Mom asks strangers in all 50 states to send postcards to son with leukemia

(WENTZVILLE, Mo.) --  A Missouri mom is asking strangers to lift her son's spirits with postcards as he battles a cancer diagnosis.

Mande Menne of Wentzville, Missouri, posted her request for postcards from all 50 states on Facebook, ... Read More

Surgeons perform C-section and open-heart surgery at the same time to save mom and baby

(WASHINGTON) -- In any emergency medical procedure, doctors are quick to make a plan and jump into action. But for the medical staff at one North Carolina hospital, a pregnant woman with a severe heart condition presented a never-before seen case.Read More

DIY remedies to help soothe summer sunburns

(NEW YORK) -- Summer is the season for having fun in the sun, but too much sun can lead to discomfort, burning and, in the worst case scenario, possibly skin cancer.

Nearly five million people in the United States alone are treated each ye... Read More

Maryland mom hosts 'CPR Parties' to empower parents in her community

(NEW YORK) -- A Maryland mother is hosting "CPR Parties" to help teach CPR to members of her community so they can feel confident and prepared in the case of an emergency.

Laura Metro, 42, told ABC News that the parties -- which feature fi... Read More

Mother of infant who overheated on plane: 'I thought I was going to lose my son'

(NEW YORK) -- The mother of an infant who overheated during a tarmac delay in Denver last month says she feared for her son's life.

Emily France told ABC News' "Good Morning America" in an exclusive interview that aired Thursday t... Read More

About CAR-T leukemia therapy, part of a new wave in cancer treatment

(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel endorsed a new breakthrough therapy for advanced leukemia on Wednesday called CTL019 –- a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment, in an emerging category known as CAR-T immunotherapy.... Read More

2017 ESPYs: Jarrius Robertson honored with Jimmy V Award

(LOS ANGELES) -- Die-hard New Orleans Saints fan, Jarrius Robertson was honored Wednesday night at the 2017 ESPYs with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award.

The 15-year-old, who has inspired the world over the past three years with his story of ... Read More

FDA endorses groundbreaking cancer treatment

(NEW YORK) -- A new technique has been endorsed by the Food and Drug Adminstration in the fight against cancer. The personalized targeted therapy uses a patient's own genes to battle the disease.

Find out what ABC News Senior Medical Contribut... Read More

Maria Menounos shares recovery update following brain tumor battle

(LOS ANGELES) -- Former E! News co-host Maria Menounos shared an update of her recovery on Instagram Wednesday, following her announcement earlier this month that she had been diagnosed with a benign brain tumor and had underwent surgery to remove th... Read More

Baby Charlie Gard's medical condition: What you need to know

(NEW YORK) -- The ongoing story of Charlie Gard –- a baby born in London with a rare genetic disorder known as Mitochondrial Depletion Syndrome -– has gained international attention, with such prominent figures as Pope Francis and Preside... Read More

Mom speaks out after her toddler was injured on a trampoline

(TAMPA, Fla.) -- A Florida mother is speaking out after her 3-year-old son was injured at an indoor trampoline park, warning other parents in an interview with ABC News' Good Morning America Wednesday, saying, "No mother, no father, ever wan... Read More

Thirty-five deaths caused by measles reported in Europe

(ROME) -- Thirty-five people have died in the past year from measles throughout Europe, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab, the WHO regional director for Europe, described the deaths as an "unacceptable trage... Read More

U.K. launches probe into contaminated blood scandal

(LONDON) – The U.K. has launched a probe into a contaminated-blood scandal that left at least 2,400 people dead, according to the BBC.

The goal is to determine the cause of the "appalling injustice" that took place in the 1970s and ... Read More

Pregnant news anchor fires back at body-shaming viewer

(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- A pregnant news anchor body-shamed by a viewer is firing back.

Laura Warren, a 27-year-old reporter in Augusta, Georgia, is expecting her first child. But a happy occasion was marred by a body-shaming viewer who left her ... Read More