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One of the busiest ER doctors in the US talks about this year's deadly flu, kids

(PATERSON, N.J.) -- This year's flu is the worst on record in at least a decade; 53 children have died amid the national flu epidemic, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

One of the busiest emergency rooms in ... Read More

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase to tackle health care for employees

(NEW YORK) -- Three corporate giants are teaming up to enter a new field for them: health care.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. plan to start a new health care company that is "free from profit-making incentives an... Read More

This teen's struggle with depression led her and brother to create app to help others

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) -- When Hannah Lucas was diagnosed last year with a medical condition that caused frequent fainting, she felt scared and alone.

“I started passing out more and more often and I was terrified of going anywhere,” ... Read More

Flu numbers hit fresh highs: 16 new reports of child deaths from flu since last week

(ATLANTA) -- The rate of hospitalizations for the flu has hit the highest levels seen since health officials started recording this data in 2010, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - another sign that this flu season cou... Read More

What parents should know about social media 'validation' and how it affects their daughters

(NEW YORK) -- As the #MeToo movement has highlighted how indiscriminate sexual harassment is for many women today, Good Morning America is taking a closer look at how parents can talk to their daughters about misconduct, and empower them to ... Read More

Tamiflu: What you need to know about this flu medicine

(NEW YORK) --  As the nation weathers what may be the worst flu season in years, many with the illness -- and those around them -- may find themselves getting prescriptions for a flu antiviral medicine. The most popular such drug is oseltamivir,... Read More

Lawsuit asks that coffee be labeled with a warning about a possible link to cancer

(NEW YORK) -- A lawsuit that wants coffee shops to post a warning about the potential link between coffee and cancer has put a spotlight on a chemical compound called acrylamide.

Acrylamide is a chemical that forms when coffee beans are ro... Read More

College-age young women open up about coming of age in a #MeToo world

(NEW YORK) -- With allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct dominating the news, a common question continues to come up among many parents: What do we tell our girls? How do we raise smart, strong and empowered women?

Good Morni... Read More

CDC director resigns over her 'financial interests' in tobacco companies

(WASHINGTON) --  The director of the Centers for Disease Control has resigned, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, in the wake of her "financial interests" coming under scrutiny.

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald had invested in... Read More

Traumatic brain injury linked to increased dementia risk: report

(NEW YORK) -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, resulting in more than 2.5 million emergency department visits and hospitalizations in 2013 alone.

For children, emergency departme... Read More

87 students at all-boys Catholic school call out sick because of the flu

(CHICAGO) -- The halls of an all-boys Catholic high school in Chicago were barren on Monday.

That's because administrators at Saint Patrick High School counted almost 100 absences; many coming down with a case of the flu.

"We ha... Read More

Trump administration unclear on continuation of opioid 'emergency'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s order declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency in October was set to expire last Tuesday — its 90-day mandate must be renewed upon expiration — leading to a lack of clarity in th... Read More

Flu outbreak prompts precautions including at some churches

(NEW YORK) -- A flu outbreak sweeping the country is causing people and institutions to take precautions against its spread, including a Catholic diocese in New York state that has issued healthy guidelines for its churches and schools.

In... Read More

Two sisters battle heroin addiction behind bars

(NORTH PRINCE GEORGE, Va.) -- Every night before she goes to sleep, Deborah Crowder prays that her two daughters are still alive when she wakes up in the morning.

There have been many mornings when she wasn't sure, she said.

May... Read More