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Boy Lost in Woods Overnight Kept Warm by Puppies

  Sometimes, all it takes is some animal love -- and a dash of animal instinct -- to have a happy ending. After a nearly 15 hour search for an Alabama boy with Down syndrome, 10-year-old Ky…


Non-Hormone Treatment Found to Reduce Hot Flashes

The recent North American Menopause Society (NAMS) meeting revealed several new treatments that are going to give women a non-estrogen choice for treating hot flashes. I reported on low-dose paroxetin…


A New Non-Estrogen for Hot Flashes

I recently interviewed presenters at the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in Orlando, Florida. One new study to keep an eye on evaluated the effectiveness of a modified…


3 Sad & Beautiful Memories of 9/11 Victims (Videos)

StoryCorps is a New York-based non-profit organization that seeks to share the life stories of Americans from all types of backgrounds. They record ordinary citizens' narratives all over the count…


Back to School Bliss!

By Mallika Chopra Have to admit — the happiest person in my house right now may just be me.  Just the thought of school starting next week brings a smile to my face — oh, how wonderful it will be…


Police Cracking Down on…Kids’ Lemonade Stands?

It must have been a slow day for police in Midway, Georgia. Officers shut down a lemonade stand in the small Georgia town, saying that the kids running it needed a business license and permits - t…


LEAF Program: Inspiring Youth in Nature

By Katherine Sather  / The Nature Conservancy Do you remember your first experience in nature? This summer, urban high school students from across the country are getting their first taste of t…


Raising Olympian Gabby Douglas (Inspiring Video)

By Trace Dominguez, Discovery News This video is a spotlight on how to raise an Olympic gold medalist. Gabby Douglas's mom had to choose between denying her child access to the best coaches i…


Cat & Boy Are Best Friends (Video)

  Seven-year-old Lorcan has an anxiety disorder called selective mutism (SM), which makes it difficult for him to talk to other people outside of his home. At home, too, he has a hard time com…


NY Seniors Take to The Pool to Keep Fit

Age is nothing but a number for the Harlem Honeys and Bears. The New York-based synchronized swim team, started in 1979, consists of more than three dozen members, ranging in age from 50 to 96. Hea…


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