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Mom refuses brain tumor trial to save unborn baby

(WYOMING, Mich.) -- Carrie Deklyen is currently 21 weeks pregnant and on a ventilator and feeding tube. Her family says she chose to delay her own treatments for a life-threatening tumor to save her unborn baby. Now, they wait.

Deklyen, 37... Read More

Man drives himself to hospital after nail pierces his heart

(PESHTIGO, Wisc.) -- A Wisconsin man is lucky to be alive after a nail pierced his heart during a construction accident.

While building a frame for a fireplace seven weeks ago, Doug Bergeson was holding a nail gun and accidentally fired a ... Read More

Total solar eclipse 2017: Tips for safe viewing with glasses, viewers, filters, projections

(NEW YORK) -- Wherever you are in the United States on Aug. 21, you may want to look up and watch as the sun goes dark in the moon's shadow.

Any astronomer in this country would suggest that you take advantage of this rare opportunity but ... Read More

Study links a lack of sleep in children with increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

(NEW YORK) -- Children who sleep on average one hour less at night have higher risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published Tuesday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Researchers observed self-reporte... Read More

'I felt like the monster was chasing us:' Woman speaks out after 11 people in her family get breast cancer

(NEW YORK) -- A Pennsylvania woman has made it her mission to raise awareness for the devastation that breast cancer can cause after 11 women in her family -- including herself -- have been diagnosed with the disease.

"I felt like the mons... Read More

Teacher inspires student after her unexpected pregnancy

(HARLINGEN, Texas) -- After Yvette Luna discovered she was pregnant in high school, she transferred to Keys Academy in Harlingen, Texas, where her parents hoped the small student-teacher ratio would help Luna stay on track to graduate.

Yea... Read More

Man gets tattoo replica of 9-year-old son’s burn scars

(FESTUS, Mo.) -- A Missouri dad has received a special tattoo to help his 9-year-old son cope with year-old burn scars.

In 2016, Landon Thomas accidentally fell into a bonfire at home and badly burned his right leg and foot, his father, Jo... Read More

The heartwarming reason why parents took newborn photos with 21-year-old son

(LOS ANGELES) -- One newborn photographer never got a chance to give her own child the posed photos that new moms and dads love. So she decided that despite 21 years passing, she'd finally take "newborn" photos of her first son.

Rebecca Ha... Read More

From war hero to white coat: A wounded veteran's journey to Harvard Medical School

(NEW YORK) -- Seven years before Greg Galeazzi put on a white coat at Harvard Medical School, he wore Army fatigues while serving a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.

In May 2011 a roadside bomb tore off Captain Galeazzi’s legs and... Read More

Contaminated eggs found in more than 15 countries

(LONDON) -- Fifteen countries in the European Union, along with Switzerland and Hong Kong, have received eggs tainted with an insecticide, according to the European Commission.

The insecticide, fipronil, has been found in contaminated egg... Read More

Five deaths reported after using balloon systems to treat obesity, FDA says

(NEW YORK) -- At least five people have died from 2016 to present day after using gastric balloon systems to treat obesity, according to the Read More

Fleas are testing positive for the plague in parts of Arizona

(PHOENIX) -- Officials in two Arizona counties are warning the public after fleas in the region tested positive for the plague, the infamous infectious disease that killed millions during the Middle Ages.

Navajo County Public Health offici... Read More

'Healthy Living for Summer': Having a balanced diet

(NEW YORK) -- Dieting can be a frustrating experience, at times leading to feelings of guilt or tempting cravings. In the seventh episode of ABC News' "Healthy Living for Summer" series, we spoke with Shawn Stevenson, a nutritionist, author and host ... Read More

Little girl sobs with joy after discovering her mom is pregnant

(ATLANTA) -- One big sister broke down with tears of joy at the news that her mom was pregnant with another child.

Alicia Capello waited until her daughter, Alexis, 13, was home from a two-week vacation visiting family in Georgia before sp... Read More