Guide to Thanksgiving leftovers, how to store and how long it lasts

Guide to Thanksgiving leftovers, how to store and how long it lasts

(NEW YORK) -- Before making a sandwich out of leftovers or a turkey pot pie, be sure to know the fridge life of your favorite Thanksgiving eats. Here's how long your leftovers will last in the fridge, freezer or both, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.…
NIH launches website for reporting at-home COVID test results

NIH launches website for reporting at-home COVID test results

(WASHIGTON) -- The National Institutes of Health has launched a website MakeMyTestCount.org which allows people to anonymously report the results of any brand of at-home COVID-19 test. The website is a collaboration between the NIH and a healthcare technology company, CareEvolution. Data collected is anonymous and sent to public health…
Number of US abortions declined in 2020, CDC report finds

Number of US abortions declined in 2020, CDC report finds

(WASHINGTON) -- The number of abortions performed in the U.S. decline in 2020, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The annual report, published Wednesday by the CDC, looks at how common abortion is in the United States and who is getting the procedure. In total,…
Measles is an ‘imminent threat’ worldwide, CDC and WHO report finds

Measles is an ‘imminent threat’ worldwide, CDC and WHO report finds

(WASHINGTON) -- Measles is an "imminent threat" around the world, according to a new joint report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. Despite a two-dose vaccine that is more than 97% effective at preventing infection being available for decades, gains made…
Best friend couples donate kidneys to each other

Best friend couples donate kidneys to each other

(Los Angeles) -- Two couples have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and they're sharing their stories to encourage others to consider giving the gift of organ donation. Christine "Chris" Morales and Debbie Thompson have been best friends since they were kids. The two grew up together in…
What you need to know about measles after Ohio outbreak sickens 19 children

What you need to know about measles after Ohio outbreak sickens 19 children

(NEW YORK) -- Already facing a challenging respiratory season, pediatricians in Ohio are now dealing with another foe: measles. According to statistics provided to ABC News by the Columbus Public Health Department (CPHD), as of Tuesday afternoon, 19 children have contracted the virus. Nearly half of these children were hospitalized…
Couple welcome twins from embryos frozen 30 years ago

Couple welcome twins from embryos frozen 30 years ago

(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- An Oregon family is overjoyed after welcoming twins born from embryos that were frozen 30 years ago. "They've been a joy to have to us and to their siblings," dad Philip Ridgeway told Knoxville, Tennessee, ABC affiliate WATE of his new twins, Lydia and Timothy, who now…