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 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
The Madness of Kings
Part I: The problem with DeMarcus Cousins A white towel clings like Saran Wrap to DeMarcus Cousins' nearly 300-pound body as he makes his way from the shower into the Kings' locker room. It's an hour after the final buzzer, and most of his teammates have long vacated the arc of wood-paneled
At Least 80 Sick in Massive Mumps Outbreak in Washington State
Health officials in Washington State are fighting an outbreak of mumps that has infected 80 people in Spokane, according to the local health department . The outbreak has been ongoing since the end of last year, when two people were reportedly infected with the disease. Of the 80 infections
Charlie Sheen Opens Up About His Battle With HIV: 'I Feel Like I'm Carrying the Torch'
The Golden Globe-winning actor Charlie Sheen opened up about his diagnosis of HIV , saying he feels like he's "carrying the torch" for others battling the disease that causes AIDS. "I feel like I'm carrying the torch," Sheen told ABC News' Michael Strahan in an interview with that aired today on "
Phil Jackson: 'I'm going to follow the plan, and if it doesn't work out, it will be evident'
NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson says he hasn't voted for a president since 1980. After campaigning vigorously on behalf of losing democrats George McGovern and Jimmy Carter, Jackson determined the political system was flawed, perhaps even broken, so he ceased participating. He watched last Tuesday's
Runner Overcomes Seizures and Brain Surgery, Returns to New York City Marathon
The first clue that something was wrong with Danielle Hacet's brain was when she thought she smelled smoke everywhere. "At 26, I started smelling fire in random places I would be on airplane, I would be outside," Hacet told ABC News. "Anywhere you could think of I would randomly smell fire." Hacet
The Situation Inside the Besieged Syrian Town of Madaya
Approximately 1 million Syrians live under siege while an additional 4.5 million are waiting for humanitarian aid to reach them in what the United Nations described as “hard to reach” areas. One of those areas is Madaya, a Syrian town near the Lebanese border that is controlled by rebel forces who
60,000 Residents of Besieged Syrian Towns Get Aid for First Time Since April
Long-awaited aid has reached Madaya and three other besieged Syrian towns for the first time since April. Humanitarian assistance was supposed to arrive in Madaya, Foah, Zabadani and Kefraya last Tuesday, but that delivery was put on temporary hold following an attack on an aid convoy in western