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'Black Panther' and mental health in the Black community

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IMDB(NEW YORK) — Black Panther signals a revolutionary moment –- not only in its implications for Black culture, but also for Black mental health. “At a very basic level, representationRead More

Identical twin brothers propose to identical twin sisters: 'It was amazing'

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Courtesy Brittany Deane(NEW YORK) — Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2. Brittany andRead More

Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising theRead More

Here's why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing

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Stockbyte/Thinkstock(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) — Just moments before Mikaela Shiffrin, the world’s top-ranked women’s skier, clipped into her bindings on Friday for the first run in her attempt to defend herRead More

Once bullied, 11-year-old girl now inspires girls to love the skin they're in

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Nakia Bowling(NEW YORK) — Meet the 11-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur who is collecting and donating dolls of color to little girls in need, telling ABC News that she wanted toRead More

DNA kit could give parents a 'glimpse' into their potential baby's characteristics

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — DNA kits, such as those from Ancestry.com, give millions of people a peek into their genetic makeup. Now, a product called BabyGlimpse is using some of thatRead More

Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Following Wednesday’s shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead — the deadliest school shooting in fiveRead More