- Baby Can’t Open Mouth in Medical Mystery
The Scott family started a website to find out what's wrong with baby Wyatt.
- New Bill Aims to Curb Overzealous Photoshopping
Could this mark an end to overzealous photoshopping of models?
- Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously 'Allergic' to Her Own Sweat
By the time Caitlin McComish was back in fall training at University of Toledo, she had gone into shock 17 times, always near the soccer field. She missed more than a month of school and couldn't leave her apartment.
- NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say
At least eight students have contacted the virus.
- Couple Applauds FDA Warning Against Hysterectomy Procedure
The FDA warns common surgical technique could lead to dangerous spread of cancer cells.
- Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For the First Time
They were finally able to go outside, seven months after surgery.
- Dying Boy Who Got Unapproved Drug Leaves Hospital
Josh Hardy was dying last month, but has now left the hospital.
- Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster
Heart-wrenching photos of families mourning loved ones lost in a South Korean ferry disaster capture what some experts say is a helpful process: group grieving.
- Paralyzed Veteran Walks Again With Exo-Skeleton
An explosion paralyzed Kevin Ogilvie while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.
- School Flier Counsels Kids Not to Rat Out Bullies
The school has apologized for passing out the ill-advised flier.
- 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.
- 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.
- She gave her life for her baby
When Elizabeth Joice found out that she was pregnant, she and her husband, Max, were ecstatic.
- Reproductive organs grown in a lab
Scientists have grown reproductive organs and nasal cartilage in labs, and successfully implanted them in patients.
- 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.
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- 13-1/2 pound boy born at southeastern Pennsylvania hospital
A woman has given birth to a more than 13-pound baby at a southeastern Pennsylvania hospital.
- 5 budget-friendly ways to get healthy
In the quest to stay healthy and happy, nothing is free: $350 to fill a cavity, $120 for a monthly gym membership, $30 for a yoga class. But you don't need to go broke just to be at your best. The key to paying less? Asking for it.
- Real-life werewolves: Psychiatry re-examines rare delusion
They grunt, claw, and feel their body is covered with hair and their nails are elongated some people strongly believe they are in the process of metamorphosis into a wolf.
- Rapper Andre Johnson's failed penis reattachment: What went wrong?
Rapper Andre “Christ Bearer” Johnson reportedly amputated his own penis before jumping off a building in an apparent suicide attempt on Wednesday.
- College soccer player deathly allergic to her own sweat
Caitlin McComish suffers from a very severe form of a common condition called cholinergic urticarial. Whenever her skin is exposed to sweat, her body has an intense inflammatory reaction, causing her to develop hives and her throat to swell.
- Study: Men get grumpy at age 70
If you're a male who's approaching 50, good news: A recent study found that 80% of the 1,315 men surveyed found that life improved around 50, as opposed to the 20% who said life didn't get easier until retirement age.
- Racing death: How can runners be saved from cardiac arrest?
Cardiac arrests during long-distance races are very rare. But when they do occur, they are almost always deadly. So what can be done to prevent these tragedies? Should race organizers be stricter with their registration requirements?
- Effects of childhood bullying still evident 40 years later, study says
The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists.
- Your favorite Easter candy: What will it take to work it off?
Cadbury Creme Eggs, Peeps, Robin's Eggs: We love you. But you pack quite the caloric punch. Figure out what it'll take to burn off those Easter season indulgences before you hit the candy aisle.
- New ragweed allergy pill clears FDA
A new oral medication to treat ragweed allergies has been approved by the Food and Drug administration, the agency announced today (April 17)
- 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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Stop 'Faking It' in Bed -- Study Shows You Ain't Fooling Nobody
"Was it good for you, too?" can be such a loaded question. Now a new study says you can't fool your sex partner by faking satisfaction.
- 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.
- Saliva Fuels a Tiny Medical Device
Researchers have developed a microbial fuel cell that can generate small but usable amounts of power from human saliva.
- FDA Warns on Hysterectomy Procedure
Federal regulators advised doctors Thursday to stop using a surgical device used in tens of thousands of hysterectomies each year called a power morcellator, citing its potential to spread cancer.
- European Agency Warns of More Tampered Drugs
Batches of the drugs Alimta and Remicade have been stolen and may have been tampered with and resold across Europe, the region's medicines regulator said Thursday.
- GOP Fall Strategy: Slam Health Law
Republican leaders are telling House members that criticism of the federal health-care law is the best path to victory this fall regardless of how the law's implementation evolves meantime.
- Sales of J&J's Hepatitis Drug Soar
Sales of Johnson & Johnson's new hepatitis C drug soared during its first full quarter on the market, in another sign of strong demand—and high prices—for a new generation of treatments for the liver-damaging illness.
- When Spine Implants Cause Paralysis, Who Is to Blame?
More than 100 patients have experienced partial or permanent paralysis in recent years after having spinal-cord stimulators inserted in their backs, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.
- Obama Administration Won't Extend Insurance Enrollment
The Obama administration said that a midnight deadline for most people to finish health-insurance applications for private coverage this year wouldn't be extended amid signs that enrollment waits had dissipated.
- Glaxo Wins U.S. Approval for Diabetes Treatment Albiglutide
GlaxoSmithKline PLC's diabetes treatment albiglutide was approved for use by U.S. regulators, after a series of drug-development setbacks for the company.
- Medtronic Prevented From Selling Heart Valve
In a surprise ruling, a federal court has barred Medtronic from selling its new artificial heart valve to most patients in the U.S., despite finding the device "safer" than a competing device.