Parkinson's disease: What you need to know in wake of Jesse Jackson's diagnosis

(NEW YORK) -- Iconic American civil rights activist, politician and minister Jesse Jackson announced Friday that his doctors have diagnosed him with Parkinson’s disease – a diagnosis that ... Read More

Seven Hawaii hospital workers on leave without pay after psychiatric patient escapes

(HONOLULU) -- Seven hospital workers in Hawaii have been relieved of their duties without pay after an "extremely dangerous" psychiatric patient escaped from there and boarded a flight to California, officials said.

The Hawaii State Hospit... Read More

One family's hardships, triumphs with son who has rare craniofacial disorder

(NEW YORK) -- It was a frigid February night in New York City when Magda Newman was in labor with her first child. With her husband, Russel Newman, by her side, she labored for nearly 17 hours before giving birth to their son.

But when she... Read More

Mom's raw photo of her stretch marks resonates with many

(NEW YORK) -- Many women hide the scars of pregnancy, but one mom put hers on display in a very public way instead.

Hayley Garnett recently gave birth to twin girls Ruby and Ramona. She also has a son, Archer. Among the beautiful pictures ... Read More

Digital pill that 'talks' to your smartphone approved for first time

(NEW YORK) -- In a groundbreaking decision on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug with a “digital ingestion tracking system,” which senses when a pill is swallowed and sends the data to a smartphone.

The ne... Read More

Senate Republicans want to include individual mandate repeal in tax plan

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans expect to include a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate, which requires people to purchase health insurance or face penalties, in their tax plan, complicating the party's efforts to reshape the tax code by ye... Read More

At snack business, young people with autism find work and skills for the future

(LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.) -- Sam Antar was all smiles when he was offered a full-time, paid position as a "granologist" at Luv Michael, a healthy snack business.

"I like to put the ingredients together," Antar, 22, told ABC News. "I love ma... Read More

Scientists testing sweat analysis for cellphone authentication

(NEW YORK) -- Imagine unlocking your cellphone with a drop of sweat?

Dr. Jan Halámek, a biochemist and assistant professor at the University of Albany, and his team are studying that very concept. Halámek believes there is a ... Read More

Identical twins try out 2 trendy diets for 30 days

(NEW YORK) -- A pair of identical twins with the joint goal of losing weight tried out two different trendy diets for one month, and revealed their individual weight loss results live on "Good Morning America" Tuesday.

Lauren Holman and Leila ... Read More

Supreme Court will hear challenge to California pregnancy center law

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider whether a California requirement for pregnancy centers in that state to provide information about publicly funded abortion and contraceptive services violates free-speech rights.
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With end to cancer treatment in sight, man celebrates with marching band

(NORCROSS, Ga.) -- In lieu of the traditional ringing of the bell, Josh Libman recently celebrated the upcoming end of his cancer treatment with tubas, drums, flutes, saxophones and pom-poms, all courtesy of the efforts of registered nurse Alane Levy... Read More