Man overcomes paralysis to run half-marathon with his surgeon and the driver who hit him

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Dean Otto of Charlotte, North Carolina, was riding his bike one humid morning in September 2016 when the unimaginable occurred: The husband, father and marathoner was struck by a ... Read More

How to workout like Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

(WASHINGTON) -- The longtime personal trainer of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- who has gained the nickname "The Notorious R.B.G." -- shared secrets for how the 84-year-old stays physically strong every day as she interprets the Constit... Read More

Man loses 100 pounds in a year, assisted by donated fitness trackers

(NEW YORK) -- A father of two said he lost 100 pounds with the help of a fitness tracker that he wouldn’t have thought to buy for himself.

The Salem, Massachusetts father of two weighed 304 pounds before he stepped into a weekly well... Read More

Two Navy sailors found dead of apparent drug overdoses in same home days apart

(KINGSLAND, Ga.) -- Two active-duty U.S. sailors from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay were found dead of apparent drug overdoses in the same home four days apart, U.S. Submarine Forces confirmed to ABC News.

Last Thursday, Petty Officer 1st... Read More

Woman writes touching tribute to nurses caring for 2-year-old daughter with cancer

(DALLAS) -- Shelby Skiles was unable to sleep one recent night while staying with her 2-year-old daughter at Children’s Medical Center Dallas when she just began to write.

Skiles, 28, has spent nearly every night since May at the hos... Read More

Children who play football may take more hits to the head than originally thought, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- A new study has found that children who play youth football may take more high-magnitude hits to the head than originally thought.

Researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) mounted cen... Read More

Unwanted sexual advances not just a Hollywood, Weinstein story (POLL)


Most Americans recognize the problem: Seventy-five percent overall call sexual harassment in the workplace a problem in U.S. society, and 64 percent call it a serious problem – up 11 and 17 percentage points, respectively, since last aske... Read More

Artist's dolls give women with skin-pigment loss 'confidence' and 'a voice'

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Crystal Kaye's work designing dolls to represent women with skin-pigment loss is drawing grateful responses from women across the country who are thrilled to have a doll that looks like them.

“I get messages fro... Read More

What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency

(SAN DIEGO) -- As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades, health officials are taking emergency measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease.

On Friday, Calif... Read More

Report: 26 million worldwide dying in pain without painkillers

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. may be suffering from an opioid epidemic, but worldwide nearly 26 million people are dying in pain because they can’t access affordable palliative care.

According to a new report in The Lancet, the solutio... Read More

No criminal charges in Colorado cheerleading forced-splits videos

(DENVER) -- Shocking videos showing high school cheerleaders in Colorado being forced into splits sparked outrage this summer, and now officials say no criminal charges will be filed.

The Denver District Attorney's Office announced the decisio... Read More