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An 8-year-old leukemia survivor meets the woman who donated her bone marrow to save his life for the first time.
In last-minute effort, Cassidy promotes legislation that would undo central pillars of Obamacare
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A healthy male Asian elephant was born at a Belgian zoo on Tuesday in what keepers say is welcome news for their breeding program after the death of a calf last year.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, ripping windows from their fixtures and s
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescue workers scrabbled through rubble as dawn broke on Wednesday, searching for dozens of children feared buried beneath a Mexico City school, among hundreds of buildings des
The second-grader who beat leukemia met his bone marrow donor live on "GMA."
Plus, Dr. Richard Besser discusses the new medical advancements that have been made over the past five years, which may offer hope to those who need a marrow transplant.
Tapping into Florida’s booming population of seniors, Anthem Wednesday said it would buy a fast-growing Medicare Advantage plan and its network of primary care centers for an undisclosed sum.
Roberts received donor cells from her sister, Sally Ann Roberts.
(Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug to treat patients suffering from a rare genetic disease met the main goal in a late-stage study, moving the company closer to filing a marketing a
Claire Wilkinson, 38, from Brisbane, has battled the acanthamoeba keratitis parasite for a decade - despite doctors initially saying she just had conjunctivitis. Treatment has failed to kill the bug
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will miss a European Union renewable energy target by a wider margin than previously predicted, a study showed on Wednesday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than petrol cars, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying on Wednesday
A woman in Utter Pradesh, India discharged herself within a few hours after birth. Doctors say the babies, whose gender is unknown, are vulnerable because they share an umbilical cord.
In the three-minute film, sponsored by the US Government and proposed to be screened across high schools in America, the woman says how the hot dog screams in pain as she eats him.
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of building
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and headed toward Puerto
“We don’t have the resources to meet the demand through the public system of care. I wish we did."

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