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South Carolina parents shocked by their 14-pound newborn

Courtesy Arthur Keisler and Cindy Richmond(LEXINGTON, S.C.) -- When Cindy Richmond gave birth to her son, she had no idea he’d break records.

Her newborn, Colin Austin Keisler, weighed a whopping 14 pounds.

“I make ‘em big,” the proud   ... Read More

Nine senior citizen couples renew their vows at senior care center

Carolina SeniorCare/Lexington, North Carolina(LEXINGTON, N.C.) -- Love was in the air for nine senior citizen couples who renewed their wedding vows on June 22.

The special event was organized by Carolina SeniorCare in Lexington, North Carolina.

“It was wonderful   ... Read More

Principal challenges students to disconnect from devices, offers $100 incentive

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A school principal from Washington, D.C. is challenging her students to spend one day a week this summer without using any electronic devices, and is promising a reward of $100 -- of her own money --   ... Read More

Mom credits app with saving baby’s life

Emily Eekhoff(NEW YORK) -- The Iowa mom who credits a cellphone app with helping to save her daughter's life is sharing with other pregnant women what she learned from the near-death experience.Emily Eekhoff was 33 weeks pregnant when   ... Read More

Study: Over 80% of parents have made a dosing error when giving medicine to children

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More than 80 percent of parents have made at least one dosing error when administering medicine to their young children, according to a new study released on Tuesday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The study,   ... Read More

Grieving dad hears deceased daughter’s heart beat in donor recipient

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A grieving Midwestern father stopped in Louisiana this month to hear his deceased daughter's heart beat inside a donor recipient during his cycling trip from Wisconsin to Florida as part of an effort to increase funding   ... Read More

High school student turns toy into motorized scooter for girl unable to walk on her own

Lynn Brochu(HINESBURG, Vt.) -- A 4-year-old girl with limited mobility has a new set of motorized wheels, thanks to a high school inventor.

Miley Brochu was all smiles and pure awe recently when she got to take her powered   ... Read More

CBO estimates 22 million more uninsured by 2026 under Senate health plan

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million more people will be uninsured by the end of the next 10 years under the Senate Republican health care plan than under current law, with 15 million more uninsured   ... Read More

Model Christy Turlington Burns aims to make childbirth safe all over the world

Victoria Thompson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Christy Turlington Burns is one of the most successful models of all time.

She’s graced nearly 1,000 magazine covers, been the face of countless brands and cemented her ‘90s icon status when she appeared   ... Read More

Senate Republicans to reveal revised health care bill later Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A revised version of the Senate Republican health care bill will be released later Monday, a Senate GOP aide told ABC News.

Senate GOP leadership hopes to hold a vote on the bill this week, before lawmakers   ... Read More

“Motivated” with Mara Schiavocampo: Do you even need exercise?

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to weight loss, there is often a dispute on whether exercise or diet is most important.

ABC News’ Mara Schiavocampo sat down with obesity expert Dr. Louis Aronne and trainer Noah Neiman   ... Read More

Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Rand Paul, one of the key Republicans senators in the ongoing health care battle, said on Sunday that his party has "promised too much" with trying to fix the health care system and assuring that   ... Read More

Toddler with rare genetic disorder isn’t letting his stroller hold him back

iStock/Thinkstock(GULFPORT, Miss.) -- A 1-year-old boy diagnosed at birth with a rare genetic disorder isn't letting that -- or his stroller -- hold him back.

Josiah Washington can be seen in two videos that have gone viral walking out   ... Read More

Teen celebrates mom beating cancer in four months

Courtesy Wendy Freden(TYLER, Texas) -- A Texas teen celebrated her mother beating cancer last week by sharing triumphant photos from the day doctors told her she no longer had evidence of cancer in her body.

