Maria Menounos shares recovery update following brain tumor battle

(LOS ANGELES) -- Former E! News co-host Maria Menounos shared an update of her recovery on Instagram Wednesday, following her announcement earlier this month that she had been diagnosed with a benign brain tumor and had underwent surgery to remove th... Read More

Baby Charlie Gard's medical condition: What you need to know

(NEW YORK) -- The ongoing story of Charlie Gard –- a baby born in London with a rare genetic disorder known as Mitochondrial Depletion Syndrome -– has gained international attention, with such prominent figures as Pope Francis and Preside... Read More

Mom speaks out after her toddler was injured on a trampoline

(TAMPA, Fla.) -- A Florida mother is speaking out after her 3-year-old son was injured at an indoor trampoline park, warning other parents in an interview with ABC News' Good Morning America Wednesday, saying, "No mother, no father, ever wan... Read More

Thirty-five deaths caused by measles reported in Europe

(ROME) -- Thirty-five people have died in the past year from measles throughout Europe, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab, the WHO regional director for Europe, described the deaths as an "unacceptable trage... Read More

U.K. launches probe into contaminated blood scandal

(LONDON) – The U.K. has launched a probe into a contaminated-blood scandal that left at least 2,400 people dead, according to the BBC.

The goal is to determine the cause of the "appalling injustice" that took place in the 1970s and ... Read More

Pregnant news anchor fires back at body-shaming viewer

(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- A pregnant news anchor body-shamed by a viewer is firing back.

Laura Warren, a 27-year-old reporter in Augusta, Georgia, is expecting her first child. But a happy occasion was marred by a body-shaming viewer who left her ... Read More

Good Samaritans form human chain to rescue swimmers caught in rip current off Florida coast

(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) -- A normal day at the beach turned into a heroic moment Saturday when a group of strangers formed a human chain that stretched into the ocean to rescue swimmers stuck in a rip current.

Derek Simmons, 26, and his wife, ... Read More

Comic Maysoon Zayid is making disability mainstream

(NEW YORK) -- Once you’ve met Maysoon Zayid, it is impossible to forget her.

As she made her way through the ABC News studio, she left in her wake a sea of smiling faces, and a host of new fans. That included the security guard who s... Read More

'Kill the bill, don't kill me:' Health care protesters descend on Capitol Hill

(WASHINGTON) -- Over 100 protesters from across the U.S. gathered outside high-profile Republican senators’ offices on Monday to voice their opposition to the GOP’s Senate bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).<... Read More

Java drinkers, rejoice: Coffee may help you live longer

(NEW YORK) -- If you ever felt that you needed coffee to survive, you may be on to something.

Drinking coffee is linked to a decreased risk of death, according to two large studies published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicin... Read More

'Healthy Living for Summer': Staying fit with workout tips

(NEW YORK) -- Staying in shape while staying out of the gym could be a challenge. In the third episode of ABC News' "Healthy Living for Summer" series, we go over workout tips you can do on the go, whether you're at the beach or on vacation this summ... Read More

Tennessee woman surprises husband with match for kidney transplant

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Steven Winfree has been going through cycles of dialysis to help him survive. He has kidney failure and desperately needs a transplant.

So when his wife, Heather Winfree, found out she was a match to donate her kidney t... Read More

'Motivated' podcast: Incredible weight loss transformations

(NEW YORK) -- Two fitness trainers who lost a combined 200 pounds are opening up about their weight loss success stories, sharing the key to their transformations.

At his heaviest, Adonis Hill says he was 310 pounds. “I was tired of ... Read More

Cruz on GOP health reform: 'I believe we can get it done'

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, expressed optimism that Senate Republicans would reach consensus on a health care bill, saying he believes they can "get it done."

The Texas senator opposes the GOP Senate leadership's current health... Read More