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How to Stay Safe on Memorial Day

A few tips on staying safe this summer season.

Turning 18 and Turning to Breast Reduction Surgery

Mackenzie is petite, standing at about 5 feet tall. But her bra size was a 32-H, so she said finding outfits that fit well was a constant challenge.

Mom Jailed Over Son's Circumcision Dispute Agrees to Procedure

Heather Hironimus spent a week in jail.

'Dead' Man Starts Moving on His Way to Morgue

Firefighters declared the man dead, but he started breathing.

Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Linked to Tuna Sushi

Rare strain of salmonella sickens 53 people in 9 states.

How This Bird Flu Is Different From Past Outbreaks

What you need to know about the current bird flu outbreak in the U.S.

Watch: Blind Pooch Gets Her Own Seeing Eye Dogs

Both of Kiaya's eyes were surgically removed after being diagnosed with glaucoma.

Watch: Man Pronounced Dead Breathes Before Going to the Morgue

The Milwaukee man's girlfriend called paramedics after finding him collapsed on the floor of his apartment.

Man With Dementia Survives Nearly 3 Days in Desert

Man survives dangerous conditions in the Mojave desert.

Paralyzed Man Drinks Beer by Moving Robotic Arm With His Mind

Erik Sorto hasn't moved his arms or legs in more than 10 years.

Watch: Man Paralyzed From Neck Down Drinks Beer With Robotic Arm

Erik Sorto, 34, hasn't been able to move his arms or legs in a decade, but he was able to pick up a beer and drink it thanks to a robotic arm.

You'll Need Tissues After Seeing This PSA for Organ Donation

Argentinian PSA shines light on organ donation.

Parents Say Pot Helped Daughter's Seizures

Three-year-old had 1,000 seizures a day. Now, she only has a handful, parents say.

Bride-to-Be Says Birth Control Caused Stroke

Jordan Ward, 26, says her fiance convinced her to go to the hospital.

Alleged Blue Bell Listeria Victim Says Illness Changed His Life Forever

It started with a brutal headache, and soon David Shockley was unresponsive.

Watch: California Medical Association Changes Aid-in-Dying Position

The California Medical Association, which for decades has been against a law allowing physicians to help patients with terminal illnesses die, announced today that it has become the first state medical association in the U.S. to change this position.

California Medical Association Changes Aid-in-Dying Position

Medical association changes stance after Brittany Maynard case.

Single Mom Fights for Right to Die

Christy O'Donnell was diagnosed with terminal stage four cancer.

Mom Jailed for Dispute Over Son's Circumcision

Heather Hironimus has fought to avoid circumcising her 4-year-old son.

Why One College Student Missed Her Graduation

Juliet Smith's water broke the night before graduation.

Watch: Single Mom Sues California For Right to Die

Christy O'Donnell, 46, was diagnosed with terminal stage four cancer in June 2014.

A Look at Rare Identical Triplets, Two of Which Are Conjoined

Two of three identical triplets were born conjoined at the pelvis.

Watch: Circumcision Dispute Lands Mom in Jail

Heather Hironimus refused to cooperate with a court order requiring her to circumcise her 4-year-old son, the result of a year-long legal battle with the boy's father.

Watch: Rare Identical Triples, Two of Which Are Conjoined, Born in Texas

Two of the three identical triplets were born conjoined at the stomach.

Ways to Deal With Painful Sex

When you've always enjoyed sex and suddenly it hurts, it can be upsetting.

Ways Exercise Makes You Look and Feel Younger

The powers of a steady fitness routine are impressive.

Life Events That Can Lead to Divorce

Most couples face plenty of stressors and life changes, both big and small.

The 4 Most Confusing Things About Sugar

What's the deal with sugar? No doubt, sugar is the diet villain du jour.

Dr. Besser's Look at Life Inside the Hot Zone

Dr. Richard Besser reports on the growing outbreak from Monrovia, Liberia.

Meet the Window Washers That Transform Into Superheroes for Sick Kids

Pediatric patients delighted to meet rappelling superheroes at Mayo Clinic.

8 Surprising Effects of Obesity

Obesity ups the risk of common cancers, a new study found.

Twinless Twins Grieve Together

People whose twin has died have found one another on Facebook.

Cancer Lessons I Learned From a Fictional Teenage Boy

That love scene from "The Fault in Our Stars" is so intense.

How Scientists and Doctors Use Baby-Friendly Tricks to Study Infants

For all the impressive advancements in medical technology, researchers and scientists still face a daunting challenge when they study the habits of the adorable but uncommunicative subjects called human infants.