Japanese robotics firm Cyberdyne wants to fuse humans and machines to give people the freedom of mobility.
General Mills announced a voluntary recall of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour for possible E. coli O26 contamination.
The family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former abortion doctor who died in September 2019, found the medically preserved fetal remains while sifting through his belongings.
Wesley Hamilton says his life changed for the better after he was shot and paralyzed. Today, he is a community activist and adaptive athlete who founded the non-profit organization, Disabled But Not Really.
After 4-year-old Whitaker Weinburger's cancer went into remission, his mom took to Facebook to make his birthday the best one yet.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on a 16-year-old with vaping-related illness as teens increasingly use e-cigarettes.
Carlsbad Medical Center, the only hospital within a 40-mile radius, has sued thousands of patients over the past decade. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has more.
A Florida judge denied custody to the parents of a 4-year-old boy with leukemia after their struggle with the state over giving him chemotherapy. Noah McAdams was removed from his parents, Taylor Bland and Joshua McAdams, when they skipped a chemotherapy session and left the state in pursuit of alternative treatments.
Matt Frazier wasn't into running or fitness but after changing to a vegan diet he was able to endure an 100 mile ultramarathon.
A woman in India is believed to be the oldest ever to give birth.
Tomeka Jones reports on how families are learning the importance of eating healthy and getting fit -- together!
What epigenetics, the study of how genes are expressed, teaches us about human sexuality.
Doctors fought to save the life of a teenager whose health struggles may have been caused by vaping. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes a closer look at Tryston Zohfeld's case.
A photo showing a second-grade boy from Wichita, Kansas, holding hands with a classmate who has autism is going viral. He was calming his crying classmate, who was overwhelmed by the first day of school.
There's a "reasonable chance" the US will lose the measles elimination status in October because of ongoing measles outbreaks in New York, according to Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta provides analysis after a judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay Oklahoma $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis.
According to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, at least 3,500 donated kidneys are discarded every year despite a waiting list of more than 90,000 people in the United States.
In a landmark decision, an Oklahoma judge ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis.
The effects of toxic algae blooms across the US can be dangerous. Here's what you should look out for.
In a landmark decision, an Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis.
Every 8 minutes someone dies from an accidental drug overdose. Most of the time, it's from fentanyl.
Four people are expected to turn themselves in over the deaths of 12 Florida nursing home residents who died of heat exposure following Hurricane Irma.
Schools around the US are changing how they deal with the summer heat and athletes practicing outside. CNN's Allison Chinchar and Coy Wire explain how they decide when it's safe.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on a new daycare that has opened in West Virginia to support babies that were born exposed to drugs, as locals struggle to find solutions to the opioid crisis.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer in New York City, the Supreme Court announced.
In Newark, New Jersey, lead levels are among the highest in the nation. Shakima Thomas, whose son tested positive for lead in his blood, says she worries about his future.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the symptoms of lung disease after nearly three dozen people were hospitalized with lung problems after vaping.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the details of a new study linking social media use to mental health issues in teens.
Toxic algae blooms are poisonous to dogs and they are more common in fresh water during the hot summer months. Here is the information you need to keep your pets safe.
Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen explains Legionnaires' disease.
Farmers across Iowa and Nebraska are feeling the effects of climate crisis as they grapple with lower crop yields, but some are taking unusual and innovative measures to continue growing food. CNN's Bill Weir takes us there.
Shots rang out as Americans attended a local food festival in California, shopped at a Walmart in Texas, and headed downtown to enjoy some nightlife in Ohio.
During an address to the nation, President Donald Trump calls for a bipartisan action to stop mass shootings, including "red flag laws" and stopping the glorification of violence through video games.
When tragedy strikes in the form of a mass shooting, families grieve, politicians react, and no further action is usually taken.
Brooke Eaton's tragedy of losing her two-year-old son, Cash, meant a second chance for a little girl who was born with a faulty heart. The two families met so Eaton could hear her son's heartbeat for the first time since his passing.
