New Ebola outbreak leaves three dead in Democratic Republic of Congo

(NEW YORK) -- A year after the worst-ever Ebola outbreak was declared over, a new cluster of the disease is suspected of causing three deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The World Health Organization, which first reported the outbreak... Read More

Gestational diabetes may increase with warmer days, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- Diabetes during pregnancy has long frustrated doctors trying to discern why some women are more at risk for the disease than others. Though some factors have been associated with increased risk for the condition, including age, family h... Read More

Hospitals remain key targets as ransomware attacks expected to increase

(NEW YORK) -- The massive cyberattack this weekend that used “Wannacry” ransomware to infiltrate hundreds of thousands of computers has left organizations around the world -- including medical care providers -- on high alert.

T... Read More

Mother’s Day surprise: Baby born in car on way to hospital

(MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ky.) -- A Kentucky woman received a Mother's Day surprise Sunday when she gave birth to her son while on the way to the hospital.

Christy High of Mount Washington, Kentucky, said her son was ready to come as she was ridi... Read More

Privacy debate emerges over 'textalyzer' devices

(NEW YORK) -- New York lawmakers are trying to combat distracted driving by pushing a bill that would let police use so-called "textalyzers," or devices that could determine whether a person was on the phone at the time of an accident.

But pri... Read More

D-Day veteran breaks skydiving world record at age 101

(DEVON, England) -- At 101, Verdun Hayes is living proof that you’re never too old to make your mark or experience new things.

Last year, the D-Day veteran tried skydiving for the first time to celebrate his 100th birthday.

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How two moms are celebrating Mother's Day with their 1st child

(WASHINGTON) -- Figuring out what to do for Mom on Mother's Day is usually hard enough.

But for two Maryland women who welcomed their first child last December, it's been difficult trying to figure out how to celebrate each other in a uniq... Read More

Wisconsin police officer to donate kidney to 8-year-old boy she just met

(NEW YORK) -- A police officer in Rock County, Wisconsin, is going above and beyond her oath to protect and serve by donating her kidney to an 8-year-old boy who she’s just met.

Officer Lindsey Bittorf of the Milton Police Department... Read More

7 siblings adopted together after years in foster care

(NEW YORK) -- A family of three in Georgia became a family of 10 when they adopted seven siblings who spent nearly their entire lives in foster care.

Josh and Jessaka Clark, of Rincon, are now not just the parents of their 3-year-old son, ... Read More

Four new moms share what they've learned about motherhood

(NEW YORK) -- Moms will be celebrating around the U.S. this weekend, but for some mothers it will be the very first time.

ABC News asked four moms -- who welcomed their first child within the last 12 months -- to reflect on new motherhood.... Read More

72-year-old grandmother gets her college degree 55 years after she first enrolled

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Fifty-five years after Darlene Mullins enrolled in college, she's finally graduating.

The mother of two dropped out of Tennessee State University in Nashville after meeting and falling in love with her husband.
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Why the 'exercise pill' isn't likely to eliminate the gym any time soon

(NEW YORK) -- Recent headlines touting the benefits of an "exercise pill" have teased the idea that it could be possible to skip the gym and stay fit.

But a new study released this month, which takes a closer look at how the drug, GW501516... Read More

Nearly 1,000 sick with norovirus at 32 schools in northern California's Yolo County

(NEW YORK) -- Nearly 1,000 students, teachers and staff in 32 schools in northern California's Yolo County have contracted the gastrointestinal illness norovirus, the county announced Friday.

No... Read More

One fourth of Medicare recipients spend 20 percent of income on medical costs

(NEW YORK) -- For many older Americans, Medicare can be a lifeline. But a new study finds that more than one fourth of Medicare recipients still spend a significant portion of their income on health care.

The study by The Commonwealth Fund... Read More