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Man Loses 300 Lbs. Without Help, Becoming Obesity Guru

Allen Bradley has lost almost 300 pounds without surgery or medication or diet experts. Following his own meal plan, Allen is down from more...
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Free Angels Bring Hope to Thousands

Linda Richard of Beaumont, Texas, delivers small hand painted ceramic angels to people living with life threatening illnesses such as HIV/AIDS and cancer,...

Boy Gets Heart Transplant Thanks to Cell Phone

Hospital officials in Pennsylvania tried to contact a family awaiting a heart transplant. Their son's organ had arrived and he needed to get to...
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First Academy Award Winning Film Released Under A Creative Commons License (Video)

The 1997 Academy Award®-winning documentary, "A Story of Healing," has been re-released this week under a Creative Commons License, the first time in history...
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US Soldiers Volunteer Helping Iraqi Families

U.S. soldiers help to create goodwill within the hearts of Iraqis by volunteering their spare time to help families in need who are faced...
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Havana’s Operation Miracle Helps the Blind See Again

"I can see again," shouted a newspaper headline describing Cuba's new "Operation Miracle." The brainchild of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Cuban President Fidel...
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Jumbo Jet is Eye Hospital for World’s Poor

28 million people in the world are blind, yet their blindness could have been prevented, or their eyesight restored, if only they’d had access...
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Good News From Iraq

There's some good news from Iraq this month as the U.S. military celebrated the opening of remodeled schools in Kirkuk, new healthcare facilities in...

Death Rates in US Hospitals Much Improved

The largest annual study of hospital quality in America, issued this week by HealthGrades, finds death rates among Medicare patients continue to decline. The...

Dogs and Cats Can Sniff Out Cancer

Many people believe that animals can predict natural disasters, and we know service animals or household pets can forewarn their owners of imminent seizures...
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Study Shows Laughter Reducing Heart Disease Risk

In March 2005, Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore presented results for the first time that showed laughter is...

Donated Kidney Forever Bonds Former Neighbors

InsideBayArea.com and its affiliated newspapers featured these opening lines yesterday that 'said it all' with elegant prose: It's tough to...

Nerve Regeneration One Step Closer in MIT Lab

http://video.boston.cbslocal.com/global/video/videoplayer.js?rnd=841317;hostDomain=video.boston.cbslocal.com;playerWidth=385;playerHeight=288;isShowIcon=true;clipId=6839120;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=CBS.BOSTON%252Fworldnowplayer;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=fixed Christopher Reeve, a quadripelegic since his traumatic fall from a horse resulted in the severing of nerves in his spinal cord, always held...

Clicks Against Breast Cancer, and Hunger, and Deforestation, and…

My friend Katharine sent me a message that the Breast Cancer Site was having trouble getting enough people to click on their site for...

20 Muslim Inventions that Shaped Our World

1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World is an exhibition which began a tour of the UK this week at the Science...

Volvo Pledges Lifetime of New Cars for Heroes

Hope Bevilhymer from West Jordan, Utah, is "America's Greatest Hometown Hero" in the third annual Volvo for Life Awards. Her inspired work in developing...
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Healing on Her Mind; Surviving a Brain Tumor

As Cheryl Clark began a weekend horseback ride one sunny October afternoon in 1997, a time bomb went off. A violent seizure threw the...
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Woman Donates Part of her Liver to a Child She Didn’t Even Know

While the season of giving flourished in department stores, the true meaning of the word was demonstrated in a hospital in North Carolina. A...
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Cancer and Christmas Both Begin with C

We can even use holidays to enrich the soul and strengthen it for harder times, so that when those times come, as they will...
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Operation Smile Turning Disfigured Faces into Smiling Faces

In 16 years, Operation Smile has treated over 45,000 children and young adults with deformities in the U.S. and abroad, offering hope and changing...