International Overdose Awareness Day was initiated in 2001 by Sally J Finn at the Salvation Army in St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. Since then, many community members as well as government and non-government organizations around the world have held events to raise awareness and commemorate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two girls set up a lemonade stand to raise money for organ donations in honor of their late sister. Makenzie Madsen was born with congenital heart disease and received a heart transplant at 17 months old. In 2019, her heart and kidneys... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Every Major League Baseball stadium on Wednesday will become a living testament to Lou Gehrig and use his memory to raise awareness for the disease that took his life. The league will celebrate its first "Lou Gehrig Day" at all games with... Read More.
(PARIS) -- A French feminist organization is using the favored French bread as a means to fight against domestic violence. The "NousToutes" ("MeToo" in French) collective is leading an awareness campaign called "Baguettes against domestic violence," which has already reached 1,000 bakeries across France,... Read More.
(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Police officers in Utah will undergo mandatory training to learn how better to interact with people on the autism spectrum -- the result of legislation that passed in March and took effect this month. The new law requires all police officers... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The granddaughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Julia Arnaz, is using her family's famous name to raise awareness about breast cancer in young adults. The 51-year-old lost her only daughter, 31-year-old Desiree Anzalone, to the disease last fall. Speaking to Page... Read More.
By JADE LAWSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. crossed the 500,000 COVID-19 death milestone earlier this week, Generation Z's minority TikTok influencers switched up their dance routines and comedy skits to bring awareness around the pandemic with a... Read More.
(MISSOURI) -- For the first time in nearly four decades, Budweiser -- the brand that gave us the "Wasssaaaap!" commercials and those name-croaking frogs -- won't be advertising during the Super Bowl. Instead, Anheuser-Busch is using its Super Bowl ad dollars to support... Read More.
2020 has been a very challenging year, lots of changes happening. One thing that hasn’t changed, people are still driving under the influence. Join us for our Annual Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force DUI Awareness Show.... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Foods can help women thrive on their breast health wellness journey and one expert has just the right ingredients to be proactive with breast health.Nutritionist Rachel Beller joined Good Morning America... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Amid the smiling fans seen as cardboard cutouts supporting their favorite baseball team during a crowdless season due to the coronavirus pandemic, one stands out.The face of Joaquin Oliver, a... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A photo of a baby's swollen toes is igniting conversations about a little-known syndrome that can be caused by a single strand of hair.Jill Mraidi of Orlando, Florida, snapped a picture... Read More.