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New York Police Officers Use Eyedropper to Save Unconscious Newborn

WABC(NEW YORK) --  Two police officers on Long Island, New York, used an eyedropper to save the life of a newborn baby who was not breathing, police said.

Officers Steven Golub and Devin Humphreys of the Northport Village Police   ... Read More

Newborn Dying of Stroke Survives After Doctors Perform Surgery

iStock/Thinkstock(FARGO, N.D.) -- When he was just 9 days old, Phoenix Saulter suffered a stroke so damaging that his doctors told his parents that the newborn wouldn't survive.

"There was so much clotting and no blood leaving his brain,"   ... Read More

Newlywed Parents Carry Cancer-Stricken Toddler After Hospital Wedding

Megan Dempsey(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The image of a couple as they carry their 2-year-old child through a hospital hallway is capturing hearts across the nation.

Celia and Geff Kinzel wed this month in the chapel of Nationwide Children’s Hospital   ... Read More

Girl with Terminal Cancer Asks People to Do Acts of Kindness

Courtesy Anne Schofield(NEW YORK) -- When Becca Schofield, was told last November the brain cancer she had fought for nearly two years was terminal, the 17-year-old said she decided to create a bucket list.

When an overwhelming number of   ... Read More

Your Body: Processed Meats Especially Bad for Asthma Sufferers

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

Who doesn’t love some crispy bacon with breakfast?

Well, a recent study out of France suggests all that processed meat could be bad for pulmonary health, especially in asthma sufferers.   ... Read More

11-Year-Old Boy Becomes One of the Youngest to Get Artificial Heart

WLS(CHICAGO) -- An Illinois boy has become one of the youngest people to receive an artificial heart after recently getting the life-saving device implanted at age 11, doctors said.

Jaheim Whigham is the youngest person to be given a   ... Read More

Study: Nearly 1 in 5 Trauma Patients in Chicago Area Are Treated in Ill-Equipped Hospitals

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- With dramatic increases in shootings and homicides in Chicago in recent years, more and more patients are being taken to hospitals with traumatic injuries. However, a new study finds that many patients with traumatic injuries are being   ... Read More

Tom Price’s Last Known Plan to Replace Obamacare

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With President-elect Donald Trump pledging to "repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many have been looking for signs of what a replacement plan might look like. One clue may be a plan proposed in 2015   ... Read More

Beer Yoga Is Now a Thing

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A growing number of people are putting the "AH" in "namaste," thanks to a new workout: Beer Yoga.

Apparently having got its start at Burning Man in the States, Mashable reports the idea quickly spread back   ... Read More

Your Body: MRIs During Pregnancy May Help Spot Brain Defects

Ingram Publishing/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

It’s common for mothers to undergo ultrasounds during pregnancy. They’re used to look inside the uterus and check development of the baby. But a new study out of the   ... Read More

“GMA” Workout Wednesday: Celebrity Trainer Harley Pasternak Leads ‘Legsanity’ Routine

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak is bringing his exclusive "Legsanity" workout to a special GMA live stream.

"This workout is all about toning, tightening, sculpting an incredible lower body," he told GMA. "The lower body is   ... Read More

Illinois Brothers Welcome First-Born Children on Same Day

iStock/Thinkstock(AURORA, Ill.) — Illinois brothers Jose and Ivan Favela are used to sharing the spotlight: They announced their engagements on the same day, they married their wives, side by side, in a joint wedding ceremony, and on Sunday, they   ... Read More

Mom’s Plea for Acceptance for Son with Autism

Nicole Duggan(DUBLIN) -- One mom's New Year's resolution has been far more successful than she planned.

"I never expected it to get around Ireland, let alone get to America," Nicole Duggan told ABC News.

The Cork, Ireland, mom's Facebook   ... Read More

Hundreds of Strangers Raise Over $40K to Keep 108-Year-Old Ohio Woman in Her Assisted Living Home

Courtesy Susan Hatfield(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Hundreds of strangers have raised more than $40,000 so that a 108-year-old woman can stay in her assisted living home in Columbus, Ohio.

Carrie Lou Rausch has been living at the home, Sunrise on   ... Read More

Asthma Diagnosis Later Reversed in About 1 in 3 Adults, Study Finds

moodboard/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Although asthma is considered a chronic disease, doctors have been puzzled by its often changing nature that can makes prescribing medicine, or stopping them, tricky.

