Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia abortion law

(ATLANTA) -- The actress Alyssa Milano is calling for a sex strike to protest Georgia’s restrictive new “fetal heartbeat” law.

“Our reproductive rights are being erased," the actress tweeted on Saturday. "Until women ha... Read More

Mom who nearly died after childbirth has a message for moms this Mother's Day

(NEW YORK) -- Mother’s Day is always a special celebration for Alia McCants, not only because she is the mom of twin 4-year-olds but also because becoming a mom nearly cost McCants’ her life.

McCants, 35, was close to becoming a st... Read More

Mom who nearly died after childbirth has a message for moms this Mother's Day

(NEW YORK) -- Mother’s Day is always a special celebration for Alia McCants, not only because she is the mom of twin 4-year-olds but also because becoming a mom nearly cost McCants her life.

McCants, 35, was close to becoming a stati... Read More

Trump outlines plan to tackle 'surprise medical bills'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced that his administration plans to treat the extra pain some patients experience when they’re faced with so-called “surprise medical bills” and the unexpected high cost that comes with ... Read More

Teen siblings with rare genetic disorder each receive a kidney on same day from same donor

(SAN ANTONIO) -- In a unique occurrence, a brother and sister who were born with the same rare condition have both received kidneys on the same day and from the exact same donor.

John Ben Shepperd, 18, and Ava Shepperd, 14, underwent surge... Read More

Leukemia-stricken 3-year-old will receive chemo over parents' objections, judge rules

(TAMPA, Fla.) -- A judge in Florida has ruled that a 3-year-old with leukemia must receive chemotherapy over objections from the boy's parents.

A full day of testimony on Wednesday included the state having two doctors argue why chemothera... Read More

Nurse births babies for those who can’t and delivers them for those who can

(HOUSTON) -- Today, Lisa Jones is a labor and delivery nurse at a hospital in Houston, Texas. It's the same hospital where she was born and the same hospital her mother worked as a nurse.

But before she went into nursing, Jones was in a la... Read More

Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21

(NEW YORK) -- Walmart is following in the footsteps of other retail brands and raising the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21.

The superstore also announced Wednesday that it will discontinue the sale of fruit and dessert-flavored nicotine.<... Read More

Hilary Duff gets candid about breast-feeding, pumping at work

(LOS ANGELES) -- Hilary Duff took some time out Tuesday to reach out to all the mothers on Instagram and "share a few thoughts on breast-feeding."

T... Read More

Warren releases $100B plan to combat opioid addiction ahead of W. Va. visit

(NEW YORK) -- Presidential candidate in 2020 Elizabeth Warren released a plan to combat opioid addiction on Wednesday that would give $100 billion to address the issue over 10 years, including $2.7 billion each year for the counties and cities hardes... Read More

Brits are having less sex and 'modern life' may be to blame, study shows

(LONDON) — It was the title of a critically derided 1971 play loved by audiences, but now, "No Sex Please, We're British," looks more like fact than fiction.

A new study published in the United Kingdom reveals that the rates of Brito... Read More

Busy Philipps talks abortion at 15, is 'scared for women and girls' with new laws

(NEW YORK) -- Actress and talk show host Busy Philipps spoke out about the recent "heartbeat" abortion bills introduced in various states that have been signed into law, or are pending.

Phillipps brought her own life to the forefront to hu... Read More

CDC: 3 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths in US can be prevented

(NEW YORK) -- Three in five pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. can be prevented, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pregnancy-related deaths can occur up to a year after a woman gives birth, acco... Read More

College students launch side hustle to help other students' mental health

(NEW YORK) -- College is a stressful time with everything from anxiety to depression sending students to seek help for their mental health in record numbers, data shows.

But now, four students at Marquette University are doing something ab... Read More