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Two Navy sailors found dead of apparent drug overdoses in same home days apart

(KINGSLAND, Ga.) -- Two active-duty U.S. sailors from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay were found dead of apparent drug overdoses in the same home four days apart, U.S. Submarine Forces confirmed to ABC News.

Last Thursday, Petty Officer 1st... Read More

Woman writes touching tribute to nurses caring for 2-year-old daughter with cancer

(DALLAS) -- Shelby Skiles was unable to sleep one recent night while staying with her 2-year-old daughter at Children’s Medical Center Dallas when she just began to write.

Skiles, 28, has spent nearly every night since May at the hos... Read More

Children who play football may take more hits to the head than originally thought, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- A new study has found that children who play youth football may take more high-magnitude hits to the head than originally thought.

Researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) mounted cen... Read More

Unwanted sexual advances not just a Hollywood, Weinstein story (POLL)


Most Americans recognize the problem: Seventy-five percent overall call sexual harassment in the workplace a problem in U.S. society, and 64 percent call it a serious problem – up 11 and 17 percentage points, respectively, since last aske... Read More

Artist's dolls give women with skin-pigment loss 'confidence' and 'a voice'

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Crystal Kaye's work designing dolls to represent women with skin-pigment loss is drawing grateful responses from women across the country who are thrilled to have a doll that looks like them.

“I get messages fro... Read More

What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency

(SAN DIEGO) -- As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades, health officials are taking emergency measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease.

On Friday, Calif... Read More

Report: 26 million worldwide dying in pain without painkillers

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. may be suffering from an opioid epidemic, but worldwide nearly 26 million people are dying in pain because they can’t access affordable palliative care.

According to a new report in The Lancet, the solutio... Read More

No criminal charges in Colorado cheerleading forced-splits videos

(DENVER) -- Shocking videos showing high school cheerleaders in Colorado being forced into splits sparked outrage this summer, and now officials say no criminal charges will be filed.

The Denver District Attorney's Office announced the decisio... Read More

California declares state of emergency over hepatitis A outbreak

(LOS ANGELES) -- California has declared a state of emergency over a hepatitis A outbreak that health officials say is the largest person-to-person outbreak in the U.S. since a vaccine became available over 20 years ago.

At least 18 people hav... Read More

Obesity among children, teenagers growing across the globe

(NEW YORK) -- Obesity among children and teenagers has risen ten-fold across the world in the past four decades, according to a new study in The Lancet.

This means more than 120 million youngsters are not at a healthy weight. The study, wh... Read More

Quadruplets pursue medical careers to honor late mom

(CAMDEN, N.J.) -- Toni Murphy was just 36 when she died in 2001, leaving behind five children, including 2-year-old quadruplet daughters.

Now, Toni Murphy’s quadruplet daughters, Erin, Kelly, Rachel and Casey Murphy, are 18-year-old ... Read More

Mother who was jailed for refusing to vaccinate son: I would 'do it all over again'

(DETROIT) -- The Michigan mother who was sentenced to jail last week for refusing a court order to vaccinate her son -- and who has since lost primary custody of her son -- said she would "do it all over again."

"I was trying to protect my... Read More

Single case of locally transmitted Zika virus confirmed by Florida health department

(TAMPA, Fla.) -- A single case of locally transmitted Zika virus has been confirmed on Florida's west coast, according to the state's health department.

The isolated case occurred in Manatee County, south of Tampa and St. Petersburg, afte... Read More

Women vets pose for pin-up calendar to raise money for fellow vets' health care

(CLAREMONT, Calif.) -- Nearly two dozen female veterans traded in their uniforms for sky-high heels in an effort to cheer up their fellow veterans -- and more importantly, raise money to provide financial assistance for veterans' health care needs. <... Read More