Mom organizes free lunches for more than 200 kids when schools close amid freezing temperatures

(LORAIN, Ohio) -- Amy Price was not planning to feed more than 100 kids when she woke up on Wednesday morning.

The mother of three from Lorain County, Ohio, was thinking of her eighth-grade son who would be spending the day at home due to ... Read More

Gym chain bans cable news networks due to 'consistently negative' content

(CHANHASSEN, Minn.) -- Enough with the polarizing political chatter on cable TV.

That's the message from a nationwide health club chain that has pulled 24-hour cable news networks from TVs at its 128 locations because the "consistently neg... Read More

Washington state allows 3rd sex option 'X' on birth certificates

(SEATTLE) -- Washington state will allow residents to change the sex on their birth certificates to a nonbinary option called “X.”

“Social norms are changing,” state registrar and Center for Health Statistics direct... Read More

How to keep your pets safe in frigid cold weather

(NEW YORK) -- Sub-zero wind chills are gripping the East Coast in the wake of the "bomb cyclone" snowstorm that hammered states from Florida to Maine this week.

With wind chills expected to dip to as low as 50 below zero in some areas, how... Read More

Munchausen by proxy: What you need to know

(NEW YORK) -- The much-publicized case of Gypsy Blanchard may be the first introduction many people have to the concept of Munchausen by proxy. It’s a fascinating syndrome – and one that comes attached with its fair share of myths and mis... Read More

Boy gets 'Star Wars' prosthetic after by surprise from Stormtroopers

(SEATTLE) -- A 20-month-old Washington State boy who needed an amputation to his leg Read More

Philadelphia father uses cheesesteaks to measure infant son

(PHILADELPHIA) -- A Philadelphia father has started a unique family tradition that involves cheesesteaks -- but not eating them.

Instead, Brad Williams uses the sandwich to measure his son, Lucas Royce Williams.

The tradition started in... Read More

U.S. investigating source of deadly E. coli outbreak as Canada links its cases to lettuce

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. authorities said Thursday that they continue to investigate a deadly multistate outbreak of E. coli infections that may be tied to romaine lettuce.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 17 people in ... Read More

Nurse gets creative so boy won't cry while getting shots

(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) -- A Florida grandmother is saying thank you in a big way to a nurse who used creativity and kindness to get her grandson to undergo three shots without crying.

Tiffany Marshall posted a Read More

Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra on new approach to politics: 'We are dictating our insanity’

(NEW YORK) -- Deepak Chopra's name is synonymous with the holistic health approaches on which he has built his global wellness empire. But the author of several books, celebrity confidante and wildly successful leader of the West's alternative medici... Read More

Pregnant women who take folic acid and multivitamins have babies with lower autism risk, study says

(NEW YORK) -- If you're pregnant, a new study released Wednesday may give you one more reason to listen to your doctor if he or she prescribes a folic acid or multivitamin supplement.

Researchers in Israel studied 45,300 children born betw... Read More

Multiple Tennessee school districts closed due to widespread flu

(NEW YORK) -- Widespread reports of the flu led three Tennessee school districts to remain closed for the rest of the week.

School districts in Benton, Humphreys and Stewart counties were scheduled to reopen later this week, but school off... Read More

Sixth-graders help classmate reach $1M goal for medical research

 Sixth-graders at a Massachusetts middle school who created a video in December to help raise money for a classmate's medical-research foundation got a belated holiday surprise today.

"I'm here today to let you guys know that you have... Read More

'I think I am going into labor': Bus driver pulls over to help pregnant woman

(MILWAUKEE) -- A bus driver in Milwaukee pulled over to help a woman who appeared to be in labor on Christmas Eve.

Tayetta Currin was driving her bus route in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, which borders Milwaukee, when she noticed a woman walking ... Read More