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Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 60 years over child porn charges

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges in July.

Investigators said he possessed more than 3... Read More

Microwaving eggs could have explosive results

(NEW YORK) -- It’s no yolk, microwaving boiled eggs is a bad idea.

In fact, they may explode -– and superheated water may be the culprit, said researchers authoring a new report under an unusual set of circumstances.

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Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says

(NEW YORK) -- Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark.

The study, which w... Read More

Mom vilified for self-care post responds to backlash

(NEW YORK) -- A Florida mom became the victim of a mom-blog frenzy this week after she posted on her Facebook page about a decision she made to skip her ... Read More

New superfood, at-home workouts among hottest wellness trends to watch in 2018

(NEW YORK) -- If you kick off 2018 by drinking a smoothie made with moringa and nondairy yogurt after working out at home, you will be right on trend.

Those three items - at-home workouts, moringa and alternative yogurts - are three of the... Read More

Two toddlers hospitalized after ingesting opioids in separate incidents

(NEW YORK) -- Two New York City toddlers ingested drugs and were revived with Narcan in unrelated instances that occurred hours apart in the Bronx.

Edgardo Rodriguez, 20, was charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare o... Read More

Rigorous diet can put Type 2 diabetes into remission, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- Some people with Type 2 diabetes were able to put the disease in remission without medication by following a rigorous diet plan, according to a study published in the Lancet medical journal.

"Our findings suggest tha... Read More

College student raises $220K for St. Jude Children's Hospital after pledge on Twitter goes viral

(PULLMAN, Wash.) -- A college student whose tweet about her attempt to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital went viral is learning the power of social media.

Danni Messina, a sophomore at Washington State University, promised... Read More

Despite decades of cancer treatment progress, black and white survival rates remain different: CDC

(WASHINGTON) -- Despite years of improvements in cancer care, the disease still disproportionately kills black people, according to three sobering new reports from a study funded by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC'... Read More

Parents of teen who died after getting wisdom teeth pulled accept $2M settlement

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- A Minnesota family whose vibrant and active daughter died after going into cardiac arrest while getting her wisdom teeth pulled agreed to a more than $2 million settlement against the dentist in November, according to court papers.Read More

9-year-old's heartfelt video on life with autism

(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- A 9-year-old boy's self-narrated video about life with autism has now gone viral on the internet.

George Yionoulis, who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, opens up about living with autism and reassures others that "I'm a... Read More

Woman loses nearly 80 pounds by cooking meals at home in an Instant Pot for one year

(NEW YORK) -- A California woman lost 77 pounds in one year after she made a New Year’s resolution to cook all of her family’s meals at home.

“I turned to my husband and said for the first time, ‘I’m consideri... Read More

Dramatic video shows Georgia officer resuscitating 29-day-old infant

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) -- A Georgia police officer is being called a hero after resuscitating a 29-day-old infant this past Friday.

Dramatic body camera video shows Officer William Eng, 46, of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, ... Read More

Jimmy Kimmel's son undergoes 'scheduled and successful' heart surgery, says rep

(LOS ANGELES) -- Jimmy Kimmel's infant son, Billy, has undergone a "scheduled and successful" heart surgery, according to a representative for his ABC show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

The representative added that this week, the late-night host ... Read More