Catherine Delahaye/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Kids who have recovered from COVID-19 may have an increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, which looked at databases with information for over 2.5 million patients under 18, found that children diagnosed with COVID-19 were […]

SDI Productions/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Breastfeeding has now been linked to another added benefit for moms. Women who breastfed at some point in their life were less likely to develop heart disease or a stroke or die from cardiovascular disease than women who did not breastfeed, according to a study published Tuesday in the […]

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images (NEW YORK) — When ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee thinks back to one of the “darkest points’ of her struggle with mental health, she thinks of a photo of herself smiling. In the photo, Zee, now ABC News chief meteorologist, is smiling wide as she sits at the desk at her […]

Ally Orr (BOISE, Idaho) — A college student who took action after a professor at her school stated that women should not be recruited into fields like engineering, medicine and law has now raised over $70,000 for a scholarship for women studying those fields. The Women in STEM, Medicine and Law Scholarship at Boise State […]

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images (LONDON) — Duchess Kate is starting 2022 with a milestone birthday. The Duchess of Cambridge turns 40 on Jan. 9, a birthday she is expected to celebrate privately with her family. Kate, the wife of Prince William and a mother of three, appears to be starting her new decade with a renewed […]

Courtesy Amanda Courtney (SAN DIEGO) — A California mom is entering 2022 debt-free after paying off more than $70,000 in student loan and credit card debt. Amanda Courtney, 36, of San Diego, said she began falling into debt as soon as she entered college, nearly two decades ago. “There was no way for me to […]

Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the highly transmissible omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads across the country, children are being impacted, too. Last week, nearly 200,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19, up by about 50% since the beginning of December, according to new data from American Academy […]

Guillermo Legaria/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The spread of the omicron variant and the recent rise in COVID-19 cases across the country combined with the upcoming holiday presents a particular challenge for parents of children under the age of 5. Nearly two years into the coronavirus pandemic, that age group is the only one not […]

BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — The British royal family’s annual Christmas tradition has been canceled for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. Queen Elizabeth will remain at Windsor Castle this year for Christmas, canceling her traditional family gathering at Sandringham, her Norfolk estate, a royal source told ABC […]

David Malan/Getty Images (CHICAGO) — When Autumn Carver was in her darkest days fighting off complications from COVID-19, which she contracted while pregnant with her third child, she said she still had hope she would make it home to see her kids and husband. Now, the 35-year-old is savoring every moment of being home with […]

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