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Watch: Teen Fighting Cancer Gets Sweet 16 Surprise

Abby Snider's fight with leukemia inspired the community to plan an epic party for the teen's big birthday.

Watch: Mom Turns Terminal Cancer Diagnosis Into Uplifting Blog

Whitney Cox, 27, wants to inspire others with her blog after being diagnosed with stage IV cancer.

Mom Turns Heartbreaking Terminal Cancer Diagnosis Into Uplifting Blog

New mom Whitney Cox's doctors may have put an expiration date on her life, but she's determined to beat expectations and inspire others with her new, and popular, blog.

Twin Who Received Liver From Dad Now Fighting Virus

Toddler who received liver from dad is now fighting a virus.

Girl With Cancer Gets Epic Sweet 16 Surprise Party

Girl with cancer gets a healthy dose of surprise.

New Treadmill Test Predicts 'Survival of the Fittest'

A simple treadmill test can help predict how long you will live.

Gender Identity is Biological, Study Says

Gender identity has a biological basis.

Pregnant Women Turn to Alternative, 'Personalized' Birthing Options

More women are rejecting the traditional hospital approach to delivery in favor of a more ???personalized??? birthing experience.

Most Surprising Allegations in Ebola Nurse Lawsuit

Nurse Nina Pham survived Ebola but is suing the hospital where she caught it.

Life After Ebola: Nurse Has Nightmares, Aches, Hair Loss

Dallas nurse Nina Pham, 26, was the first person to catch Ebola on U.S. soil.

Man's Seeing Eye Dog Has Eye Troubles of His Own

Ronald Henry has been with his seeing eye dog Kehotay for eight years.

Watch: Blind Man's Guide Dog May Also Lose Sight

Rob Henry's golden retriever Kehotay, his guide dog of eight years, has developed eye problems that may cause him to go blind.

Deadly Bacteria Mystery: Germs Escape From Monkey Lab

How monekys at a primate research center became infected with a potentially deadly bacteria remains a mystery, according to officials.

Watch: Potential Bioterror Agent Released from High-Security Lab

Officials are investigating how a deadly bacteria escaped from Tulane University's National Primate Research Center in Louisiana.

Skydiver Rescued in Mid-Air After Suffering Seizure

A man fell unconscious moments after jumping out of a plane

Nurse Who Survived Ebola Suing to Make 'Change for the Better'

Ebola survivor Nina Pham is filing a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources.

Watch: Nurse Nina Pham Suing Hospital Over Ebola Procedures

The Ebola survivor's lawsuit alleges that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital didn't train the staff to treat Ebola.

Flu Vaccine Less Effective Than Expected, Says CDC

This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective as you think.

Why People See the Dress in Different Colors

Blame your brain, not your eyes, for the way you see the dress.

Watch: New Leprosy Cases Hit Florida

Three people in Volusia county were diagnosed with the rare illness, which is also known as Hansen's Disease.

Not Just an Ancient Disease: Leprosy Cases Hit Florida Counties

A Florida county has reported three leprosy cases in the last five months.

Half of Adults, Adolescents Exposed to 'Unsafe' Headphone Volume

Find out how long and how loud you should listen through your headphones.

Watch: Woman DIY's Braces Out of Hair Elastics

Jamila Garza claims she closed the gaps in her teeth in 44 days using just $5 worth of hair elastics.

McDonald???s Customer Claims He Got Cleaning Liquid in His Tea

He was not lovin' it.

Watch: McDonald's Customer Claims He Got Cleaning Liquid in His Tea

An Indianapolis police officer wound up in the hospital after he said he took a sip of McDonald's tea.

Watch: Do You Lose Most of Your Body Heat Through Your Head?

Your body loses heat equally from all of its surface area.

Watch: 4 Wesleyan Students Arrested in 'Molly' Drug Overdoses

11 people were hospitalized as a result of MDMA overdoses at the Connecticut school.

Things You Probably Didn???t Know About Gluten

There???s been a bit of gluten free backlash lately, but you need to read this.

The Eating Disorder Many Women Don???t Know They Have

People with this disorder come in all shapes and sizes.

Ways to Make Your Bedroom Sexier

For a sensual setting, you???ve got to create an oasis.

Ways Sex Affects Your Brain

A roll in the hay can do a lot more than you think.

Things You Should Know About Working With a Nutritionist

There's more to hiring a nutritionist than you think.

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.