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Free baby boxes welcomed in fight against sleep-related deaths

(NEW YORK) -- Alabama will give families of all newborns in the state free baby boxes in which to slumber if they take a quiz on sleep safety. The initiative, to start Wednesday, follows New Jersey an... Read More

Firefighters shave heads to support colleague's son with cancer

(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A Virginia fire department is coming together in support of a fellow fireman's toddler, who is fighting cancer.

The Richmond Fire Department has raised close to $50,000 after 3-year-old Caleb Lambert was diagnosed with stage... Read More

Why I chose to document my preventive double mastectomy on social media

By PAIGE MORE

"Good Morning America" booker and segment producer Paige More shares her personal experience of under going a double mastectomy in her early 20s after she tested positive for a BRCA1 genetic mutation, whi... Read More

Iowa fire department welcomes six babies in seven months

(MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa) -- There must be something in the water at one Iowa fire station.

Six volunteer fire fighters at the Mediapolis Fire Department welcomed six children in the last seven months.

"We didn't have a plan to do this... Read More

Cancer Research UK has launched major pancreatic cancer study

(LONDON) -- In an effort to improve survival rates of patients, the cancer research charity Cancer Research UK has launched a major study to find efficient and effective treatment for individual tumors according to a BBC News report.

The s... Read More

'Beauty and the Beast' star Audra McDonald opens up about having a baby at 46

(NEW YORK) -- It's been 16 years since Audra McDonald had a baby.

Now at age 46, the "Beauty and the Beast" star has a second baby and a first with her husband and fellow Broadway star Will Swenson.

The couple welcomed daughter ... Read More

Rise of 'membership medicine' plans against health insurance

(NEW YORK) -- What if your health coverage was more like a gym membership?

Shellee Enfinger and her husband support their family of five by paying $250 per month for health coverage. She said with direct primary care or "membership medicine" s... Read More

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 would be very short lived, anywhere between 2 to 5 se... Read More

Julianne Hough wants to start 'open conversations' about endomitriosis

(NEW YORK) — Julianne Hough hopes being vocal about her struggle with endometriosis will help more women feel comfortable talking about their own experiences. In a... Read More

Can birth control pills protect women from cancer?

(NEW YORK) -- Taking birth control pills has previously been associated with several non-contraceptive benefits. But now, a new study shows the pill can help protect women from certain cancers for decades after a woman stops taking it.

"Th... Read More

High school student hailed as hero after performing Heimlich maneuver on classmate

(LA CROSSE, Wis.) — A high school freshman from Wisconsin has been hailed as a hero by his community after he performed the Heimlich maneuver on a fellow student who was choking on his lunch in their school's cafeteria.

Ian Brown fro... Read More