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3-Year-Old Battling Cancer to Be Sworn into FDNY

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A 3-year-old boy from Hawaii is to be honored by the Fire Department City of New York at the end of this month — being sworn in as a junior firefighter.Trucker Dukes was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma at a year old…

 

Yellow Fever Outbreak Called 'Serious' As Deaths Near 300

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee convened Thursday to discuss the growing yellow fever outbreak and determine whether to designate it a global health concern. Though it labeled the outb…

 

 

 

Oprah Winfrey Talks Life-Changing Weight Watchers

Discovery Communications, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Oprah Winfrey has always been honest about her struggles with weight.The media mogul, speaking to reporters Wednesday night in a phone call promoting Weight Watchers, candidly said, “I feel like I’ll be…

 

Friends of Boy with Down Syndrome Fight to Attend Same School

Tena GreenFORT COLLINS, Colo.) — When an 11-year-old boy with Down syndrome was told he would not be able to attend middle school with his friends in the fall, they went to bat for him.Brady Green’s classmates went to a school board meeting to speak a…