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Kids with special needs learn to ride bikes

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WCVB(BOSTON) — Riding a bike for most kids is a rite of passage, but for kids with special needs attending the bike camp at Emerson Hospital, it’s like a dreamRead More

Junk food TV advertising likely highest when kids are watching, study says

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iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — A new study in Australia looked at how much junk food advertising kids were exposed to and the numbers were staggering. Food advertising can directly affectRead More

Woman claims doctors ignored cancer symptoms because of her weight: 'It was very scary'

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Courtesy Rebecca Hiles(NEW YORK) — A woman who alleges that she was misdiagnosed by doctors because of her weight is sharing her story. Rebecca Hiles, 28, said she was toldRead More

This California restaurant uses a color-coded system to help their staff combat sexual harassment

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Homeroom Restaurant(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Chrissel Orcino had a “code red” at one of her tables. When Orcino, a server at the Oakland, California, restaurant Homeroom, went to pick up theRead More

Man jailed for life after deliberately infecting men with HIV

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Sussex Police Department(LONDON) — A British man has been jailed for life after being found guilty of deliberately trying to infect 10 men with HIV. Prosecutors alleged that Daryll Rowe,Read More

These are the best times to exercise to lose weight

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The key to crushing your fitness goals may come down to something as simple as changing the time of your workout. If you want to run fasterRead More

Wife of wounded veteran wrote book to explain amputations and injuries to children

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Paul Morigi/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — “Someone told me daddy is gross. He isn’t gross. He is a hero,” said the oldest daughter of Michael Verardo, a wounded veteran who isRead More

Even a mild head injury increases risk for Parkinson's disease, veterans study shows

Thumbnail for 868476 YORK) — A new study shows that even a mild head injury, commonly called a concussion, makes veterans more likely to get Parkinson’s disease later on in life. ThisRead More

6-year-old boy grows out his hair for 2 years, donates 14 inches to kids in need

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Jennifer Williams(RED OAK, Texas) — One selfless 6-year-old has cut his long hair for kids in need. Daniel Williams grew his hair out for two years so another child who’sRead More

Pope Francis meets with father of terminally ill British baby denied further treatment

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images(LONDON) — The father of a terminally-ill British baby who has been denied further treatment had a private audience with Pope Francis on Tuesday, during which he askedRead More