Heavier Population Means Bigger Horses for Riders

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_b4a19fb328.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A weightier population is forcing dude ranches to turn to draft horses that can accommodate heavier tourists. Some owners say there's been a "significant change in people getting larger." Russ Little of Dry Ridge Outfitters in Idaho has noticed the difference in size, and of his 45 horses, eight are of the sturdier breed.

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Ryan Lewis’s Mom Opens Up on Living Decades with HIV

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_00ab899f9e.jpgMichael Kovac/WireImage (NEW YORK) -- Musician Ryan Lewis is spearheading a fundraising effort to build medical centers around the world to provide comprehensive health care and specialized HIV/AIDS treatment for the needy, and it’s all because of one case that hits very close to home. Lewis, who is one half of the hit rap duo, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, says his mother, Julie Lewis, has been HIV positive since she gave birth to her first child 30 years ago.

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Family Raises $500K in 15 Days to Research Daughter’s Deadly Disease

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_d75dad7477.jpgCourtesy ONeill Family (NEW YORK) -- When the O’Neill family threw themselves into fundraising to save 4-year-old Eliza from the fatal disease she was born with, they never guessed their viral video would reach people all over the world. They certainly never guessed that their online plea would raise more than $500,000 in two weeks when it had taken six months to raise $250,000 through local fundraisers. “It’s been fabulous,” Eliza’s father, Glenn O’Neill, told ABC News.

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How "Will & Grace" Actress Debra Messing Lost 20 Pounds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_973e254acf.jpgBruce Glikas/FilmMagic (NEW YORK) -- Debra Messing has never looked anything less than drop-dead gorgeous. You would never know it, but the Will & Grace icon, 45, recently made an effort to eat better for her health and it's definitely paid off big time. "About two to three years ago, I made a very, very big change the way I approach nutrition," she told ABC News. "I think it made a big difference in how I look or at least how I'm perceived to look."

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Low-Fat Doughnuts Really Do Exist

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_6775f8a379.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- If you could eat doughnuts without the guilt, would you? Turns out, you can, almost. And there's still a pinch of guilt, but only about one-fourth of the guilt you would experience after eating a typical doughnut. Holey Donuts, the online-only doughnut shop, is about to open its first retail location in New York City. The store opens next month, but ABC News staffers got to sample a variety of the low-fat doughnuts fresh from the still-unopened store in a very unofficial, unscientific taste test.

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