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Woman With Engineered Vagina Says She Has ‘Normal Life’

Woman With Engineered Vagina Says She Has ‘Normal Life’

iStock/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) — A woman who took part in a ground-breaking study in which scientists were able to use her cells to engineer lab-grown vaginas is speaking about the procedure that changed her life.
The unnamed woman was one of four s…

Thirteen-Pound Baby Waldo Wows Parents

Thirteen-Pound Baby Waldo Wows Parents

iStock/Thinkstock(DREXEL HILL, Pa.) — An expecting couple got an unexpected surprise when their newborn weighed a whopping four pounds more than expected.
Waldo James Mysterious Dwyer was born by C-section on Monday weighing 13 pounds, 8 ounces, …

‘Pee Parties’ Latest Baby-Making Trend

‘Pee Parties’ Latest Baby-Making Trend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Conception has gone social. Pee parties — also known as POAS, or Pee on a Stick Parties — are the latest way women are taking what was once a very private moment very public. The trend was first spotted by BabyCenter.co…

Why ESPN Anchor Refuses to Let Cancer Win

Why ESPN Anchor Refuses to Let Cancer Win

Rich Arden/ESPN(NEW YORK) — Stuart Scott is an ESPN original and the man GQ magazine once said put the hip-hop in sportscasting.When the Sportscenter anchor is not at ESPN’s studios, he can be found once or twice a month practicing mixed-martial…

Rise in Women Using Surrogates for Social Reasons

Rise in Women Using Surrogates for Social Reasons

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For most women, carrying their own baby is the ultimate joy. More and more women, however, are turning to surrogates to carry their babies, not because they cannot conceive, but because they do not want to.It’s a tr…

Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously ‘Allergic’ to Her Own Sweat

Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously ‘Allergic’ to Her Own Sweat

Courtesy Caitlin McComish(NEW YORK) — Caitlin McComish, a promising collegiate soccer player, set out for a run in her hometown of White House, Ohio, in May 2013 when she began to have trouble breathing and went into life-threatening anaphylactic shoc…

Drinking Coffee When You’re Tired May Keep You Honest

Drinking Coffee When You’re Tired May Keep You Honest

TongRo Images/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — Caffeine as the ultimate truth serum? It certainly seems to make people less inclined to be dishonest when they feel tired, according to three professors from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagl…

Many Looking Forward to New Scientific and Tech Breakthroughs

Many Looking Forward to New Scientific and Tech Breakthroughs

AlexRaths/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Advances in science and technology are moving faster than people can keep up with, but in spite of feeling overwhelmed by the complexity of everything, Americans are pretty optimistic about the way things are headed….

Food Texture Can Fool People

Food Texture Can Fool People

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Food texture is probably not high on the list of what people think about when they enjoy a meal.Yet, somehow, there’s a perception that when a food is either hard or rough, it must contain fewer calories than sof…

Laziness Could Be Hereditary

Laziness Could Be Hereditary

KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, Mo.) — You might be lazy but perhaps, you’re not to blame. Instead, blame your parents. Or your grandparents. Or maybe go back all the way to when your family tree first sprouted.That seems to be the ta…

Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster

Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Heart-wrenching photos of families mourning loved ones lost in a South Korean ferry disaster capture what some experts say is a helpful process: group grieving.At least 25 people are dead and 271 are missing fro…

Alexa Ray Joel Opens Up About Collapsing Onstage

Alexa Ray Joel Opens Up About Collapsing Onstage

Mike Coppola/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Alexa Ray Joel is doing fine since collapsing onstage while singing to a sold-out crowd at New York City’s Cafe Carlyle recently.“I’m doing fine. I’m great, and I’m standing,” t…

Paralyzed UK Veteran Walks Again with Exo-Skeleton

Paralyzed UK Veteran Walks Again with Exo-Skeleton

Zoonar RF/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Kevin Ogilvie thought he would never walk again after he was left paralyzed from the chest down in an explosion while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.Ogilvie, a member of the Royal Air Force Regiment, was injured when t…

FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer

FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A Boston couple behind a campaign to stop doctors from performing a controversial surgical procedure is applauding a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning against doctors performing the procedure, called laparos…

Children’s Dreams Come True One Picture at a Time

Children’s Dreams Come True One Picture at a Time

File photo. iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — Junaisy Vargas, 6, has a lot of wishes in life — No. 4 seems the most impossible.“I want to be a mermaid. That’s my wish,” she said.Junaisy of Las Vegas has Ewing’s Sarcoma, a bone m…

School Flier Counsels Kids Not to Rat Out Bullies

School Flier Counsels Kids Not to Rat Out Bullies

Ziviani/Thinkstock(LINCOLN, Neb.) — A Nebraska elementary school has apologized for passing out a flier containing nine questionable rules for dealing with bullies. Rule No. 7 is “Do not tell on bullies.”Josh Mehlin, a parent who has child…

What Led to Former “DWTS” Co-Host’s Cancer Diagnosis

What Led to Former “DWTS” Co-Host’s Cancer Diagnosis

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Months before former Dancing with the Stars co-host and ET correspondent Samantha Harris received a diagnosis of breast cancer, the TV personality had a mammogram and got an “all clear” from her doctor.The mother-of-tw…

How Christina Milian Co-Parents with Ex-Husband

How Christina Milian Co-Parents with Ex-Husband

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Christina Milian is a chart-topping R&B and hip-hop star best known for hits like “Dip It Low” and her star run on Dancing With the Stars. It is a much more personal role, however, that means the most to Milian: be…

Conjoined Twins See Sunlight for the First Time

Conjoined Twins See Sunlight for the First Time

Medical City Children’s Hospital(DALLAS) — A pair of formerly conjoined twins were finally able to go outside and see sunlight for the first time, more than seven months after they had surgery to be separated.Owen and Emmitt Ezell were born joined fro…

Alicia Silverstone’s Son Has ‘Never Had a Drop of Medicine’

Alicia Silverstone’s Son Has ‘Never Had a Drop of Medicine’

MJ Kim/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Alicia Silverstone has long been a proponent of attachment parenting. Now, she has written a book about it.
In The Kind Mama, Silverstone opens up about raising her nearly 3-year-old son, Bear.”He’s never been sick-sick…

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