Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Dallas Hospital

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_bee32603e8.jpgJenni and David Ezell (DALLAS) -- Jenni Ezell, the mother of conjoined twins who will be released from Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas on Tuesday, said the family feels "relief, joy and elation." The Ezell twins, Owen and Emmitt, were born joined from their breastbone to their hipbones, sharing several organs, including their liver and intestines. Doctors told the Ezells their babies would probably not survive for very long. If they did, it was likely they would undergo multiple painful medical procedures.

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‘Glow’ Parties Projecting the Wrong Kind of Light?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ffe9dbc9cf.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- With throbbing lights and crowds of kids, privately promoted events known as “glow” parties are quickly becoming the go-to parties for teens across the country. The parties are billed as safe and alcohol-free events for kids as young as 16. In a new warning, however, officials say the parties, which come with up to a $40 entry fee, are not always just about music and dancing.

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Team Hoyt to Run Last Boston Marathon

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_02da8a9913.jpgAram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images (BOSTON) -- Team Hoyt has become a fixture on the Boston Marathon course, but after running it more than 30 times, the father-and-son team has decided it’s time to say goodbye. Dick Hoyt pushed his son, Rick, who has cerebral palsy, in a wheelchair for their first race in 1977. It was a five-miler, but soon the duo went on to compete in 1,100 athletic events, including more than 30 Boston Marathons.

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Mom Whose Child Died of Chicken Pox Advocates for Vaccines

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_2cefa1910e.jpgShannon Duffy Peterson (NEW YORK) -- Abby Peterson was just a few weeks shy of her sixth birthday in 2001 when she caught a severe case of chicken pox that made her so weak that she came down with pneumonia, her mother recalled. Her little body couldn’t fight against two infections and after 10 agonizing hours in the hospital, she died in her mother’s arms.

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How Fast You Grow Up Could Affect Tumor Growth

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_1291e2901d.jpgmoodboard/Thinkstock (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- It's not something anyone thinks about during their teen years but the longer it takes one to reach their full height, the greater the risk of developing certain brain tumors during adulthood. Add that to the list of adolescent worries. Study researcher Rebecca Little looked at about 2,600 people, mostly in their 50s, who either had no brain tumor, developed brain and spinal tumors called glioma or another tumor, meningioma, which forms in the brain's lining.

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