When heartburn or ulcer pain strikes, drugs can target stomach acid to calm bellies and offer relief. But a new study suggests the medications may come with a hive-inducing side effect: allergies.
The Florida Department of Health in Orange County, Florida, said several chickens tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus known as Eastern equine encephalitis, which can spread to humans via infected mosquitoes and cause brain infection and swelling.
Doug Lindsay was bedridden for 11 years with a rare condition that didn't have a surgical fix - until he decided to invent the surgery himself.
A team at the University of Utah Center of Neural Sciences developed the "LUKE Arm." It's inspired by Luke Skywalker's robotic hand in Star Wars and helps amputees sense and feel objects.
Life expectancy in the United States declined from 2016 to 2017, yet the 10 leading causes of death remained the same, according to three recent government reports. Increasing deaths due to drug overdoses and suicides explain this slight downtick in life expectancy, the US Centers for Disease Control says.
Allergan issued a worldwide recall of Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders that have been linked to a rare cancer. The move came after the US Food and Drug Administration requested the manufacturer voluntarily recall the products.
A new University of Pennsylvania study shows the "sonic attacks" experienced by US government personnel in Havana, Cuba, starting in late 2016 may have altered people's brains. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports.
The nonprofit Bloom helps foster children thrive by by providing training and resources for the foster parents who love them.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta examines the statistics driving the FDA's new anti-vaping campaign aimed at teens.
Tina Kadolph is on a mission to fight human trafficking -- one cup of coffee at a time.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at transforming kidney care for more than 37 million Americans with some form of kidney disease. The administration said it is the first kidney-focused executive order since 1973.
As the debate over Obamacare continues, Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks: Why is health care in the United States so expensive in the first place?
Pictures drawn by migrant children who were recently released from CBP custody depict conditions inside detention facilities.
Jen Principe and Toni Musso, two women who convinced a man not to take his own life, say they were inspired by CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta's story on suicide prevention.
Necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating bacteria, is an infection that damages soft tissue, affecting one in 100,000 people globally each year.
Pediatrician Dr. Carlos Gutierrez, who volunteers to work with migrant children in El Paso, Texas, describes the medical care in detention facilities as "malpractice."
Kechi Okwuchi was one of two survivors in a plane crash that killed 107 people. She received third degree burns over 65% of her body, but through the healing process she found her voice and a way to inspire others.
What you drink during the day could make a difference in how you sleep at night. CNN Health Writer Jacqueline Howard shares how.
Therapists are exploring culinary arts therapy as a way to give patients new methods for coping with stress and anxiety.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reveals the steep incline in the number of teens vaping he thinks inspired San Francisco to become the first city to ban the sale of e-cigarettes.
San Francisco is the first US city to ban e-cigarette sales after the city's board of supervisors unanimously voted in favor of an ordinance. CNN's Scott McLean has more.
See how Hong Kong's melting pot of culture and history has led to unique solutions for modern day illnesses.
The devastating impact of a warming planet has been captured in a stunning image of sled dogs walking on Greenland's melting ice sheet. Climatologist Steffen Olsen talks to CNN about his viral photo.
Doctors removed a 10-inch knife that went through Kansas teen Eli Gregg's face and into his skull, its tip touching his carotid artery.
The human brain just isn't wired to grasp the looming threats of climate change, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains. But there is hope if we change how we look at the problem.
Facebook is debuting a blood donation tool that helps US users connect with nearby donation centers. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg sits down with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta to discuss the new feature.
Several popular breakfast foods, including Cheerios and Nature Valley products, continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer, according to a report released by an environmental advocacy group.
Misty Daugereaux says she was asked to leave a public pool in Texas City, Texas, while breastfeeding her 10-month-old son.
HAVING TOO MUCH LIGHT IN YOUR ROOM COULD BE HURTING YOUR METABOLISM.
After anti-vaxers spread misinformation in New York's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, a local group of women stepped up to educate mothers on the facts about vaccination.
