(DALLAS) -- Texas health officials are warning the public that thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at a national competition in Dallas last month.
Competitors from 39 states and nine countries were present at the Natio... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- When should women receive their first mammograms? The widely accepted current guideline says age 50. But that might not be early enough for some ethnic groups, according to new research.
A Harvard-based study published Wednes... Read More
Walt Disney Co. commits more than $100M to bring comfort to children and their families in hospitals
(NEW YORK) -- Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Co., Wendesday announced an innovative plan to dedicate more than $100 million in company resources, including cash, products and services, to reinvent the patient ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin announced Tuesday that the VA will send President Donald Trump a plan this week that would give every service member mental health benefits when they leave the military.
The plan ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The opioid epidemic shows no signs of leveling off, as the most recent report covering most of the U.S. shows an average 30 percent rise in suspected overdoses, in just one year.
Between July 2016 and September 2017, the susp... Read More
Reward for missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham climbs to $15,000, sister says she's adjusting to 'new normal'
(ATLANTA) -- More than three weeks since a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee mysteriously vanished, the reward for information in his case has risen to $15,000 and his sister says her family is adjusting to the "new normal."
(NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) -- For an honest reaction, look no further than a kid.
How Jack Casey felt upon learning at the family's gender reveal that his mom would be giving birth to a baby girl was written all over his face.
Jack, 6,... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- "Diet," it seems, could be another four-letter-word you shouldn't say to your teen.
Parents who encourage their teens to diet could negatively impact their child's weight-related and emotional health for years to come, accord... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Using e-cigarettes has been promoted as a way to help adult smokers cut back or quit smoking, or at least to minimize the health damage that smoking causes. Teens, even middle schoolers, have taken up e-cigarettes as well. But as resear... Read More
(DES PLAINES, Ill.) -- Three Illinois day care workers have been charged with endangering children after police say they were discovered to be distributing gummy bears with melatonin to toddlers without parental consent.
Officers were call... Read More
(LONDON) -- Several chain supermarkets in the United Kingdom have begun implementing a voluntary ban on the sale of energy drinks to people under the age of 16.
Waitrose, a chain with more than 350 stores throughout the U.K., today began r... Read More
(LOS ANGELES) -- In a year that saw a reckoning over sexual misconduct in Hollywood as well as the success of groundbreaking films like Lady Bird and Get Out, the Academy addressed the issues head on -- from the red carpet to Jimmy ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- When Gayle Giese heard about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, about 20 miles north of her home in Broward County, Fla., she said one of her first thoughts was, “Oh my gosh, they’re going to blame this on... Read More