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Zion Harvey on His Favorite Thing About Being First Kid Ever to Receive Double Hand Transplant: I Can 'Wrap Them Around My Mom'

Originally posted 08/24/2016 09:30AM

Zion Harvey's world has completely changed since he became the first kid in the world to get a double hand transplant. And there's one thing that the 9-year-old is most excited about when it comes to his new hands.

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Summer Olympics 2016

TV Host Charlie Webster 'Now Conscious' After Induced Coma While Battling Malaria in Rio

Originally posted 08/18/2016 05:40PM

Sports television presenter Charlotte "Charlie" Webster has reportedly been brought out of her medically induced coma after contracting malaria in Rio de Janeiro.

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Michigan Parents Sell Everything They Own and Move Into Trailer to Save Sick Baby Daughter: 'We Still Have Hope'

Originally posted 08/18/2016 03:45PM

[CUSTOM_PLAYER_BRIGHTCOVE "5088659179001"] After selling everything they own to pay for medical care for their daughter who has several life-threatening illnesses, a Michigan couple has now moved their family of five into a trailer so that they can all be together.

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Summer Olympics 2016

Sports Presenter Charlie Webster Reportedly in Coma Battling 'Rare' Malaria Strain After 3,000-Mile Bike Ride to Rio Olympics

Originally posted 08/18/2016 08:35AM

Sports presenter Charlie Webster is reportedly in a coma at a Rio de Janeiro hospital after contracting a rare strain of malaria.

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Florida Teen with Microcephaly Meets with Gov. Rick Scott to Talk Zika Prevention

Florida Teen with Microcephaly Meets with Gov. Rick Scott to Talk Zika Prevention

Originally posted 08/16/2016 09:30AM

On Monday, the Florida Department of Health announced that there are a total of 30 locally transmitted Zika cases in the state – a rising number that has doubled over the last 11 days.

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Singer Alessia Cara Started Losing Her Hair in Elementary School: 'It Was One of the Scariest Things'

Bodywatch

Singer Alessia Cara Reveals She Started Losing Her Hair in Elementary School

Originally posted 08/12/2016 08:55AM

Alessia Cara started straightening her hair at an early age because her classmates used to tease her for her frizzy hair.

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Lara Spencer Must Have Hip Replacement Surgery at Just 47: 'I'm Terrified. It Was Embarrassing to Share'

Originally posted 08/11/2016 11:35AM

Lara Spencer will be undergoing hip replacement surgery.

On Thursday, the 47-year-old Good Morning America host opened up on air about her future procedure in order to shed light on the fact that 10 percent of hip replacement surgeries are done on people under 50 years old.

"It took me a long time," she said. "In my head I'm 27, so I really waited for a long time before I did anything about it, or told anybody, because it sounds like it's an old person's problem, and I just couldn't believe it. This is not easy, but I think it's really important to deal with whatever issue comes your way."

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Fitness Model Andrew Jones Lives with No Pulse After His Heart Was Attacked by a Virus

Originally posted 08/09/2016 12:05PM

Andrew Jones works out regularly to compete as a fitness model despite the fact that he has no pulse or functioning heart.

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Japan's Emperor Akihito Hints at Abdication over Health Concerns After 28 Years

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Japan's Emperor Akihito Hints at Abdication over Health Concerns After 28 Years

Originally posted 08/08/2016 09:35AM

Health concerns have led Japan's Emperor Akihito to address the nation for only the second time in his reign, setting the stage for his possible abdication after 28 years.

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