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Damon Little came through the “Get Up!” studio to hang out and chat with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his gorgeous and powerful song, “I Won’t Be Defeated.” He talks about his quite legendary musical upbringing, and tells the story of the life-altering open heart surgery that inspired the song. Plus, he talks about the […]

Though she spoke in an uncharacteristic soft, raspy voice, that larger than life personality and smile was unmistakably Vicki Winans. Thursday, she took to social media to assure her fans and supporters that she was doing well. During the last couple of years, she found herself in the middle of a few storms. From injuries, to […]

Though she spoke in an uncharacteristic soft, raspy voice, that larger than life personality and smile was unmistakably Vicki Winans. Thursday, she took to social media to assure her fans and supporters that she was doing well. During the last couple of years, she found herself in the middle of a few storms. From injuries, to […]

A grieving mother who lost her teenage daughter provided the gift of life to one of her closest friends. Vicki Olds, of Illinois, lost her daughter, Domonique “Nikki” Smith, at age 18 last year but donated her child’s heart so that her friend could live, reports ABC News. The touching tale unfolded after Old’s daughter passed […]

The Washington Post reports Christine Buell, 45, and Kelvin Sanders III, 20, will go into surgery Tuesday after the mother of two decided to donate one of her kidneys to Sanders, who is battling renal kidney disease.

The family of Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after complications from sleep apnea surgery, shared an update about her status on Thursday.

A Maryland woman’s death after a botched butt surgery in a New York basement has been labeled a homicide, The New York Daily News reports.…

The Greek Parliament approved an international loan deal. Over 200 lawmakers ratified the bill, while 75 didn’t show any support for it.

An 8-year-old Baltimore boy who is being dubbed a medical phenomenon is looking forward to finally being able to play with his little sister and, hopefully, the…

A 45-year-old Philadelphia woman was sentenced Thursday to 10 to 20 years in prison for killing a woman and injuring another with illegal liquid silicone…

A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC News reports. The operation took place in December 2014; the…

A 21-year-old Florida woman claims she had a unique cosmetic procedure done: a third breast added to the center of her chest. Why did “Jasmine Tridevil” do it? According to The Daily Mail, it was a “desperate bid to become a reality TV star.” Jasmine Tridevil insists she was rejected by more than 50 doctors who feared […]