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Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'

Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'

Originally posted 07/02/2015 12:30PM

On Aug. 9, 2013, Jordan Greer was finishing up football practice when the entire left side of his body suddenly went numb.

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Seventh Shark Attack Reported in North Carolina – Witness Says He Saw a 'Trail of Blood From Water to Sand'

Seventh Shark Attack Reported in North Carolina – Witness Says He Saw a 'Trail of Blood From Water to Sand'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 04:30PM

On Wednesday, a 67-year-old man was attacked by a shark in North Carolina, marking the seventh shark attack in recent weeks.

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California Now Has One of the Strictest School Vaccination Laws in the Country

California Now Has One of the Strictest School Vaccination Laws in the Country

Originally posted 07/01/2015 03:45PM

In the wake of the measles outbreak at Disneyland last year that infected 117 people, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday which requires almost all California schoolchildren to be fully vaccinated in order to attend private or public school.

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47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Hailed as a Hero: 'He Kept It from Getting Close to the Kids'

47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Hailed as a Hero: 'He Kept It from Getting Close to the Kids'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 01:00PM

A 47-year-old man who was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast on Friday is now being called a hero.

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47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He Punched Shark in the Head

47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He Punched Shark in the Head

Originally posted 06/29/2015 01:55PM

Patrick Thornton was swimming in the ocean with his young son in Avon, North Carolina, on Friday when he thought he was bit by a crab.

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Husband of Georgia Mom Who Underwent Triple Amputation After Catching Flesh-eating Bacteria: She's Been Able to 'Fight Through' the Fear

Husband of Georgia Mom Who Underwent Triple Amputation After Catching Flesh-eating Bacteria: She's Been Able to 'Fight Through' the Fear

Originally posted 06/28/2015 02:10PM

A Georgia mother and former Marine has cleared two major hurdles for recovery after weeks battling the effects of a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection, her husband tells PEOPLE.

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Teen Boy Is Sixth North Carolina Shark Attack Victim This Month

Originally posted 06/28/2015 12:30PM

A 17-year-old boy is reportedly in stable condition after receiving multiple injuries from a shark bite while swimming off the North Carolina coast Saturday – the sixth shark bite victim in the state this month.

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'Drugged' and 'Blessed' Jimmy Fallon Tweets About Hand Surgery: 'I'm Doing Well'

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'Drugged' and 'Blessed' Jimmy Fallon Tweets About Hand Surgery: 'I'm Doing Well'

Originally posted 06/26/2015 07:30PM

Here's hoping Jimmy Fallon can write on-air thank-you notes again in no time.

Though he canceled Friday's Tonight Show after undergoing surgery on his hand, the host let fans know he's doing okay with a series of Tweets.

So how did Fallon, 40, hurt himself?

"Tripped and caught my fall (good thing)! Ring caught on side of table almost ripped my finger off (bad thing)," he Tweeted, adding the hashtags #drugged and #blessed.

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Husband Plans Second Wedding for Wife Who Lost Memory in Car Crash: 'She Deserves Everything and More'

Husband Plans Second Wedding for Wife Who Lost Memory in Car Crash: 'She Deserves Everything and More'

Originally posted 06/26/2015 04:20PM

Justice Stamper can't remember the most special milestone in her life – her wedding day, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Jimmy Fallon Rushed to Hospital After Hand Injury – Tonight Show Friday Episode Canceled

Jimmy Fallon Rushed to Hospital After Hand Injury – Tonight Show Friday Episode Canceled

Originally posted 06/26/2015 12:40PM

Jimmy Fallon has been hospitalized following a hand injury, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

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