(NEW YORK) -- Vaccine hesitancy has subsided in the face of the delta surge, with the share of Americans who are disinclined to get a coronavirus shot now just half what it was last January. Support for mask mandates is broad and President Joe Biden's... Read More.
(LOCKPORT, La.) -- Ross and Angeline Eschette and their 7-year-old son evacuated their home state of Louisiana for Texas this weekend as Hurricane Ida prepared to hit. The Eschettes will return to their home in Lockport later this week as a family of four after... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Kat, a 23-year-old living in Central Texas, discovered they were pregnant, it was five days before a law that bans nearly all abortions after six weeks was to go into effect. "I was stuck with this reality that I was pregnant... Read More.
(CARLOS, Minn.) -- A Minnesota father is celebrating a new chance at life thanks to his daughter, who donated part of her liver to save his. "Now I can take all of Molly’s positive traits because they’re in me," said Mike Maudal, of Carlos, Minnesota,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In a stunningly short period of time, the delta variant has changed the course of the COVID-19 pandemic by evolving to become more transmissible than previous versions of the virus. Compared to the alpha variant, which is estimated to be 50% more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As students return for a third school year affected by the coronavirus pandemic, trauma and grief support are top of mind among educators addressing the wide-reaching impacts of the crisis. For many students, loss due to the pandemic hits close to home.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sleeping too much or too little each night can harm adults' brain performance, increase symptoms of depression and weight and raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal JAMA Neurology, found that sleeping... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The most restrictive abortion law in the nation took effect in Texas early Wednesday, effectively barring the procedure across the state, as the U.S. Supreme Court remained silent on an emergency request from women’s health groups to block the measure while... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is poised to begin rolling out booster shots in a matter of weeks, with still one major sticking point to resolve: It's not entirely clear yet that third shots are needed. President Joe Biden recently vowed to begin deploying boosters the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of Americans were finally persuaded to get their first shot in the week following the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of the Pfizer-BioNtech coronavirus vaccine, new data reveals. A new ABC News analysis found that initial data, stemming from the last seven days,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In yet another setback in the decadeslong scientific quest for an HIV vaccine, a Johnson & Johnson HIV vaccine candidate failed to reduce the risk of infection in a clinical trial among women in southern Africa. The would-be vaccine uses the same... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- From popular sayings like mommy juice, wine down, rose all day and happy hour to T-shirts that read "Mama needs wine," the marketing of alcohol towards women in America is omnipresent. And while women have historically consumed less alcohol than men, that... Read More.