A study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical   ... Read More

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New York Police Officers Use Eyedropper to Save Unconscious Newborn

WABC(NEW YORK) --  Two police officers on Long Island, New York, used an eyedropper to save the life of a newborn baby who was not breathing, police said.

Officers Steven Golub and Devin Humphreys of the Northport Village Police   ... Read More

Newborn Dying of Stroke Survives After Doctors Perform Surgery

iStock/Thinkstock(FARGO, N.D.) -- When he was just 9 days old, Phoenix Saulter suffered a stroke so damaging that his doctors told his parents that the newborn wouldn't survive.

"There was so much clotting and no blood leaving his brain,"   ... Read More

Newlywed Parents Carry Cancer-Stricken Toddler After Hospital Wedding

Megan Dempsey(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The image of a couple as they carry their 2-year-old child through a hospital hallway is capturing hearts across the nation.

Celia and Geff Kinzel wed this month in the chapel of Nationwide Children’s Hospital   ... Read More

Girl with Terminal Cancer Asks People to Do Acts of Kindness

Courtesy Anne Schofield(NEW YORK) -- When Becca Schofield, was told last November the brain cancer she had fought for nearly two years was terminal, the 17-year-old said she decided to create a bucket list.

When an overwhelming number of   ... Read More

Your Body: Processed Meats Especially Bad for Asthma Sufferers

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

Who doesn’t love some crispy bacon with breakfast?

Well, a recent study out of France suggests all that processed meat could be bad for pulmonary health, especially in asthma sufferers.   ... Read More

11-Year-Old Boy Becomes One of the Youngest to Get Artificial Heart

WLS(CHICAGO) -- An Illinois boy has become one of the youngest people to receive an artificial heart after recently getting the life-saving device implanted at age 11, doctors said.

Jaheim Whigham is the youngest person to be given a   ... Read More

Study: Nearly 1 in 5 Trauma Patients in Chicago Area Are Treated in Ill-Equipped Hospitals

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- With dramatic increases in shootings and homicides in Chicago in recent years, more and more patients are being taken to hospitals with traumatic injuries. However, a new study finds that many patients with traumatic injuries are being   ... Read More

Tom Price’s Last Known Plan to Replace Obamacare

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With President-elect Donald Trump pledging to "repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many have been looking for signs of what a replacement plan might look like. One clue may be a plan proposed in 2015   ... Read More

Beer Yoga Is Now a Thing

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A growing number of people are putting the "AH" in "namaste," thanks to a new workout: Beer Yoga.

Apparently having got its start at Burning Man in the States, Mashable reports the idea quickly spread back   ... Read More

Your Body: MRIs During Pregnancy May Help Spot Brain Defects

Ingram Publishing/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

It’s common for mothers to undergo ultrasounds during pregnancy. They’re used to look inside the uterus and check development of the baby. But a new study out of the   ... Read More

“GMA” Workout Wednesday: Celebrity Trainer Harley Pasternak Leads ‘Legsanity’ Routine

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak is bringing his exclusive "Legsanity" workout to a special GMA live stream.

"This workout is all about toning, tightening, sculpting an incredible lower body," he told GMA. "The lower body is   ... Read More

Illinois Brothers Welcome First-Born Children on Same Day

iStock/Thinkstock(AURORA, Ill.) — Illinois brothers Jose and Ivan Favela are used to sharing the spotlight: They announced their engagements on the same day, they married their wives, side by side, in a joint wedding ceremony, and on Sunday, they   ... Read More

Mom’s Plea for Acceptance for Son with Autism

Nicole Duggan(DUBLIN) -- One mom's New Year's resolution has been far more successful than she planned.

"I never expected it to get around Ireland, let alone get to America," Nicole Duggan told ABC News.

The Cork, Ireland, mom's Facebook   ... Read More

Hundreds of Strangers Raise Over $40K to Keep 108-Year-Old Ohio Woman in Her Assisted Living Home

Courtesy Susan Hatfield(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Hundreds of strangers have raised more than $40,000 so that a 108-year-old woman can stay in her assisted living home in Columbus, Ohio.

Carrie Lou Rausch has been living at the home, Sunrise on   ... Read More

Asthma Diagnosis Later Reversed in About 1 in 3 Adults, Study Finds

moodboard/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Although asthma is considered a chronic disease, doctors have been puzzled by its often changing nature that can makes prescribing medicine, or stopping them, tricky.

A study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical   ... Read More

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