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Fostermom Fills In Biological Mom's Role For 19 Years; Receives Priceless Surprise Gift From Daughters On Her Birthday

Issues  8 April '17

Stepmom Fills In Biological Mom's Role For 19 Years; Receives Priceless Surprise Gift From Daughters On Her Birthday

Sisters Emily and Christina Gopear surprised their stepmom, Diana, of adoption papers ready for her to sign on her 46th birthday.

Sarah Gable

Toddler  8 March '17

Four-Year-Old's Fall An Accident? Video Reveals Day Care Worker Pushing Child Down Stairs

A four-year-old girl was deliberately pushed down the stairs by a day care worker.

Jimmy Spagnolo

School Age  10 February '17

What To Do At The End Of Chemotherapy? Celebrate By Dancing Like What This Six-Year-Old Kid Did

A boy's video celebrating the end of his chemotherapy by dancing made rounds online.

Sara Packer and Jacob Sullivan

Teens/Young Adults  9 January '17

Adoptive Mother, Boyfriend Face Charges For Death, Dismemberment Of 14-Year-Old Daughter After Making Their Rape-Murder Fantasy Into Reality

A 14-year-old teen was found dead last year and her adoptive mother and her boyfriend have been charged.

Crime Laden Camden, New Jersey Deemed Poorest City In Country By U.S. Census

School Age  26 November '16

3 Missing Perth Children Found Safe Through Public's Assistance

Three children from Perth's south reported missing earlier on Thursday have been found safe and well.

Catholic priest

School Age  27 October '16

New Jersey Priest Charged With Possessing And Disseminating Child Pornography In Pennsylvania

A New Jersey priest was arrested and charged with child pornography-related charges.

50th Anniversary Of CPR Marked In San Francisco

Health/Nutrition  27 October '16

Heart Attack Rates In America: Which U.S. Communities Have The Healthiest, Weakest Hearts?

Some cities in the United States have many residents with healthy hearts and aren't susceptible to heart attacks. Others, however, have people with weak hearts and are prone to heart attacks.

Staten Island Neighborhood Grapples With Heroin Epidemic

Health/Nutrition  25 October '16

Drug Addiction Epidemic Best Curbed By Peer Recovery Specialists? How Shared Experiences Help

Peer recovery programs introduce peer recovery coaches or specialists to drug overdose patients while they're still in emergency rooms and maintain contact with them after they get discharged. Patients develop a bond and trust these coaches because they share the same experiences.

Seven-A-Day Fruit And Vegetables Recommended Intake

Health  10 October '16

Pennsylvania Mother Imposes Strict Veganism On Son: Malnourished 11-Month-Old Had Severe Rashes & Delayed Motor Skills

An 11-month-old toddler in Pennsylvania became so malnourished, got delayed motor skills and developed severe rashes after a strict vegan diet imposed by his mother. Doctors said that the boy’s fruit-and-nut only diet pushed him to physical deterioration.

Drug overdose

School Age  6 October '16

7-Year-Old Girl Goes To School Worrying About Parents Unresponsive And Tells Bus Driver, Police Believe They Died Of Drug Overdose

A 7-year-old girl told her bus driver that she could not wake her parents up and when police went to check on them, they found them dead.

iPods Linked To Hearing Problems

Body  22 August '16

How Listening To Music Helps Treat Cancer Patients & Improve Their Quality Of Life

A study found that listening to music could lower cancer patients' need for anesthetics and analgesics. Music intervention can also diminish patients' recovery time and hospitalization.

Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City

Autism  10 August '16

‘Pokémon GO’ Succeeds In Giving Children With Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome A Sense Of Belongingness

Experts said "Pokémon GO" enhances autistic children's independence skills and helps them get exercise. They added that the game is a way for children with autism to look "outward as opposed to inward," improving their social skills.

Five People Shot, Including An Infant, On Chicago's South Side

Family Life  9 August '16

Pennsylvania Family Murder-Suicide Latest Update: Wife Planned To Leave Emotionally Abusive Husband; Money Troubles Weren’t Involved

Berks County District Attorney John Adams identified the victims as Mark Short, 40, his wife, Megan, 33, and their three children -- 8-year-old Liana, 5-year-old Mark, and 2-year-old Willow. All five family members died due to a gunshot wound.

U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Hosts Naturalization Ceremony In NYC

School  20 July '16

Student Discrimination In America: US School District Sued For Denying Education To Immigrants & Refugees

The Lancaster School District in Pennsylvania rejected at least 30 students over the course of three years and sent them to disciplinary high schools instead. The students, who have stayed in refugee camps for years, wanted the classes and services provided by traditional high schools.

Protest At Against Fracking At Lancashire County Council

Body  19 July '16

Fracking Contributes to Asthma, Exposure To Pollution & Stress Increase Children & Adults’ Need For Medical Treatment

Asthma medications and hospitalizations were more common in people living near fracking operations throughout the country. Pollution and stress associated with fracking operations could be blamed for these asthma attacks.

Toyota Issues Prius Recall Over Cooling Pump Issue

Family Life  18 July '16

Vehicular Accidents and Road Rage In The US: Nearly 8 Million American Drivers Display Anger & Aggression On The Road

Around 8 million American drivers displayed angry and aggressive acts on the road. This includes intentionally hitting another vehicle or getting out of their cars to confront another driver.

New England Towns Struggle With Opioid And Heroin Epidemic

Medicine  18 July '16

Heroin Epidemic: Ohio Sees Alarming Rates Of Addicts Combining Opioid With Other Dangerous Drugs

Addicts are combining heroin with fentanyl. This is highly dangerous because small amounts of fentanyl laced into heroin can already lead to an overdose.

West Nile Virus Mosquitoes Return Early To California

Body  6 July '16

West Nile Virus From Mosquito Bite Had Arizona Man Paralyzed, ‘Excruciating Pain,’ Experienced by Patient

Phoenix, Arizona's Nicholas Cornelius flu-like symptoms after acquiring West Nile from a mosquito bite. According to Cornelius, he felt the "most excruciating pain" and it's both the physical and mental kind.


Health/Nutrition  22 June '16

First Zika Virus Case Confirmed in Chester County, Woman Recently Traveled to Dominican Republic

The first Zika virus case has been confirmed in Chester County.

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

Body  15 June '16

New Obesity Treatment That Literally Pumps Food Out Of The Stomach Approved By FDA

The device pumps some of an obese patient's recently consumed food into the toilet. Experts said this treatment helps people eat less than their usual food consumption.

Germany Faces Aging Population

Family Life  3 June '16

Reawaken Your Inner Child: Summer Camp For Seniors Allow Old People To Relive Their Childhood Experiences

Just because you're old doesn't mean you're not allowed to enjoy summer camps anymore. These camps promise adventures to reawaken the inner child in you.

World's Top Video Game Players Compete At World Cyber Games

Behavior  31 May '16

Teenagers Are Spending Thousands Of Dollars To Gamble On Counter-Strike

Real and shocking amounts of money are being spent on online gambling. Teens spend nearly $2,000 to bet on virtual weapons on "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive."

White House Awaits New Resident

Science  25 May '16

Artificial Intelligence News & Update: UW To Host The First Of Four White House Workshops On AI

The White House is having four AI workshops to examine its pros and cons.

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