‘I wasn’t ready to die,’ Vegas victim says from hospital bed

Tubes connecting to veins in her arms, Natalie Vanderstay clutches a pillow to her stomach, over the spot where a bullet entered her body. Blankets cover the leg that was ripped apart, doctors believe by shrapnel. The 43-year-old Los Angeles nurse can hardly believe she's alive. In the past 48 hou
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Low-Income Pregnant Women Need Help In Indiana, And This Group Offers It

As first-time mom-to-be Ashley Crawford made her way into a pregnancy support group meeting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, several months ago, social worker Jackie Martinez recalls being surprised by the 32-ounce cup of sweetened iced tea the 30-year-old held in her hand. “She had this great energy and w
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UK rejects terminally ill man’s request to die

Britain's High Court has rejected a terminally ill man's request to be killed with medical help. In a ruling on Thursday, three judges turned down Noel Conway's request for assisted suicide. Conway, 67, has motor neurone disease and has been given less than six months to live. Conway had applied t
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Chris Brown’s Baby Mama Is Intimidating Me So I Won’t Testify in Child Custody

Nia Guzman is on a mission to intimidate an ex-friend who says she's a witness in the custody battle with Chris Brown ... at least according to the woman.The ex-friend, Skakur Sozahdah, is requesting a restraining order against Brown's baby mama -- and in the docs she says Nia's been parking in fron
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Complicated recovery awaits victims injured in Vegas attack

Their concert turned into a siege, and now their lives may become a battle. The staggering count of people injured in the shooting at a Las Vegas music festival means their recoveries are likely to be as varied as the victims themselves. Some injuries are as simple as broken bones, others gunshot
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UN: More should have been done to fight cholera in Yemen

The World Health Organization's emergencies chief says the agency could have acted faster and sent more vaccines to fight a massive, deadly surge of cholera cases in war-battered Yemen this year. Dr. Peter Salama still expressed optimism that "we are turning (the) corner" on the preventable, water
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Angelina Jolie’s doctor shares top 10 breast cancer prevention tips

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a renowned surgical breast care specialist -- and the doctor of Angelina Jolie -- discussed what to know about the recent advancements made in the battle to fight the disease that affects approximately one in eight women. Dr. Kristi Funk, the founder of t
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Americans win Nobel medicine prize for circadian rhythm work

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body's daily rhythms. The laureates are Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young. Rosbash is on the faculty at Brandeis University, Young at Rockefeller University and Hall has
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Officer’s death intensifies scrutiny of herbal supplement

Matt Dana was known around the Adirondack Mountain town where he grew up as a promising young police sergeant who worked hard to root out narcotics dealers. So it came as a shock to friends and co-workers when he died suddenly this summer and an autopsy attributed it to an overdose. It wasn't from
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Childhood cancer survivor returns to hospital as nurse more than 20 years later

This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a dream finally realized for the 24-year-old, two-time childhood cancer survivor from Atlanta. Brown is not just any new nurse at the AFLAC Cancer Center though, she's also a former patient there. Teacher snaps
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