South Sudanese refugees grapple with honoring their dead
The cemetery for South Sudanese refugees lies between two streams that flood when the rains come, leaving debris scattered across the otherwise unmarked graves. That bothers James Malish, whose mother and sister recently died days apart. They were laid to rest here, along with about two dozen
Prosecutors seek 35-year term in deadly meningitis outbreak
Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of the patients."
Famous baby photographer shares new coffee table book
Anne Geddes discusses her new coffee table book and her experience as a baby photographer.
Nintendo debuts new 2DS XL
ABC News' Charli James checks out the latest release from Nintendo that will be available to purchase on July 28, 2017.
Hawaiian officials fear infections of rare parasitic worm will increase
A spike in infections from a rare parasitic worm in the Hawaiian island of Maui has local health officials concerned about the parasite's potential to spread. A worm called Angiostrongylus cantonensis causes the infection; there is no treatment, and in rare cases, it can be fatal. People who catch
Deadly Meningitis Trial: Ex-pharmacy head convicted of fraud, not guilty of murder
A once-prominent drug executive was convicted today of racketeering and fraud but acquitted of murder for his role running the company that allegedly produced contaminated medicine that caused a deadly outbreak of infections including meningitis in 2012. The jury today returned a mixed verdict in
Deadly meningitis trial: Jury deliberating in tainted medicine case
Prosecutors say shoddy practices and unsanitary conditions led to hundreds of infections and 64 deaths across the country.
Mumps Outbreak Reaches 367 Cases in Washington State; Numbers Expected to Rise
An ongoing outbreak of the mumps virus has continued to grow in Washington state, with at least 367 people either diagnosed or suspected of having the mumps, according to the Washington State Health Department. The vast majority of those infected have been school-aged children, according to Paul
CDC: New Vaccine Guidelines for Adults
CDC has new guidelines for flu, hepatitis and meningitis vaccines for adults.
CDC Issues New Vaccine Guidelines for Adults
While children in the U.S. are often required to be current on their vaccinations or receive a special waiver in order to attend public school, there is no requirement for adult vaccinations, despite several diseases that continue to present dangers. Public health officials have long struggled to