Survey Finds 2 in 5 Doctors Suffer from Psychological or Emotional Distress and 4...

The growing level of stress that doctors and health care practitioners face amid increasing workloads is taking a major toll on their mental health....

Oklahoma Grandfather who Doctors Gave Three Months to Live is Now Cancer Free Two...

In January 2017, Joe Tippens was certain that he would die of small cell lung cancer. But then a veterinarian suggested he try something unconventional,...

13-Year-Old Ohio Cheerleader’s Sudden Death was Because of Sepsis Caused By a Strep Infection

Lilliana Schalck of Columbus, Ohio, was living a normal life when she passed away suddenly during a cheerleading competition in February. The 13-year-old had...
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018 file photo, students work on computers at an elementary school in Beaver, Utah. According to a study published on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP)

Americans Getting More Inactive, Computer Use Partly to Blame

Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame, a new...
Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with third child (Photo: Getty)

Jenna Bush Hager Reveals She Suffered an Ectopic Pregnancy

Jenna Bush Hager is overjoyed to be expecting her third child, but says she's all too familiar with the "pain" that comes with pregnancy complications and...
Triatomines, commonly known as the "kissing bug," could possibly be in Delaware, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials say. (Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

CDC Confirms Blood-sucking ‘Kissing Bug’ Was Found in Delaware

The "kissing bug" — which bites people around their mouths and can pass along the fatal disease Chagas — has officially made it to Delaware.  In September,...

WW – the New Weight Watchers – Announces GRAMMY® Award-Winning Gospel Singer Tamela Mann...

GRAMMY® Award-Winning Gospel Singer, NAACP Image® Award-Winning Author and Actress Inspires Her Fans and People Everywhere to Join Her Journey to Wellness with WW Today, WW...
FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was shaping up to be one of the shortest and mildest in recent U.S. history. But a surprising second viral wave has just made it the longest, according to the flu statistics released on Friday, April 19, 2019. (Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)

Two-wave Flu Season Now the Longest in 10 Years for U.S.

Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has...

Doctors Close in on a Cure for ‘Bubble Boy’ Disease by Using HIV, Gene...

Eight babies born without a functioning germ-fighting system now have healthy immune systems thanks to gene therapy involving the HIV virus, the Associated Press...
Joey Hoofdman, who, after DNA testing is one of 49 confirmed children of Dutch fertility doctor Jan Karbaat, poses for a portrait in Alkmaar, Netherlands, Monday, April 15, 2019. Karbaat, who died in 2017, used his own sperm to inseminate 49 women and may have even more children. Ties van der Meer of the Dutch Donor Child Foundation said Monday that three more people have contacted him because they think they may also have been conceived using the sperm of Dr. Jan Karbaat. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Fertility Doctor in the Netherlands Who Used his Own Sperm to Inseminate Patients May...

Martijn van Halen has every right to be angry at Jan Karbaat. The Dutch fertility doctor lied to his parents and used his own...

600 Cases of Drug-Resistant Fungal Infection Sends Chills Through US Medical Community

A superbug spreading in the United States is sending chills through the medical community. It's a fungal infection that can't be killed by our...

Smiling Really Does Make You Happier: New Study Finds Expressing Happiness Influences the Brain

Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a new study. American psychologists looked at nearly 50 years of data testing whether facial expressions...
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...