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High school student wins scholarship, gives it to cancer survivor

Denise/S.L. Bradley (AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas high school student Chase Bradley wasn't just inspired to raise money for cancer research. He also donated his scholarship money to a fellow student who had recently overcome the disease.

Chase, 17, a junior   ... Read More

Manchester attack victims include 8-year-old girl ‘loved by everyone’

SWNS.com(MANCHESTER, England) -- The day after a devastating bombing in Manchester killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, officials and parents alike are grappling with the news that many of the injured and killed were young   ... Read More

Special ed teacher surprises her student with graduation cap and gown, tears ensue

ABCNews.com(GRIFFIN, Ga.) -- It was an emotional moment when special education teacher Kimberly Wimbish surprised her student, Jamias Howard, 19, with his graduation cap and gown -- an accomplishment that certainly had its challenges along the way.

“Oh man,   ... Read More

Report: Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

Purestock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Drinking as few as one alcoholic beverage a day can increase your breast cancer risk, according to a new report released Tuesday by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund.

The   ... Read More

Graduating student inspired to become a nurse after open heart surgery 10 years ago

Photo Magic Media(BOWIE, Md.) -- One nursing student, who is set to graduate Tuesday, was inspired to choose the selfless profession after her open heart surgery 10 years ago.

That's when Linette Iloh met two nurses who had a   ... Read More

Neighborhood holds Halloween party in May for boy with rare condition

Heather Keil (CASTAIC, Calif.) -- A California boy received an early birthday present on Sunday, when his neighborhood celebrated his favorite fall holiday five months early.

Carter Sarkar suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare metabolism disorder in which the body   ... Read More

Duchess Kate stars in new video for Children’s Hospice Week

Pool/Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate has recorded a new public service announcement to kick off Children's Hospice Week in the U.K., and she got a little help from singer Ed Sheeran.

Sheeran's song, "Lego House," is featured in   ... Read More

Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Fruit juice for children younger than 1 year old is now a no-no, according to new guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The academy is also recommending sharply limiting juice consumption by toddlers and   ... Read More

Teacher’s uplifting art project reminds students of their uniqueness

Jessica Moyes/Sharon Elementary School(NEW YORK) -- One art teacher has inspired her entire school to embrace their unique gifts and talents.

Jessica Moyes, who's worked six years at Sharon Elementary School in Newburgh, Indiana, wanted each student leave their   ... Read More

How to protect your family during tick season

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As temperatures rise and kids and pets across the U.S. return to playing outdoors, they're more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks. And in some cases, experts warn, the dangers could be fatal.   ... Read More

Hollywood executive’s mysterious, almost fatal, illness led to a life-changing hand transplant

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Jonathan Koch was at the top of his game as a successful Hollywood entertainment executive when his life suddenly came to a screeching halt. He became gravely ill and his body was quickly   ... Read More

2 teachers dismissed after student with ADHD receives award for ‘Most Likely to Not Pay Attention’

WSB-TV(ATLANTA) -- Two Atlanta-area middle school teachers have been dismissed of their duties after an eighth-grader with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder received the "Most Likely to Not Pay Attention" award earlier this week at a school assembly.

Nicole Edwards'   ... Read More

Girl with rare disease singing “Overcomer” in viral video meets Grammy winner behind song

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Earlier this year, 4-year-old Leah Carroll, a California child who has a rare blood disease, lifted spirits worldwide when her rendition of the song "Overcomer" by Grammy winner Mandisa went viral.

But   ... Read More

Single father creates a safe haven for children with autism to play together online

Stuart Duncan(TIMMINS, Ontario) -- A single father quit his job to operate a Minecraft server specifically for children and adults with autism to play the popular multiplayer game with each other, and ended up creating an online community and   ... Read More

Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Mosquito bites aren't just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year.

A new study published Friday in   ... Read More

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High school student wins scholarship, gives it to cancer survivor

Denise/S.L. Bradley (AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas high school student Chase Bradley wasn't just inspired to raise money for cancer research. He also donated his scholarship money to a fellow student who had recently overcome the disease.

Chase, 17, a junior   ... Read More

Manchester attack victims include 8-year-old girl ‘loved by everyone’

SWNS.com(MANCHESTER, England) -- The day after a devastating bombing in Manchester killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, officials and parents alike are grappling with the news that many of the injured and killed were young   ... Read More

Special ed teacher surprises her student with graduation cap and gown, tears ensue

ABCNews.com(GRIFFIN, Ga.) -- It was an emotional moment when special education teacher Kimberly Wimbish surprised her student, Jamias Howard, 19, with his graduation cap and gown -- an accomplishment that certainly had its challenges along the way.

“Oh man,   ... Read More

Report: Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

Purestock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Drinking as few as one alcoholic beverage a day can increase your breast cancer risk, according to a new report released Tuesday by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund.

The   ... Read More

Graduating student inspired to become a nurse after open heart surgery 10 years ago

Photo Magic Media(BOWIE, Md.) -- One nursing student, who is set to graduate Tuesday, was inspired to choose the selfless profession after her open heart surgery 10 years ago.

That's when Linette Iloh met two nurses who had a   ... Read More

Neighborhood holds Halloween party in May for boy with rare condition

Heather Keil (CASTAIC, Calif.) -- A California boy received an early birthday present on Sunday, when his neighborhood celebrated his favorite fall holiday five months early.

Carter Sarkar suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare metabolism disorder in which the body   ... Read More

Duchess Kate stars in new video for Children’s Hospice Week

Pool/Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate has recorded a new public service announcement to kick off Children's Hospice Week in the U.K., and she got a little help from singer Ed Sheeran.

Sheeran's song, "Lego House," is featured in   ... Read More

Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Fruit juice for children younger than 1 year old is now a no-no, according to new guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The academy is also recommending sharply limiting juice consumption by toddlers and   ... Read More

Teacher’s uplifting art project reminds students of their uniqueness

Jessica Moyes/Sharon Elementary School(NEW YORK) -- One art teacher has inspired her entire school to embrace their unique gifts and talents.

Jessica Moyes, who's worked six years at Sharon Elementary School in Newburgh, Indiana, wanted each student leave their   ... Read More

How to protect your family during tick season

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As temperatures rise and kids and pets across the U.S. return to playing outdoors, they're more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks. And in some cases, experts warn, the dangers could be fatal.   ... Read More

Hollywood executive’s mysterious, almost fatal, illness led to a life-changing hand transplant

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Jonathan Koch was at the top of his game as a successful Hollywood entertainment executive when his life suddenly came to a screeching halt. He became gravely ill and his body was quickly   ... Read More

2 teachers dismissed after student with ADHD receives award for ‘Most Likely to Not Pay Attention’

WSB-TV(ATLANTA) -- Two Atlanta-area middle school teachers have been dismissed of their duties after an eighth-grader with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder received the "Most Likely to Not Pay Attention" award earlier this week at a school assembly.

Nicole Edwards'   ... Read More

Girl with rare disease singing “Overcomer” in viral video meets Grammy winner behind song

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Earlier this year, 4-year-old Leah Carroll, a California child who has a rare blood disease, lifted spirits worldwide when her rendition of the song "Overcomer" by Grammy winner Mandisa went viral.

But   ... Read More

Single father creates a safe haven for children with autism to play together online

Stuart Duncan(TIMMINS, Ontario) -- A single father quit his job to operate a Minecraft server specifically for children and adults with autism to play the popular multiplayer game with each other, and ended up creating an online community and   ... Read More

Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Mosquito bites aren't just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year.

A new study published Friday in   ... Read More

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