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Old People Smell… Sweet?

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A new study was released that said people can tell the difference between the smell of an old person and a young person — and apparently old people stink the sweetest!

Researchers asked study participants aged 20-30 to smell a body odor sample from

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Heart Wrenching Story! Mom Wakes Up With A New Heart!

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Oh my.

When Windy Hill began feeling pains in her chest, on and off, for weeks after giving birth to her baby - she knew something was wrong.

The doctors couldn't find anything wrong, though. They thought it was only panic attacks from becoming a mother.

After the doctor left the room that's when the trouble began.

Here's what, Joseph Barry, her husband said:

"The doctor turned to me and said, 'Seems like she's OK. I think it was just a panic attack. He walked out of the room, was gone four or five minutes and I looked over and she had lost all color in her face." She says, 'It's happening again. I'm hurting.

The new mom doesn't remember anything after that. It's probably best that way - because at that moment, a whole portion of her heart died. Doctors suspect Hill's history of high blood pressure caused the left side of her heart to tear, cutting off a huge portion of blood to her heart.

There was no possible way to recover.

After the hospital performed a heart bypass, which didn't work, they told the new mother that she needed a transplant.

The problem was the wait for a heart donor can take years, and so the doctors had no choice but to prepare to ins all a temporary heart pump to keep her alive for the wait for the donor.

As Hill was put to sleep to perform the surgery, a surefire miracle occurred. No other words can describe what happened. It was one hundred percent a miracle.

20 minutes before the doctors placed the heart pump in, the surgeon received a call that would change Hill's life forever.

"We're prepping for surgery, which means in about 20 minutes I would have made a skin incision. My cell phone rings and it's the transplant coordinator. A donor heart was identified. I've been doing this for about 10 years and this is very rare, a first for me. And the timing of it. I could have gotten the call after making the incision, which would have made things much more difficult. I told the fiancé, the good news is we located a heart, but we want to be really sure this heart won't be immediately rejected."

They tested Hill's blood to make sure there wouldn't be any complications from surgery, and amazingly they found the surgery would be successful.

That is incredible, but wait there's more!

Here's how the fiancé describes waiting for his wife to wake up with her new heart:

"I was very excited, holding my breath. You know like when you're a kid at Christmas and couldn't wait to see what was under the tree? It's like that feeling times a thousand. [When I finally told Windy she had a new heart] she just looked at me for a minute. I said 'You hear me?' She looked at me again, her eyes got real big and she was moving her lips. She said, 'No I didn't.' I said, 'Yes you did. 'She looked at me and started crying. They gave me and Gracie a second chance with Windy. Our little girl gets to grow up with her mama. It's a miracle of life."

It truly is such a blessing that this happened, and we wish their family the best.

We cannot believe this and are so very touched.

See, miracles CAN happen.

Yay!

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Tom Brady Searching For Life Saving Kidney For Former Coach

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Now that's HAWT!

Tom Brady is busy preparing for one of the biggest games of his life, but he's also trying desperately to save a life.

His former football coach and mentor, Tom Martinez, suffered kidney failure and has been searching for a suitable replacement for two years. With no luck finding a match, doctors told him he's only got a few months to live, but he's not backing down and told sources:

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Chris Pratt And Aziz Ansari Want You To Give A Spit About Cancer

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We love comedy and we love curing cancer! Who better to remind us to give a sh*t spit about cancer than two of the funniest guys on TV?

Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari from Parks and Recreation are spreading the word for anyone over 18 to give a spit about cancer on behalf of DoSomething.Org.

The campaign is calling for possible donors to join the Be The Match registry and potentially save the life of a blood cancer patient. To participate, simply swab a few cheek cells from inside your mouth and mail it back to the registry to see if you're a match!

To find out more information about how to get involved or hold your own "Give a Spit" drive on your college campus, click here!

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5 Taiwanese Transplant Patients Given HIV-Infected Organs

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Ugh! This is so tragic!

HIV-infected organs were accidentally transplanted into 5 patients at a Taiwan hospital!

It is likely the patients will now contract HIV, while the doctors and nurses who operated on them are at a high risk as well.

Check out the video above to find out how such an awful thing was allowed to happen!

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Celine Dion Urges Fans To Help Little Girl With Bone Marrow Failure

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Celine needs your help.

Lindsey Boggan struggled for years to become pregnant. And just ten months after giving birth to her little girl, Kate, the baby is now struggling for her life with a rare form of bone marrow failure.

Lindsey desperately wrote on her blog asking for help.

Struggling with fertility issues herself, singer Celine Dion knew she needed to do something when she heard the story of Lindsey and Kate.

She is urging her fans to register with DKMS in the hopes of becoming a hero and saving a 10-month-old who is struggling to survive.

DKMS is the world's largest bone marrow donor center that is urging everyone nationwide to sign up for a registration kit that will help them find a bone marrow match for Kate.

Click here to sign up and hopefully become a bone marrow donor for Kate or for the thousands of people who need your help.

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Octo-Mom Says She Hasn't Had Sex In 12 Years…

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And we thought Brandy hadn't gotten any action in a while…

In a preview for HDNet's upcoming celeb dating show Celebridate, Octo-Mom Nadya Suleman admits that she hasn't had sex in 12 years!

Here's what she says about it on the show:

"I've been celibate for 12 years!"

"[I've] never been on one date in my life. I've had a boyfriend and a donor, but that's it."

And here's what Nadya says about potential suitors on the dating show:

"As long as he doesn't touch me, we're good! No touching! A hand, maybe. I'm a germaphobe."

Sorry to hear it, Nadya! Then again, maybe it's for the best that you're not having any sex…wouldn't want to accidentally have child #15!!!

Could U go twelve years without sex?

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