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Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and ...

Here's why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing

Stockbyte/Thinkstock (PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Just moments before Mikaela Shiffrin, the world’s top-ranked women’s skier, clipped into her bindings on Friday for the first run in her attempt to ...

Once bullied, 11-year-old girl now inspires girls to love the skin they're in

Nakia Bowling (NEW YORK) -- Meet the 11-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur who is collecting and donating dolls of color to little girls in need, telling ABC News that she ...

DNA kit could give parents a 'glimpse' into their potential baby's characteristics

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- DNA kits, such as those from Ancestry.com, give millions of people a peek into their genetic makeup.  Now, a product called BabyGlimpse is using some ...

Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Following Wednesday's shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead -- the deadliest school shooting ...

Pros and cons of plant-based milks: Is a plant-based milk right for you?

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- There is no shortage of non-dairy milk alternatives on the market these days, from soy to almond, cashew, coconut and even peanut milk.One thing to ...

Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- "Remarkable" -- that’s how researchers are describing the results of a new study done on mice displaying traits associated with Alzheimer's disease.The deletion of just ...

How to talk to kids and teens about the deadly school shooting in Florida

WPLG (PARKLAND, Fla.) -- In the wake of today's deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many parents are left grappling with how to explain the horrific act of ...

In light of Lena Dunham's decision to get a hysterectomy

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- What is Endometriosis?The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical term for the membrane that lines the inside ...

Several 'unexplained injuries' to babies reported at Wisconsin hospital's newborn ICU: Police

UnityPoint Health-Meriter/Facebook (MADISON, Wis.) -- Several "unexplained injuries" to babies at a Wisconsin hospital's newborn intensive care unit are under investigation by the local police, according to authorities.Authorities at ...

Weight loss can be 'contagious' between partners

BananaStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Skipping the chocolate this Valentine's Day could have a "ripple effect" on your partner's weight loss, according to a new study.The study, published this month ...

'High Holiday' on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana, new analysis found it ...

College student organizes 25,000 sock donation to homeless shelters

Courtesy Triple S Day (BOSTON) -- More than 200 college students walked the streets of Boston to distribute 25,000 pairs of socks to the city’s homeless.The day of service ...

Husband continues sweet Valentine's Day tradition for wife with dementia after nearly 40 years

KOAT (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Albuquerque resident Donna Kramer, 74, may have been diagnosed with dementia nearly four years ago, but that doesn't mean she's forgotten the sacred Valentine's tradition ...

Heartbroken family explains why 3-year-old who died from flu wasn’t vaccinated

iStock/Thinkstock (MUNCIE, Indiana) -- An Indiana family that decided against vaccinating a 3-year-old is now haunted by that decision, wondering if a flu shot could have saved the girl's ...

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