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Former America Idol Contestant Needs Your Help To Pay For Life Saving Brain Tumor Surgery!

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Heather Cox Coe, from Elkin, North Carolina, is a wonderful woman who needs some help.

She was actually a Top 20 finalist on the 5th season of America Idol!

Sadly, after a check up for headaches, she discovered she had a brain tumor. Heather was diagnosed with a pineal gland tumor in the center of her brain, back in 2010.

Doctors originally wanted to

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News Anchor Takes Moment On Air To Announce He Only Has Months To Live! His Strength Is Incredible!

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Dave Benton is a TV news anchor in Illinois and he's been fighting brain cancer.

Sadly, his doctors told him his brain tumor had grown too large for radiation or surgery: He only has months left to live.

So during a newscast, he broke the news to the viewers he had been with for years, saying he's staying strong and even trying a new treatment.

The treatment isn't about

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Why Was This Man Playing The Violin While He Was Having Brain Surgery?! Watch The Video Of This Medical Breakthrough And Find Out!

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brain surgeryRoger Frisch is a world-class concert violinist who has been playing his instrument for nearly his entire life.

But when his hand started to shake every time he brought his bow across his strings, the smooth sound he had mastered was suddenly distorted by his involuntary movements.

The tremors only occurred while Roger was playing. In order for doctors to discover a way to stop Roger’s shaking, they asked him something that is not believed to have ever been done before:

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Martha Stewart's Younger Sister Laura Plimpton Dies From A Brain Aneurysm

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This is the saddest.

Martha Stewart's younger sister Laura Plimpton has died after unexpectedly suffering a brain aneurysm while she was at home.

Laura had worked for Martha's lifestyle company for over 25 years, and her somber passing was announced in an email to staff:

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Medical Miracle! Watch! A Brain Implant Is Allowing This Man To Move His Arm Again After Being Paralyzed From The Neck Down!

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Science, for the win!

Four years ago, a tragic diving accident paralyzed Ian Burkhart, leaving him unable to move his arms or legs. Until this week…

The 23-year-old quadriplegic patient has been working with surgeons at the Ohio State University and researchers at the Battelle Memorial Institute on a new technology called Neurobridge.

Using an implant inserted and connected to Ian’s brain, he’s able to move his arm and hand using his own thoughts for the first time since his accident!

Incredible!

But how does it work??

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Valerie Harper Is Being Sued For MILLIONS For Dropping Out Of Broadway Show Because Of Her Brain Cancer! Wait… What?!

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Valerie Harper is basically getting sued for having brain cancer. That's awful.Valerie Harper, famous for her role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, is being sued for $2 million after she dropped out of a Broadway show.

The playwright and producers are suing her because they're claiming her dropping out suddenly has really hurt the play.

Oh, did we mention she dropped out because she had brain cancer??

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School Decides Giving Kids Mountain Dew Before Tests May Not Be Best Idea

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Who thought this was a good idea?

An elementary school in Melbourne, Florida has steadily given their students a dixie cup full of Mountain Dew and trail mix before standardized tests for the past ten years.

One interesting thing to note is that schools in Florida are actually banned from selling soda to kids, as well.

But Creel Elementary will abandon their sugary practice after one of the student's grandparents brought the long-standing practice to the local media's attention who contacted

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