Boy's giggle fits turned out to be rare form of epileptic seizures

(LOS ANGELES) -- For years, Justin Cho's family thought they simply had a happy kid who liked to laugh, even when nothing funny happened.

"Ever since he was an infant he would giggle and it wou... Read More

White working class increasingly hit with 'deaths of despair,' report finds

(NEW YORK) — The white working class in the U.S. has bucked a global trend of improved mortality rates in recent years as a host of factors including suicide, opioid addiction and alcohol-related liver disease have increasingly claimed lives.Read More

Cancer in young women and teens may harm future pregnancies, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- More women who were diagnosed with cancer as teens or young adults are surviving -- and many are having children of their own.

But their path isn't always easy. A new study published on Thursday in JAMA Oncology finds women w... Read More

Teen gets bionic legs after being born unable to walk

(NEW YORK) -- A teen born with a birth defect that prevented him from walking is now getting used to moving around on his own thanks to state-of-the-art prosthetic devices.

Christian Calamuci, 17, was born in South Africa with legs that bo... Read More

Mom honors 'the village' that made daughter's adoption possible

(WILMINGTON, N.C.) -- A Wilmington, North Carolina, mom took the day of her daughter's adoption as an opportunity to recognize the many people who were part of the journey.

"I met her the day she came into foster care," Millie Holloman sai... Read More

Deadly Meningitis Trial: Ex-pharmacy head convicted of fraud, not guilty of murder

(BOSTON) -- A once-prominent drug executive was convicted today of racketeering and fraud but acquitted of murder for his role running the company that allegedly produced contaminated medicine that caused a deadly outbreak of infections including men... Read More

What to know about FDA's warning on breast implant risks, rare cancer

(NEW YORK) -- A warning by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised new concern about breast implants risks and the possibility of developing a rare form of cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL.

Here's the ke... Read More

Shelter dog rescued from abuse gets job in airport customs department

(ATLANTA) -- An abused shelter dog is starting a new chapter in life at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport customs department.

Murray the beagle came to the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter more than a year ago, and he wa... Read More

Former 'Bachelorette' opens up about decision to freeze her eggs

(NEW YORK) -- Two years after falling in love on season 11 of The Bachelorette, Kaitlyn Bristowe and her fiance Shawn Booth sat down with ABC News' Good Morning America to discuss their future together and Bristowe's recent decision... Read More

Health care experts doubt changes to GOP bill with lead to more coverage

(WASHINGTON) --  Health care experts doubt that the amendments added Monday night to the Republican health care bill will change top-line numbers estimates from the C... Read More

CDC: Infant mortality declines 15 percent

(NEW YORK) -- Infant mortality in the U.S. declined 15 percent between 2005 and 2014, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mortality rates fell for four out of the five leading causes of infant deat... Read More