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TV’s Rhoda, Valerie Harper Has Been Diagnosed With Terminal Brain Cancer

People magazine has just given us the sad news. Actress Valerie Harper, best known to us for her memorable '70s role of Rhoda Morgenstern on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" is gravely ill. The Mary Tyler Moore Show featuring Valerie was so popular that she did a spin-off show, "Rhoda." Sadly, after fighting a battle with lung cancer in 2009, now she has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

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A Retirement Home’s Lawsuit Prevention Policy Will Likely Get Them Sued [VIDEO]

By now you've heard about the nursing home who's policy of not performing CPR to avoid lawsuits is most likely to get them sued. The Glenwood Gardens Retirement Home is defending the nurse who refused to perform CPR on 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless. Subsequently she passed away.

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A Baby Born HIV Positive Appears to Have Been Cured

Inspiring news in the case of a child in Mississippi who's now 2 1/2 and has been off AIDS medication for about a year with no signs of infection. Authorities have determined that the child is "functionally cured," meaning, the child is in long-term remission. Unfortunately, all traces of the virus haven't been completely eradicated.

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Sends Parents “Fat Letters”

A letter comes in from your child's school. You're thinking, "Tardy? Misbehaving? Poor Grades? How about, your child is obese! Quite frankly, we as parents just cannot know everything that's going on with our kids. Sometimes it takes an outsider to point things out to us. We all love our children very much and we want nothing but the best for them, including their health. It appears that this is what they hope to accomplish.

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Five Celebrities Who Have Battled Heart Disease

Money, power, drivers, personal assistants at your beck and call ... who doesn't occasionally fantasize about being famous? From the pages of those glossy magazines, it seems like celebrities have it all. And it turns out they really do have it all—even heart disease.

As we near the end of National Heart Health Month, it's important to remember that no one is immune to heart disease, not even those people staring back at us from the magazine covers. Here are five celebrities who have battled heart disease:

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Anti-Smoking Advocate, Debi Austin, Has Passed Away at 62 [VIDEO] [POLL]

I can't help but wonder If I'm a bad father for starting the 'smoking is really bad for you' lectures to my four year old son. He's only four, yet he is curious as he has seen people smoking. When the anti-smoking commercials play on TV, I let him watch. Am I too edgy? Are the commercials too scary for a young child?

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For a Healthier Heart, Try the Mediterranean Diet

A recent study explains that a so-called Mediterranean diet—specifically one high in extra-virgin olive oil—is a great way to keep your heart in good shape.

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After The Crash In Luxor, Egypt… How Safe Are Hot Air Balloons?

On the heels of the worst-of-it's-kind balloon tragedy in Luxor, Egypt it naturally begs the question in many of our minds about the safety of hot air balloon flying. While our knee-jerk reaction is to breathe a sigh of relief that we're on the ground, the fact is you're actually more likely to get hit by a car walking to your next destination than you are to be an unlucky passenger on a doomed balloon flight.

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Can My Preschooler Learn a Thing or Two From TV?

Okay, I admit it. When my preschool age son asks to watch one of his favorite movies I gladly oblige. Why? So I can get on the computer and get some work done. I now have 'Cars' and 'Real Steel' memorized. And so does my son Dylan! At age 4 he can recall all the characters, request fast-forwarding to his favorite parts and I swear his communication skills have improved as per our conversations about the movies.

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5 Surprising Facts About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

You may know St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was founded with the specific goal of curing cancer in children, but there’s probably a whole lot more about it you don’t know.

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The Pony Tail Drive Will Honor a Rome Woman and Help Fight Breast Cancer

Mark your calenders and grow out your pony tail. The 2013 Pony Tail Drive for Pantene Beautiful Lengths will be held on April 6th from 1 to 4pm. Join the hairdressers at the American Ukrainian Veterans and Mens Club at 208 Canal St in Rome. The event honors a local Rome woman who is starting her battle with breast cancer.

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West Seneca NY Elementary School Features Pupils and a Robot In Class [VIDEO]

When I made my predictions in December 2012, one of them was that we were going to see the use of robots more and more in 2013. It appears that I've gotten this one right. What makes this story even more exciting to me is that it's happening where I went to school in West Seneca New York.

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