Health

Courtesy Nia and Robert Tolbert
November 11, 2017 - 5:23 pm
(WALDORF, Md.) -- One couple, who welcomed a child in 2011, then twins in 2015, are now expecting triplets next year. Nia and Robert Tolbert of Waldorf, Maryland, couldn't believe their luck when they discovered at a routine prenatal doctor's visit back in August that they were expecting three...
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Patricia Garamendi
November 11, 2017 - 1:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Cornell economist Chris Barrett sometimes shows audiences a photo he took in 2003 of a mother in Kenya holding her thin child. “He's so undernourished,” said Barrett, whose field research has spanned sub-Saharan Africa. Roughly 815 million people around the world suffered from chronic...
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ABC News
November 10, 2017 - 5:04 pm
(PHOENIX) -- An Arizona woman unexpectedly gave birth Wednesday while en route to the hospital. At 1:23 a.m. on November 8, Shannon Geise, 31, delivered her own son after pulling over her family SUV near 32nd Street and Union Hills in Phoenix. Baby Sebastian arrived weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces. "I...
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Support Dogs Inc.
November 10, 2017 - 2:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- This 6-month-old kitten holds his own among 23 support dogs. DOG the cat, pronounced dee-OH-gee, isn’t just named after canines, he also thinks he is one. The friendly feline lives at Support Dogs, Inc. , in St. Louis, Missouri, and helps train the pups. “He rules the roost. He is the...
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Obtained by ABC News
November 10, 2017 - 12:48 pm
(NEW YORK) -- After a 2011 semi-truck accident crushed his hip and legs, Buddy Rich's weight increased to over 300 pounds and he fell into a suicidal depression. “The one thing that stopped me was my daughter,” the Florida military veteran said of his thoughts of suicide. His daughter was born just...
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ABC News
November 10, 2017 - 10:13 am
(LONDON) -- A London woman is using her maternity leave for her second child to travel the world with her family. Karen Edwards, 33, is traveling through the U.S., Central America and South America with her husband, Shaun Bayes; their daughter, Esmé, 3; and 4-month-old son, Quinn. Edwards also took...
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(ABC News) ABC News' James Longman tries on Richard Browning's jet suit.
November 09, 2017 - 2:03 pm
(READING, England) -- British inventor Richard Browning is a real-life Iron Man. Recently, Browning, the man behind the 1,050-horsepower, jet-engine flying Gravity suit, set a new world record for the "fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit." He achieved a speed of 32.02 mph...
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November 08, 2017 - 4:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- In a breakthrough treatment, researchers at a burn unit in Germany found a way to replace 80 percent of a boy’s skin using a combination of gene therapy and stem cells. The grafted skin attached to his body has continued to replace itself, even months later. The patient –- a boy who...
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(Courtesy: Angel Taylor) Angel Taylor, 34, of Arlington, Texas, seen with her husband Mark Taylor, 34, and the couple's four children, Jordyn, 12, Juliyn, 9 Jaxsyn, 3 and Jestyn, 9 months.
November 08, 2017 - 3:27 pm
(ARLINGTON, Texas) -- A father's silent reaction was recorded on video as he learned the sex of his fifth child. Mark Taylor, 34, stood shocked and speechless as he walked through the door to pink balloons on his living room floor -- revealing that he'd soon be a dad to five girls. Angel Taylor, 34...
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