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Vaccines Fastracked to Fight Three Viruses

(LONDON) -- A number of governments and charities have committed $460 million to fastrack vaccines to fight Mers, Lassa fever, and the Nipah virus according to BBC News. Scientists say the three relat... Read More

9-Year-Old with Terminal Cancer's Travel Dreams Fulfilled

(PORTSMOUTH, N.H.) -- The family of a young girl with terminal brain cancer is carrying out her wishes to "see the world."

"She has talked about a lot of different vacation spots," mom Stacie Brill, 34, told ABC News. "She said, 'We can go... Read More

Trump Posts Vow to Scrap Climate Action Plan on White House Website

(WASHINGTON) -- Within hours of Donald Trump's becoming the 45th president of the United States, his administration announced its commitment to eliminate the Read More

4-Year-Old Takes First Steps Thanks to Stranger’s Good Deed

(PLEASANTVILLE, N.J.) -- One preschooler stood tall this month thanks to a stranger's kind donation that helped him take his very first steps.

Luis Tamarez, 4, a student at North Main Street Elementary School in Pleasantville, New Jersey, ... Read More

Poor, Chronically Sick Most Likely to Lose Coverage If ACA Repealed: Study

(NEW YORK) -- With Republican lawmakers promising to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act under the new administration, researchers have been working to understand how people who gained coverage after the ACA's passage will be affected.
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Your Body: Vaginal Seeding

By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

When a baby is delivered through natural childbirth, the process transfers special micro-organisms to the newborn. The effect is a reduced risk of autoimmune dise... Read More

New York Police Officers Use Eyedropper to Save Unconscious Newborn

(NEW YORK) --  Two police officers on Long Island, New York, used an eyedropper to save the life of a newborn baby who was not breathing, police said.

Officers Steven Golub and Devin Humphreys of the Northport Village Police Departmen... Read More

Newborn Dying of Stroke Survives After Doctors Perform Surgery

(FARGO, N.D.) -- When he was just 9 days old, Phoenix Saulter suffered a stroke so damaging that his doctors told his parents that the newborn wouldn't survive.

"There was so much clotting and no blood leaving his brain," Phoenix's father,... Read More

Newlywed Parents Carry Cancer-Stricken Toddler After Hospital Wedding

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The image of a couple as they carry their 2-year-old child through a hospital hallway is capturing hearts across the nation.

Celia and Geff Kinzel wed this month in the chapel of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in ... Read More

Girl with Terminal Cancer Asks People to Do Acts of Kindness

(NEW YORK) -- When Becca Schofield, was told last November the brain cancer she had fought for nearly two years was terminal, the 17-year-old said she decided to create a bucket list.

When an overwhelming number of family and friends wante... Read More

Your Body: Processed Meats Especially Bad for Asthma Sufferers

By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

Who doesn’t love some crispy bacon with breakfast?

Well, a recent study out of France suggests all that processed meat could be bad for pulmonar... Read More