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France to ban mobile phones in primary, middle schools starting next fall

(PARIS) -- Banning cellphones in French schools was one of the promises made by Emmanuel Macron during his campaign to become president of France last spring. Six months after he won the election, the... Read More

Sixth-graders create video to help classmate reach $1M goal for medical research

(IPSWICH, Mass.) -- From selling shoelaces to lemonade stands and bake sales, the community of Ipswich, Massachusetts, has been rallying hard to raise $1 million by the end of 2017 for sixth-grader Talia Duff.

Talia has Charcot-Marie-Tooth... Read More

Virginia warning families the state's CHIP program may 'shut down'

(NEW YORK) --  Virginia is now the latest state to start informing families enrolled in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that their coverage will be terminated unless Congress reauthorizes the popular health insurance program... Read More

How to sneak greens into your children's favorite foods

(NEW YORK) -- Can't find a way to get your children to eat their greens?

Dawn Russell, the creator of the 8Greens, a tablet supplement packed with eight powerful green health foods including kale, spinach, chlorella, blue green algae, spir... Read More

Acclaimed NY surgeon found dead in Park Avenue apartment in suspected suicide

(NEW YORK) -- An acclaimed trauma surgeon was found dead with a knife in his torso Sunday in his Park Avenue apartment, New York City police said.

Dr. Dean Lorich, 54, was the associate director of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at the Hos... Read More

Drug companies move to block law requiring advance notice for price hikes

(NEW YORK) -- Pharmaceutical companies are suing to block a new law in California that requires them to give a 60-day notice before raising prices above a certain threshold.

Signed into law in October, the legislation comes after consumers... Read More

Maria Menounos shares video taken 24 hours after brain surgery: 'I was seeing double'

(NEW YORK) -- Maria Menounos celebrated the six-month mark since she underwent brain surgery to remove a benign tumor by sharing a video taken just 24 hours after her operation.Read More

Crossing guard warms hearts giving coats to schoolchildren in need

(WILMINGTON, N.C.)-- One North Carolina woman's good deed is warming more than just hearts this holiday season.

Minnie Galloway, a well-known crossing guard at Trask Middle School in Wilmington, North Carolina, for 19 years, is being hailed an... Read More

Couple loses 400 pounds in inspirational weight loss journey

(HAUTE, Ind.) -- Lexi and Danny Reed of Terre Haute, Indiana, have lost a collective 400 pounds together in two years.

“Doing this as a couple has helped us in so many ways,” Lexi Reed, 27, told ABC News. “On days when we... Read More

Flu season off to an early start, CDC report warns

(NEW YORK) --Flu season is officially off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service.

The team of public health experts analyzed national data ... Read More

Toddler in hospice care gets chance to sit on Santa's lap for the last time

(SALT LAKE CITY) -- With the Christmas season upon us, it's easy to get lost in the to-do list of the holidays.

But for the Agnew family of Salt Lake City, Utah, a visit from a stranger provided a memory they will never forget.

... Read More