A boy with autism broke down after his favorite ride, the Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, stopped running. An Orlando theme park employee laid down next to him.
Morning news briefing from CNN on Saturday, June 8.
Evening news briefing from CNN on Friday, June 7.
Ajay Holbrook was assigned the female sex at birth. At 17, he began transitioning and sculpting his body to his true self.
NYU Langone Health gynecologist Dr. Taraneh Shirazian discusses how human papillomavirus (HPV) may be transmitted and how to prevent being infected.
Researchers have discovered chemicals in plastic wrap and food storage containers are actually linked to high blood pressure and diabetes in children. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta compares a healthy human brain to one affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Craig Box fought back tears during his testimony of how his son Austin died from an overdose during a landmark opioid trial.
What's one thing you can do right now to stop stressing out? Start breathing deeply. Here's why it works.
Research shows that e-cigarettes could pose an increased risk of having a heart attack. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has the details.
African-American women are reclaiming their health and their communities by walking with the nonprofit GirlTrek.
A chilling new study says global temperatures would warm more than five degrees Celsius by 2100 in a worst case, but not impossible scenario. It would lead to potentially "unthinkable" consequences, the lead author of the report, Jonathan Bamber, tells News Stream.
Dr. Jodi Gold, Director of the Gold Center for Mind Health and Wellness, outlines how to help a person who may be contemplating suicide.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to a suicide survivor who's fighting to build a suicide-prevention net on the Golden Gate Bridge.
Diane Derzis, the owner of the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Mississippi's capital, speaks with W. Kamau Bell about her work. For more about reproductive rights, watch "United Shades of America" on Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with an Alabama doctor who performs abortions about a controversial abortion bill that was just signed into law which could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison.
America's fertility rate and number of births hit a three-decade low in 2018, according to a new CDC report. CNN's senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen explains.
America's fertility rate and number of births hit a three-decade low in 2018, according to a new CDC report. CNN's senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen explains.
Monsanto has been ordered to pay billions in damages after juries found that Roundup caused or contributed to cancer, but the EPA says the active ingredient causes "no risks to public health" when used correctly.
A 14-year-old is in the hospital after she was burned at a marshmallow roast on New Year's Eve. Her family has set up a GoFundMe page that has already raised nearly $36,000. HLN's Lynn Smith reports.
A San Francisco teacher, who is on medical leave for breast cancer, had to pay money out of her own pocket for a substitute teacher due to a decades-old California law. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
A treatment using a genetically modified virus is offering hope in one teen's battle against cystic fibrosis and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. CNN's Phil Black reports.
New mother Meg Boggs is using Instagram to bring mothers together to share their postpartum journeys using #this_is_postpartum.
A Kentucky student who refused the chickenpox vaccine contracted the infection two months after he sued the local health department because of a policy temporarily barring students who aren't immune against chickenpox from going to classes.
A Florida judge ruled that 3-year-old Noah McAdams must complete the first phase of prescribed chemotherapy while his parents pursue alternative treatments such as medicinal cannabis. HLN's Elizabeth Prann has more.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill into law that bans abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
A New York family is keeping their 2-month-old baby secluded in fears that she will be infected with measles before she is old enough to get vaccinated. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
A growing body of research shows that ginger root can have health benefits. CNN Health writer Jacqueline Howard shares ways to add ginger to your diet.
The measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is 97% effective, so why are we seeing so many outbreaks? CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why the contagious disease is spreading.
NASA has released early findings from its Twins Study, which tracked changes in astronaut Scott Kelly's health during his nearly one-year mission in space.
Tour NASA's Johnson Space Center where everything from food, to space suits, to exercise routines are being designed so humans can survive in space.
Kelly Clarkson had her appendix removed after hosting the Billboard Music Awards. She tweeted that she "broke down in tears after the show from pain."
Menstruation is considered taboo in Ethiopia, and girls often miss school or drop out because of their periods. Freweini Mebrahtu designed a solution -- and it's benefited nearly 800,000 girls and women.
