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  • Tired? Here’s why one-third of women in their 40’s and 50’s are sleep-deprived

    A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics states that one-in-three middle-aged women are not getting enough shut-eye. The study focused on women in their 40’s and 50’s, and found that sleeping patterns change drastically when women are approaching menopause. The report states that post-menopausal women are least likely to wake up feeling refreshed in the morning due to changing hormones. Hormone changes can drastically affect the ability for women to fall asleep and stay asleep. Sleep experts […]

  • 16-year-old girl murdered one year after reuniting with birth mother accused in her death

    OZARK COUNTY, Mo. –  A Missouri mother has been charged with murdering her teenage daughter after the girl’s teeth and bone fragments were found in a pile of ashes near their home. Ozark County deputies arrested Rebecca Ruud-Peat in Springfield Monday. She faces charges of murder, child abuse and abandonment of a corpse in the death of Savannah Leckie, 16. Investigators Monday night confirmed charred remains found at Peat’s home earlier this month were of Leckie. The teenager disappeared last […]

  • Alabama woman missing for a month found naked by side of the road

    BULLOCK COUNTY, Ala. – An Alabama woman who was reported missing a month ago was determined to see her loved ones again. She endured a harrowing ordeal for weeks in the woods before she was found naked by the side of the road. Her survival story is being called a miracle. Lisa Theris, 25, had been missing for nearly a month when she emerged from the wood line on Highway 82 over the weekend and was spotted by someone driving […]

  • Video shows BMW falling 7 stories from parking garage, crashing into SUV below

    AUSTIN – Cameras were rolling when a BMW plunged off a Texas parking deck, hitting an SUV on the ground below. The incident happened in an Austin alley last month. The driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe was turning around when he heard a noise and suddenly braked. That noise turned out to be a BMW falling seven stories from a parking garage. In the video, you can see the BMW sedan crashed into the pavement before violently bouncing into the […]

  • How to take the perfect pictures of fireworks

    When you think back on Independence Day celebrations, the fireworks are probably the thing you remember most. But when you try to capture those memories on camera, it doesn’t always work out well. There are a few things you can do to make sure your photos capture the fun of the 4th of July. First, choose your spot carefully. If you sit up wind of the fireworks, your pictures will turn out better because smoke won’t be blowing toward you, making […]

  • 12-year-old runs over 2-year-old brother in tragic accident

    ORLANDO – A 12-year-old girl accidentally ran over and killed her 2-year-old brother in Orlando, Florida Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers believe the 12-year-old sister went to start the car as the family was getting ready to leave their home, WESH reports. The 2-year-old went to the hospital in the same vehicle a little after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The child was taken to Nemours Children’s Hospital, then Osceola Regional Medical Center before he passed, officials said. Police are […]

  • Parents, your child may have a secret “Finsta” photo-sharing account

    (NBC News) – If your teen is on social media, chances are they have an account you don’t know about. “Instagram is really the big one,” says 15-year-old Ben Hinkle. It’s not uncommon for them to have more than one account on the photo-sharing app, often referred to as “finsta”. “Finstagram is a combination of fake and Instagram, it’s a secondary account people use to share more privately,” explains Suzanne Kantra of Techlicious. The secret accounts often don’t have the […]

  • School teaches dads the art of styling daughters’ hair

    LAYTON, Utah – It’s no secret most dads struggle with doing their daughters’ hair. “Hard for my dad to do even though ponytails aren’t hard for most people!” said a little girl, excited for her dad to learn the ropes of Hairstyling 101. “It doesn’t make sense to me,” her dad said. From finicky French braids to impossible ponytails, it seems big, strong hands aren’t meant to handle such delicate strands of hair. A group in Layton, Utah is trying […]

  • Study: mega doses of vitamin C could help cancer patients

    A cancer therapy, which was rejected in the 1970s, is getting a second chance thanks to researchers from the University of Iowa. Mega doses of vitamin C could help patients being treated for cancer. New research shows regular infusions of concentrated vitamin C damaged brain cancer cells without harming healthy ones. Scientists say this does not mean vitamin C is a cure for cancer, but it may improve how patients respond to chemotherapy and radiation. Most people tolerated the infusions […]

  • Study: Cases of colon cancer increasing among millennials, young adults

    WASHINGTON – Researchers have a new warning about a deadly cancer that is becoming more prevalent in younger adults and millennials. The vast majority of colorectal cancer cases, nearly 90 percent, are diagnosed in people over age 50. However, a new study finds risks are increasing steadily for younger adults. “When I go to the hospital and I’m sitting amongst 60 and 70 and 80 year olds, I get a lot of glares and looks and, ‘Why are you here? […]

  • Mom talks about walking for 30 hours through snow, wilderness to get help for family

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. – Stranded on a secluded road with heavy snow falling, one Pennsylvania mom knew she had to do something. So, she walked for 30 hours in the wilderness, through 26 freezing miles, subsisting on twigs and her urine, to get help. An unexpected turn of events Karen Klein, 46, was headed to the Grand Canyon National Park with her husband Eric and their 10-year-old son. State Road 67, which leads to the canyon’s north rim, […]