- One Year After Death, Marina Keegan's Words Live On
On the one-year anniversary of her death at 23 in a car crash, Yale activist and writer of "The Opposite of Loneliness" has play performed, book deal and two memorial scholarships.
- Parents of Murdered Kids in Nanny Case May Find 'Joy' in Pregnancy
After two of their children allegedly were stabbed to death by their nanny last fall, Marina and Kevin Krim announced Thursday they were expecting a baby. For parents who have experienced such a traumatic loss, a pregnancy can help with the grieving process even as it brings up other emotions, experts say.
- Men Struggle With Wives' Breast Cancer
Men struggle with their wives' breast cancer, but don't always speak up.
- Mini-Movies May Boost IVF Success
Mini-movies of growing embryos could help boost the success of in vitro fertilization, a new study found. But the number of women who could benefit from the time-lapse technology is unclear.
- Watch: Aimee Copeland Gets Bionic Hands
Touch Bionics donated prosthetics to Georgia woman, 25, who lost her hands to flesh-eating bacteria.
- Aimee Copeland Gets Bionic Hands
Aimee Copeland, the 25-year-old who lost her hands, both feet and her entire right leg to flesh-eating bacteria a year ago, has received two new bionic hands. Copeland spent the week in Ohio at Touch Bionics, where she received two bionic hands free of...
- What Teens Should Expect From Their First Gynecologist Visit
Visiting a gynecologist for the first time can be awkward and embarrassing for some teens. But the visit is crucial to help them understand their bodies and lay the groundwork for future health and wellness. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends the first...
- 7 Health Problems Fixed by Food
These nutrition solutions do everything from clear your skin to supercharge your mood.
- Climate Change Could Impact Allergies
As the climate changes and carbon dioxide levels rise, experts say it's not just the environment that is affected, but your nose. Warmer temperatures and higher carbon dioxide levels mean certain plants will thrive and unfortunately these plants tend to make us sneeze during allergy season.
- Great-Grandma, 79, Jumps From Plane
What do you do after you’ve survived six strokes, beat cancer twice and suffered from osteoporosis, arthritis and diabetes? If you’re 79-year-old Carolyn Meiselbach, you go skydiving. Of course. Meiselbach said she leaped into the upstate New York sky last month to settle some unfinished...
- I'm also an abduction survivor
Only those of us who have experienced the terror of threatened captivity may truly appreciate the heroes that three Cleveland women became as they seized the chance of escape.
- 'They call me burnt toast'
As a 9-year-old, Lesia Cartelli was severely burned in an accident. Today, she runs a healing retreat for girls with burn injuries like hers.
- Twins create slimmer allergy device
Evan and Eric Edwards have life-threatening allergies and wanted to develop a better way to deliver epinephrine. Their vision started when the brothers were high school seniors and became a reality soon afterward.
- Mom's death inspires doctor
"How much did you weigh when you were born?" Dr. Alfred Brann asks the first time we talk.
- 'Dr. Dancer' didn't want to choose
Nadine Kaslow struggled over whether to follow ballet or her passion for psychology. Then she found a way to combine the two worlds.
- These women changed medicine
- Workouts may prevent cancer
Less cancer treatment may be better, and being in good physical shape may help keep cancer away, according to the latest research being presented at the largest convergence of cancer experts worldwide.
- How she lost 276 lbs
After being immobile for years, Theresa Borawski no longer needs a wheelchair, walker or cane to get around.
- Photos: '6-pack' hits Florida
- Surgery to get back at your ex
Revenge plastic surgery -- getting back at your ex by having work done to become more attractive -- is becoming more and more common.
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- Young stroke victim recovers with help from new electrical stimulation technology
When Wes Schlauch, of Breinigsville, PA, was 16 years old, he suffered a stroke that paralyzed the entire right side of his body. Miraculously, three years later, Wes is not only walking and talking – he’s even sending text messages, attending college and going on fishing trips with friends.
- Getting to the 'meat' of the matter: Is eating meat good for you?
Last week, a 105-year-old Texas woman announced the secret to her longevity: eating bacon with every meal. While this story is worth mentioning for the sheer audacity of her claim, it conjures up the debate over meat’s role in the American diet and just how essential it is – or isn’t – for our bodies and our environment.
- Vitamin D supplements could help Crohn's patients fight fatigue, improve quality of life
Scientists have long known that Crohn’s patients – even when they are in remission – suffer from fatigue and low quality of life.
