Experts offer new recommendations for screening more women for breast cancer

praetorianphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Annually, about 247,200 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. and nearly 42,000 people die each year from breast cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Breastfeeding basics: All of your questions answered

kate_sept2004/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Breastfeeding has proven health benefits for mom and baby. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about six months of life when possible. Breast milk is...

Women affected by hair loss turn to 'toppers' to find their confidence again

Cindy Dwyer(NEW YORK) -- Cindy Dwyer, was diagnosed with stage three brain cancer in 2013, and underwent surgery, 35 days of radiation and a year of chemotherapy. After upending her life and battling her illness, Dwyer,...

How to find the right sports bra for your body

mediaphotos/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Melanie Yvette Martin is a 31-year-old blogger who works out out three times a week, doing everything from running to kickboxing, spin and dance classes. And three times a week, Martin, of...

Florida man arrested for having Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

Pinellas County Sheriffs Office(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- A Florida man was arrested after he was caught with five ecstasy pills that were the color orange and in the shape of President Trump's face, police said. Brendan...

Parents want to regain custody of 4-year-old son with cancer after stopping his chemo

ABC News(HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.) -- A couple from Florida is fighting to regain custody of their son after they chose alternative methods to treat his tumor. Noah McAdams was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia...

New measles numbers show the disease continues to spread but at slightly slower pace

Hailshadow/iStock(ATLANTA) -- The number of measles cases continues to grow, though at a slightly less rapid pace than was recorded earlier in the year. The Centers for Disease Control announced Monday that there were 21...

Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

Trae Patton/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip. Teigen, a mom of two with husband John...

South Dakota woman gives birth to triplets after thinking she had kidney stones

MillefloreImages/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A South Dakota mother was in for a huge surprise during a recent trip to the hospital earlier this month for what she thought was kidney stones. "Started getting pains, figured it was...

Weight Watchers' app for kids draws backlash from parents, calls for boycott

dolgachov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17. The app, called Kurbo by WW, is "designed...

10 Common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives? We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's...

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people. Since June 28,...

4 Back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

iStock(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety. Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with...

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

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Potentially toxic ‘miracle cure’ touted by fringe ‘church’ is back on FDA's radar

Doug Nash(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as...

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining. A new study further explores whether too many opioids...

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life. Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her blood...

Three ways to stop the dreaded 'Sunday scaries'

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away. Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe...

New product line is helping people embrace their baldness

Courtesy Comprehensive Cranium Care(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12. By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she...

FCC proposes 3-digit number, similar to 911, to combat national 'suicide epidemic'

releon8211/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a plan to create a new three-digit hotline number, similar to 911, to enable quick access to national suicide prevention resources....

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Load of potatoes burn in semi trailer fire

Load of potatoes burn in semi trailer fire

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Sherman County standoff ends with suicide

Sherman County standoff ends with suicide

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season

Fairbury Native Becomes Full-Time Football Assistant

Fairbury Native Becomes Full-Time Football Assistant

Pawnee City faces challenging season with low participation numbers

Pawnee City faces challenging season with low participation numbers

Applejack weekend will feature extreme bull riding for the fifth-straight year

Applejack weekend will feature extreme bull riding for the fifth-straight year

Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title

Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title