A Canadian amputee named Stearn Hodge was forced to crawl during a three-week vacation after the batteries for his electric scooter were confiscated at an airport in Canada.
Health officials in St. Lucia have ordered a cruise ship reportedly owned by the Church of Scientology to stay in port after sources informed them that someone on board has the measles.
A new study suggests that children may be screened and diagnosed with autism when the child is as young as 14 months old, which may allow for earlier intervention. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has more.
Suicide rates among teens spiked after Netlfix show "13 Reasons Why" released in 2017, according to a new study.
With access to the right medication, HIV is no longer a death sentence. CNN's Sara Sidner talks about how many people are living with HIV.
Nottinghamshire Hospice care for the terminally ill. CNN's Dominic Rech spent time on the night shift to see how end of life care is provided in the UK
Gallup's 2019 Global Emotions Report found that while people in the world are smiling, they're also sadder and angrier. CNN's John Vause discusses the results with clinical psychologist Judy Ho.
A doctor or hospital visit can be a difficult experience for patients on the autism spectrum. Dr. Wendy Ross, a 2014 Top 10 CNN Hero, is now working with fellow physicians to provide 'autism-friendly' care.
Measles cases are at their greatest number in the U.S. since the disease was declared eliminated. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
Holly Firfer gets healthy ideas from a registered dietitian on what a good breakfast should be.
After her son died, Jennifer Alba unraveled how an insurance scheme -- which sends large sums of money to patients for out-of-network care -- played a role in his death.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.
Tim Don set a world record for fastest Ironman triathlon in May 2017, six months later he was struck by a truck and broke his neck days before the Ironman World Championships
Dr. Paul Offit tells Christiane Amanpour why the choice to not vaccinate has led to the dangerous resurgence of measles in the United States.
An Israeli flight attendant has slipped into a coma after contracting measles, according to health officials. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains how that can happen.
Columbine survivor Zach Cartaya tells Parkland survivor Demitri Hoth that after graduating, he experienced the same feelings of isolation and loneliness.
Parkland survivor Brandon Abzug asks Columbine survivor Amy Over how she deals with the mental health issues that come with trauma.
Coni Sanders, daughter of Columbine victim Dave Sanders, connects with Parkland student Mei-Ling Ho-Shing over their shared fight against mass shootings.
CNN's Brooke Baldwin talks to eight survivors from Parkland and Columbine about the long-term effects of mass shootings ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks about several things that could be disrupting your sleep cycle -- and how to get a better night's sleep.
The Lohmans' daughter, Rosie, was born with DSD. While some parents choose surgery for children born with abnormal genitalia, the Lohmans are opting to let Rosie decide.
Sen. Bill Cassidy responded to Sen. Rand Paul's testimony at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, where Paul spoke out against government-mandated vaccines. Both senators are trained physicians.
A University of California, San Francisco study reveals older adults who sing in a choir for six months have reduced feelings of loneliness and increased interest in life.
Fisher-Price is standing by its Rock 'n Play sleeper despite the American Academy of Pediatrics' call for an immediate recall, citing a Consumer Reports analysis linking the popular sleeper to 32 infant deaths. Keenan and Evan Overton lost their 5-month-old son after he accidentally suffocated in the sleeper.
A pregnant mother was cited by police for disorderly conduct after her 3-year-old urinated in a parking lot on his way to the restroom.
Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger is scheduled to undergo surgery to replace a valve in his heart, according to a source close to the band.
The US Food and Drug Administration announced proposed changes to mammography standards. These are the first changes to the regulation of mammography screening in more than 20 years, aimed at improving quality and modernizing breast cancer screening, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said.
Record flooding in the Midwest is now threatening the safety of more than a million private water wells. The National Ground Water Association estimates that people living in more than 300 counties across 10 states have their groundwater threatened from bacterial and industrial contamination carried by flood waters. CNN's Scott McLean takes a closer look.
