High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study

iStock/PavelKant(NEW YORK) -- The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes and now a study from Duke University raises serious health concerns for people using mint and...

Common pain medication literally turns woman's blood blue

New England Journal of Medicine(NEW YORK) -- The term "blue blood" took on a new meaning for a 25-year-old woman who checked into a Rhode Island emergency room with complaints of fatigue and shortness of breath, as well as...

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at developing better flu vaccines to defend Americans against both seasonal influenza and the possibility of a future pandemic...

FDA to consider ads targeting youth in applications to sell e-cigarette products

sestovic/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new rule that outlines the process for tobacco companies to apply to sell e-cigarettes and vape products, as the number of vaping-related...

Video experiment tracking the lives of pre-teens shows confidence dips as kids age

Deborah Roberts sits down with several parents whose kids were featured in Samantha Skey's new video series about pre-teens. (ABC News)(NEW YORK) -- “I feel less confident than five years ago because now...

Sophia Bush raises awareness to help end period poverty for young women in the US

ShotShare/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When actress and activist Sophia Bush learned that nearly one in five girls in the United States are estimated to have missed school due to a lack of period products, she was aghast. "So many...

New study reveals what's behind the shrinking black-white cancer mortality gap

CasPhotography/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's been a topic addressed by Democratic presidential candidates Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker: racial disparities in health care. A new study reveals that in...

International team sends life-saving insulin to a remote island via drone

iStock(NEW YORK) -- An international team of scientists and health care workers have completed the world's first drone insulin delivery -- dropping off the life-saving medicine to a remote island in Ireland. Spearheaded...

FDA using criminal investigators to probe vaping crisis as number sick soars to 530

Marccophoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Drug Administration has been using their criminal investigators to look into the rash of illnesses surrounding the use of vaping products, Mitch Zeller, the director of the...

New single pill combines blood pressure and cholesterol medicines

DNY59/iStock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Two medicines for high blood pressure, another two to lower cholesterol – what if you could take just one pill for all of them? That new all-in-one medication, also known as a...

Bipartisan bill proposes banning flavored e-cigarettes amid vaping crisis

HAZEMMKAMAL/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- As public health concerns over vaping continue to build, two congressmen are introducing bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the habit, especially among underage users. The move comes...

How to best protect against the flu this season

ljubaphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Some experts have already predicted a severe flu season so it's time to take the proper health precautions and understand the best ways to protect against the virus. ABC News' chief medical...

Two dads welcome two babies born nine days and hundreds of miles apart

Courtesy George Arison(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Newborns Luka Arison Luo and Emilia Arison Luo are siblings who arrived in the world nine days and more than 300 miles apart earlier this month. The babies, who share the same...

Mosquito-borne virus threat grows with new Michigan cases

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Michigan health officials amped up their warning about a rare mosquito-borne virus Tuesday, after the state's Department of Health and Human Services confirmed four new cases of Eastern equine...

A doctor joined an app popular with teens to teach about the dangers of vaping

high-number/iStock(ROBBINSDALE, Minn.) -- One doctor has found a foothold with the trendy social media platform TikTok to try and appeal to teens in hopes of discouraging e-cigarette use. Dr. Rose Marie Leslie, a family...

Major new beverage guidelines for kids 5 and under: What parents should know

SilviaJansen/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Give kids little to no juice and more water. That's the top line of what parents need to know about major new beverage guidelines for children from birth to age 5 issued by an...

Brother surprises sister, his bone marrow donor, with the honeymoon of her dreams

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Jack Santos was just like any other 18-year-old kid who had the whole world ahead of him. He loved sports and spending time with his family, and he was planning for college. Things came to a halt...

Seven ways to take care of your skin this fall

simarik/iStock(NEW YORK) -- You change your wardrobe each season -- so why not change your skin care routine, as well?

Woman took five simple steps to lose 100 pounds in one year

vadimguzhva/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One day in 2017, Martha Elizondo found herself in the scale aisle at a local Walmart. "I had a number in my mind that I thought I was," she told ABC News' Good Morning America. The number...

The connection between violent video games, racial bias and school shootings

mtreasure/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When a school shooting hits the news, are we more likely to blame violent video games if the shooter is white? Politicians, the media and even scholars often do. President Donald Trump...

Multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Gibbon kills 3

Multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Gibbon kills 3

Two Grand Island men found dead in sand pit near Shelton

Two Grand Island men found dead in sand pit near Shelton

Police activity causes school to go on lockdown

Police activity causes school to go on lockdown

One teen still on the run after Kearney YRTC escape

One teen still on the run after Kearney YRTC escape

Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

Nebraska City Holds Off Late Rally from Raymond Central

Nebraska City Holds Off Late Rally from Raymond Central

Lourdes drops second-straight game

Lourdes drops second-straight game

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Sept. 21

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Sept. 21

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce spoils Columbus Scotus' homecoming, routs Shamrocks 50-21

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce spoils Columbus Scotus' homecoming, routs Shamrocks 50-21

#1 BRLD holds off late Norfolk Catholic rally to win 4th straight

#1 BRLD holds off late Norfolk Catholic rally to win 4th straight