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Woman makes Instagram account for amputated foot

A cancer survivor from Oklahoma City has made the best of a bad situation in an interesting way. >> Read more trending stories KOKH reported that Kristi Loyall, a survivor of cancer, had problems with her right foot for six years. "I kept going to the neurologist five or six ...

Study: Japanese tapeworm found in wild Pacific salmon

Wild salmon is touted as part of a healthy diet by nutrition experts, but the results of a new study may prompt consumers to change their cooking methods. Scientists have found evidence of a Japanese broad tapeworm in samples of Pacific salmon caught in Alaska, according to a CNN report. The ...

Orkin releases list of cities with most bedbugs

A new report released Wednesday morning names Baltimore as the city with the most bedbugs in the country. >> Read more trending stories   The Maryland city moved up nine spots from its ranking last year.  Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York City and Columbus, Ohio, rounded out the top five. Atlanta (No. ...

Stop cleaning your ears, doctors say

Doctors are updating guidelines on earwax and are urging people to stop cleaning their ears. >> Read more trending stories Experts from the American Academy of Otolaryngology said cleaning ears too frequently can cause major problems. "There is an inclination for people to want to clean their ears because they believe earwax ...

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Woman gives birth to quadruplets while fighting cancer

A Tennessee woman and her husband are counting four new blessings in the New Year. Kayla Gaytan gave birth Friday to quadruplets at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. What makes the births of Lillian, Victoria, Michael and Charles even more special for Gaytan and her husband, Sgt. Charles Gaytan, ...

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Carrie Fisher presents the life achievement award on stage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)

What killed Carrie Fisher; George Michael?

Actress Carrie Fisher died Tuesday morning at age 60 after suffering a heart attack days earlier aboard a flight bound for Los Angeles, a family representative said. Singer George Michael died at age 53 on Christmas Day when, according to his manager, his heart "failed" him while lying peacefully in bed. Fisher is reported ...

Former children's hospital cancer patient becomes nurse

A nurse is giving hope to young patients in the same place where her life was saved. >> Read more trending stories   Jessica Lewis, 22, beat cancer three times as a child. Each time, she received treatment at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Lewis said it was her ...

Family hoping for miracle as daughter awaits double lung transplant

She is a long way from home, she is very sick and time is running out "In the last 10 days she's basically been on life support," said Nick O'Hara. Ashland, Massachusetts native Caitlin O’Hara was diagnosed at the age of 2 with cystic fibrosis, a disease that primarily affects ...

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 30: Lady Gaga performs during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on November 30, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Lady Gaga shares open letter about living with PTSD

After a "Today" show interview in which Lady Gaga revealed that she suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, the 30-year-old pop singer wrote an open letter to detail what it's like to live with the disorder.  >> Read more trending stories   Gaga, who alluded to being sexually assaulted at ...

Pharmacy technician Angelina Lombardo helps a customer at a Walgreens pharmacy on September 19, 2013 in Wheeling, Illinois. A December 2016 report says new legislation introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, may allow customers to buy hearing aids over the counter (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New bill would let you buy hearing aids over the counter

Millions of Americans who need hearing aids do not have them, and fewer than 20 percent of people with hearing loss are getting help. A new bill could be music to their ears.  The legislation, introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, would allow some hearing ...

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