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Pregnant Florida woman drives through Hurricane Ian to give birth

Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center(MELBOURNE, FL) -- A pregnant Florida woman braved strong winds and...

988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline sees 45% increase in contacts, but funding concerns remain

Karl Tapales/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Since the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline launched on July 16,...

Why young athletes may be more at risk for sudden cardiac arrest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When 16-year-old Haley Meche stepped out onto the flag football field, she...

What the new FDA ‘healthy’ definition means for food labeling, consumers

d3sign/Getty Images(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- Foods that claim to be "healthy" on their packaging will soon...

Surge of respiratory illnesses in children straining some hospitals’ capacity

Morsa Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The surge in children's respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus, is...

Number of US suicides rose 4% in 2021, CDC report finds

Alvaro Medina Jurado/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- The number of suicides increased in the United States in 2021...

Thousands of people evacuated from Florida nursing homes, hospitals

GrabillCreative/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of nursing home residents and hospital patients across Florida have been...

Hundreds of hospitals on Atlantic and Gulf Coasts at risk of flooding as Ian hits Florida

pablohart/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of hospitals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts are at risk...

Hidden Epidemic: Schools, parents, police scramble as US fentanyl crisis worsens

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-year-old Charlie told ABC News' Nightline that he's lucky to be alive...

New study confirms that COVID-19 vaccines can temporarily affect menstruation

EMS-FORSTER-PRODUCTIONS/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When COVID-19 vaccines became widely available, some women reported changes in the...