- Proposed measure would require doctor drug tests
A proposed state ballot measure would require doctors to be randomly subjected to drug and alcohol testing.
- Women, break the trend: Take care of yourself
Women’s health care has a big problem, and we women are the cause of it. That sounds like a broad statement, but I believe for the majority of women it is the truth.
- 20 percent of handbags carry more bacteria than a toilet
One in five handbags contain higher levels of bacteria than the average toilet.
- Childhood ADHD tied to obesity decades later
Boys who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in elementary school are more likely to grow up to be obese adults than those who don't have the condition, a new study suggests.
- Genetic testing guidelines under fire
If you underwent a genetic test for a heart condition, but the test also revealed that you have a high risk of colon cancer, would you want to know? A respected scientific society says your doctor should tell you, but the group is receiving criticism for its recommendation that "incidental findings" of genetic tests be shared with patients
- Newer whooping cough vaccine not as protective
A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study.
- What do we eat? New food map will tell us
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.
- Work After Baby: How Giuliana Rancic and 26 More Moms Did It!
Going back to work after baby? Read how successful career women -- from Giuliana Rancic to Jennifer Garner -- handled the transition.
- Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Rare Liver Disease
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Just a few extra cups of coffee each month might help prevent the development of an autoimmune liver disease known as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a new study suggests.
- Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease, according to new research.
- Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study
SUNDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea, the condition that robs sufferers of deep sleep by endlessly and subconsciously waking them up, becomes more common as people age. Now, a small new study raises the possibility that it may somehow cause -- or be caused by -- Alzheimer's disease.
- New Device May Show Doctors More of the Colon
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new device that gives doctors a better view during colonoscopies may help them miss fewer suspicious growths during those exams, a new study shows.
- 16 Things You May Not Know Are Happening at Daycare
Despite parent reports and updated childcare logs, many parents still don't know what really happens at their child's daycare center. We asked moms who've popped by unexpectedly and longtime daycare workers to find out. Some things we learned might disturb you and others, well, you may be pleasantly surprised.
- Beyonce Is Pregnant! 10 Baby Name Picks from the Bey Bey Generator
- 30 Summer Foods for Weight Loss
Fat-busting superfoods that will help you lose weight.
- Ready to Run? How to Get off the Couch -- and Keep Going!
It may seem intimidating, even impossible, but making running your workout routine is within your reach. Armed with these tips -- and a good pair of running shoes -- you can work up to running from a minute to a mile, no problem.
- Blue Ivy’s Going to Be a Big Sis!
Surprise! Beyonce is pregnant again. According to a new report, the 31-year-old pop star is expecting her second child with husband Jay-Z.
- As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In
Scotland is making a push to control the deadly hepatitis C virus, which kills about 350,000 people a year globally. Among the groups most vulnerable: drug users.
- Authorities Find Mail With Ricin In Spokane
Federal and state authorities searched a Spokane, Wash., apartment over the weekend as part of an investigation into ricin-laced letters that were addressed to the Spokane post office and a federal judge.
- Blurry Line on Pot-DUI Cases
As some states relax laws on pot possession, lawmakers are struggling to create rules for how police officers should identify motorists who are driving under the influence of marijuana.
- Cardio vs. Weights: A Running Argument
A wife and husband differ about the best way to stay in shape. And the winner is…
- A Dilemma in the Breast-Cancer Hunt
Doctors are divided about how best to scan "dense" breasts. A look at the options.
- Psychiatric Manual's Role to Narrow
The widely criticized new version of the U.S. psychiatric diagnostic manual due out faces a potentially diminished role in research, which would mark a shift for what has been considered the bible of American psychiatry for 30 years.
- Cancer Drugs' New Weapon
Two early-stage studies provided evidence that harnessing the immune system is emerging as a weapon against cancer.
- Human Cloning Moves a Step Closer
Scientists used cloning technology to transform human skin cells into embryonic stem cells, moving a step closer toward human cloning.
- Drug Firms Stalk Actavis
A heated takeover battle has erupted around generic-drug company Actavis. Novartis is considering whether to enter the fray, while Valeant and Mylan are evaluating their options after approaches they made for Actavis were rebuffed.
- Experts Weigh In on Jolie's Mastectomy
Cancer experts said Angelina Jolie's decision to have a preventive double mastectomy should encourage women to look at their family history. But they cautioned against the need for all to routinely order a genetic test.