Colo. Woman Reportedly Breast Fed Puppy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_dbf281dbe6.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (DENVER) -- A Colorado woman says offering her breast to her new puppy was a last ditch effort when the puppy would not drink from a bottle or canine formula. The woman, who is not being identified, says the last resort occurred to her to offer the puppy her own breast when he was not taking other food. "He just wasn't taking it, I didn't know what else to do I was desperate. I just couldn't bear sitting there watching him die," she said.

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Fla. Girl, 9, Raises Money to Fight Brother's Disease Using Superhero Book

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_c936673451.jpgWZVN/ABC News (CAPE CORAL, Fla.) -- After her younger brother was diagnosed with a deadly mitochondrial disease, Makenzie Lawrey had an idea about how to help him: She would make him a superhero. Makenzie Lawrey, 9, wrote a book inspired by her younger brother, Gavin, called The Mighty Mito Superhero. Gavin, 6, suffers from a mitochondrial disease that leaves him with seizures and tremors, in addition to pulmonary problems.

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Limbless Boy Walks for First Time with Prosthetic Legs

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_48c29358bf.jpgABC News (ROANOKE, Va.) -- “Baby Charli” is just 18 months old and still working on his first steps. But the toddler has come a long way, both from his home in Haiti and in his mobility. Charli was born without fully developed arms and legs due to a genetic defect. However, he’s spent the last few months in the U.S. thanks to the non-profit Angel Mission which brought Charli to the U.S. so that certified prosthetist orthotists can help him get fitted with new arms and legs.

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Pre-Hypertension in Young Could Signal Later Heart Problems

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_ccb1cd8724.jpgRemains/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- Young people shouldn't just ignore it if they learn their blood pressure is even mildly elevated. According to researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, an extensive 25-year-long study has shown that "pre-hypertension" in 18- to 30-year-olds could be a sign they'll develop clogged arteries in their 40s and 50s.

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Shiver Your Way to Better Health

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_55a18a4c9c.jpgXiXinXing/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- No one likes to shiver but it's been next to impossible not to for many Americans during this colder than usual winter. However, there is a silver lining to shivering, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health.  When your body reacts to freezing temperatures, it's also burning calories by converting bad white fat into healthier brown fat.

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