A baby boom is coming to the labor and delivery unit of a Maine hospital, where nine of its nurses will give birth to their babies around the same time.
Unvaccinated people under the age of 18 are banned from public places in Rockland County, New York, according to John Lyon, director of strategic communications for County Executive Ed Day. The declaration is an effort to contain an outbreak of measles that began in October; 153 cases have been confirmed in the county.
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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the importance of the chickenpox vaccine after Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine.
For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. The FDA announced the approval of an intravenous infusion of the drug brexanolone, which will be sold as Zulresso. It has been shown in clinical trials to work within hours to treat the symptoms of postpartum depression, a serious mental illness that impacts 1 in 9 new mothers after childbirth. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
Two-year-old Jude McGee died of the flu. But anti-vaxers told his mom she murdered him and made up a story about the flu to cover up her crime. She isn't the only mother under attack by anti-vaxers.
Experts say there's an "epidemic" of vaping among middle and high school students, and nothing seems to be stopping it. Now, some schools are looking for help from an untapped resource: their own students. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has the story.
No one helped Mary Robinson mourn the death of her father when she was 14. Today, she is making sure kids suffering a similar loss have the tools and support they need.
In CNN Hero Mary Robinson's program, kids like 12-year-old Jaiden learn to how to cope with their grief from the loss a parent or sibling.
The measles virus is sparking grave concern worldwide, as the highly contagious airborne disease makes a resurgence. In recent months, it has been spreading in countries including the United States, the Philippines and Madagascar. News Stream speaks to Heidi Larson, Director of the "Vaccine Confidence Project."
CNN health and nutrition contributor Lisa Drayer discusses a new Harvard-backed study that says a "fertility diet" can boost ovulation and improve chances of getting pregnant.
A doctor at a California hospital offered a grim prognosis via video screen attached to a robot, upsetting a patient's family.
Get ready to "spring forward" as people across the U.S. lose an hour of sleep this Sunday.
Distracted driving-related deaths are at an all-time high. CNN's Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen reports on the alarming statistics.
The US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s esketamine for treatment-resistant depression; the drug is the chemical cousin of ketamine, the powerful anesthetic that has been used illegally as the club drug Special K.
In an interview with CNN's Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto, Ethan Lindenberger, the teen who defied his parents and got vaccinated at 18 years old, discusses what he plans to say when he testifies before Congress about the dangers of being unvaccinated.
The death of Luke Perry, after the actor suffered what his publicist said was a massive stroke, is evidence that the disease can affect people of any age, the American Heart Association said.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against a former professor, alleging that he stole and sold his graduate student's research for $1.5 million.
Pizza, ice cream and chocolate chip cookies can trigger cravings and withdrawals just like a drug, says CNN's nutritionist Lisa Drayer.
Amid a significant rise in measles cases across the United States, lawmakers met in a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill to discuss what has been called "a growing public health threat."
Facebook plans to take action against misinformation about vaccines, according to a Facebook representative. The new approach won't take vaccine misinformation off Facebook but rather make it less prominent. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
About 86 tons worth of Boston Market's boneless pork rib patties were recalled because they may be contaminated with pieces of glass or hard plastic.
Heart attack victims are getting younger, and they're more likely to be women than before. Many don't even know they're at risk.
As unusual as it is to see someone over forty doing the extreme sport of parkour, it is a discipline that could help reduce your fall risk as you age.
CNN's Brian Todd examines the reasons why someone may stage an attack on themselves.
February's full moon is known as the snow moon. It is also the biggest supermoon of the year.
Misty Diaz, despite having spina bifida, has competed in more than 200 obstacle and endurance races on crutches.
Current and former employees of an Ohio nursing facility are accused of mistreating two patients, one of whom died as a result of their actions, according to Attorney General Dave Yost.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports that President Donald Trump's annual physical exam shows he is in "good health overall," but is now considered clinically obese.
More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
The feeling of love can be heart-healthy and it doesn't really matter who -- or what -- is the object of your affection.
