Boy Going Blind Gets Help to Fulfill Sightseeing Wish List

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_91589ecef7.jpgThaden Pierce/ABC News (NEW YORK) --  The family of a 9-year-old boy going blind and on a mission to see sights from around the world has raised thousands of dollars to fund trips to his final sightseeing wish list. Ben Pierce was born extremely prematurely and as a result his eye sight has slowly been diminishing since birth. Last year his doctors finally told Ben and his family that he was out of time and his eyesight would be gone before adulthood.

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Five Things to Know About the MERS Virus Now That It's Here

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_307ee6f7db.jpgLightwavemedia/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- A deadly SARS-like virus spreading through the Middle East has landed in the U.S., health officials said Friday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday confirmed the first U.S. case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS – a viral infection that has killed more than 100 people worldwide.

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"Divergent" Actress Shailene Woodley Thinks You Should Eat Clay

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_0b02054b55.jpgABC/Randy Holmes (NEW YORK) -- Shailene Woodley is passionate about her natural way of life. The 23-year-old Divergent star speaks with zeal about sustainable living, natural herbal remedies and homemade beauty products. "As a teenager, I started researching factory farming and genetically engineered foods and agriculture, and I found myself asking, 'What's the point of environmentalism if we keep separating ourselves from nature?'" she told the latest issue of Natural Health magazine.

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Do Infants with 'Skull Flat Spots' Really Need Corrective Helmets?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_f1a269d90c.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Twenty years ago, a so-called “Back to Sleep” campaign was initiated to encourage parents to place babies on their backs when they sleep to reduce the incidence of crib deaths. Because infants have a tendency to lie in one position, their skulls often develop a “flat spot” -- a condition that doctors in certain cases try to remedy with a helmet to round the head.

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'Till Sickness Do Us Part'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_80fd3ae37f.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) -- Marriage vows include the phrase “In sickness and in health,” but with divorce rates reportedly climbing for couples over the age of 50, researchers at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research decided to examine if a major illness could be partly to blame. The researchers focused on healthy couples in 2,717 marriages over 20 years where both spouses were healthy at the start of the study.

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