(NEW YORK) -- High school athletes are more likely to have concussions during games than in practice, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In the new study, 20 high school sports, including football, wrestling, ... Read More
Licensed psychotherapist Whitney Hawkins Goodman. (ABC News)
(NEW YORK) -- We've all heard of the power of positive thinking. We're told to be positive. Think positively.
So when someone we love is feeling down or facing a challenge, many of ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- "When my son was born, he was the first blind person I’d ever met," Emily Coleman told ABC News' Good Morning America
Coleman, 40, now works as a superintendent for the Texas School for ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- An Ironman triathlon is considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.
It’s about a 17-hour competition where athletes have to complete a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and then ... Read More
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(NEW YORK) -- Miscarriage is a heartbreaking reality for many women in this country, with at least 10 to 20% of pregnancies ending in loss, according to the Mayo Clinic. However, that number is likely higher, as ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- New research is highlighting the role men play in infertility and miscarriage.
When men smoke marijuana once a week or more, their partners are twice as likely to experience a miscarriage when pregnant, according to Boston ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Since the 1990s, suicide attempts among black youth have risen 73%, while attempts among white youth fell 7.5%, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Previous research has also shown an uptick ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Breastfeeding is not only good for mothers and their babies, but it also protects the environment according to an editorial in the British Medical Journal
"It benefits all of society," Natalie Shenker, Ph.D., a research ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Miscarriage -- the loss of a pregnancy in any trimester -- is a common occurrence that affects countless women but remains a taboo topic in our culture.
Statistics differ, but according to the Mayo Clinic, for ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Health and Human Services reversed course on its opioid guidelines this week and advised doctors that cutting off pain patients' prescriptions suddenly could do more harm than good.
The new guidance, published Thursday, stressed ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Sexually transmitted infections hit a record high 2.4 million cases in 2018, making it the fifth year in a row that cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have spiked, according to new numbers from the Centers ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Are weed moms the new wine moms?
Though "wine mom" culture has long been the source of many a mommy meme and largely socially acceptable, marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling ... Read More
Julie Curry, owner of Bake'n Babes
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Milkshakes are changing a Florida woman’s fight against breast cancer after a bakery owner surprised her with a fundraiser.
“It felt really good," recipient Victoria Burnham, 25, said. "I know there ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Does a dad's drinking matter as much as a mom's before conception?
Researchers in China believe that a father's alcohol intake may actually affect a future child more than a mother's.
They completed a meta-analysis review ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A salmonella outbreak in 13 states has been linked to pet turtles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Twenty-one people have been infected with the strain of Salmonella Oranienburg, the CDC announced ... Read More