Toddlers, Babies Eat Too Much Added Sugar

Nearly all toddlers in the US are eating too much added sugar.

Apple charges ahead into medical research; introduces Research app

Apple(NEW YORK) -- We all want to live healthy lifestyles, and many of us follow along with the latest medical research. Getting large amounts of people to join research studies, however, can be a different story. ...

School comes together to support 'Super Nicholas' as he awaits new kidney

Nicholas Corapi and his supporters at Hopedale Memorial. (Joe Corapi)(UXBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Nicholas Corapi needs a new kidney, and his school is rallying around him while he waits for the perfect match. The 10-year-old's...

This mom gave birth wearing a virtual reality headset and says it eased the pain of labor

(NEW HAMPTON, N.Y.) -- The pain of labor is something all moms experience and most moms never forget. Now hospital labor and delivery rooms are trying to help moms face the pain by turning to a technology used primarily...

As climate change worsens world health conditions, more nations need to act: Scientists

mseidelch/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Despite the pressing health concerns associated with climate change, only about half of 101 countries surveyed by the World Health Organization had national plans in place to address those...

CDC: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi cause nearly three million infections each year

Photo Credit: James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(NEW YORK) -- More people in the United States are dying from antibiotic-resistant infections than previously believed, the U.S. Centers for Disease...

Rescue puppy named Narwhal has a tail on his forehead and is 'perfectly healthy'

(Credit: Rochelle Steffen/Macs Mission) Narwhal, a 10-week-old rescue puppy with an extra tail on his forehead, was found in rural Missouri by Mac's Mission.(JACKSON, Mo.) -- Meet Narwhal, a perfectly healthy rescue puppy...

Ervebo approved as 1st Ebola vaccine

MarianVejcik/iStock(GENEVA) -- The world's first Ebola vaccine is finally approved, a critical move that opens the door for its use in countries at high risk for the infectious disease. Just 48 hours after the European...

Drug testing will be mandatory for students at Ohio Catholic high school

Sergey Mikheev/iStock(HAMILTON, Ohio) -- A Catholic high school in Ohio will drug test all of its student beginning in January 2020. Stephen T. Badin High School, located in the city of Hamilton, will launch the required...

Cameron Boyce's parents raise awareness about epilepsy with new PSA

ABC(NEW YORK) -- When 20-year-old Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce died unexpectedly in early July, fans were stunned to learn it was from having a seizure in his sleep. Just four months after his death, his family and...

Mom pulls the plug on screen time -- find out what happened after

Molly DeFrank(FRESNO, Calif.) -- When a Fresno, California, mom's children were acting up, she, at first, wasn't quite sure what was behind it. "Was it sugar or lack of sleep?" Molly DeFrank asked herself. DeFrank then...

Man loses nearly 200 pounds, gets his dream job as a police officer

Courtesy Romar Lyle(NEW YORK) -- Romar Lyle’s dream job was becoming a police officer, and now thanks to a nearly 200-pound weight loss, his dream has become a reality. Lyle grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and said...

Teen receives historic double-lung transplant due to vaping-related illness

peterspiro/iStock(DETROIT) -- A Michigan teen was facing "imminent death" when he received a historic double lung transplant as a result of a vaping-related illness, doctors said. A Michigan teen was facing "imminent...

Flesh-eating bacteria that resulted in quadruple amputation reveals deadlier new strain

ClaudioVentrella/iStock(NEW YORK) --  Multiple strains of bacteria can combine to create a potentially deadly flesh-eating infection, according to a newly published case by researchers. When a patient arrived at a...

Trump signals flexibility on plans to ban flavored vaping products amid pushback from industry

PavelKant/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has indicated that he may be open to stepping back from a full ban on flavored vaping products, saying on Twitter that he will meet with pro-vaping advocates and...

Marijuana Use Rising Among College Students

There are 44 Colleges in the state of Nebraska and according to a new study, students at these colleges and schools across the country are putting down cigarettes in favor of joints.

25k Pounds of Pizza Toppings Recalled

Pizza toppings brand Ezzo Sausage Company is recalling 25,000 pounds of meat following a possible listeria contamination.

Brain scans show the minds of girls and boys are similar in math

Ridofranz/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As more and more advocates and organizations work to dispel the myths that boys are better at math than girls or that women don't belong in STEM fields, new data is supporting their case. ...

Insomnia Could Cause Greater Risk for Heart Disease

Sleep is an essential part of our lives, and our body's ability to recharge and repair itself.

13-Year-old Broadway star Laurel Griggs dies after asthma attack, family says

Davizro/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old Broadway actress, Laurel Griggs, has died after an apparently fatal asthma attack. Laurel appeared in the Tony award-winning show, Once. The musical shared news of the star's...

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

Sidney sweeps through quarterfinals at state volleyball

Sidney sweeps through quarterfinals at state volleyball

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Red Oak advances to second state semifinal in six years

Red Oak advances to second state semifinal in six years

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday