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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- Mosquito bites aren't just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year.

A new study published Friday in the Nature Commu... Read More

Strangers honor lives of twin babies with random acts of kindness

(FIRESTONE, Colo.) — Strangers, friends and family are performing random acts of kindness in memory of twin boys who lost their lives months after they were born.

Brothers Luke and Liam Kawulok died after being diagnosed at birth wit... Read More

Obsessed video gamer dad tries to give up games for 90 days

(NEW YORK) -- Maria isn’t a single mother -- it just often seems that way.

That’s because she says her husband, Chris, has spent several hours or more a day playing video games in the basement while she takes care of their four... Read More

Teen who dropped out of school to play video games goes through treatment

(NEW YORK) -- By the time Al and Christine’s son Josh was 14 years old, he was so consumed with playing video games that he stopped going to school.

"He just said, 'Hey, I’m dropping out,'" his father Al told ABC News 20/20... Read More

Goat yoga is the latest trend and it's here to Namaste

(WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Ore.) -- Have you ever taken a yoga class? How about a class where goats are strolling around and interacting with the yogis? That’s what happens in Willamette Valley, Oregon, where Lainey Morse started goat yoga classes in ... Read More

Teen saves mom's life with science class lesson

(WEST BEND, WI) -- A teen in Wisconsin is being recognized for saving her mother’s life, thanks to a science lesson she learned at school.

Katie Murphy, 14, learned the symptoms of a stroke at St. John’s Lutheran School from he... Read More

'Charlie Sheen Effect' nearly doubled HIV test sales after his announcement, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- Charlie Sheen's 2015 announcement that he had been diagnosed with HIV years earlier seems to have sparked higher interest in testing for the virus, according to a study released on

The human immunodeficiency v... Read More

Why Zoe Saldana doesn't believe in diets

(NEW YORK) -- Zoe Saldana has given up on dieting.

"I try not to deprive my body of anything because the moment I have just salads and protein for a few days, I crave carbs. But when I eat everything in balance, I think less about food and... Read More

"Consumer Reports" releases top picks for sunscreens

(NEW YORK) -- Consumer Reports released their list of top sunscreens Thursday, just in time to keep your skin safe all summer long.

The organization's top pick is the La Roche Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Milk SPF 60, which r... Read More

Parents with kids obsessed with electronic devices get an intervention

(NEW YORK) -- Autumn, a mother of two from Texas, had just caught her 8-year-old son Jackson red-handed.

“What do you think you’re doing?” she asked him and his 5-year-old sister, Taylor.

“Sneaking,&rdquo... Read More

Low-income patients report better care and health after ACA passage, study finds

(WASHINGTON) -- Public health researchers are still trying to understand the effects of the Affordable Care Act even as the Republican-controlled Congress and White House plot how to dismantle the law, also known as Obamacare.

A new study ... Read More

Nearly 20 percent of gastric band patients face additional surgeries, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- When gastric band surgery was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2001, it was considered a key weapon in the fight against obesity. However, the band's popularity has slipped in recent years, dropping from 55,300 in 20... Read More

Resources for parents, loved ones wanting to break extreme electronics usage habits

(NEW YORK) -- Following our year-long ABC News “20/20” report on American families dealing with the devastating effects of excessive use of technology, we wanted to provide our viewers with
resources for more information, suppor... Read More

Harvard report: Millennials not interested in casual sex

(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Millennials are more interested in dating or hanging out with friends than having casual sex, according to a new Harvard University report that looks into the "hook-up culture" of young adults.

In the report, ent... Read More