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Senate Republicans to reveal revised health care bill later Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A revised version of the Senate Republican health care bill will be released later Monday, a Senate GOP aide told ABC News. Senate GOP leadership hopes to hold a vote on the bill this week, before lawmakers head home for the Fourth of July recess. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. …read more

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“Motivated” with Mara Schiavocampo: Do you even need exercise?

ABC News(NEW YORK) — When it comes to weight loss, there is often a dispute on whether exercise or diet is most important. ABC News’ Mara Schiavocampo sat down with obesity expert Dr. Louis Aronne and trainer Noah Neiman to tackle this topic for the first episode of ABC News’ new health and wellness podcast, Motivated. There is no denying …

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Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Rand Paul, one of the key Republicans senators in the ongoing health care battle, said on Sunday that his party has “promised too much” with trying to fix the health care system and assuring that the cost of premiums will be lowered. “They’ve promised too much. They say they’re going to fix health care and premiums …

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Toddler with rare genetic disorder isn’t letting his stroller hold him back

iStock/Thinkstock(GULFPORT, Miss.) — A 1-year-old boy diagnosed at birth with a rare genetic disorder isn’t letting that — or his stroller — hold him back. Josiah Washington can be seen in two videos that have gone viral walking out of his stroller as he tries to get his hands on toys at a local toy store in Gulfport, Mississippi. The …

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Teen celebrates mom beating cancer in four months

Courtesy Wendy Freden(TYLER, Texas) — A Texas teen celebrated her mother beating cancer last week by sharing triumphant photos from the day doctors told her she no longer had evidence of cancer in her body. Cameron Stokes shared photos on Twitter of her mom walking out of Texas Oncology-Tyler in Tyler, Texas, while wearing boxing gloves — and a huge …

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Bride returns on wedding day to hospital where she beat leukemia

Top Photo Group/Thinkstock(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — Like many brides, Kierstynn Foster Rozema chose to celebrate her wedding day with her family and friends. But she also spent it with the doctors who saved her life when she was diagnosed with leukemia as a teenager. Rozema; her groom, Daniel Rozema; and their entire wedding party arrived in a white limousine and …

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Daughter surprises mother with pregnancy announcement disguised as birthday cake

Hillary Hinrichs(ST. LOUIS) — A St. Louis woman surprised her mother with the best birthday president ever: a delicious cake and the news she was going to be a grandma. Terry Overfelt’s daughter, Hillary Hinrichs, shocked the entire family by announcing her pregnancy in a message written on her mother’s birthday cake: “Happy birthday, ya stupid lookin’ grandma,” which she …

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Oklahoma attorney general charges doctor with five counts of second-degree murder

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma attorney general has charged a 67-year-old doctor with five counts of second-degree murder, accusing her of prescribing excessive amounts of “dangerous” medications to patients “without legitimate medical need” and causing the deaths of at least five patients. The charges were filed in the District Court of Oklahoma County against Regan Nichols, an osteopathic physician in …

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Fifth Republican senator comes out in opposition to health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a “discussion draft” of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party’s ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Five Republican senators have already come out in opposition to the Senate bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, jeopardizing its passage. Critics on both sides of the …

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Child battling rare brain cancer becomes honorary cop for a day

WPVI-TV(EVESHAM, N.J.) — The newest member of the Evesham Police Department was sworn in on Thursday, and the rest of the force couldn’t help but smile. Four-year-old Chase Gilchrist has been battling a rare brain cancer and it was his dream to get to be a cop for the day, his family told ABC station WPVI-TV. Officers in Evesham, New …

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