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Man gets tattoo replica of 9-year-old son’s burn scars

(FESTUS, Mo.) -- A Missouri dad has received a special tattoo to help his 9-year-old son cope with year-old burn scars.

In 2016, Landon Thomas accidentally fell into a bonfire at home and badly burned his right leg and foot, his father, Jo... Read More

The heartwarming reason why parents took newborn photos with 21-year-old son

(LOS ANGELES) -- One newborn photographer never got a chance to give her own child the posed photos that new moms and dads love. So she decided that despite 21 years passing, she'd finally take "newborn" photos of her first son.

Rebecca Ha... Read More

From war hero to white coat: A wounded veteran's journey to Harvard Medical School

(NEW YORK) -- Seven years before Greg Galeazzi put on a white coat at Harvard Medical School, he wore Army fatigues while serving a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.

In May 2011 a roadside bomb tore off Captain Galeazzi’s legs and... Read More

Contaminated eggs found in more than 15 countries

(LONDON) -- Fifteen countries in the European Union, along with Switzerland and Hong Kong, have received eggs tainted with an insecticide, according to the European Commission.

The insecticide, fipronil, has been found in contaminated egg... Read More

Five deaths reported after using balloon systems to treat obesity, FDA says

(NEW YORK) -- At least five people have died from 2016 to present day after using gastric balloon systems to treat obesity, according to the Read More

Fleas are testing positive for the plague in parts of Arizona

(PHOENIX) -- Officials in two Arizona counties are warning the public after fleas in the region tested positive for the plague, the infamous infectious disease that killed millions during the Middle Ages.

Navajo County Public Health offici... Read More

'Healthy Living for Summer': Having a balanced diet

(NEW YORK) -- Dieting can be a frustrating experience, at times leading to feelings of guilt or tempting cravings. In the seventh episode of ABC News' "Healthy Living for Summer" series, we spoke with Shawn Stevenson, a nutritionist, author and host ... Read More

Little girl sobs with joy after discovering her mom is pregnant

(ATLANTA) -- One big sister broke down with tears of joy at the news that her mom was pregnant with another child.

Alicia Capello waited until her daughter, Alexis, 13, was home from a two-week vacation visiting family in Georgia before sp... Read More

Parents empowered by 'Wait Until 8th' keeping kids smartphone-free longer

(NEW YORK) -- Erica and Constantine Chigounis' daughter, Sophia, is in ninth grade and just turned 14. For her birthday, she was given a phone.

And while it might seem that 14 is a perfectly reasonable age for children to get their first c... Read More

New study links C-sections with hysterectomy complications later in life

(NEW YORK) -- A new study found that women who undergo a cesarean section may have an increased risk of complications when undergoing a hysterectomy later in life.

Women who have undergone one cesarean delivery had a 31.1 percent increased... Read More

Cincinnati Zoo uses dating site-like program to 'hook up' animals, director says

(CINCINNATI) -- The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is taking a modern approach to finding the perfect mate for the animals under its care.

The zookeepers have gotten matchmaking down to a science using a system that zoo director Tha... Read More

Health insurers weigh double-digit premium increases amid Trump 'uncertainty': study

(NEW YORK) -- Because of policy "uncertainty" from the Trump administration that is "far outside the norm," some health insurers are considering double-digit increases to premiums in 2018, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation.Read More

Meet the 10-year-old who donated 1,000 backpacks to Flint students

(FLINT, Mich.) -- Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny may only be 10 years old, but she's already earned the nickname "Little Miss Flint" for the charity work she's done around the city.

Copeny's latest project involves making sure her fellow student... Read More

Fitness expert shows how moms can flatten the stomach post-pregnancy

(NEW YORK) -- New mothers are turning to an exercise method to help beat the so-called "mummy tummy," the stubborn post-pregnancy stomach bulge that is often the result of a medical condition.

"What's causing the bulge is the pressure from... Read More