- Family Raises $500K in 15 Days to Save Daughter
If your child's life depended on you raising $2 million, could you do it?
- Meet 5 Incredible 'Bionic' Pets
These amazing animals have prosthetic limbs.
- The 'Six Million Dollar Man' No Longer Costs $6 Million
He'd be much cheaper to rebuild today.
- 15 Natural Back Pain Remedies
Talk to your doc about these 15 expert-approved natural back pain remedies, and find out if they are safe and appropriate for you.
- HIV Turns 30 Today
It’s been 30 years since scientists revealed the cause of AIDS: a shifty retrovirus that would come to be known as HIV.
- A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for Pain
A close up look at acupuncture for relief of chronic pain.
- 'Anti-Thigh Gap' Jeans a Hit With the Muscle Set
Barbell Jeans are for athletes.
- Girl Mauled by Raccoon Leaves Hospital With Ear on Arm
An 11-year-old girl who was mauled by a pet raccoon as a baby is back home today after a seven-hour surgery to embed a makeshift ear in her arm.
- Surprising Bacteria That Live on Your Money
Germs are an unavoidable part of life. No matter how many times you sanitize, there’s always another door knob, public space, or bathroom you’re bound to come in contact with. But do you sanitize every time you slip a few bills into or out of your wallet? A recent study conducted by New York University’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology identified 3,000 types of bacteria on dollar bills from a Manhattan bank. Most of the bacteria were unsurprisingly microbes found on the skin, while others matched those found in mouths, and even some in vaginas.
- Runner Killed by Allegedly Drunken Driver Honored With Sneaker Memorial
Sneaker memorial for runner Meg Cross Menzies to grace Boston Marathon course.
- She found love, left sugar, lost weight
Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream. Now she finds solace in her new self image.
- Pitcher drops 162 pounds
Denny McLain is a recognizable name to almost any baseball fan. But even his best friends wouldn't recognize him today.
- She bet she'd lose -- and won!
Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds.
- The cancer I beat came back
Kezia Fitzgerald knows the toll treating Hodgkin's lymphoma again will take on her body -- and her mind.
- 5 myths about the ER, debunked
Several myths prevail about what you can expect in the emergency room. Here are five that need to be declared DOA.
- Denying drugs for the dying
The FDA program that allows patients to use experimental drugs is called "compassionate use." Some, including a biotechnology industry group, wonder if there might be a way to make it a little more compassionate.
- A minute to a mile: Learning to run
When Sia Figiel started believing in herself, she realized she could go a lot farther than she'd ever thought possible.
- I'm Ron, and I am a food addict
I used to fill up on stuff, not really knowing what I was eating but just going through the motions until I got my "fix." Most of the time I was left with guilt, gas and a growing stomach to accompany my gluttony.
- I plan to make time for my health
There's not enough time. That was the excuse I used for 19 years. Now I know there's enough time. I just have to make time.
- Orangetheory fitness?
A relatively new workout program revolves around participants' heart rates. Holly Firfer explains Orangetheory fitness.
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- Safety concerns about legal marijuana edibles
Two recent deaths and increased emergency room visits in Colorado have highlighted concerns about the safety of legal marijuana edibles.
- Marijuana use may lead to heart complications, death, study says
For young and middle-aged adults, marijuana use may lead to cardiovascular complications, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
- Parkinson's drug shows promise in preventing breast cancer
Women with mutations in the BRCA1 gene are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, and there are currently no drugs proven to reduce their cancer risk.
- Dr. Manny: With Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy, we prepare for another royal baby
Chelsea Clinton is now reportedly in her second trimester– an important time in any woman’s pregnancy.
- Single pill mixes morphine ... and oxycodone
On the one hand are the benefits: A single pill that would allow patients to ingest smaller doses of two drugs than they'd consume if they took the drugs separately, one with a lowered risk of respiratory complications, and one that eases intense pain rapidly.
- How to manage your child's asthma
Do you have or care for an asthmatic child? Here’s how to make sure he or she is safe and healthy
- How does a $50 3D-printed hand match up to $42G prosthetic?
Jose Delgado, Jr., 53, was born without most of his left hand and has been using prosthetic devices for decades. His current device, a myoelectric prosthesis, is valued at around $42,000.
