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High school senior loses 115 pounds by walking to school, changing diet

(CANTON, Ohio) -- Michael Watson, 18, battled his weight his entire life but decided to make a lasting change when he looked in a mirror his sophomore year of high school.“When I looked in the mirror I was really ready to get it done and thought, ‘I can’t just fail…... Read More

25-year-old faces rare form of ALS that took her twin, but experimental drug offers hope

(NEW YORK) -- Jaci Hermstad is fighting for her life -- against the same rare form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that claimed the life of her twin sister, Alex.This time could be different. A groundbreaking new experimental drug offers something the ALS community has never seen before: hope.The drug…... Read More

Prince William launches new mental health campaign to tackle men's well-being in grassroots soccer

(LONDON) — Prince William took a break from playing uncle Wednesday to launch a new mental health initiative alongside the U.K.'s soccer governing body, in order to improve the national conversation around men's well-being in conjunction with International Mental Health Awareness Week.The Heads Up initiative sees William's Heads Together charity…... Read More

Woman's foster dog has a part-time job learning to sniff out cancer

(NEW YORK) -- Anna Sharova is the foster mom of a 2-year-old German Shepherd named Ivey who, like any other dog, loves to play, go on walks and lounge around the house. The rest of the time, though, Ivey is on the job at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center…... Read More

What to know about yacon syrup, the natural sweetener Daphne Oz is 'obsessed with'

(NEW YORK) -- Ask anyone about natural sweeteners and you'll hear words like honey, monkfruit, stevia, molasses and maple syrup.There is another, more under-the-radar sweetener that you may start hearing more about, though. It's called yacon syrup and it comes with the approval of famous foodie Daphne Oz, who described…... Read More

Boy with spina bifida walks for first time at preschool graduation

(PROSPECT, Ohio) -- A 5-year-old who was born with spina bifida surprised his family and friends when he walked across the stage at his graduation ceremony last week.Blake Mompher's big moment was captured on video by his parents and shared on Facebook. "As soon as I saw him walk out,…... Read More

Don't wash your chicken: Culinary pro shares top safety tips to properly handle raw poultry

(NEW YORK) -- When the CDC tweeted that washing raw chicken can actually spread germs, some home cooks were shook. Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other food or utensils in the kitchen. https://t.co/QlFpd1alG3 pic.twitter.com/bLB1ofcuh7— CDC (@CDCgov) April 26, 2019 So GMA spoke…... Read More

Boy with nut allergy gets life-saving service dog after going into five-day coma

(NEW YORK) -- At a time when approximately one in 13 U.S. children are suffering from food allergies, some parents are turning to canine friends to help save the lives of their kids. In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week, which kicked off Monday, ABC News' Good Morning America is…... Read More

Third US jury finds Roundup weed killer likely caused cancer, awarding couple $2 billion

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- In a bombshell verdict, a couple in California have been awarded more than $2 billion in punitive damages in their civil case against Monsanto, after accusing the maker of Roundup weed killer of causing their cancer.Alva Pilliod and wife Alberta of Livermore, both in their 70s, were…... Read More

Duchess Meghan enters '4th trimester': What women should know about postpartum care

(NEW YORK) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is no longer pregnant -- she gave birth to a son named Archie on May 6 -- but she is still in what experts call the "fourth trimester" of pregnancy.It is a period of time where women are both recovering from birth,…... Read More

Mom of two gives kidney to 24-year-old after seeing plea written on his mother's car

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A mother has given the gift of life to a young stranger after seeing his mother's plea for an organ donor written on the back windshield of her vehicle.Starr Gardy, a mom of two from Charleston, South Carolina, gave her kidney to Daniel Jones Jr. on May…... Read More

Robin Roberts honors Selma Blair at MS gala, calling actress 'a stunning example of strength'

(LOS ANGELES) -- Selma Blair was honored at the Race to Erase MS gala Friday night in Beverly Hills, California.She has not only inspired countless others battling multiple sclerosis, but let her son, her friends and her family know they are her world and the reason for her strength.Blair and…... Read More

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia abortion law

(ATLANTA) -- The actress Alyssa Milano is calling for a sex strike to protest Georgia’s restrictive new “fetal heartbeat” law. “Our reproductive rights are being erased," the actress tweeted on Saturday. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy. JOIN ME by not having…... Read More

Mom who nearly died after childbirth has a message for moms this Mother's Day

(NEW YORK) -- Mother’s Day is always a special celebration for Alia McCants, not only because she is the mom of twin 4-year-olds but also because becoming a mom nearly cost McCants’ her life. McCants, 35, was close to becoming a statistic in what has become an alarming trend in…... Read More