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Mom of 5 donates uterus to another woman after years of infertility setbacks

Baylor Scott & White Health(BOSTON) — Aprill Lane suffered through years of infertility struggles in the process of becoming a mom to five kids, ages 7 and under.Late last year, Lane, 39, donated her own uterus so that another woman could have the ability to conceive and carry a child.“Infertility really, aside from the physical…read more »

Second US jury finds Roundup weed killer caused cancer

NoDerog/iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — A federal jury in California found that a Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused a 70-year old man’s cancer, the second major blow for the company in a year.The six-member jury in San Francisco federal civil court unanimously concluded on Tuesday that glyphosate — Roundup’s key ingredient — was a “substantial factor” in…read more »

Travel advice for nursing and pumping moms: What you should know

tzahiV/iStock(NEW YORK) — You’re daydreaming about that beach vacation (or less-dreamy out-of-town conference). Just as you’re picturing the welcome distraction, that tight feeling in your breasts tells you it’s time to nurse or pump.Moms familiar with the stresses (and joys) of living life lactating have probably heard about the recommendations from the American Academy of…read more »

Chicago man doing well after video captured him getting transplant call

Michael DAgostino(CHICAGO) — These days, Kevin D’Agostino is doing well, working out and traveling to downtown Chicago more and more.D’Agostino, 32, plans to help his brother Michael with his job in commercial real estate and has been assisting his father, Mario, with his small business.And D’Agostino is doing it all without his oxygen tank.It’s a…read more »

Four ways to spring clean your plate this season

wmaster890/iStock(NEW YORK) — You want to eat healthier, but the question you may be struggling with is, “How?” If cooking isn’t your thing or time is hard to come by, Dawn Jackson Blatner — a registered dietitian nutritionist — is here to share tips on how to spring clean your plate and instantly make healthier…read more »

Girl gives bald American Girl dolls to young cancer patients

Valerie Fricker/Peace Love Bracelets Foundation(ALPHARETTA, Ga.) — An 11-year-old is spreading smiles by delivering bald American Girl dolls to kids fighting cancer.With help from her mom, Bella Fricker, 11, of Alpharetta, Georgia, raises money to buy the dolls and delivers them to hospitalized patients. “I’m very proud of her,” mom Valerie Fricker told ABC News’…read more »