Comfort dogs descend on Florida community after deadly school shooting

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- The handlers behind the comfort dogs making their way through the Florida community where 17 students and teachers were killed in a school shooting last week have a saying.
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'Black Panther' and mental health in the Black community

(NEW YORK) -- Black Panther signals a revolutionary moment –- not only in its implications for Black culture, but also for Black mental health.

“At a very basic level, representation affects people's identity,” said Dr. R... Read More

Identical twin brothers propose to identical twin sisters: 'It was amazing'

(NEW YORK) -- Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2.

Brittany and Briana Deane met Josh and Jeremy Salyers last August at The Twins Days Festival in ... Read More

Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

(NEW YORK) -- After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising the girl as her own daughter, many were left asking this: Who would steal a baby? And why... Read More

Here's why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing

(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Just moments before Mikaela Shiffrin, the world’s top-ranked women’s skier, clipped into her bindings on Friday for the first run in her attempt to defend her Olympic gold medal in the slalom, she vomited.Read More

Once bullied, 11-year-old girl now inspires girls to love the skin they're in

(NEW YORK) -- Meet the 11-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur who is collecting and donating dolls of color to little girls in need, telling ABC News that she wanted to "let little brown girls know that their image is beautiful."

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DNA kit could give parents a 'glimpse' into their potential baby's characteristics

(NEW YORK) -- DNA kits, such as those from, give millions of people a peek into their genetic makeup.  Now, a product called BabyGlimpse is using some of that DNA scanning technology to give you a possible preview of what your baby ... Read More

Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness

(NEW YORK) -- Following Wednesday's shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead -- the deadliest school shooting in five years -- Americans are scrambling for answers to make sense of the tragedy.
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Pros and cons of plant-based milks: Is a plant-based milk right for you?

(NEW YORK) -- There is no shortage of non-dairy milk alternatives on the market these days, from soy to almond, cashew, coconut and even peanut milk.

One thing to get clear: These aren’t really “milks” but rather liquids ... Read More

Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows

(NEW YORK) -- "Remarkable" -- that’s how researchers are describing the results of a new study done on mice displaying traits associated with Alzheimer's disease.

The deletion of just a single enzyme saw the near total reversal of th... Read More

How to talk to kids and teens about the deadly school shooting in Florida

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- In the wake of today's deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many parents are left grappling with how to explain the horrific act of gun violence -- at a setting where most kids spend a majority of their days -- to their child... Read More