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Jon Stewart unable to hold back tears when receiving 9/11 heroes’ gift.

"I don't deserve this but I will treasure it like I treasured Ray and our friendship."

Jon Stewart’s tireless advocacy recently compelled a House committee to finally vote in favor of replenishing the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

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Mom calls out nurse who body-shamed her 13-year-old daughter during annual check-up.

It can't be easy to raise daughters in a world that is constantly telling them how to look

It can’t be easy to raise daughters (or sons for that matter) in a world that is constantly telling them how to look, act, dress, feel and live. Take it from Julie Venn. The personal trainer and mom-of-two recently took her 13-year-old daughter Riley in for her annual check-up, when she says the nurse questioned Riley about her diet and exercise, before saying: “Tell me Riley, how can you explain all of this weight you’ve gained?”

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Teen saves two years to buy his friend a wheelchair. Here's why it's not a 'feel-good' story.

The story reveals some massive holes in our healthcare system.

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An “inspirational” story is making the news right now: High school student Tanner Wilson saved money from his job for two years to buy a power wheelchair for his friend Brandon Qualls, who has cerebral palsy.

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Bernie Sanders To Introduce A ‘Medicare-For-All’ Bill To Congress

“President Trump, come on board. Let’s work together”

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For seven years, the Republican Party has rallied around the cry to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. But on Friday, their replacement plan—which would result in 24 million Americans losing coverage—died in the House due to lack of Republican support. In the wake of Donald Trump and Paul Ryan’s health care fiasco, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced he’s introducing a bill that will cover every American.

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Why Isn’t There A Cure For Cancer?

The answer is complicated, but not too complicated for an infographic

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Heading toward the tail end of Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s natural to reflect on the state of cancer in America. Despite the advancements scientists have made in cancer detection and the incredible effort organizations have put into increasing awareness, you’re likely still left wondering why we don’t have a cure by now. The answer, as one infographic by NowSourcing lays out, is a lot more complicated than you might think. Mainly we don’t have a panacea for cancer because cancer isn’t a singular disease. Rather, it’s a network of related diseases that cause damaged cells to divide and multiply past their normal lifecycle, causing fatal abnormalities that go undetected by our immune system.

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