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Black Lab in wheelchair gets adopted and will visit children with special needs
Jun26

Black Lab in wheelchair gets adopted and will visit children with special needs

Penny Yearsley(NEW YORK) — A dog with a heart of gold has found her forever home with a family that owns a nonprofit serving people with special needs.Maggie, a black Labrador Retriever, was adopted this month by the Yearsley family of Moreno Valley, …

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Oklahoma judge OKs settlement with generic opioid maker
Jun25

Oklahoma judge OKs settlement with generic opioid maker

iStock/Moussa81(NEW YORK) — An Oklahoma judge signed off on the state’s settlement with a generic drugmaker on Monday, closing one chapter of ongoing litigation against drugmakers charged for their role in the opioid crisis.
Cleveland County District …

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Electrocuted man loses pulse for 20 minutes before ‘miraculous’ resuscitation
Jun25

Electrocuted man loses pulse for 20 minutes before ‘miraculous’ resuscitation

Adam Calaitzis/iStock(FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.) — A Michigan man survived with an incredible story to tell after being electrocuted and losing his pulse for 20 minutes before being revived by doctors.Michael Pruitt, 20, of Taylor, Mich., was electrocut…

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UK study confirms sitting too much can be deadly
Jun25

UK study confirms sitting too much can be deadly

xavierarnau/iStock(NEW YORK) — While the health benefits of exercise have been known for centuries, a new study out of the U.K. highlights just how deadly being lazy can be. In the study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Communit…

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4-year-old cancer survivor who was flower girl at donor’s wedding meets second donor
Jun24

4-year-old cancer survivor who was flower girl at donor’s wedding meets second donor

Mark Broadway Photography(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — In 2018, a toddler captured hearts around the globe after she walked down the aisle at the wedding of one of the people who saved her life.Now, 4-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick just met her second bone mar…

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Told she was too overweight to get pregnant, woman undergoes bariatric surgery
Jun24

Told she was too overweight to get pregnant, woman undergoes bariatric surgery

ake1150sb/iStock(NEW YORK) — One woman’s story is putting a spotlight on the discrimination women who are overweight may face when trying to get pregnant.After trying to get pregnant for four years, Gina Balzano, of Massachusetts, said she was told by…

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