Cameron Stokes shared photos   ... Read More

Fifth Republican senator comes out in opposition to health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a "discussion draft" of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party's ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Five Republican senators have already come   ... Read More

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South Carolina parents shocked by their 14-pound newborn

Courtesy Arthur Keisler and Cindy Richmond(LEXINGTON, S.C.) -- When Cindy Richmond gave birth to her son, she had no idea he’d break records.

Her newborn, Colin Austin Keisler, weighed a whopping 14 pounds.

“I make ‘em big,” the proud   ... Read More

Nine senior citizen couples renew their vows at senior care center

Carolina SeniorCare/Lexington, North Carolina(LEXINGTON, N.C.) -- Love was in the air for nine senior citizen couples who renewed their wedding vows on June 22.

The special event was organized by Carolina SeniorCare in Lexington, North Carolina.

“It was wonderful   ... Read More

Principal challenges students to disconnect from devices, offers $100 incentive

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A school principal from Washington, D.C. is challenging her students to spend one day a week this summer without using any electronic devices, and is promising a reward of $100 -- of her own money --   ... Read More

Mom credits app with saving baby’s life

Emily Eekhoff(NEW YORK) -- The Iowa mom who credits a cellphone app with helping to save her daughter's life is sharing with other pregnant women what she learned from the near-death experience.Emily Eekhoff was 33 weeks pregnant when   ... Read More

Study: Over 80% of parents have made a dosing error when giving medicine to children

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More than 80 percent of parents have made at least one dosing error when administering medicine to their young children, according to a new study released on Tuesday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The study,   ... Read More

Grieving dad hears deceased daughter’s heart beat in donor recipient

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A grieving Midwestern father stopped in Louisiana this month to hear his deceased daughter's heart beat inside a donor recipient during his cycling trip from Wisconsin to Florida as part of an effort to increase funding   ... Read More

High school student turns toy into motorized scooter for girl unable to walk on her own

Lynn Brochu(HINESBURG, Vt.) -- A 4-year-old girl with limited mobility has a new set of motorized wheels, thanks to a high school inventor.

Miley Brochu was all smiles and pure awe recently when she got to take her powered   ... Read More

CBO estimates 22 million more uninsured by 2026 under Senate health plan

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million more people will be uninsured by the end of the next 10 years under the Senate Republican health care plan than under current law, with 15 million more uninsured   ... Read More

Model Christy Turlington Burns aims to make childbirth safe all over the world

Victoria Thompson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Christy Turlington Burns is one of the most successful models of all time.

She’s graced nearly 1,000 magazine covers, been the face of countless brands and cemented her ‘90s icon status when she appeared   ... Read More

Senate Republicans to reveal revised health care bill later Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A revised version of the Senate Republican health care bill will be released later Monday, a Senate GOP aide told ABC News.

Senate GOP leadership hopes to hold a vote on the bill this week, before lawmakers   ... Read More

“Motivated” with Mara Schiavocampo: Do you even need exercise?

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to weight loss, there is often a dispute on whether exercise or diet is most important.

ABC News’ Mara Schiavocampo sat down with obesity expert Dr. Louis Aronne and trainer Noah Neiman   ... Read More

Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Rand Paul, one of the key Republicans senators in the ongoing health care battle, said on Sunday that his party has "promised too much" with trying to fix the health care system and assuring that   ... Read More

Toddler with rare genetic disorder isn’t letting his stroller hold him back

iStock/Thinkstock(GULFPORT, Miss.) -- A 1-year-old boy diagnosed at birth with a rare genetic disorder isn't letting that -- or his stroller -- hold him back.

Josiah Washington can be seen in two videos that have gone viral walking out   ... Read More

Teen celebrates mom beating cancer in four months

Courtesy Wendy Freden(TYLER, Texas) -- A Texas teen celebrated her mother beating cancer last week by sharing triumphant photos from the day doctors told her she no longer had evidence of cancer in her body.

Cameron Stokes shared photos   ... Read More

Fifth Republican senator comes out in opposition to health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a "discussion draft" of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party's ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Five Republican senators have already come   ... Read More

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