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Binge-Watching TV Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

iStock/Thinkstock(OSAKA, Japan) — If you’re going to binge on an entire season of your favorite show, try to work in some light exercise between episodes. That is, if you don’t want to die.According to a Japanese study released Monday in th…

 

 

Boy, 6, With Cystic Fibrosis Lives Dream as Garbage Man for a Day

Make-A-Wish Foundation(RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.) — A 6-year-old California boy with cystic fibrosis is seeing his wish to be a garbage man come true thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The special day for Ethan Dean, from Rancho Cordova, California, began Tuesday morning with a surprise assembly at his elementary school.

His classmates did a great job cheering him on! Who is joining on the route today? #EthanCleansUp pic.twitter.com/eFBIBaCrXO

— Make-A-Wish of Sacto (@MakeAWishSacto) July 26, 2016

Ethan, who uses a nebulizer and takes enzymes daily to manage his condition, was greeted with his own garbage truck, aptly named “Ethan’s Garbage Truck.”

On our way to pick-up Ethan in his very own garbage truck! Hope he’s surprised! #EthanCleansUp pic.twitter.com/ZxlxdhedUF

— Make-A-Wish of Sacto (@MakeAWishSacto) July 26, 2016

Local waste management officials are now driving Ethan in his garbage truck to different stops around Sacramento, where he is met at each stop by a garbage-related superhero.

Look! Superhero reuse was here to show him around the @SacFirePIO station! pic.twitter.com/arVbbaKYKg

— Make-A-Wish of Sacto (@MakeAWishSacto) July 26, 2016

He’s a little excited to say the least! #EthanCleansUp pic.twitter.com/Ptwlwusym7

— Make-A-Wish of Sacto (@MakeAWishSacto) July 26, 2016

Ethan met the “Recycle Superhero” at the Sacramento Bee. Other stops during the day include the fire station, to meet the “Reuse Superhero,” and Frank’s Fat Restaurant, a popular restaurant where Ethan will perform a “standard trash pickup,” according to Make-A-Wish.

Ethan loved the crowd at @sacbee_news pic.twitter.com/MzTeL3biBA

— Make-A-Wish of Sacto (@MakeAWishSacto) July 26, 2016

Ethan and his garbage truck will end the day at the capitol building in Sacramento, where Ethan will be recognized for his efforts to clean up the city.

Also along for the ride is Ethan’s dad, Jason, who dressed as a garbage man for the day. Nearly 7,000 people answered a call put out by Make-A-Wish to come cheer Ethan along on his journey.

“Ethan’s wish to be a garbage man for a day is a perfect example that anyone and everyone has the ability to grant a wish,” Make-A-Wish America’s Josh deBerge told ABC News. “Today we saw a local garbage man alongside thousands from the community of Sacramento, join together to make a six-year-old boy’s wish come true.”

The mayor of Rancho Cordova gave Ethan a key to the city Tuesday morning and Ethan is scheduled to receive a proclamation from the governor’s office.

Thank you to Mayor @dmsander and for Ethan’s key to the city pic.twitter.com/w496cSTu24

— Make-A-Wish of Sacto (@MakeAWishSacto) July 26, 2016

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C-Sections, Induced Births Decline in US, Study Finds

liquidlibrary/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The rate of cesarean sections and induced births in the U.S. has declined, reversing a decades-long trend of increased rates of obstetric interventions, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the …