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Cancer Survivor and Veteran Wins Lotto 6 Times

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  A Virginia woman is celebrating after winning big six times in her state lotto.Donna Boyd-Warren won $150,000 from six winning tickets in Virginia's Cash5 lotto. Each ticket had the same numbers and was worth $25,000.Boyd-Warren, of North Chesterfield, Virginia, has been in remission from breast cancer for more than five years but lingering nerve pain from chemotherapy has left her unable to work outside the home. She and her husband plan on using the winnings to make repairs around the house and donate...
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Journalist With Brain Cancer Thanks Those Who Made Her Life ‘Rich and Beautiful’ in Final Column

College of Charleston(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- "What does it mean when the rest of your life may be measured in weeks?"That's the start of Alison Piepmeier's last column for the Charleston City Paper.Piepmeier has been battling a brain tumor for seven years, but last month she wrote that her tumor had gotten progressively bigger and she no longer had treatment options. She's currently in hospice care.But Piepmeier's cancer hasn't stopped her from doing what she loves: writing.Piepmeier continues to...
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How US Health Officials Are Dealing with a Possible Zika Outbreak

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — This week Florida Health Department officials announced they were investigating two cases of Zika infection in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties — the first time the virus may have been transmitted in the U.S. by mosquitoes.If the two cases in Florida are confirmed as being locally-acquired Zika, it will likely reach the threshold set by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to label the area as a "local Zika transmission area." The CDC has different guidelines depending on if there is a single case of...
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NJ Woman, 113, Named America’s Oldest Living Resident

Country Arch Care Center(PITTSTOWN, N.J.) -- A 113-year-old New Jersey woman has been named America's oldest living resident.Adele Dunlap was born on Dec. 12, 1902 in Newark, New Jersey. She became the record holder on July 8, the Gerontology Research Group confirmed to ABC News.Adele is currently 113 years, 7 months and 1 week old."She is lovely," said Susan Dempster, activities director of the Country Arch Care Center in Pittstown, where Adele lives. "She's quiet, but will raise her hand when she needs to...
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