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Actor and former 'GMA' contributor Cameron Mathison reveals tumor growing inside his kidney for 10 years or more

(NEW YORK) -- Actor, host and Good Morning America contributor Cameron Mathison revealed earlier this week that doctors found a 4.2 centimeter mass on his right kidney.In a new interview with GMA, Mathison spoke about his upcoming surgery and how this tumor could have been growing for 10 years or…... Read More

Teen who was put on life-support for vaping says ‘I didn’t think of myself as a smoker’

(LOS ANGELES) -- Though she might not look like it today, Simah Herman said she was sure she was going to die last month as she sat in the car unable to breathe, her father racing her to the hospital.“I just remember feeling like absolute...nothing. Like I just couldn't do…... Read More

Momtroversy: Is it OK to call your kids 'annoying'?

(NEW YORK) -- One mom's viral Facebook post in which she recounts telling her kids they were being "annoying" has drawn some very heated comments -- both of support and backlash.Kristen Hewitt's Facebook post has been shared almost 30,000 times.It reads, in part: "I was at the grocery today with…... Read More

Kids battling illnesses reveal their dream careers in inspiring photo series

(ATLANTA) -- A group of children are sharing what they want to be when they grow up in an inspiring photo series.Five patients of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta posed as their dream professions and even had a day at the "office" during the session photographed by Ashley Berrie.Berrie told ABC…... Read More

Number of uninsured Americans jumps by nearly 2 million: Census Bureau

(WASHINGTON) -- The number of Americans without health insurance jumped by nearly 2 million in the year after President Donald Trump took office -- the first time in a decade that there has been a year-to-year increase, according to federal data released Tuesday.The data, based on a U.S. Census Bureau…... Read More

Texas high school student has 'medical emergency' after vaping, officials say

(HOUSTON) -- A Houston-area high school student fell ill after vaping and was rushed to the hospital on Monday evening, officials said.A public school district serving Tomball, Texas, a small city about 35 miles from downtown Houston, told ABC News in a statement late Monday that a Tomball High School…... Read More

Cover your pimple no more: New skincare brand, Starface, debuts acne stickers

(NEW YORK) -- According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne affects up to 50 million Americans annually.Aiming to help that massive group, a brand new solution-based product was born this month: Starface.It's a cool new Gen Z friendly skincare brand that features "Hydro-Stars," which are hydrocolloid pimple patches that…... Read More

Ginger Zee calls for mental health acceptance on World Suicide Prevention Day

(NEW YORK) -- For World Suicide Prevention Day, ABC News' chief meteorologist Ginger Zee opened up about her own battle with depression and called for more to be done to take "care of our minds as well as we take care of our bodies.""I want the ability to go to…... Read More

Lea Michele details her struggles with polycystic ovary syndrome

(NEW YORK) -- Lea Michele is opening up about a common but little-discussed condition that she shares with thousands of other women: polycystic ovary syndrome. In a new interview with Health magazine, Michele said that she's been hesitant to discuss her experience with PCOS, as many others have more "intense"…... Read More

11-year-old girl teaches valuable lesson about embracing what makes your different

(NEW YORK) -- Destiny Strickland wants the world to know that everyone is different in their own way.What's more, she hopes "to encourage people who are different not to hide what they have different." Destiny, 11, was born with amniotic band syndrome, or ABS, a medical condition in which the…... Read More

Court denies custody for parents who stopped chemo for 4-year-old son with cancer

(NEW YORK) -- A court has denied parents custody of their 4-year-old son with cancer after the Florida couple stopped chemotherapy treatments earlier this year.Hillsborough County Judge Thomas Palermo announced the ruling to parents Joshua McAdams and Taylor Bland-Ball Monday afternoon. Their son, Noah McAdams, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic…... Read More

Kim Kardashian West reveals possible lupus diagnosis: What to know

(NEW YORK) -- Kim Kardashian West got some tough news recently after seeing a doctor for exhaustion, nausea and swollen hands.In what played out on Sunday's Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the reality star and aspiring lawyer got some blood work done and got a positive test for lupus and…... Read More

New York Gov. Cuomo says he plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid vaping health concerns

(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said he wants to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid growing national health concerns about vaping.The New York Department of Health is also launching an investigation into companies producing vaping substances and will require shops that sell e-cigarettes to post a warning…... Read More

Teens who don’t date may be more well-adjusted and less depressed, new study finds

(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to teen dating, a new study found that students not in a romantic relationship had stronger social skills and were less depressed than their peers.The Journal of School Health published a study from survey-based research of 594 students in the 10th grade and concluded…... Read More