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Family Faces Criticism After Being Rescued at Sea with Sick 1-Year-Old Girl

Family Faces Criticism After Being Rescued at Sea with Sick 1-Year-Old Girl

Originally posted 04/08/2014 11:55AM

A 1-year-old girl who fell ill during her family's sailing voyage and was rescued 900 miles from the Mexican coast has been responding well to medication after showing salmonella-like symptoms, her aunt said Monday as she waited for a Navy warship carrying the family to arrive in San Diego.

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Texas 12-Year-Old Lost 6 Lbs., Has 'More Energy' Since Weight-Loss Surgery

Texas 12-Year-Old Lost 6 Lbs., Has 'More Energy' Since Weight-Loss Surgery

Originally posted 04/07/2014 04:00PM

Alexis Shapiro – the 12-year-old girl whose rare metabolic condition caused her to gain 151 lbs. and feel constantly hungry – is recovering well from gastric sleeve surgery, her mom tells PEOPLE.

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The Little Couple's Jen Arnold Celebrates Final Chemo Treatment | Bill Klein, Jennifer Arnold

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Jen Arnold of The Little Couple Celebrates Final Chemo Treatment

Originally posted 04/07/2014 10:00AM

Last year brought both extreme highs and extreme lows to Dr. Jennifer Arnold and her husband, Bill Klein, of TLC's hit reality show The Little Couple.

Their dreams of becoming parents finally came true when they adopted son Will, 3, from China, and daughter Zoey, 2, from India. But then, Arnold, 39, a neonatologist at Texas Children's Hospital, received the devastating news she had a rare form of cancer, which she fought to bring into remission.

The family celebrated Arnold's final chemo treatment in the hospital with cupcakes all around, shown in an exclusive sneak peek of this week's episode of The Little Couple that will air Tuesday, April 8 at 10 p.m.

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Kirstie Alley Joins Jenny Craig – Again!

Kirstie Alley Joins Jenny Craig – Again!

Originally posted 04/07/2014 08:30AM

Call it déjá vu dieting. Kirstie Alley has signed on to be a spokesperson for Jenny Craig – again.

Seven years after parting ways with the weight-loss company, the actress, 63, returns to Jenny Craig commercials after putting on 30 lbs. in the last six months.

"I was good for a while and then I wasn’t good, and the weight crept up," Alley tells PEOPLE. "Like I say in the ad, I'm not circus fat. I didn’t hugely screw up. I didn’t gain 75. I gained 30."

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Hockey Hero T.J. Oshie's Newborn Daughter Has Life-Saving Surgery

T.J. Oshie's Newborn Daughter Has Life-Saving Surgery

Originally posted 04/06/2014 11:00AM

Olympic hockey hero T.J. Oshie, who scored the overtime goals that helped Team USA beat Russia in Sochi, took on an even greater challenge when he returned home: watching over the recovery of his infant daughter, thrust into immediate surgery after her birth with a serious defect.

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Texas 12-Year-Old Who Had Obesity Surgery Is Improving Rapidly

Texas 12-Year-Old Who Had Obesity Surgery Is Improving Rapidly

Originally posted 04/06/2014 09:10AM

var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3303569274001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; Alexis Shapiro, a Texas girl who underwent obesity surgery in March, is showing signs of improvement.

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Nick Lachey Opens Up About Brother with Asperger Syndrome

Nick Lachey Opens Up About Brother with Asperger Syndrome

Originally posted 04/04/2014 08:45AM

Nick Lachey once exposed his life for the reality-show cameras, but there was one topic that was kept off limits: his brother with Asperger syndrome.

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Filed Under: Autism, Health, Nick Lachey
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Formula 1 Legend Michael Schumacher Showing 'Moments of Consciousness'

Michael Schumacher Shows 'Moments of Consciousness,' Says Manager

Originally posted 04/04/2014 07:50AM

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening," his manager says, more than three months after suffering serious head trauma in a skiing accident in the French Alps.

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Meet the Benjamin Brothers – They'll Change Your Idea of People with Autism

True Life's Brothers with Autism: 'We Have the Same Problems As Other People'

Originally posted 04/02/2014 09:00AM



Think you don't have anything in common with people who have autism?

MTV wants you to think again.

In observance of World Autism Awareness Month, the network is featuring a pair of brothers diagnosed with the disorder in a True Life documentary special.

Brad and Kenny Benjamin live with their parents in Bowie, Md., and are taking steps towards greater independence – they're learning to shop for groceries and cook their own meals, preparing to get their driver's licenses and increasing their social interaction by throwing a dinner party.

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Filed Under: MTV, Autism, Health
Watch Men Suffer Through Below-the-Belt Waxing for Cancer Awareness

Watch Men Suffer Through Below-the-Belt Waxing for Cancer Awareness

Originally posted 04/02/2014 07:45AM

Testicular cancer is no laughing matter.

This video, though, is a different story – taking a humorous approach to a very serious matter.

A Canadian group, Testicular Cancer Canada, created the clip of men suffering through some below-the-belt waxing (to facilitate examinations) to help spread awareness about the disease. What it may also spread is cringing to those who watch.

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