Feeling stressed? It might be making your dog stressed, too

(NEW YORK) -- A dog has traditionally been called man’s best friend, but it might be possible that dogs and their owners share an even deeper relationship than originally thought.

Dogs mirror the stress levels of their owners over long p... Read More

White meat is just as bad as red meat when it comes to cholesterol: Study

(NEW YORK) -- Red meat has been given a bad rep for heart health in people whose diets have a high proportion of it, but a new study finds that white meat may be just as bad when it comes to cholesterol.

Despite the common belief that whit... Read More

FDA calls out e-cig companies using social media 'influencers' to market products

(NEW YORK) -- The federal government on Friday issued formal warnings to companies that use social media “influencers” to promote fruit flavored e-cigarette products.

In letters to four e-cigarette companies, the Food and Drug ... Read More

New CPR dummy attachment with breasts could help save women's lives

(NEW YORK) --  Most cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) mannequins, on which people learn how to do CPR, are missing one feature important to a significant portion of the population: breasts.

A new product is changing that, with the h... Read More

Woman carries baby for her sister-in-law born without a uterus

(NEW YORK) -- Hollie Hepler is now 31 but vividly remembers the day, at age 16, she was told she would never be able to carry a child or give birth.

"I was sitting in the room with my mom and a nurse came in, and she was shaking and said, ... Read More

Pulmonary edema: Explaining the condition after deaths at Dominican sister resorts

(NEW YORK) -- Just days before an American couple was found dead in their hotel room at the Grand Bahia Principe La Romana resort in the Dominican Republic, another American in an adjoining resort had died of the same suspected cause: respiratory fai... Read More

Photographer's picture of mom after birth packs powerful postpartum message

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A photographer who captured a seemingly overlooked moment of a woman post-birth has sparked conversation among thousands on social media.

Alex Dovel, owner of Alex Michele Photography, photographed her friend Tammy ... Read More

Idaho sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, accuses family of profiting from opioid crisis

(WASHINGTON) -- Idaho is suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the family that owns the privately held company for their alleged role in the opioid crisis, accusing them of mounting one of the "deadliest marketing campaigns in history," the state a... Read More

Going to bed at different times can hurt your health. Here are 5 apps to help

(NEW YORK) -- If you consider yourself a weekend warrior who skimps on sleep during the week and then tries to make up for it on the weekend, it's time to go back to bed.

Irregular sleep patterns, including not going to bed and waking up a... Read More

Trump admin to cease use of fetal tissue in government research

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration on Wednesday announced it is suspending the use of fetal tissue in research conducted by government scientists and said it is ending a contract with a California university over its use of the materials.
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2-year-old with rare prune belly syndrome gets kidney from a mom of three

(NEW YORK) -- A stranger has given a toddler a second chance at life after seeing his mother's plea for a kidney donor on Facebook.

On May 28, Susie LeRoy, 35, donated her kidney to Kaleb Perry. LeRoy is a mom of three who had been folowng... Read More

Rabbi discusses recovery after brother's suicide, erasing stigma of mental illness

(NEW YORK) -- Eleven years after his brother Gabriel died by suicide, Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner told his emotional story during a service at his new synagogue for the first time. It was an unusual way to greet his new congregation, but he wanted to s... Read More

Texas passes new law after woman discovers her mom's fertility doctor is her father

(DALLAS) -- The Dallas woman featured in a recent 20/20 investigative documentary report that revealed that her mother’s fer... Read More

Trauma, anxiety and PTSD: How mass shootings affect mental health

(NEW YORK) -- Multiple shootings in recent days have renewed attention on gun violence in the United States as at least 10 people in Chicago and 12 in Virginia Beach were killed and dozens more were injured.

The shootings may have ended, b... Read More