mold exposure

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday that Bed Bath & Beyond has ... Read More