Category Archives: Alexandria Hein

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him

The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body. Continue reading

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Man learns he’s a donor match for fiance hours after proposing

A recently engaged couple discovered they are the perfect match in more ways than one when a call came just hours after Aldo Cataldi popped the question, informing him that he was qualified to donate his kidney to his fiancé. Continue reading

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Mom with sleep disorder claims she once unknowingly purchased a full-sized basketball court

A mother of three who said her online shopping habits while sleeping have nearly driven her to a life in debt has finally received a diagnosis for the disorder. Continue reading

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Nurse recorded comforting patient with touching rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’

A heartfelt moment between a nursing student and her patient was captured by another patient, who then shared it with the ailing 87-year-old’s grateful family. Continue reading

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ABC News’ Jennifer Ashton on learning to cope, grow after ex-husband’s shocking suicide

Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC’ News’ chief medical correspondent, personally knows the harrowing toll that suicide takes on loved ones and survivors left behind after her physician ex-husband took his life in Feb. 2017. Continue reading

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Woman develops ‘grapefruit’-sized hematoma after landing on jet ski handlebars

An unnamed woman’s vaginal injury was documented in a medical journal after she sought help for a massive hematoma on her vulva that developed after she fell off her jet ski and landed on the watercraft’s handlebars. Continue reading

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Devastated family says reaction to pollen triggered teen’s fatal asthma attack

A teen who was celebrating the end of his exams with friends in a park later suffered a fatal asthma attack that his family says was triggered by a severe reaction to pollen. Continue reading

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Mom fitted with pacemaker at age 32 says she used to drink 6 energy drinks per day

A mother of three is speaking out about the potential dangers of consuming energy drinks after she began suffering from blackouts and was fitted with a pacemaker at age 32. Continue reading

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Diplomat who developed mysterious symptoms in China to donate brain for research

A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research. Continue reading

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Mom says pregnancy saved life after emergency appendix surgery revealed rare cancer

A 34-year-old mother of two who underwent surgery for suspected appendicitis says that if it wasn’t for her growing fetus, she would have never known a rare cancer was causing her pain. Continue reading

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Dad left completely paralyzed after stroke triggers rare locked-in syndrome: ‘Like being buried alive’

A 50-year-old man left paralyzed from a devastating stroke is completely aware of the environment around him, but can no longer eat, talk or move after the episode triggered a rare syndrome that leaves patients feeling “buried alive.” Continue reading

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Nursing student born with massive birthmark caused by rare disorder undergoes life-changing surgery

A 37-year-old nursing student from Iran who spent years of her life in and out of doctors’ offices and enduring callous remarks from strangers is rebuilding her life in New York after undergoing life-changing surgery on a birthmark that was taking over… Continue reading

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Iowa veteran, 20, marries girlfriend hours before cancer death

An Army veteran from Iowa received his final wish to marry the love of his life just hours before he tragically died at the age of 20 from liver cancer. Continue reading

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Kentucky teen at center of vaccination lawsuit comes down with chickenpox, report says

The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has allegedly come down with the chicken pox. Continue reading

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Mom suing Etsy, teething necklace maker over son’s 2016 daycare strangulation death

 A California mother who spent a year and a half fighting in court on behalf of her son who was found unresponsive at his daycare and later died has filed a separate lawsuit against online retailer Etsy, and the Lithuanian makers of a teething necklace… Continue reading

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Parents’ plea to help infant born with brain sticking out of nose

A family in Pakistan is desperate for surgeons to save their infant son whose brain is growing out of his nose. Continue reading

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Tyson to install metal-detecting X-ray machines after chicken recall

Tyson Foods Inc. says it will install metal detecting devices to ensure product safety following a recall of nearly 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips over consumer complaints of contamination. Continue reading

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Siblings with rare genetic disorder receive new kidneys on same day from same donor

A pair of Texas siblings born with a rare genetic disorder got the call they needed recently when they found out a deceased donor could provide them both with life-changing kidneys. Continue reading

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Canadian man hit Seattle’s tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say

Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles. Continue reading

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Teen critically injured while playing ‘choking game’ donates organs, mom says

The family of an Indiana teen who was critically injured while allegedly attempting a “choking challenge” he saw online said that he donated his organs on Monday afternoon. Continue reading

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