- Topless Bar Tops Bucket List for Teen With Brain Cancer
Jake Stoneking’s bucket list is very reasonable. A hunting trip, a tattoo and a trip to the local topless bar: all doable in the 19-year-old’s hometown of West Linn, Ore.
- Family Petitions For Unapproved Drug To Save Son
Cancer survivor, 7, needs help fighting virus.
- How Dumbo and Pluto Helped Boy Emerge From Autism
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind writes about raising his son Owen in "Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney," which appeared in the New York Times Magazine. He has written a larger book on so-called “Disney therapy” in his 2014 book, “Life Animated.”
- Alleged Sex Assault Victim, 6, Too Young to Testify?
Research shows that more sexual abuse cases are coming to light and children are increasingly being admitted as witnesses in court proceedings. An estimated 1.6 percent of children between the ages of 12-17 have been victims of rape/sexual assault and many must face their assailants.
- Woman Grateful Mom Nagged Her Into Losing Weight
If your mother told you that you needed to lose weight, would you freak out? Would it destroy your self-esteem? Would you ever forgive her? Charlotte Alter, a journalist with Time magazine, said that when she was a 12-year-old middle schooler, her mother told her...
- Parents on Smartphones Ignore Their Kids, Study Finds
The alluring glow of a smartphone affects parenting skills, and kids notice.
- Toddler With Rare Kidney Disorder Beats Odds
Find out how a baby survived after rejecting her mom's kidney.
- State Considers Lowering the Volume on Movies
Critics say the proposed limit violates the First Amendment.
- Blood Test May Predict Early Alzheimer's Disease
The test looks for 10 substances in the blood.
- Woman Has 'Out of Body' Experiences at Will
Student has "out of body" experiences at will, confuses researchers.
- She dropped 8 dress sizes
Shopping is a lot more fun for Rose Anne Schulman since she went from a size 20 to a size 4.
- Kentucky chef loses 130 pounds
Chris Ross realized that he was consuming more than 4,000 calories a day just by tasting the food he cooked.
- Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV
Doctors in Boston say another child infected with the virus appears to be free of HIV nine months after birth.
- Celtics game before he goes blind
Just like any other night in the NBA, the starting lineups of the Boston Celtics and visiting Golden State Warriors were introduced over the public address system.
- More mental illness in soldiers
Many soldiers suffer from mental illness, researchers say, and rates of many disorders are higher in soldiers than civilians.
- Prostate surgery saves lives
When it comes to prostate cancer, aggressive surgery saves lives and leads to a better quality of life, according to a new study that could inflame the debate over how best to treat the disease -- and in some cases, whether to treat it at all.
- Baby sound machines: Too loud?
A new study suggests that some noise machines have the ability to produce sounds so loud that they exceed safe levels for adults, let alone infants, and therefore could potentially damage infants' hearing and hinder auditory development.
- Taking my health back from cancer
Before he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, Jamil Nathoo was healthy and strong. Now he's in remission, and ready to tackle a triathlon.
- Dying patient could have been me
There I am, a respiratory care coordinator at the hospital, taking care of a man who weighs more than 400 pounds.
- Diabetes took my teeth, not my life
Sia Figiel struggled to manage her diabetes, until the dentist gave her some shocking news.
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- Charity offers to pay for 7-year-old's lifesaving treatment
A pediatric cancer charity is offering to pay for 7-year-old cancer survivor Josh Hardy to receive lifesaving medication that could cure him of a potentially deadly virus. But Chimerix, the pharmaceutical company that produces the medication, is still refusing to give Josh the treatment he so desperately needs.
- Popular supplement doesn't help with knee pain
For people with knee osteoarthritis, taking the supplement glucosamine may not decrease the loss of knee cartilage or pain, at least in the short term, a new study finds.
- What to do when kids ingest poison
Many common household items can be dangerous if they fall into the wrong hands, so it's important you know what to do if someone ingests a poisonous substance
- Tips for eating late without gaining weight
It’s a common misconception that eating late causes weight gain. In truth, it doesn’t matter when you eat. Whether you gain, lose or maintain your weight comes down to how many calories you eat and burn each day
- Probiotics: Marketing ploy or miracle cure?
If you’ve seen a yogurt commercial in the last five years, chances are you have heard that probiotics are good for you.
- Plaques detected by brain scan may predict Alzheimer's development
Now, a new multicenter study has confirmed that brain imaging using an experimental radioactive dye can detect early evidence of Alzheimer’s disease, predicting future impairment among patients with little to no symptoms.
- The truth about '10,000 steps' a day
If you buy a smart pedometer or fitness tracker like a Fitbit, chances are the device will encourage you to take 10,000 steps a day.
- Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption during pregnancy associated with premature birth
Women who drink low levels of alcohol in their first trimester of pregnancy may be at an increased risk of having a premature or small baby.
- Man survives 25 years with donor heart
A few weeks ago, Thomas Cook celebrated an unexpected milestone, having lived as long with a donor heart as he had with his own.
- Understanding a man who wishes his son had never been born
In a recent interview published in the New Yorker, Peter Lanza, father of the Sandy Hook mass murderer Adam Lanza, said he wishes his son had never been born. That statement has sparked controversy, because it is stark, and some say it shows no empathy.
- Move Over, Quesadillas: 7 Delicious New Ways to Use Tortillas
- Is the 5-Second Rule Legit or Totally Gross? The Verdict
You’re home, no one else is around and something you’re eating (or just about to inhale) falls on your floor. Question: Do you pick it up and eat it anyway?
- Attention A-Cups: Here's the Intel You Need When Buying a Bra
Finally, someone is acknowledging that women with smaller cup sizes need bra advice, too.
- Winnie the Pooh? Mufasa? Who's Your Disney Spirit Animal?
Every Disney fan wants to know which Disney animal matches her personality. Are you wise like Mufasa or a born leader (and a little bit sassy) like Sebastian? Or a bit shy (and always hungry) like Winnie the Pooh?
- Green, Gold & Gorgeous: 10 St. Patrick's Day Nail Art Design Ideas
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- Soulful 7 Year-Old Sings Billie Holiday, Everyone Weeps
Prepare your ear drums, the next mind-blowing X Factor/Idol/Got Talent audition has arrived in the tiny form of 7-year-old songstress Angelina Jordan Astar.
- 10 Super-Cute Spring Style Risks Worth Taking
Spring Fashion Trend: Full Skirts
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- This Company Will Knit You a Sweater Made From Your Dog's Fur
Fashion has gone to the dogs – quite literally. And “eew” seems like an understatement.
- Is Facebook Going to Give You an Eating Disorder?
Young women who spend a lot of time on Facebook tend to be more likely to be concerned about their body image and could be at increased risk for eating disorders, a new study suggests.
- Spill Wine? Make Art! Watch As Artist Paints Jay-Z's Face in Wine
Can you imagine opening a bottle of wine and resisting the urge to drink it—and instead using it as paint? That takes serious self-control, but artist Amelia Harnas is used to it: Since 2010, she's been creating impressive portraits of celebrities and historical figures with a paint she makes out of red wine. Harnas recently teamed up with Punch magazine to make this short video to demonstrate her process. Watch and see how she paint Jay-Z's portrait and other distinctive faces out of wine stains:
- Institute Weighs Retracting Stem-Cell Studies
A Japanese research institute said it was weighing whether to retract studies that described a surprisingly easy way to make stem cells in the lab, a day after one of the co-authors said the research contained "crucial mistakes."
- Proposed Medicare Drug Changes Dropped
The Obama administration said it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other drugs to seniors through Medicare after a backlash.
- Pharmaceutical Scouts Chase Hot Prospects
Like baseball scouts trying to pick tomorrow's stars, drug-company scientists like J&J's have become drug hunters who search outside their labs for new medicines for their lineups.
- Tech Confab Boosts Health-Care Focus
The South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, has turned more of its attention to health care.
- More Uninsured Buy Health Coverage
The number of previously uninsured consumers buying coverage under the health law has risen sharply in recent weeks, according to new research, a nascent signal of progress in the law's goal of reducing the ranks of the uninsured.
- Ranbaxy Recalls Generic Lipitor in U.S.
Ranbaxy Laboratories, the India-based generic-drug maker beset by manufacturing-quality problems, has issued another recall of generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor in the U.S. because of a potential dose mix-up.
- Obama Gives Health Plans Added Reprieve
The Obama administration further postponed a provision of the Affordable Care Act, the latest in a series of changes that have delayed or pared back the health overhaul.
- Advances Cited in HIV Resistance
Researchers said they successfully used a new gene-therapy technique on 12 patients intended make them resistant to the AIDS virus, an accomplishment they said is a promising step in the hunt for a durable cure for HIV.
- Study: Prostate Surgery Helps Some Men Live Longer
Men with early stage prostate cancer who had their prostates surgically removed were significantly more likely to be alive nearly two decades later than men who went without surgery and had their disease monitored through so-called "watchful waiting."
- Eli Lilly Says Drug Application Rejected on Facility Issues
Eli Lilly said the FDA won't approve its new drug application for a type-2 diabetes treatment until issues at the product manufacturing facility are resolved.
- Is the 5-Second Rule Legit or Totally Gross? The Verdict