Fiancee sues over NJ principal who died after donating bone marrow

XiXinXing/iStock(HACKENSACK, N.J.) -- The fiancee of a New Jersey principal who died after donating bone marrow to a teenager filed a lawsuit against the hospital on Monday, accusing it of negligence and wrongful death. ...

How does methanol affect the human body?

Savushkin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Nineteen people in Costa Rica have died after consuming alcohol tainted with harmful levels of methanol. The Costa Rican Ministry of Health has confirmed that out of these fatalities, 14 were...

New study suggests lowering colorectal cancer screening age by 5 years?

wutwhanfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Most people are advised to begin screening for colorectal cancer at age 50, but a new study suggests lowering the age to 45. The authors of the study, published in the journal Cancer, found...

New Jersey pizzeria is using its boxes to help find missing pets

Angelo's Pizza(NEW YORK) -- Forget tacking a "Lost Pet" flyer on your neighborhood lamppost. A New Jersey pizzeria has re-imagined how to help reunite lost animals with their owners. John Sanfratello, owner of Angelo's...

Watchdog: Border protection stored enough fentanyl to kill 794 million, but isn’t doing enough to protect its agents

iStock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection has stored enough fentanyl in the past year to kill an estimated 794 million people, and now a government watchdog office is warning that the agency is "unnecessarily...

EPA allows continued use of pesticide linked to developmental issues in children

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is not banning a pesticide linked to developmental issues in children, the agency announced this week despite years of calls to pull it from use, saying further study...

Mosquito milestone: use bacteria and radiation to eliminate the bugs

iStockBY: Dr. Laith Alexander Is repellent just not doing the trick to rid you of mosquitoes this summer? What about a different approach, like infecting the critters with bacteria topped up with a dose of radiation? It's...

Broken heart syndrome found more commonly in people with cancer, study shows

ktsimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One in six people with broken heart syndrome had cancer, according to an international study across nine countries, including the U.S. The findings were published this week in the Journal of...

Florida to require mental health courses in public schools beginning in sixth grade

recep-bg/iStock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) - Florida public schools will now be required to offer at least five hours of mental health instruction to all students in sixth through 12th grades every year. The state Board of...

How to keep your pets safe and cool in a heat wave

Chalabala/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With an extreme heat wave set to bake the U.S. from New York City all the way to Kansas City for the next few days, here are some ways to keep your four-legged and furry family members safe...

Carrie Underwood opens up about her workout routine after giving birth

John Shearer/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Between her family, her music career and her clothing brand, country superstar Carrie Underwood definitely keeps busy. And just months after having her second child, her life is back in...

Feds charge pharma execs, pharmacists with conspiring to distribute controlled substances

Darwin Brandis/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Two former pharmaceutical executives and two pharmacists were charged on Thursday by federal prosecutors in Ohio with conspiring to distribute controlled substances. Anthony Rattini, the...

200Th New York firefighter dies from 9/11 illness as funding debate rages on

FDNY(NEW YORK) -- As 9/11 first responders push Congress to extend funding for their care, a grim new marker was reached with the death of the 200th member of the New York City fire department from World Trade Center...

Working women may have slower memory loss later in life than stay-at-home moms, research finds

pixdeluxe/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- New research found that working mothers had a slower rate of memory decline and loss later in life compared to non-working mothers. The research from a team at the University of...

Year after John McCain's death, July 17 designated Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Movus/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Nearly a year after the death of longtime senator and former presidential candidate John McCain, authorities are calling attention to the disease that claimed his life. Last month, the U.S....

Teen with cancer to wed high school sweetheart

Mollie Landman(MT. PLEASANT, Pa.) -- A Pennsylvania teen won't let a rare form of bone cancer stop him from saying "I do" to his high school sweetheart. Brady Hunker says he was "instantly drawn" to Mollie Landman the...

Wine down in this yoga class that combines vino and vinyasa

fizkes/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- Un-wine with a yoga class that's all about adding a little flavor to the practice. Vino Vinyasa Yoga, a unique studio in Los Angeles, New York City and Austin, Texas, offers the opportunity...

Social media, screen time linked to depression in teens, study says

Alex Potemkin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- For today's youth, taking a selfie is like second nature. But their connections with social media may be skewing their view of their world. Being a teenager is tough already -- is too...

Cow cuddling is a thing and it costs $75 an hour

Mountain Horse Farm(NAPLES, N.Y.) -- If you love to connect with canines, you'll probably also enjoy cuddling with cows. The practice is fairly common in the Netherlands but far less so in the U.S. Mountain Horse Farm, a...

Ground bison meat responsible for E. coli outbreak in 7 states: CDC

HPhotoswpg/iStock(ATLANTA) -- Ground bison meat has been linked to an E. coli outbreak in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-one people in Connecticut, Florida,...

Nebraska economic development director to leave post

Nebraska economic development director to leave post

West Nile virus detected in Hall County

West Nile virus detected in Hall County

Rollover crash on Interstate 80 near Shelton

Rollover crash on Interstate 80 near Shelton

A man is arrested for arson in Kearney house fire

A man is arrested for arson in Kearney house fire

Update: Arrest made in Saturday evening house fire in Kearney

Update: Arrest made in Saturday evening house fire in Kearney