FILE - In this Saturday, April 1, 2017 file photo, ground beef is displayed for sale at a market in Washington. On Friday, April 12, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said ground beef is the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in six states. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ground Beef Likely Cause for Food Poisoning of Over 100 People in 6 States

Health officials say ground beef is the likely source of a food poisoning outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in six states. The...
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, a lawyer holds a battery that was removed from a toddler's esophagus at a news conference in Jacksonville, Fla. A study published Friday, April 12, 2019 in the journal Pediatrics found a sharp increase in emergency room visits involving swallowed objects by kids under age 6. (Bruce Lipsky/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

Rise in Toddler Visits to Emergency Room Sparked by Swallowed Toys, Coins, and Batteries

The number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has nearly doubled, a...

World Health Organization Pulls Its Support for ‘Planetary Health Diet’ That Drastically Cuts Back...

The World Health Organization has backed out of sponsoring an event promoting a radical diet that drastically cuts back on meat. The UN body planned...

There’s a Devil Loose: Number of Young People Visiting Emergency Rooms Due to Suicidal...

The number of children and teens in the United States who visited emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts doubled between 2007 and...

CDC Labels Mystery Disease ‘Candida Auris’ an Urgent Threat

A mystery disease that's often hard to detect is now being labeled an "urgent threat" by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fungus...
"Avengers: Endgame" cast member, Paul Rudd, foreground from left, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Brie Larson, Chris Hemsworth and Jeremy Renner appear with Disney CEO, Robert Iger,, background center, at an event announcing the Universe Unites Charity at Disney California Adventure Park on Friday, April 5, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

‘The Avengers’ Do Some Real-World Heroics, Help Unveil $5 Million Donation for Seriously Ill...

Some of Marvel’s top Avengers have assembled to support a $5 million donation to benefit seriously ill children in hospitals around the globe. Robert Downey...

Survey Finds that Dog Owners are Much Happier than Cat Owners

The well-respected survey that’s been a barometer of American politics, culture and behavior for more than four decades finally got around to the question...
FILE- In this March 27, 2019, file photo, measles, mumps and rubella vaccines sit in a cooler at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. In social media’s battle against misinformation, bogus claims about the dangers of vaccines are the next target. With measles outbreaks wreaking havoc around the world, Facebook, Pinterest and others are trying to put the genie back in the bottle, even as they are hesitant, even unwilling to acknowledge outright responsibility for spreading falsehoods. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Social Media Sites Failing to Fight Abundance of Misinformation About Vaccines

Like health officials facing outbreaks of disease, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts...

Be Careful, People: Israeli Woman Suffers ‘Irreversible Brain Damage After Three-Week Fruit Juice Diet’

An Israeli woman has been hospitalized with brain damage after spending three weeks consuming nothing but fruit juice and water. Doctors fear she may...

Eating a Few Bites of Dark Chocolate Daily Can Improve Your Blood Pressure

Suffering from high blood pressure? Take a bite of dark chocolate every day and see the difference. Do you have a sweet tooth and can’t...
Braden Scott gives a thumbs up as he pauses while practicing on the piano in Tomball, Texas on Friday, March 29, 2019. Braden was diagnosed with the mysterious syndrome called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in 2016 and was paralyzed almost completely. But since then he has recovered much of his muscle function. His parents believe a lot of it has to do with thousands of hours of physical therapy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

U.S. Officials Worry Paralyzing Acute Flaccid Myelitis May Grow More Common

One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first sign of an unfolding...
Jo Cameron only realised she wasn't normal in her sixties.

Woman Who Feels No Pain is Intense Focus of Studies to Develop New Generation...

A pensioner who feels no pain or fear could open the door to a new generation of pain-relief and anxiety medications after scientists discovered...

Everybody Pray: 2-Year-Old Girl who Has 100 Seizures an Hour Has Half of Her...

Khloe Guy had her first seizure at just two days old, a terrifying experience for her mother, Tamanda Richard. The nightmare only worsened as Khloe's...

Artificial Intelligence Model ‘Accurately’ Predicts When Chronically Ill Patients Will Die

AI may be able to predict when patients battling chronic diseases will die, research suggests. Scientists and doctors used data from half a million people...

Suicide and Depression Rates Have Skyrocketed Among American Youth in the Past 10 Years

American youth are facing a mental health crisis of tremendous proportions, new data shows, as rates of suicide and depression have skyrocketed in the...

“One Nation Under Stress”: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Explores Link Between Stress and the Continuing...

In an eye-opening new film, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores the link between stress and the continuing fall in U.S. life expectancy By the time you...

Drinking Very Hot Tea Almost Doubles Risk of Esophageal Cancer, New Study Says

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal...
File-This Feb. 7, 2019, file photo shows Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin delivering the State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the state legislature at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. Bevin says he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune. During a Tuesday, March 19, 2019, interview on Bowling Green radio station WKCT, Bevin said his children were "miserable for a few days" after contracting chickenpox but said "they all turned out fine." Bevin and his wife, Glenna, have nine children, four adopted. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)

Kentucky Governor Says he Deliberately Exposed his Children to Chickenpox

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious...
FILE - This Feb. 24, 2019 file photo, Emilia Clarke arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Clarke has revealed she’s had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began. In a first-person story Thursday in The New Yorker, Clarke said she had been healthy all her life when had the first brain aneurysm in 2011 at age 24 while working out at a London gym. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Emilia Clarke Reveals She’s Had 2 Aneurysms and 2 Brain...

“Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke revealed Thursday that she has had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began. An unknown...

A Brisk Walk Even Once a Week Reduces Chance of Early Death

A brisk walk even once a week is enough to significantly reduce the chances of early death, a new study has found. Analysis showed that...