Zei Uwadia, the first patient at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City to walk while on an ECMO machine, has died.
Some schools are using a new technology they believe may help prevent mass shootings. CNN's Natasha Chen has more.
Clark County, Washington, just across the Columbia River from Portland, is in the middle of a measles outbreak. Washington's governor has declared a state of emergency. At least 58 people have been infected since the outbreak began in January, according to state and local health officials.
Ohio resident Ethan Lindenberger says he got himself vaccinated despite his mother's objection after he turned 18. In a popular Reddit post, he said he was never vaccinated as a child due to his parents' belief in discredited conspiracy theories.
More than 40% of insect species could become extinct in the next few decades, according to a new report co-authored by scientists from the universities of Sydney and Queensland and the China Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
We may lose all insects within 100 years if we don't act now to prevent damage to our ecosystems, says the lead author of a new global review.
A team of researchers used colors as visual representations to teach honeybees basic mathematics.
Arizona Rep. Michelle Udall, R-Mesa, introduced a resolution declaring pornography a crisis, saying it leads "to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts."
The use of e-cigarettes has become controversial due to a lack of evidence on their efficacy as anti-smoking aids and warnings about possible long-term health effects.
CNN's David McKenzie travels to Madagascar as the country experiences a massive measles outbreak, causing more than 300 deaths and 20,000 to become infected.
At 10 years old, Darrius Simmons taught himself by ear how to play the piano. It was more of a challenge for him with having 4 fingers and 2 prosthetic legs.
Group exercise is a rising fitness trend -- Workout organizations like November Project help participants stick with their goals by holding them accountable to others.
Costanza Genoese Zerbi said her 84-year-old mother, who has Alzheimer's disease, was left alone outside a locked assisted living facility in the middle of the night.
A California woman is outraged after a video showed her mother, who has Alzheimer's disease, left alone outside a locked assisted living facility in the middle of the night in her bathrobe and sandals.
As some prescription drug prices spike, CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks with Jennifer Turner who has diabetes and is struggling to buy enough insulin.
CNN's chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin gives his take on what effect Brett Kavanaugh will have on the Supreme Court now that he's secured enough votes for confirmation.
There are 36 confirmed cases of measles in the state of Washington -- an outbreak that has already prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency.
There are 36 confirmed cases of measles in the state of Washington -- an outbreak that has already prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency.
Dozens of unvaccinated children in Washington have become sick with measles after parents opposed to vaccines took advantage of a state law that allowed them to not vaccinate their children.
A Duke University professor who warned Chinese students against communicating in their native language and urged them to speak English instead has stepped down as the head of a master's program after her emails sparked outrage on campus and on social media.
Michele Mordkoff and Allison Kanter were separated by an adoption agency when they were 5 months old. Now 54, they just learned that they are fraternal twins.
CNN's Ben Wedeman visits a drug rehabilitation center in Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib Province where dozens of people have come to seek help.
A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of impregnating woman in a vegetative state who gave birth last month at a Phoenix health care facility, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said.
Authorities in China say experiments which led to the birth of the world's first gene-edited babies broke the country's laws. CNN's Matt Rivers has more.
Most of the world was able to catch a glimpse of a rare super blood wolf moon during the total lunar eclipse.
The fossils of Australopithecus sediba have fueled scientific debate since they were found at the Malapa Fossil Site in South Africa 10 years ago.
CNN's Errol Barnett explores what ancient fossil sites in South Africa reveal about how human species came to be.
Josh Blue is a comedian who just happens to have cerebral palsy. He's using his comedy and humor to help breakdown stereotypes of those with disabilities.
A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and suffered physical injuries while in their care.
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When a woman who has been in a vegetative state for years suddenly gave birth at an Arizona care facility, caregivers were taken completely by surprise, telling 911 dispatchers, "We had no idea she was pregnant." CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
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They come two by two to Twins Days, an annual Ohio festival where thousands of twins gather to bond, wear matching outfits and lend themselves to science.
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