Mom shares inspiring note posted near scale at her first postpartum doctor visit

(LEABURG, Ore.) -- A nurse’s inspirational note left by a scale at a medical clinic has given body pride to a new mom.

Mariah Herrera, 24, stepped on the scale last month for the first time since giving birth to her 5-month-old son, ... Read More

Mediterranean diet, alkaline water linked to reduced reflux symptoms, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- Consuming a plant-based Mediterranean-style diet and drinking alkaline water may be just as effective at controlling reflux symptoms as conventional medication, according to a new study published Thursday in the Journal of the Ameri... Read More

Singer with alopecia inspires 4-year-old girl with same disease during inspirational performance

(PEMBROKE, Ill.) -- An Illinois singer with alopecia inspired one 4-year-old with the same disease while performing an inspirational song of acceptance.

Keya Trammell was onstage performing her song "Next to Blow" at Pembroke Days, an annu... Read More

4-year-old with joint condition gets dream Target birthday party

(JANESVILLE, Wisc.) -- Vinnie Natale, 4, of Janesville, Wisconsin, absolutely loves Target. The store holds a special meaning for him since he grew up associating it with happy memories as he overcame milestones in his battle with a joint condition.<... Read More

Lesbian couple welcomes babies thanks to gay donor friends

(SANFORD, Florida) -- A lesbian couple in Florida has welcomed a son and a daughter after their gay friends agreed to be their donors.

Mariely Martinez, 34, and her wife, Carla Melendez, 32, gave birth to children one month apart thanks to... Read More

Death penalty possible for man who told 911 he thought he killed wife after taking too much cold medicine

(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A North Carolina man accused of killing his wife after he told a 911 dispatcher that he thought he committed the crime after taking too much cold medicine could potentially receive the death penalty if convicted, a judge told him on... Read More

Texas mom makes fashionable matching outfits for her and toddler daughter

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- When Alexis Brown of Austin, Texas, started sewing this spring, she had no idea her hobby would turn into a booming business.

After turning an old set of sheets into matching mommy-daughter outfits this April, people were ho... Read More

Trump USDA nominee faces pushback over lack of experience

(WASHINGTON) -- A former co-chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign was nominated last month as the chief scientist at the United States Department of Agriculture, a decision that has been met with pushback ahead of his forthcoming confirmation vot... Read More