Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing

(WASHINGTON) -- Protesters in wheelchairs were removed from a hearing on the Republican health care bill Monday afternoon after disrupting the session with chants of "No cuts to Medicaid! Save our lib... Read More

New antibody targets 99 percent of HIV strains

(NEW YORK) -- Researchers have developed an antibody that attacks 99 percent of HIV strains.

The "tri-specific" antibody is a combination of three antibodies, which allows it to attack three parts of the virus.

As part of the study publ... Read More

Nikki Reed’s birth control drama: Experts weigh in on how to discuss family planning

(NEW YORK) -- Critics took aim at Nikki Reed's husband, Ian Somerhalder, this week after the actor admitted in an interview to throwing out the actress' birth control pills.

Somerhalder, 38, recounted the ordeal, which took place when the ... Read More

Facebook group members accuse paralyzed hiker of lying about completing Pacific Crest Trail

(ANZA, Calif.) --  Earlier this week, her story was featured on various news outlets, including ABC News' "World News Tonight," sparking interest within the Facebook group Pacific Crest Trail Class of 2017. Some members of the group raised quest... Read More

'Healthy Living for Summer': Alternatives to processed sugar

(LOS ANGELES) -- Avoiding refined sugar may be a challenge for most Americans, but Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole, the owners of Fitness and Fuel LA, regularly look for alternatives. In the tenth and final episode of ABC News' "Healthy Living for S... Read More

Girl Scout honored for saving mom from overturned car

(NEW YORK) -- Last April Melina Lakey was riding home from a movie with her parents when their SUV clipped a drainage ditch and rolled over six times, landing on its roof.

The 9-year-old was pulled to safety by her dad, Jeff Lakey, who was... Read More

Dad pushes empty stroller through marathon to honor stillborn son

(QUEENSLAND, Australia) -- As if running a marathon weren't enough of a feat, one dad pushed a stroller the entire way.

For Troy Austin, an Australian man who is an Ironman competitor and triathlete as well as a marathon runner, the exerti... Read More

Tom Brady's claim that hydration prevents sunburns raises eyebrows

(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady's claim that staying ultra-hydrated helps protect him from the sun's rays is raising eyebrows on social media.

"When I was growing up, and playing outside in the sun, I got sunburned a lot. I was a fair-skinned Iris... Read More

Girl collects more than 2,300 pairs of silly socks for fellow patients in hospital

(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A 12-year-old girl has collected thousands of pairs of silly socks for her friends staying in the hospital where she receives chemotherapy.

Emma Becker has been a patient for 4 years at Connecticut Children's Medical C... Read More

Cheat days may actually help dieters lose weight, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- Taking cheat days, or breaks, while dieting may actually help aid weight loss, according to a new study from Australian researchers.

The small study looked at two groups of obese men who participated in a four-month diet requ... Read More

Woman paints motivational messages in middle school girls bathrooms

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) -- These aren’t your ordinary middle school girls’ bathrooms.

The colorful messages covering the walls at Fayetteville Academy in North Carolina are spreading positivity, inspiring the girls to “be ki... Read More