(NEW YORK) -- Robin Roberts is no stranger to facing adversity. She received a breast cancer diagnosis in 2007 and then a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a rare blood disorder that affects the bone marrow, five years later. Thankfully, her sister Sally-Ann was... Read More.
(FLINT, Mich.) -- Five years after a water crisis rocked Flint, Michigan, a significant number of residents are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or depression and some may be suffering from both conditions, a new study finds. Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There are early signs that new monkeypox cases are slowing down in the U.S. Experts are optimistic that the virus can be completely eliminated from the U.S. While challenges remain, recent improvement in vaccination efforts could lead to complete elimination but it... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Four out of five pregnancy-related deaths in the United States are preventable, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report looked at data from the Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs) across 36 states between 2017 and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's the first day of fourth grade for Yara Valerio. As her mother, Emma Mercado, packs her lunch in the kitchen, Yara is finishing up her remaining summer school homework in their New York City apartment. In a few minutes, they will... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Even as healthcare professionals battle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 300 Americans dying each day on average from the virus, doctors nationwide are raising awareness about the growing epidemic of suicide within their ranks. Saturday, Sept. 17, is National Physician Suicide... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- To optimize protection ahead of another pandemic winter, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha said Friday people should consider getting the newly-updated COVID-19 booster before Halloween. The sooner the better, Jha said, urging people to get a booster between mid-September and mid-October,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Of all the planning that comes with being a new mom, one woman hadn’t planned for a surprise diagnosis of a neurological condition – just weeks before her due date. Now, she’s on a journey to spread awareness of Bell’s palsy, a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Although reported COVID-19 case levels in the U.S. are still falling after a viral resurgence over the summer, there are preliminary indicators that infection rates may be back on the rise across the country. In recent weeks, federal data has shown that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Weeks after a trigger ban criminalizing providing abortions went into effect in Tennessee, doctors told ABC News the ban created fear, confusion, anxiety and stress among patients and providers. Physicians from different parts of the state are pushing back against claims made... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lawmakers are seeking to limit the sale of diet pills and weight loss supplements to children with the introduction of new bills in California and New York. The bills in California and New York would prohibit retailers from selling dietary supplements for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It has been more than two and half years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and despite a return to a new form of normality for many people across the country, there are still hundreds of Americans dying from the... Read More.