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How I Performed 1,000 Burpees... Almost Effortlessly

Ed Tseng | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

The zone is something that every athlete has experienced, but for most people, it is an elusive "x" factor that only comes around on rare occasions. And especially rare when it has to do with burpees.

The Moving Story of a Real-Life Miracle on 34th Street

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.17.2014 | Good News
Patrice Bendig

2013-12-18-201312171499542_10202034595899338_145275351_nthumb.jpgThis past week, I witnessed a true Christmas miracle in the early hours of Dec. 12. 2013 come true for a seven-year old little boy, right on 34th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'I Believe in Miracles'

Jay Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.

10-Year-Old Girl To Leave Hospital After Lung Transplants

AP | RON TODT | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose plight for a new pair of lungs spurred a national debate over organ transplants is going ho...

Double Lung Transplant Patient Recovering

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — The mother of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl recovering from two double lung transplants says the girl will soon move out of int...

Girl Embroiled In Legal Battle Gets New Lung

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

June 12 (Reuters) - A lung donor has been found for a 10-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who only became eligible for an adult organ transplant b...

Top 10 Children's Hospitals In America

Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents

U.S. News has released their annual report of the Best Children's Hospitals. The 10 hospitals who had the highest scores in three or more specialties ...

Mom Says Hospital Refused To Transfer Sick Baby

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 12.11.2012 | Parents

-- A woman charged with removing her baby daughter from a Pennsylvania hospital against doctor's orders says she was just trying to do right by the b...

Just Months After Getting Leg Amputated, Teen Inspires On Lacrosse Field

haddon.patch.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact

Jason Garstkiewicz has scored plenty of lacrosse goals in his young life, but the one he scored recently for his Haddonfield, N.J., travel team seems ...

WATCH: Hospital Hosts Prom For Sick Kids

Posted 05.20.2012 | Impact

After Jeff Kahan lost his son to cancer, the grieving dad decided to bring life to kids battling life-threatening diseases. He fulfills his mission...

Making New Year's Resolutions Matter

Posted 01.19.2012 | Good News

By Felicia D'Ambrosio, The Daily Good Every December 31st we latch onto the chance for a fresh start, marked by give-ups -- cigarettes, Oreos, drin...

Why A Hospital Should Deny A Transplant To A 'Mentally Retarded' Child

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Amelia Rivera is 3 years old. Born with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, doctors have told her parents that she will die in 6 months to a year without a kidney transplant. They also said that they would not perform that transplant.

CalTech Report Reveals Optimism For AIDS Protection

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK -- As scientists struggle to find a vaccine to prevent infection with the AIDS virus, a study in mice suggests hope for a new approach &ndash...

What A Guy!

E! Online | Posted 09.14.2011 | Celebrity

Seriously, is there nothing Ryan Seacrest can't do?! Earlier today, the E! News anchor (just one of his roughly half-dozen jobs we get exhausted simp...

Teen Cancer Survivor Raises $12,000 For The Hospital That Treated Her

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Inspired by her own battle with brain cancer, 13-year-old Pearce Quesnberry has dedicated herself to helping others battling the disease and promoting...