Busy Philipps talks abortion at 15, is 'scared for women and girls' with new laws

(NEW YORK) -- Actress and talk show host Busy Philipps spoke out about the recent "heartbeat" abortion bills introduced in various states that have been signed into law, or are pending.

Phillipps brought her own life to the forefront to hu... Read More

CDC: 3 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths in US can be prevented

(NEW YORK) -- Three in five pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. can be prevented, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pregnancy-related deaths can occur up to a year after a woman gives birth, acco... Read More

College students launch side hustle to help other students' mental health

(NEW YORK) -- College is a stressful time with everything from anxiety to depression sending students to seek help for their mental health in record numbers, data shows.

But now, four students at Marquette University are doing something ab... Read More

Georgia governor signs so-called 'heartbeat' 6-week abortion ban

(ATLANTA) -- Georgia is the latest state to sign a ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, although precedent suggests it will face legal challenges.

The law bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can happen a... Read More

Coping with a loss by suicide: Six steps survivors can take

(NEW YORK) -- ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton has released her book, Life After Suicide: Finding Courage, Comfort & Community After Unthinkable Loss. In it, she shares her personal journey of coping after the sho... Read More

Abortion restricting bills progress in Alabama, Georgia

(NEW YORK) -- With the governor of Georgia poised to sign a so-called "heartbeat" ban and a state legislator in Alabama hoping her bill making it a felony to perform an abortion makes it to the Supreme Court, the push for restricted abortion access i... Read More

Church of Scientology ship with measles case on board still quarantined in Curacao as blood samples tested; measles patient now healthy

(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of crew members and passengers aboard the Church of Scientology cruise ship Freewinds must remain under quarantine in the Caribbean until blood samples come back negative for measles, a health official in the ship's home port o... Read More

Number of US measles cases continues to climb, now with 764 reported

(NEW YORK) -- The number of measles cases in the U.S. continues to climb, with 60 new cases reported since last week, breaking recent records.

There have been a total of 764 individual cases of measles reported in the U.S. this year, accor... Read More

Study shows that active ingredients in sunscreen may be absorbed into the bloodstream, FDA says

(NEW YORK) -- The active ingredients in sunscreen may soak all the way into the user's bloodstream, according to the results of a study released by the Food and Drug Administration.

The study, published in the Journal of the American Medic... Read More

Five ways women are reclaiming their period products

(NEW YORK) -- For generations, women were limited when it came to period products.

Now, female-led businesses are developing new products for women to reclaim their periods.

Periods have been at a forefront this year with menstr... Read More

Number of measles cases increases in Southern California

(LOS ANGELES) -- The measles outbreak in Southern California continues to worsen as new cases pop up in more locations.

Health officials have confirmed the first case of measles in Long Beach City since 2015, and two cases have now been co... Read More

New study puts fear of HIV transmission to bed in patients compliant with treatment

(LONDON) -- Compliance with HIV treatment can be effective in preventing sexual transmission of the disease to non-HIV infected persons, according to a new study.

Researchers followed 1,000 gay male couples from Europe who had sex without cond... Read More

Church of Scientology ship with measles case on board headed for Curacao home port

(NEW YORK) -- The Church of Scientology cruise ship Freewinds that was quarantined on the island nation of St. Lucia for three days because of a measles case is on its way to its home port, where authorities plan to quarantine it again.

The sh... Read More

Selma Blair posts powerful note on struggling with MS treatments: 'I cannot imagine ever feeling ok again'

(NEW YORK) --  Actress Selma Blair is once again shining a light on the struggles of her multiple sclerosis (MS) journey. But she's also inspiring others in the process.

Since being diagnosed last summer, Blair has been a trailblazer in r... Read More