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Oscar nominated Natalie Portman won’t attend Academy Awards ‘due to pregnancy’

Steve Granitz/WireImage via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Despite being nominated for an Academy Award, Natalie Portman won’t be attending the ceremony Sunday. A rep for the actress told ABC News that the Jackie star would like to attend the show, but can’t because of her pregnancy. The Oscar winner and her husband Benjamin Millepied announced they were expecting their second …

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Couple keeps pregnancy a secret for 9 months, surprises grandma

Tannin Pease(NEW YORK) — A grandmother got the surprise of her life Saturday when her son and daughter-in-law revealed they were expecting — just two days before the baby was born. Tannin Pease of Roy, Utah, captured the moment when his mom, Carolynn Pease, learned she was going to be a grandma for the 11th time. “Speechless,” Tannin Pease told …

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Bush daughter scheduled to headline Planned Parenthood fundraiser

Jemal Countess/Getty Images(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Former President George W. Bush’s daughter, Barbara Pierce Bush, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for a Planned Parenthood fundraiser next week. On Wednesday, Bush, 35, will headline Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas’ annual Forth Worth luncheon, according to an announcement from the women’s health organization. The older Bush daughter has publicly supported …

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Husband works out with fake belly to see what it’s like for his pregnant wife

Remy Biase/Remy Photography(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) — One thoughtful husband worked out with a fake pregnancy belly to better understand what it was like for his pregnant wife to head to the gym with him. Kristin Milchuck, who is 9 months pregnant, heads to the gym every morning six days a week with her husband Blake Milchuck. While the two were working …

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Your Body: High intensity workouts

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Three members of the University of Oregon football team were recently hospitalized following what’s been described as a “grueling workout.” We’re talking about something called rhabdomyolysis. This type of injury involves muscle trauma or injury, which then causes a leaking of the main protein in muscles into the blood, which — …

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Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — The rate of fatal drug overdoses in the U.S. more than doubled since 1999, outpacing suicide and car accidents in 2015 as a cause of death, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC researchers examined data from the National Vital Statics System to see the effects of drug trends across the …

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Eleven-year-old boy recovering after being stung by bees 400 times

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — The good news: an Arizona boy is happily buzzing around after being stung angry bees. Four hundred times. ABC News affiliate KNXV-TV reports that Andrew Kunz, 11, of Safford, is swollen and covered in bee stings but otherwise OK after his misadventure. Petrea Kunz, his grandmother, said Andrew was out in the desert with a friend Monday shooting …

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Photographer captures childbirth in hospital parking lot

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Noah Parker van Rhyn Strunk was born exactly on his due date, Feb. 22, but he came into the world in a most unconventional way — in the parking lot of the hospital where he was supposed to be born. His parents, Noah and Lauren Strunk, left their Jacksonville Beach, Florida, home around midnight on Wednesday for …

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Kindergartners deliver Keep a Baby Warm boxes to newborns in need

Gretchen Hertler McInvale (NEW YORK) — A kindergarten teacher and her class are helping mothers who may struggle to afford necessities for their newborns. Teacher Gretchen Hertler McInvale leads her students at Spencer Elementary School in Middletown, Connecticut, in assembling boxes of donated necessities for babies and taking them to nearby Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford. “It …

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