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What a real "Fault in our Stars' couple taught us

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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:05:17 GMT
Meet the Pragers, a real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple

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Katie Prager dies days after her husband

Katie Prager, the wife in the real "Fault in Our Stars" couple, died Thursday after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant. She was 26 years old.

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:05:12 GMT
Dalton and Katie Prager: A love story

Katie and Dalton Prager both had cystic fibrosis. Despite doctors' warnings, they married and became known as the real "Fault in Our Stars" couple. They passed away days apart from each other in September 2016.

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:12:40 GMT
Removing ovaries speeds aging in premenopausal women

A surgery recommended to women as a way to prevent ovarian cancer is unethical in many cases, say Mayo Clinic researchers.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:44 GMT
Weight bias is bigger problem than you may think, experts say

Fatness was an unexpected topic at the presidential debate -- and many obesity experts now say that they are concerned about what was said.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:55:52 GMT
Are 911 calls affected by police violence?

Police violence can pull a city apart with unrest and pain, but there may be another, equally chilling consequence.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:07:53 GMT
Special delivery for cancer-stricken father

There is never a good time to find out you have cancer. But the bad news couldn't have come at a worst moment for expectant father Cagney Wenk.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:30:21 GMT
Blind football player defies odds on the field and in life

When Jake Olson steps out of the tunnel on game days, he can't see the fans or the football field like his teammates.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:54:19 GMT
More baby boomers may face treatment-resistant depression

Rini Kramer-Carter has tried everything to pull herself out of her dark emotional hole: individual therapy, support groups, tai chi and numerous antidepressants.

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:16:23 GMT
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