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Three takeaways from Facebook COO's new book on grief

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was on vacation in Mexico in 2015 with her husband and friends when her husband, tech executive Dave Goldberg, passed away unexpectedly of a cardiac arrhythmia. Sandberg, 47, was left as a single mother of her two children with Goldberg. She writes about recovering from the tragedy and working through ... Read More »

Your Body: Taking acetaminophen while pregnant

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor If you’re pregnant and you’ve got a headache, or maybe your back hurts, should you reach for some Tylenol? And does it matter what trimester you’re in? Studies have shown that children whose mothers took acetaminophen — the key ingredient in Tylenol — during pregnancy had a greater risk of developing ... Read More »

Richard Simmons 'in good spirits' after returning home from hospitalization

Jason Kempin/Getty Images for EGPAF(LOS ANGELES) — Richard Simmons is back home recovering after three days at Cedars Sinai Medical Center battling severe indigestion. Simmons took to social media thanking hospital staff and law enforcement, writing “They make you feel good even though you’re in the hospital for feeling bad.” He offered further praise of his medical caregivers, emergency responders ... Read More »

Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips over Salmonella concerns

FDA(NEW YORK) — Some packages of potato chips are being pulled from shelves over Salmonella concerns. Frito-Lay announced Friday it is voluntarily recalling Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips. The snack-maker said it was because of a supplier’s recent recall of a seasoning that included jalapeño powder possibly tainted with ... Read More »

Transgender Student’s Journey to LGBTQ Activist

Courtesy Marsha Aizumi(ARCADIA, Calif.) — Marsha Aizumi’s daughter was a student at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California in 2006, when she was struggling with her sexuality. Bullied and anxiety-ridden, the high school senior was ready to drop out. She was suffering from panic attacks and was diagnosed with agoraphobia, fear of being in crowds, public places, or open areas. ... Read More »

Michael Phelps talks fatherhood, teaching son water safety

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As the most decorated Olympic swimmer in history, Michael Phelps is used to spending time in the pool. And now that he’s a dad, he’s passing on safe pool practices and the importance of water conservation to his son, Boomer. “I think the biggest thing is just to get him to be water safe,” Phelps told ABC ... Read More »