- Moderate wine consumption may benefit kidneys
New research links moderate wine consumption with a lower prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD); and, for those who already have CKD, the study indicates some wine consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
- 'Bubble Boy's' mother speaks: Improving life for children with primary immunodeficiency diseases
Today, thanks to medical advances made possible by studies of David’s disease, children with SCID often live normal and healthy lives.
- Girl mauled by raccoon leaves hospital after reconstructive ear surgery
Charlotte Ponce, an 11-year-old Michigan girl who was attacked by a raccoon as an infant, went home Monday after a life-changing surgery to repair her face, My Fox Philadelphia reported.
- Sick of Allergy Meds?Here Are 5 Natural Remedies to Try
Looking for a more natural way to treat your allergies? While no alternative or complementary treatment has been proven effective, some approaches have been studied scientifically:
- Mend Split Ends in 10 Minutes + 8 Other Hair-Repair Tricks
We asked top beauty pros for intel on everything from luxe DIY home treatments to easy ways to prevent — and heal — split ends.
- Use What You Got! 15 Green Crafts for Kids
Skip the craft store trip and use materials you already have instead: That's the beauty of these green kids crafts -- cheap, creative and recycled! A perfect combo.
- The Very Best Concealers Out There? Beauty Pros Share Their Go-Tos
Which concealers work for every under-eye problem? We asked beauty pros to share their favorites.
- Oh Baby! 11 First Month Moments You’ll Want to Savor
When your baby is first born, everything she does is utterly perfect—and totally entertaining. Chances are, you won’t want to miss a thing, no small feat considering now that you’re heading home from the hospital, your hands will be full with feedings, diaper changes and burpings. But keep your cell phone handy so you can capture these 11 sweetest first month moments.
- Banning Chocolate Milk in Schools Is Turning Out to be a Big Fail
Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.
- Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought
Bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study finds.
- 21 Tips for Greening Your Kitchen
- It's No Fairy Tale: Your Dream Wedding Dress for Less Than $350
- Is Kathleen Sebelius Paying for Obamacare? Steps Down from HHS Post
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down from her position, after overseeing the troubled rollout of the contentious health reform law known as the Affordable Care Act that remains unpopular with some Americans and virtually all Republican lawmakers.
- Global Drug Industry Does About-Face
After decades of broadening their drug portfolios through acquisitions, pharmaceutical companies are reversing course to focus more narrowly on what they think they can do best.
- Two More Prominent Hospitals Halt Hysterectomy Procedure
Cleveland Clinic and University of Pennsylvania Health System halt the use of morcellators in hysterectomies following the FDA's warning that the surgical device can spread cancer.
- Amedisys to Pay $150 Million to Federal Government
The home-health provider agreed to settle claims it submitted false billings to Medicare and had "improper financial relationships" with doctors.
- Intuitive Surgical Reports 77% Profit Decline
Intuitive Surgical said its first-quarter earnings fell 77% on a steep decline in sales of its da Vinci robotic-surgery systems.
- Glaxo Exits Cancer Drugs
GlaxoSmithKline's decision to leave the hot field of cancer drugs narrows the focus of its business to just four areas: respiratory and HIV treatments, vaccines and consumer-health products.
- Lilly to Pay $5.4 Billion for Novartis Animal-Health Unit
Drug maker Eli Lilly is making a bet on rising global demand for animal drugs and vaccines with a deal to acquire Novartis AG's animal-health business for $5.4 billion.
- Court Strikes Down Ohio Hospital Merger
A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered a major health system in northwest Ohio to unwind its merger with a local hospital as antitrust authorities step up scrutiny of hospital deals.
- Activist Aims to Combine Health Giants
William Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International are teaming up to try to buy Botox maker Allergan, in an unorthodox alliance between an activist investor and corporate acquirer.
- Medtronic Can Sell Heart Valve After Appeals Court Delays Ban
A federal appeals court delayed enforcement of an injunction that would have barred Medtronic from selling its new CoreValve heart device in the U.S.
- Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
In the first comprehensive study of the DNA on dollar bills, New York University researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria in all—many times more than in previous studies that examined samples under a microscope.