Many New Moms Find Breastfeeding a Challenge

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_cbc06203a5.jpgGeorge Doyle/Thinkstock (CINCINNATI) -- Three-fourths of all new moms try breastfeeding. But, according to study findings published in the journal Pediatrics, only 13 percent ultimately maintain breastfeeding for the doctor-recommended six months' duration.

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Being Married Could Help Improve Odds in Fight Against Cancer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_921c2e5cb2.jpgThomas Barwick/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- A new study suggests that marriage can help minimize your risk of death if diagnosed with any of 10 common cancers. Harvard researchers looked at about 750,000 patients who were suffering from breast, lung, prostate and other common cancers and found that those who were married were diagnosed earlier. Because of the early diagnoses, those patients were less likely to have had their cancer spread and were therefore more likely to survive.

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Woman Sparks Controversy for Pumping Iron While Pregnant

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_f8eb84475c.jpgElisenda Roig/Bongarts/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Controversial photos of a pregnant California woman lifting 75 pounds for exercise have ignited a flurry of Facebook comments as some call into question the practice of pumping iron while expecting. Lee-Ann Ellison started training for weightlifting figure competitions at the age of 20. Now she's along 33 weeks in her pregnancy, and told ABC News she is keeping up with her practice, which makes her "feel really confident and really good" about her body.

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Transgender Teen Named Homecoming Queen Faces Backlash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_47962cf655.jpgJahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images (HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.) -- The first transgender teen at a Huntington Beach, Calif., high school to be named homecoming queen broke down crying in a YouTube video after what was supposed to be her "happiest day" was marred by criticism, she said. In a video posted on her YouTube account Saturday, Cassidy Lynn Campbell said that earning the title of homecoming queen was supposed to be "so monumental and memorable."

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Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer Have Options

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_3f3f4e2c35.jpgThomas Barwick/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Nearly a quarter of a million men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. The disease will affect one in six men in their lifetime. But the evidence shows that men are more likely to die with prostate cancer than from it. So when newly diagnosed, it is important to take a few days to get informed by both a doctor and internet sites like www.cancer.gov.

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