Why there's an uptick in vaping-related lung illnesses

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issues emergency executive order to ban flavored e-cigarettes

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an emergency executive order to ban the sales of flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to crack down on sales to minors.

FDA weighs risks of potential peanut allergy pill breakthrough

iStock(NEW YORK) -- "Having a peanut allergy is a big deal for a little kid," said Giuliana Ortega, a 4-year-old girl with a wavering voice and a peanut allergy, as her mom held her up to the microphone. Giuliana talked...

Cameron Mathison posts hospital photo, shares 'optimistic' post surgery update

FILE photo - (choja/iStock)(NEW YORK) -- After revealing this week that a tumor had been growing in his kidney for more than a decade, actor and host Cameron Mathison is optimistic that he'll beat the odds. On GMA earlier...

Survey finds 8% of first responders had recent thoughts of suicide

wsfurlan/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Eight percent of first responders in 26 Virginia agencies had recent suicidal thoughts, according to a new survey. The survey was released in the middle of National Suicide Prevention week by...

Why the US spends more on health care than other countries, but doesn't fare better: Study

metamorworks/iStockBY: DR. HECTOR FLORIMON (NEW YORK) -- Americans pay more for health care and get fewer results, according to a new analysis. The U.S. spends more money than any other country on health care, yet life...

Nurse donates liver in life-saving transplant for 8-year-old boy

Courtesy James Auten(NEW YORK) -- A young boy is living his best life four months after receiving a life-saving liver transplant from a transplant intensive care unit nurse who was touched by his story and decided to help...

Megachurch pastor, mental health advocate Jarrid Wilson dies by suicide

Kameleon007/iStock(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) -- A popular megachurch pastor who was also an advocate for mental health died by suicide Monday, according to his family and church. Jarrid Wilson, 30, was an associate pastor at...

Vietnam vet found covered with ants in nursing home bed dies after being bitten more than 100 times

imaginima/iStock(ATLANTA) -- A Vietnam War veteran was bitten more than 100 times all over his body by ants while he lay in poor health in his bed on the campus of an Atlanta Veteran Affairs hospital just days before he...

Is there a right amount of napping to avoid a heart attack?

sturti/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Could napping help you avoid heart attack and stroke? Researchers thought so -- although a new study published in the British Medical Journal says too many naps per week are a bad idea when it...

Couple sues fertility clinic after giving birth to baby with different race

DNY59/iStock(LIVINGSTON, N.J.) -- A New Jersey couple is suing the hospital where they went for fertility treatments after the white couple gave birth to an Asian baby. The couple, who are not being named, filed a lawsuit...

'I want to live': Trump decision to end medical care threatens young immigrants

rclassenlayouts/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Two immigrants who say they rely on medical care in the United States to survive made emotional pleas to lawmakers on Wednesday, opposing a Trump administration policy that could...

Childhood cancer 'affects the entire family' mom writes in viral post

sukanya sitthikongsak/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When a child has cancer, it's not unusual for the family and local community to rally around that child. But there's often another child, another kind of superhero, somewhere in...

California woman hospitalized after using face cream with high levels of mercury

ados/iStock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- A California woman was hospitalized after using a skin cream that was tainted with mercury and is now in a semi-comatose state. The Sacramento County Department of Health announced in a...

Trump administration wants to ban flavored e-cigarette products

tupungato/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, with the first lady at his side, announced on Wednesday that his administration is considering a temporary ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes after a sixth person...

'Sugar Tax' on sweet treats could slim waistlines: Study

dhdezvalle/iStock(NEW YORK) -- People often lose money through taxes but can a new "sugar tax" also help them lose weight? A new study suggests that a tax on sugary snacks could have an impact on weight loss. The study...

Teen who was put on life-support for vaping says ‘I didn’t think of myself as a smoker’

licsiren/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- Though she might not look like it today, Simah Herman said she was sure she was going to die last month as she sat in the car unable to breathe, her father racing her to the hospital. ...

Actor and former 'GMA' contributor Cameron Mathison reveals tumor growing inside his kidney for 10 years or more

FILE photo - choja/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Actor, host and Good Morning America contributor Cameron Mathison revealed earlier this week that doctors found a 4.2 centimeter mass on his right kidney. In a new interview with...

Momtroversy: Is it OK to call your kids 'annoying'?

fizkes/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One mom's viral Facebook post in which she recounts telling her kids they were being "annoying" has drawn some very heated comments -- both of support and backlash. Kristen Hewitt's Facebook...

Kids battling illnesses reveal their dream careers in inspiring photo series

AgFang/iStock(ATLANTA) -- A group of children are sharing what they want to be when they grow up in an inspiring photo series. Five patients of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta posed as their dream professions and even...

Police identify bodies found at Grand Island motel

Police identify bodies found at Grand Island motel

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney Intercity Bus Route Public Meetings

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney Intercity Bus Route Public Meetings

AC unit causes Hastings house fire

AC unit causes Hastings house fire

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

Two bodies found at Grand Island motel

Two bodies found at Grand Island motel

This week in photos: Nebraska City volleyball vs. Norris

This week in photos: Nebraska City volleyball vs. Norris

Fans to decide NCN's Week 6 football broadcast

Fans to decide NCN's Week 6 football broadcast

Saturday's local scoreboard, Sept. 14

Saturday's local scoreboard, Sept. 14

Falls City Tops Syracuse on Homecoming Night

Falls City Tops Syracuse on Homecoming Night

Platteview rolls over Nebraska City

Platteview rolls over Nebraska City